To become a good interior designer means that you must be able to read your clients properly and you must also envision their vision not just yours. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you should be hindering yourself from suggesting good tips that will make your clients house look better, but you should consider what they want before you suggest anything to them that you think will look better.
They key is to be very attentive when it comes to the clients wants, and you should also pay attention and take down notes on what the clients want, their favorite style, the type of furniture that they would like to put in their homes, and how you can establish a true connection with your clients that they will end up appreciating you for.
Like everything else, you should also keep a good eye on detail, be organized and have good planning skills, so that your client can continue to recommend you to other friends and family members. If you want to know more about becoming a good interior designer, take a look at these tips to help you get a better idea at how to become a better interior designer:
- Talk to the clients about the details of the project – before you start with any project, you always have to make sure that you have all the details before you can be certain that you do a good job. Take note that it is always important to a client that you understand and all know the details that the client gives you. Try to write everything down or better yet have a laptop with you so that you can discuss everything with them down to the very last detail of the project. This will not only show the client that you are very eager to finish the project but it will also show your commitment which is very important to any client.
- Explain your take on the design – when a client gives you all the details and you already have the design in your head, make sure that you explain what you see to the clients, and help them envision what you see. This will give them a concrete idea of what you are planning. You can also give them a presentation with a rough sketch of the idea that you have in your head then show it to the client and see if they like it. Chances are if the client sees that you have a good idea, and then it will be a good start for you.
- sit down and design – once you already have your idea approved, sit down in front of the computer and compose what you have in your head. Or if you do not have a computer, you can always draw up what you have then show it to the client afterwards. This will give you a more concrete plan and at the same time if the client approves your idea, you will be able to start the construction on the project right away.