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6 Virtual Home Decorating Services Redefining The Interior Design Industry
The landscape of interior design is rapidly changing due to the immediacy and accessibility of services provided by the Internet.
More and more individuals, specifically millennials, have a growing interest in enhancing and investing in their home environment. However, they are also bothered by the limited time they have to implement those desires.
The interior design experts in the field are also learning that they are spreading themselves too thin with a growing clientele and that they only have 24 hours in a day to execute new projects. Interestingly, with the advantage of the Internet, designers are seeking new ways to remain relevant.
The possibility of becoming a virtual designer, decorator or stylist is now attainable with companies aiding to provide creative direction solely online.
Whether you are on a strict budget or have superfluous funds to give your home a facelift, we’re letting you in on the top six companies that are transforming the interior design industry.
Homepolish. Havenly. Decorist. Laurel Wolf. Zoom Interiors and Bek Design are redefining interior d cor services by introducing new alternatives online and implementing a philosophy that understands multiple lifestyles.
(Photo. Courtesy of Homepolish)
Homepolish has offices across the country and hosts a range of talented interior designers to execute any project at any size. Simply visit its home website and get started with a one-hour consultation with a junior or senior designer to propose ideas and products with a price determined on length of session requested.
(Photo. Courtesy of Havenly)
Havenly has introduced a four-step, one flat fee service that necessitates a simple style quiz, a scheduled phone conversation with a designer, a week to develop potential products for your space that results in a merchandise assortment for purchase at your choosing. Havenly offers an all-online affordable customizable package to transform your desired interior under $200.
(Photo. Courtesy of Decorist)
Decorist offers a three-step makeover which requests interior images and project details and from the information you provide, your virtual designer will develop two concepts of room styles for you to choose from. A Decorist designer will provide you with exclusive discounted merchandise and complete the order process for you. All you need to do is just wait for the arrival of your new purchases!
4. Laurel Wolf
(Photo. Courtesy of Laurel Wolf)
Laurel Wolf will transform your space at a one-time flat fee. All clients will have the opportunity to work with hand-selected interior design talent from across the country. The company can provide you with 24/7 service. You simply begin by filling out a design brief, or style quiz, then wait to receive your proposed “First Looks” from the designers. Once you have decided on your most coveted design, select a designer for you to work with virtually. Their designers will allow you to communicate ideas and provide feedback until you’re happy with your potential space.
Once your needs are met, a Laurel Wolf designer will deliver a “Final Design Package” which includes a style board, a shopping list, a floor plan for easy installation and instructions to guide you through the finishing steps.
5. Zoom Interiors
(Photo. Courtesy of Zoom Interiors)
Zoom Interiors is a new company that was recently featured on ABC’s “Shark Tank .” It’s developed by three educated design students with a mission to make affordable living spaces accessible to everyone. A five-step “Zoom Design Process” consists of a style survey, a free phone or skype consultation, a “ZOOM board” for $199 and a “ZOOM cart” that breaks down each shopping item for easy purchase.
You are equipped with the ability to purchase floor plans and elevations to assist in the DIY installation process. For additional services, prices vary per room, but you also have the option of choosing from three different bundle packages to save you some cash. Get started today and get ZOOMED.
6. Bek Design
Bek Design provides clients with an affordable alternative to traditional interior design services by offering an exclusive e-design process.
It is necessary to complete the Bek E-Design form, email photos of your interior along with images of inspiration you have in mind for your space before setting a schedule for Facetime or Skype appointment for a virtual tour.
Once Bek Designers have an understanding of your needs, you will receive a customized storyboard, a room overview and shopping list and a room layout. The prices vary and are determined by the size of the space and number of recommendations.
Perhaps you don’t wish to redo a space of your own, why not purchase a storyboard makeover as the perfect wedding or baby shower gift? Bek E-Design offers exclusive gift certificates.
(Photo. Courtesy of Bek Design)
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