At Hoskins Interior Design, we are your partners in designing one that could only belong to you. Good listening helps us clarify your vision both aesthetically and functionally. We take the time to discover what you truly desire for your space, as well as how you live, your project goals, and your design challenges. Whether you are building a new home, or remodeling or refreshing the home you live in, our goal is to help you create welcoming and beautiful interiors that celebrate your life and family.
Our firm places an emphasis on designing beautiful spaces that will stand the test of time. Our Interior Design Process is geared toward making it an enjoyable experience for you, prioritizing where and how to best use your budget while ensuring you get the home you are envisioning. We approach design pragmatically, protecting the investment in your home by avoiding costly mistakes and
We’ve been receiving numerous emails from readers who want to be interior designers, decorators and architects but just don’t know where to start. So we’ve decided to help them out by compiling a list of institutions that are renowned for their design courses. But before we get to that, lets discuss the difference between the three professions.
While many people use the terms “interior designer” and “interior decorator” interchangeably, there are key differences between the two. For instance, an interior decorator works with architects to design the entire interior of the space. They work in collaboration with the architects to decide on how the space should be divided, where the walls should be built and what kinds of flooring and ceiling material will work best.
When it comes to interior decorators, the general rule of thumb is that a home owner, developer or residential/commercial architect hires an interior decorator to
A group of Long Island-based interior designers have formed DesignGivers, a new nonprofit organization coordinating design industry professionals to give back and support communities during the coronavirus pandemic.
Design Givers offers virtual interior design consultations while collecting donations to support the most pressing needs facing local communities. Its focus is providing aid to families struggling with food shortages due to COVID-19 by supporting Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger relief organization with a network of 200 food banks nationwide, including Island Harvest.
“While walking my dog, I visualized the people in the houses I passed who now had to work or study from home and how their homes needed to function differently than they did prior to the coronavirus outbreak,” said Annette Jaffe, founder of DesignGivers and principal designer at Annette Jaffe Interiors.
Welcome to the IDS Interior Design Studio! Experience the look of quality with our professional design, home remodeling and installation services. We will add a touch of taste and class to any of your home remodeling projects.
IDS Interior Design Studio is a full-service interior design, remodeling and installation studio serving residential homes and businesses in the Chicago land area. Our designers work in partnership with our clients to create areas specifically suited to their tastes and needs. By providing all of the necessary components for a complete interior design and home remodeling project, and by giving our clients a single point of accountability, we eliminate the frustration many expect when considering a renovation project.
Why IDS Studio
We are a one-stop shop for all of your home remodeling and interior design needs. We are the only decorating company, which owns a retail store.
Exceptional customer-focused approach & Wealth
Do you find yourself struggling to pull together a room in a way that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing?
Do you think that interior design is all art and no science?
If you answered yes to either or both of these questions, then this is the class for you! In this course, you will learn that you can actually use an easy, systematic approach for creating beautiful and functional designs for the primary rooms in your home, primarily focusing on family and living rooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms. (Please note that this class does not cover kitchen or bath design). This course is primarily lecture based, but does contain activities along the way to help you immediately apply what you’ve learned, as well as a quiz at the end.
By the end of this beginner course, you will be able to completely design a room end-to-end using a simple
A duo of apartments in Moldova showcase contrasting interior design
Italian brand Living Divani decks out two homes in Moldova, a white penthouse and monochrome flat – both realised by linearchitects
In Moldova, two seemingly different apartments have something in common. Local design studio linearchitects marks the duo of spaces with strong interior identities – ‘rigorous and relaxing’ – with contrasting palettes in each location. These characteristics have been achieved with Italian brand Living Divani’s contemporary wares.
The eastern European country is known for its soviet-style architecture, and the first apartment residing in the capital of Chisinau captures some of this Brutalist energy. Titled ‘Monochrome’, the 82 sq m cove has a greyscale look created by the practice led by Dmitry and Egor Petrov. The shady tones are sensual – the bold and darkly dressed walls are complimented by subtle product interventions.
Mainly constructed from wood, glass and plaster, the
Looking for a rewarding career? Do you enjoy rearranging furniture, choosing colour schemes and decorating houses? If you answered ‘yes’, then an online course in Interior Design sounds perfect for you.
What does a day in the life of an interior designer look like?
9 am – Start the morning browsing the latest trends in textiles patterns, designs, furniture styles and accessories before welcoming your first client for the day. Go over the client’s needs for design, key furniture items, colour schemes and fabrics.
12 pm – Meet a new client who wants a proposal – provide your fabric and colour boards, catalogues and make a rough plan of new development design. The client decides colours and accessories and leaves you to place the orders according to their budget needs
5 pm – Back to the Office to place more orders for furniture, fabrics, and accessories for upcoming proposal designs.
Online Start Dates: January, April, July, October
On-Campus Start Dates: January, April, July, October
Program Length: 3 years (4-year degree equivalent) of continuous enrolment
The Bachelor of Interior Design is a CIDA accredited and ARIDO recognized program offered online and on-campus. The program’s practitioner oriented and skills-based approach equips students with the skill required to become an interior designer and launch a rewarding career in a growing and competitive marketplace.
About the Program
The Bachelor of Interior Design offers students the opportunity to connect, collaborate, innovate and inspire the physical world around them through design. Designed for creative minds with a passion for aesthetics and function, the program lays the foundation to creating beautiful, practical, healthy and safe interior spaces. Students will learn to apply critical, analytical, and technical skills in high level design processes while gaining expertise in the latest technical and digital media. Students
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Interior Designers: Birmingham, Al
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Who is the best designer in Birmingham AL? Here are 15 candidates. Choose your favorite and tell us who we missed in the comments section.
With its eclectic, authentic charm and renovated historic properties, Birmingham has plenty of inspiration and resources for the local interior designers. The city is home to the highly successful regional magazine, Southern Living, and an incredible selection of antique stores, art galleries, and upscale boutiques.
Among the decorators in the Birmingham metro area, there are 15 who truly shine in their field. Listed below, in no particular order, are the city’s top interior designers. Browse through our list, and don’t forget to vote for your favorite in the poll below. We think we’ve done a great job finding Birmingham’s top design talent, but if you think we forgot someone, let us know in