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WHY SHOULD WE CONSULT WITH PORTFOLIO?

If you have a large design project and want to simplify the search for talented and experienced professionals, Portfolio makes the selection process less time consuming and overwhelming . In this unregulated industry, there are hundreds of so-called “designers”and architects. Portfolio has a thorough and well-researched knowledge of these firms, and only represent those with years of experience and an infrastructure capable of providing both creativity and a strong business orientation.   
HOW DOES THE CONSULTATION WORK?
Portfolio meets personally with the client, usually at their existing or new home. This allows for in-depth knowledge of the scope of the project. Stylistic preferences are clarified by reviewing numerous photographs of rooms decorated in various design genre; contemporary, traditional, modern, transitional, classic and eclectic. Discussion focuses on how different firms work, budget parameters, fee structures and the differences between decorators and designers.
HOW DOES PORTFOLIO KNOW WHICH FIRMS ARE BEST SUITED TO OUR NEEDS?
The personal consultation ensures a complete understanding of the client’s individual aesthetic, likes and dislikes, budget and timing parameters. This allows Portfolio to present a select group of designers, chosen to suit your demonstrated priorities and personal vision.
WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
Together, Portfolio and the client narrow the designer selection to those who should be interviewed. Portfolio will then contact the chosen firms, provide them with a detailed knowledge of the project, and set up interviews. These typically occur within two weeks of the consultation. Portfolio receives feedback from both the client and the design firms, and will help the client sort priorities and negotiate the best contract possible.