Many people who know me know I’m not just the Asbury Insider or a real estate agent, I’m also an interior designer. Since 2005, I’ve had a collective background in both real estate and interior design, and I take the trust my clients put in me very seriously. My whole career has been about helping people define their personal lifestyle and improving their living spaces. I graduated from the NY School of Interior Design and was principal owner of innerspace design, a full service interior design company commissioning both residential and commercial projects. I worked as a visual display stylist for Macy’s Furniture and Liz Claiborne in New York City, taught interior design at Middlesex County College, and have given seminars to home sellers on the use of color and Feng Shui principles.I offer free consulting services to my clients with regard to home staging, interior design, color application, as well as visual merchandising for someone who leases or purchases a commercial space with me.
Interior designers are trained, degreed and licensed professionals who do far more than choose curtains. Our job is to transform the interior of your home to make it more functional and beautiful. If your home could use more space, better traffic flow, better lighting, or an additional room, an interior designer is the one to call.
They save you money. Interior designers can buy appliances, cabinetry, flooring, fabric, furniture and accessories that are sold “to the trade” only. While they charge for their time and/or add a mark up to each item they choose for you, you’ll pay about the same for unique wow-factor results as you would for big-box, off-the-shelf items.
They save you time. The interior designer learns your lifestyle, personal preferences and space concerns. They know the latest products and design solutions, and if they don’t have an immediate answer, they do the research so you don’t have to.
They help you prevent mistakes. An interior design is like a symphony – every detail should compliment everything else in utility and beauty. Designers give you what you want, but they also expand your tastes to try new ideas.
They have resources. Many design solutions aren’t available at retail. Designers have their own go-to teams of contractors, upholsterers, artisans and craftspeople, so they can customize solutions for you.
If you would like more information about what I can do for you, let me know!