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How to Decide Between Hiring an Architect or an Interior Designer

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The big question is: What’s the difference? You want a new home from top to bottom, so who do you hire— An architect? An interior designer? Or both? Few people realize that many designers have some knowledge and training in architecture, similarly, many architects have knowledge and training in design. While both these professions revolve around home and building design, there remain some skills that necessitate the hiring of one over the other. Here we will outline all you need to know, helping you decide whether it’s a designer or architect that you need to call.
What Do Architects Do? The best way to know who to hire is to first know what each professional does.  Here is an outline of the key tasks and job responsibilities of an architect (see below for Interior Designers): Architects design ALL types of buildings—not just homes. Hospitals, hotels, churches, commuter stations etc. are commonly on an architects to-do listAfter communication with all those involved, the architect(s) …

THE PERFECT KITCHEN ON A BUDGET

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If you think your kitchen is in dire need of a fresh lick of paint but you don't have the budget for a complete overhaul, never fear. There are many ways quick and simple ways to renovate your kitchen without making a dent in your savings.
Update your cabinets What cabinets you choose could make or break your kitchen, and being on a budget doesn't mean you have to settle for anything less than your vision demands. Although it's completely possible to find doors to fit your budget, replacing the cabinets in your kitchen will likely be the costliest part of your revamp, so this shouldn't be a decision you take lightly. Get new lights Good lighting is one of the easiest ways to switch up the atmosphere in a room. Lighting can help set the mood, define your style, and bring attention to all the wonderful artwork and architecture you may have in your kitchen. The number one priority when designing your kitchen is to make sure you adequately light your task areas: "If yo…