What does an Interior Designer do when helping you design, build or renovate your home?
This episode is all about Interior Designers, what they do and how they help you. Melissa Wittig of Healthy Interiors helps us understand more.
I know this is an area where homeowners can get confused. I see some homeowners using an Interior Designer to simply choose soft furnishings like cushions and fabrics … through to getting their help for the overall vision for the internal colour and material palettes … extending through to being a partner, working alongside them in their project in the design of interior elements like joinery and fitout of their home … and even through to designing whole extensions and renovations. It’s a wide pool of work isn’t it!
So, Melissa Wittig of Healthy Interiors is joining me in this episode to share her knowledge about how an Interior Designer can help your project, and some key tips to help you along the way.
Now, Melissa is a “health focused” Interior Designer. What does this mean?
Well, Melissa can explain that a little more, but basically, our indoor environments are not always the healthiest places for us to be. Choices we make in materials, soft furnishings, paintwork, and other things we live and work around everyday can impact the air quality and how well we thrive in these spaces.
So Melissa’s work not only focuses on Interior Design, but also in helping homeowners understand how to make choices that create healthy interiors.
Melissa’s work and knowledge has been published in various publications including, Sanctuary and House & Garden Magazines. She is also the author of several award recognised design resources including an App and a book called The Smart Living Handbook, which she co-authored with Danielle King.
In fact, it’s via this book that I found Melissa. I personally was doing some research for Alexx Stuart’s Low Tox Life Community about how to renovate and build in a Low Tox way. I found and bought a copy of Melissa and Danielle’s book, and have had it sitting on my desk since. I use it for the members of my online program Your Reno Roadmap, as some have families with allergies, so choosing carpets or other items for example, that don’t cause problems for them, is a key concern in renovating their homes. If renovating or building in a healthy way is something you’d like to learn more about, the book is a great place to start.
Melissa has over 15 years experience and a culmination of skills and knowledge that assists clients to create beautiful, functional homes with consideration to lasting functionality and property value.
And Melissa is also passionate about helping homeowners and their families discover how to create a beautiful home that is energy efficient and supports good health.
I’m really excited to be sitting down with Melissa.
This is about the WHO, the WHAT, the WHEN and the WHY of using an Interior Designer for your renovation or building project.
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