All posts tagged: remote interior design

The pros and cons of E-Design

Recently, when introducing the Interior Design Collective to you all, I wrote a little about the rapidly growing market of E-Design. Nearly everyone I know, (interior-designer wise, not literally everyone I know) offers some kind of remote interior design service as an alternative to face to face interior design. It’s a brilliant, cost effective way of sparking ideas and inspiration. Someone else does all the product sourcing, decision making (saving your marriage), solves layout issues and helps you visualise how your room could look. All without you having to do anything! All true. “Yay” Apart from the very last bit. “Oh” The last bit isn’t true. “Booo!” Remote design is great for those of you who need the guidance and impetus to get started. As long as you keep in mind it’s still you that has to sort everything to get finished. Things like; Booking trades Ordering samples and stuff Being in to sign for everything Building flat pack Dealing with things that arrive broken and need sending back Re-booking trades because the first dude didn’t turn up. And …