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What to expect when working with an interior designer

Whether you’re in need of a basement conversion, a whole house renovation, a loft conversion, or a kitchen and bathroom redesign, working with an interior designer can help you achieve the very best outcome. Creating the optimum layout and selecting the materials, colours, fittings, fabrics, and lighting are vital to a project’s success, but so too are the interior designer’s project management abilities, budgeting skills, and technical knowledge.

It’s vital to use a qualified and experienced professional to design an internal space. To ensure you only consider interior designers who have met exacting criteria, look for membership of the BIID or SBID.

Not only must members of the BIID and SBID meet the entry standards, but they must also undertake Continuing Professional Development in design process, practice, and regulation. The title of interior designer – unlike that of an architect, for example – is not a protected one, and therefore any individual could lay claim to it, but working with a BIID or SBID registered interior designer means you can be certain about an individual’s professional skills.

Why work with us?

Here at Roselind Wilson Design, we know that you have exacting taste and vision but that your time is exceedingly precious. With this in mind, we offer a highly personalised interior architectural and design service which puts your unique requirements at the heart of our offering. Every single detail is taken care of, so all you have to do is look forward to enjoying your newly refurbished home.

Open plan living room and kitchen with internal pocket doors, bespoke sofa and kitchen island

Our design team – headed up by Creative Director, Roselind Wilson – will translate your vision into a refined and elegant scheme, bringing a sense of cohesive luxury. Working with a global network of highly skilled contractors and artisans, our 360 design service covers all aspects of interior design and interior architecture. From space planning, selecting hard and soft finishes, commissioning bespoke furniture and luxury joinery to complete bathroom and kitchen design and essential floor to ceiling storage, every detail is thoughtfully considered and selected in line with your unique set of requirements.

We specialise in high-end residential design in prestigious locations such as Knightsbridge, Kensington, and Belgravia, but we also work with international clients in residences across the globe. We understand your need for a discreet and highly tailored approach, and because of this, we view each one of our client relationships as a meaningful and creative collaboration.

What are the steps in the interior design process?

A typical design journey with our clients includes the following stages:

  • Initial meeting
  • Concept design
  • Design development
  • Construction
  • Completion
Full Home Interior Redesign Fitzrovia

Luxury Interior Design & Architecture

We are inspired by a diversity of styles and have produced an array of luxurious interior architecture and interior design projects. Whatever the project, whatever the brief, we analyse the requirements, assess the scope of works, and deliver a successful and distinctive result on every occasion.

Investment – how much does an interior designer cost?

Often one of the first things we are asked about is cost. The project fee varies depending on the complexity and time frame of the project. After an initial meeting and once we have an outline of the scope of the work required, we will draw up a fee proposal based on your brief which will provide a breakdown of the guide costs associated with your project. This proposal is accompanied by a guide programme and payment schedule.

The majority of our clients opt for a fully managed service in which we coordinate every element of the project with our trademark razor-sharp attention to detail. This covers areas such as managing our trusted team of contractors, overseeing the installation of all facets of the design, and dealing with legal issues such as planning permission, licence to alter, and party wall agreements. If required, these fees will also be included in the fee proposal of guide costs.

We understand that your time is precious and that the investment you make in your property involves emotional input as well as financial outlay. Working with a professional, creative, and trusted interior design studio will help bring your ideas to life, allowing you to live in a truly beautiful and inspiring space.

Contemporary grey living room with bespoke joinery shelving and grey L-shaped sofa

Interior Design Accreditations

For your peace of mind, Roselind Wilson is an accredited member of the Society of British Interior Designers (SBID) and the British Institute of Interior Design (BIID).

Our recent awards

United Kingdom Property Awards 2019-2020
Winner: Interior Design Private Residence London | Project: Carlton Hill, North West London

United Kingdom Property Awards 2017-2018
Winner: Best Interior Design Private Residence UK | Project: Broad Walk, Winchmore Hill

The International Design & Architecture Awards 2017
Winner: Kitchen Design over £100,000 | Project: Belsize Park, North West London

View all our awards

Tranquil master bedroom with a neutral colour palette and bespoke built-in cupboards

What our clients say

Working with an interior designer is a creative, collaborative process and a strong working relationship between client and designer is essential. We’re delighted to have the opportunity to work on a variety of exciting projects and hope our clients enjoy the process and relish in the partnership as much as we do. Find out what some of our clients had to say about working with us.

Contemporary living room with metal and timber pocket doors

Work with us

Here at Roselind Wilson Design, we believe that the space you inhabit has a profound effect on how you live, how you feel, and ultimately on how you experience life. That is why great design lies at the heart of everything we offer. Add to that meticulous planning, exceptional attention to detail, and unparalleled client service, and I believe these are just some of the reasons why our clients choose us, and why they return to us again and again for subsequent projects.

Please contact us to discuss your project. Our goal is to interpret your vision to help you create a unique, elegant interior that will enhance every aspect of your life.

Read our related blogs:

The design journey – A look at the different stages of working with an interior designer

SBID – Behind the scenes with Roselind Wilson

Talking luxury interior design with Roselind Wilson

Bringing the outside in interior design

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