4 Reasons why you should hire an interior designer

4 Reasons why you should hire an interior designer. When taking on a new project in your home, it can be tempting to attempt the mission yourself. With the aspiration of saving both time and money, whilst also achieving the interior of your dreams. However, executing a design on your own without the help of a professional can lead to encountering an array of issues that the un-trained eye fails to account for. Here are 4 reasons why you should hire an interior designer for your next big project –

Save time and money

We often feel that doing work ourselves in the home will be a lot more efficient when it comes to terms and costs. However, professional interior designers are experienced in handling both your time and money and keeping to a deadline. When you try to undertake a project with little experience, you can end up making mistakes. This can lead to a much larger cost. An example of this includes a bad standard of hired labour. Such as plumbers and electricians, which needs to be re-done to complete the process – This adds an additional cost and doubles the time until completion.

Coherent Plan of Action

As interior designers have an abundance of planning experience when it comes to undergoing a design project, they can provide a step by step plan of action with a start and end date. This takes the stress away from you, so you don’t have to this about the logistics. The only element left for you to give your input on is the design itself. Interior designers have the perfect eye for style and can ensure that the plan fits your aspirations for the space. By having a detailed plan of the project and the space. The designer will eliminate any issues such as not having enough materials. Such as paint or buying furniture that doesn’t fit the desired location.


Whether you have a small or large budget, an interior designer can create a vision that complies to that amount and recommend any amendments to the design to make sure there are no unexpected costs once the project is complete. It is difficult to set a strict budget without professional help as you don’t have the same experience in the industry to understand the costs of various resources and services. It is important to approach your interior designer with a clear vision and set budget so they can work their magic on your space.

Liaising Relationships and Availability of Resources

Overtime, interior designers build a great rapport with businesses that work in their sector. This includes service providers such as electricians, plumbers, and builders, as well as providers that can source furnishings. This means that designers can negotiate deals and find some great pieces for your design that you wouldn’t have the contacts to source on your own – therefore unleashing new design opportunities at a lower price.

Contact Katie Malik

If your next project needs a design expert to make your dream interior a reality, then contact Katie Malik today on 01223 665206 or at info@katiemalik.co.uk – for more inspiration view Katie’s portfolio here