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8 Things Interior Designers Want You to Know

Have you been dreaming of hiring an interior designer? Wondering if hiring a designer is right for you, or just want to know more about what the process is really like? We asked interior designers, Kate O’Hara of Martha O’Hara Interiors and Andrea Schumacher of Andrea Schumacher Interiors, to share their insights.

What do interior designers do? The popular image of an interior designer toting around fabric swatches and paint samples covers only a small part of what these pros do. Like decorators, interior designers can help you choose fabrics, furnishings and paint colors. And in many U.S. states, interior designers have design degrees and are also certified to offer additional expertise in building codes, construction standards, project coordination and more. 

Here’s more they’d like you to know about what they do.

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