Working with a professional to make your home improvement project a success can be a challenge for both home owner and designer. The key is constant communication flowing in both directions. From the initial contact call to the final sign off, your designer will strive to serve your best interests.
Getting off on the right foot at the beginning of the project entails considerable thought and planning. Robin Rigby-Fisher of Pegasus Design gives her clients "homework" to help plan and save valuable time and money prior to the initial consultation.
Her planning checklists may help you work more effectively with your designer.