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Professional designers advise others on how to define their preferences

on Thursday,March 24,2011 18:03

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Prospective interior designers may want to remember to take a step back from their own perspective and style to think about their clients'. Designers should consider that several people are generally intimated to start a project because they don't know where to start, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Many professional designers believe that there are ways to engage a person's preferences. Workers in this field may want to have the client pick out just one piece of furniture they love and work around it. Identifying the client's clothing style can also give them insight on the colors and patterns their customers prefer.

Designers should be confident with their style to be able to accommodate their clients' wishes. Programs and design institutions may be the best way to develop one's signature style and increase his or her chances of getting a position in the field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the majority of entry-level jobs for interior designers require applicants to hold an associate's or bachelor's degree.

By Emma Hurley 
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