What is E-Design?
E-Design is exactly what it sounds like… providing interior design services online. It is an affordable alternative to hiring an interior designer for full-service.
E-Designers never actually come to your home they meet with your virtually. Instead, e-designers are decorators, stylists, and interior designers who create a beautiful and functional custom design plan for your space based on the information you provide.
E-Design is a great way for you to get design expertise and design direction for your home that you can later DIY (do-it-yourself) or hire a local contractor to implement. It is a collaboration between designer and client where both of them work to create a perfect interior layout for a client’s space.
How E-Design Works
The process of working with an E-Designer is simple:
Is E-Design Right for Kitchen and Bath Remodel Services
Let’s be honest! Getting an E-Design service is not for everyone. It requires some work on the homeowner's end and some people are not willing to put in that effort. From the designer's perspective it requires them to ensure they have all the right technology in order to make the process efficient. Both the home owner and the designer need to determine if this service is right for them.
When to Hire an E-Designer
If you are thinking of remodeling your kitchen and bath, hire an E-Design service only if:
When to Hire a Local Contractor
Hire local kitchen and bath remodeling contractor if:
Now many of the eDesign services have evolved and with the current situation are improving since meeting in person may take some months before people are comfortable again. As the designer you must decide if this process is right for you and how to best implement it to augment what you are already doing.
To learn more about eDesign listen to the webinar the NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) did on Harnessing the Potential of E-Design.