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Advice Only

Karmon Baker Interiors is an interior design consultant in Greenville, SC that will spend time giving advice only to clients who have questions about color, furniture placement, or finishing touches.  Whether you're moving into a new home or redecorating your current one, it's important to approach interior design with a plan in mind.


An interior design consultant will be able to help clients with key pieces of design advice to keep in mind while designing your interior space:


1. Determine Your Style

Before you begin purchasing furniture or decor, it's important to determine your personal style. Do you prefer a minimalist aesthetic, or do you enjoy bold colors and patterns? Knowing your personal design and color preferences will help to guide your design decisions and ensure that your space reflects your unique personality.


2. Create A Cohesive Color Scheme

​Once you've determined your personal style, it's important to create a cohesive color scheme for your space. This will ensure that your furniture, decor, and walls all work together to create a unified look. When choosing colors, consider the mood you want to create in your space. Cool colors like blues and greens can create a calming atmosphere, while warm colors like reds and yellows can create a more energetic vibe.  Color is a personal choice, and as a design advisor, we will work with each client to determine the perfect color combinations.


3. Invest In Quality Furniture

An interior design consultant can give design advice to choose quality furniture, which is essential to creating a comfortable and long-lasting living space. We can assist with design advice, while considering the function of each piece of furniture you purchase, and prioritizing comfort and durability over trendy designs. Additionally, choose furniture that fits the scale of your space. Oversized furniture can make a small space feel cramped, while too-small furniture can make a large space feel empty.  A design advisor will ensure that each piece of furniture is the right one for the space needing design advice.


4. Pay Attention To Lighting

Interior design consultants can give advice on lighting.  Lighting is a crucial aspect of interior design that is often overlooked. Proper lighting can highlight key features in your space, create ambiance, and make your space feel larger. Consider a mix of overhead lighting, task lighting, and accent lighting to create a layered and functional lighting scheme.

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5. Incorporate Texture And Pattern

Another way we can give design advice is to incorporate texture and pattern into your space, which will add depth and visual interest. Mix and match different textures, such as rough linen and smooth leather, to create a tactile experience. Additionally, don't be afraid to mix and match patterns. As a design consultant, we will help each client to stick to a cohesive color scheme ensuring that your patterns work well together.


6. Personalize Your Space

It's important to personalize your space to make it feel like home. Hang family photos, display meaningful artwork, and incorporate decor that reflects your personality. As a design consultant, we will give design advice ensuring that personal touches will make your space feel unique and inviting. 

Interior design is a complex process involving careful consideration of personal style, color schemes, furniture, lighting, texture and pattern, and personal touches. By following these tips, along with design advice from an interior design consultant, you can create a comfortable and visually appealing living space that reflects your unique personality. ​If you need design advice in the Greenville, SC area, please contact Karmon Baker Interiors.

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