I never worked with an interior designer before, but I knew we needed some help. A friend of mine had worked with Kera Martin at Race Design and was happy with the results (I saw her house, it looked great!). I decided to just go for the consultation and take it from there. Kera Martin came over and in just under 3 hours, she gave us a complete plan to totally transform our house. (We are do-it-yourself types). We got started on the project and ran into some issues. I called Kera and she gave me some good suggestions over the phone. When it came to purchasing materials, I called again, and Race Design was able to get our flooring, carpet, countertop, and faucets for around 20% less than anywhere else, including online! The project is done now (thank goodness) and we love it. I am definitely convinced that an interior designer is necessary when you tackle home projects. We highly recommend Kera Martin at Race Design.
Pros: Easy to work with, excellent results