Entries by Jo

Interior Design Is A Lifestyle

I have found myself repeating this to my mentees and I realize it is something I am quite passionate about. For me, being a designer is a lifestyle. Ok, I understand and am totally cool with being an archi-nerd that takes everything I do a little too seriously, however, I think you need a little […]

How To Get Clients As An Interior Designer

Most people who think about what an interior designer does, think that interior designers only design high-end luxury properties or hotel interiors for lucrative projects. This is pretty outdated thinking and in recent years the requirement for interior design has actually increased and has also become more accessible to the mass market. HGTV and home […]

Is it hard to become an interior designer?

How can I become an interior designer? Well everyone will tell you that you should go do a course and then go and get experience. WRONG! There are a few very key reasons why it is too hard to become an interior designer the traditional way, which is – going to get a formal education […]

When Should I Hire An Interior Designer?

My clients always ask, when is the right time to hire an interior designer? Funnily enough, pretty much 99% of the time, clients want and need you to start their project ASAP. Its funny, you can’t imagine how many phone calls and emails I get from prospective clients who say, “we need things to be […]

Can I become an Interior designer in 3 months?

The interior design world is full of people who will say no to the above question. But the biggest criticism the workplace world gives design schools is that they send out graduates with little practical knowledge, which means that many graduates still need work experience before they are truly …