August 27, 2021 4 min read

Are you in the process of redesigning your living room, bedroom, dining room, or basement entertaining area? If so, you might be wondering, “How do people get their homes to look so put-together and matching?”

Maybe you are wondering, “I don’t know much about interior design, and I’m wondering what I need to do to make my room look planned, organized, and well-decorated.” If you are wondering how to have the best interior design for your room, you are not alone.

The answer may be more straightforward than you think. Rather than spend months learning about styles, color swatches, fabric patterns, and hunting down matching colors and items, you can simply have a designer come out to your house and help you find the perfect look for your home.

This article will cover an in-home design consultation, how it works, and what you can expect to gain by having a designer visit your home. Read on to discover the best ways an in-home design consultation will benefit you.

How Does A Design Consultation Work?
How Does A Design Consultation Work?

How Does A Design Consultation Work?

The first part of the design process happens outside of the home in any convenient Furniture Fair location. Store visits help you, and your designer discover what you like and consider for the new space you are designing.

Once you have a direction and a little bit of vision for your interior layout, the next part of the process is to have an in-home consultation. During this consultation, the designer will look at your living spaces, measure them, see what items you may already have to work with, and find a way to plan a room around the existing furniture and the style you want to see.

Once measurements have been completed, the designer will look at the colors you may be working with and the flooring materials to help get a better idea of how your finished room will appear.

The designer will then need to determine what your room’s intended use will be. Will you be entertaining people regularly? Do you have children or pets who will use the space regularly? How high traffic will the room be on average?

Questions about the room’s use help the designer determine how to best layout your room. The more the designer knows about you, the better they can tailor the room from the wide range of custom furniture options towards what you are looking for in your new space.

The next step in the design process involves the designer creating a digital mockup of the new look with a room planner, complete with fit to scale furnishings so that you can get a better visual idea of what your furniture and room layout will look like.

Once the digital layout is decided, you can move on to fabrics and color schemes with a hands-on approach and your designer’s helpful guidance and recommendations. Thanks to the prior consultation, the designer will already have a selection of the best options available for you to look at.

Once you’ve decided on colors, you can now try out the furniture that the designer has recommended and decide whether or not the furniture in question is right for you. Thanks to the designer’s effort, your choices are much more narrowed down, making finding the right home furnishings more effortless than ever.

Finally, the last step in the process is to finalize your order. Orders placed require at least 25% down of the initial cost to secure your order. The nice part about completing your order is that your designer will track your furniture every step of the way from ordering to completion and will even come back to your home on delivery day to make sure that your new rooms are put together exactly as you’ve planned.

How Does A Design Consultation Work?

The Benefits Of An In-home Design Consultation

The best part about having interior design services in your home is that they are entirely complementary, provided you purchase your new furniture from Furniture Fair. Your new purchase is already an investment, and thanks to a complimentary in-home visit, you don’t have to stress about hidden design fees.

With an in-home consultation, you can stress way less about measuring as the designer will take the measurements, ensuring quality, precision, and attention to details that the average person may miss. You can be sure that your custom-designed furniture will fit your floor plan and match your design choices.

In-home consultations take around an hour to complete and are relatively easy, especially if you already have a vision for what you want your space to look like. When booking an in-home design appointment, be sure that all of the decision-makers of the home are present so that you can avoid any miscommunications or plan changes.

How Does A Design Consultation Work?
How Does A Design Consultation Work?

How To Schedule Your In-home Design Consultation

Scheduling an in-home design consultation is easy. Simply visit your nearest Furniture Fair location and, after making sure you approve of the selection of furniture available, speak with one of our helpful salespeople.

The salespeople will put you in touch with one of our designers, whom you will then meet inside the store before scheduling your consultation. Alternatively, you can schedule an appointment online to meet with a designer!

Get The Most Out Of Your New Room Interior With An In-home Design Consultation

Ready to start your in-home design consultation and get the most out of your visit to Furniture Fair? After reading this article, you will be prepared to schedule an in-home meeting with an expert designer and create your dream room with their help.

Remember that in-home designs have no consultation fees if you purchase your home furnishings from Furniture Fair, and keep in mind that the designer will take care of all the nitty-gritty details, leaving you free to keep envisioning that perfect space.

Furniture Fair is prepared to help make your room designed to your specifications if you are ready to take on that room that needs a remodel. Schedule an appointment today, or visit one of our eleven locations throughout the Cincinnati, Dayton, and Louisville area to meet with a designer in person.

How Does A Design Consultation Work?
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