Have you ever wondered why some area rugs cost $19 and others run upwards of $19,000? Well, you can click here to read all about how quality influences the price of area rugs, but in the meantime here are some examples of price points you may be interested in for budgeting purposes.
A good analogy for the cost of art is the handbag. Price and Quality seem to have a pretty linear relationship, as they are correlated up to a point. But then at that certain point price increases much faster than quality as a result of the ‘name’, exclusivity and simply demand.
Let’s look at […]
We are very excited to have Williams-Sonoma publish an HMD condo kitchen renovation case study in their inspiration gallery, you can read all about it at Cultivate.com.
This kitchen can be found in a small one bedroom basement apartment in an historic district of Boston’s trendy South End. It is located below street […]
Today we’re going to dip our toes into the delightful topic of interior designer discounts from design trade sources. We’ll explain what designer discounts are, how they work and most importantly how they can save you hundreds and thousands of dollars.
What Are Interior Designer Discounts?
In an effort to increase sales of their products […]
If you are ready to determine how many rolls of wallpaper much wallpaper you’ll need for your room and how much it’s going to cost then this post is for you!
While this task may seem overwhelming at first, don’t worry – its just some simple measurements and basic math!
We’ll walk you through it […]
Homemade Design offers our clients access to exclusive interior designer discounts on over one hundred thousand different products for the home.
In order to help you more easily evaluate the available products and vendors we’ve created a vendor rating system that assigns a quality score (from Q to QQQQ) and pricing score (from $ to […]
I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by Yahoo Real Estate editor who asked me what the #1 recommendation is we give to HMD clients about working with contractors.
Well, here it is.
Require your contractor to provide separate and specific line item pricing for:
labor items such as demolition, plumbing, framing, flooring installation, […]