Who is the ideal interior design client?

Who is the ideal interior design client?

Working with a skilled interior designer is not for everyone. Some people want immediate, cosmetic results and don’t want to take time to establish a relationship with a designer. Some people lack the resources to invest in professional help. Some just want to do it...
Using the senses in design

Using the senses in design

When we think of interior design, most of us immediately think about how things look. Color, pattern, light, texture, finishes, furnishings: all of it appeals to the eye. So how do the other senses factor into quality design projects? Interior designer Lori Wiles...
For quality interior design, context is key

For quality interior design, context is key

Fairly often, interior designer Lori Wiles gets emails asking for design advice. While she’s happy to help, questions like, “What shade of yellow should I use in my kitchen?” are impossible to answer out of context. Color looks different according to quantity, quality...
Great interior design can actually improve your life

Great interior design can actually improve your life

When Lori Wiles talks to a new client about what they want to do with their space, she asks a lot of questions about how they live. What does how we spend our time, how mobile we are, and how we interact with others in our space have to do with interior design? When...