Why Interior Designers Don't Accept Returns

Why Interior Designers Don't Accept Returns

One of the biggest hang-ups for clients when they work with interior designers is that we don’t take returns. So why don’t we take returns?

Interior designers shop at dozens - sometimes hundreds - of different places. Most to-the-trade places don’t take returns. So really, it’s not the interior designer’s policy - it’s the vendor’s policy. My contract says that if I can get a return I will - but most items are not returnable.

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Interior Designers & Retail Design Services

Interior Designers & Retail Design Services

I was asked recently, that as more retailers start introducing design services into their furniture offerings how can we as designers, start setting ourselves apart as well as stay relevant.

This question caused an internal scream of the soul.

If designers don’t know the value that they bring, don’t know how the services that we offer, and are confused about this - how can we expect clients who aren’t part of this industry to understand?

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Interior Design & The Environment

Interior Design & The Environment

Do interior designers have a responsibility to create environmentally-friendly designs? Fast-furniture and flat-pack furniture companies have become ever more popular as the home decor market flourishes. More people consider home goods disposable rather than a lifetime investment.

This means that almost 10 MILLION TONS of furniture go into landfills yearly.

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