There are several ways you can work with a professional designer, depending on your goals, your schedule & your level of DIY desire.
3 Ways to Work with a Designer
Sometimes referred to as “Designer On Call” service. This is design help, as you need it; when you need answers to your questions, solutions to design dilemmas or guidance on your plan or selections. The designer only works with you when you request it. This could be in the form of in person or Skype meetings, shopping locally or on line for you, phone consultations, paint selections… anything design related where you need help.
Design Only, E-Design
You want to handle the project on your own, but you need a plan to follow. You would like This could be a set of plans to build your home, a furniture plan & shopping list to redecorate, material and paint color selections. This can all be done on line, via E-Design.
Design + Consultation
This option involves the designer creating the design and also doing the legwork for you. After the design is approved, the designer will place orders and arrange delivery, and collaborate with your contractors for construction or installation.