What is an Interior Designer?

  What, exactly, is an interior designer? There are many misconceptions about what an interior designer does and, in February of 2019, the Council for Interior Design Qualifications (CIDQ) updated its official definition of an interior designer. The CIDQ defines a designer with the following: “Interior design is a distinct profession with specialized knowledge applied to the planning and design of interior environments that promote health, safety, and welfare while supporting and enhancing the human experience.”

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Window Treatments

     Have you ever walked into a room and thought to yourself that it just feels harsh and unfinished? Yes? That’s okay! That’s why you hire an interior designer; we can help you out! There is a way you can soften a room and give it a more upscale look…window treatments! Window treatments are my favorite part of a room because they are the finishing accessory.

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Color of the Year

     Every year Pantone’s Color of the Year inspires fashion and interior design. The Pantone Color of the Year for 2019 is Living Coral and there are so many ways that you can incorporate it into your space. Making small changes to a space, depending on the season or your mood, can make a huge difference in the overall feel. 

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Turning a House into a Home

     Spring is right around the corner! Everyone is getting the itch to update and clean out their house. With that being said, some people often struggle on how to make their space feel homey. Turning a house into a home can be kind of tricky!

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Bring On the Bling

     Show of hands: who loves bling? It’s always a good idea to make your lifestyle a little more festive with accessories that stand out. If you’re looking ways to “pop” your work space, you’ve come to the right place. While, I may not be an experienced blogger or an interior designer, all my friends will tell you that I am the Queen of Bling.

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Hiring an Interior Designer

     Hiring an interior designer can be an event of uncertainty. Maybe it’s because of the cost or maybe you aren’t sure what you want. However, there are many ways hiring an interior designer will be beneficial to you in completing a project. In this post, I am going to go over some of the key reasons why it would be important to hire an interior designer.

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To Market To Market

     Designers should go to market no matter how often their reps come to visit! Goodness!!! The inspiration is on point and the experience is second to none. I made a deep effort to focus on parts and pieces for my clients’ spaces and to gain design inspiration from my favorite showrooms.

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We’ve Only Just Begun

     Here I sit, currently pen and paper – later to be typed and uploaded – considering a starting message for the beginning of my blog series. How do you begin to describe a career that encompasses something you’ve been blessed to love to do, blessed with the talent to do it, blessed with family and friends who support it, and blessed with the actual opportunity to do it?

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Welcome to L. Ruth Interior Design!

     Welcome to the L. Ruth Interior Design website!  We are delighted to provide you with the opportunity to browse our project galleries and learn more about our business. Our new website has been developed to illustrate how we meet personal and professional interior design needs.

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