Even though it's three years old, this take on Do Designers Make a Difference? is even more relevant in todays economy.
The right designer knows where to find the right products that reflect your personal taste, that are compatible with your home, and with each other. The designer can help you fit each product into your budget priorities. How many mistakes can you afford to make?Diane Plesset gives advice on two key areas:
What a Professional Designer Should Do
Questions and Fees
Remember, it’s your home, your project, your goals, and your money.