Interior Design Services
Howard Interior Design offers a full range of residential design services. Whether you need a few hours of design guidance or entire design development; a well-designed home is so important to how we live. Good interior design not only makes a space look beautiful it makes it more efficient.
Whether you need help accessorizing to pull your desired look together, or solving space issues, a design consultation can greatly help you achieve your desired goal. From setting the tone and feel of your home with color, to the scale and style of furniture to maximize efficiency, a professional design consultation starts with a two hour minimum.
Hourly consultation includes but not limited to: Staging - Design Direction – Color and Paint selection - Wall Finishes and treatments - Fabric selection – Window Treatments - Art and Accessory procurement.
Furniture and Decor Selection
By balancing the principles and elements of design, Howard Interior Design creates stylish rooms. Taking into account the shape, color, texture, size and line of furniture, to accommodate function, style and budget for all spaces. Enhancing rooms with artwork and other accessories add the finishing touches that unify the project and create a beautiful home.
Making sure there’s appropriate space to accomplish desired tasks is critical to the overall design of each room. Functionality and traffic patterns are assessed, and then furniture layouts are designed to ensure that each room will achieve the client needs allowing ample space for each specific purpose.
Conceptual Design Development
Creating a dream home that is uniquely tailored to each client’s lifestyle starts with an examination of the client’s vision, routine, budget, style and timeline, then conceptual designs are created, once finalized, hard surfaces, cabinetry, wall finishes, plumbing fixtures, and other items are selected to achieve a cohesive design that is one of a kind and reflects each client’s personality.
Custom Furniture Design
Custom furniture can make all the difference in a room, from a stylish design statement to efficient multi- functioning furniture. Whether creating built-in cabinetry to make a space feel larger or designing multi-functional pieces for an all-purpose room, Howard Interior Design creates unique furniture utilizing 3D CAD software.
Kitchen & Bath Design
Designing a kitchen or bath demands precision. The technical requirements of a successfully designed kitchen or bath call for specialized skills, on-going training and experience to turn ideas into reality. Equally important is the pairing of client's budget with products, functional use of physical space and the coordination of tradesman. With an AKBD certification from the Kitchen and Bath Association Howard Interior Design has the knowledge and the expertise to bring your vision to reality.
Design Drawings & Specifications
Conveying your desired design vision to perspective trades is paramount to the success of your project, therefore, extensive documentation is needed. Detailed written specifications along with elevations, floor plans and 3D computer aided design renderings are produced, creating a detailed design document that conveys your unique vision for your home.
Remodeling & New Construction
Whether remodeling to capitalize on the efficiency of a small powder room, or building your dream retirement home, attaining professional interior design direction is critical to the success or your project. Howard Interior Design has the knowledge to help create a home that embodies the owner's needs, wants and lifestyle not only for today but for years to come.
Why Howard Interior Design?
"I don’t just create a design - I create your home. That’s why I take the time to listen and get to know you. Creating a dream home that is uniquely tailored to your lifestyle starts with an examination of your vision, routine, budget, style and timeline. Incorporating what’s unique about your personality into the design to create your one of a kind dream home". ~ Mike
Integrating a client’s fondness for Mickey Mouse into the detail of the custom channel shower drain gave them a unique personal one-of-a-kind feature.
A cherished Adirondack chair, salvaged from a family’s vacation cabin that was destroyed by fire, was transformed into both a tub caddy and wall shelf, adding a sense of history and character to a personal space.