Myth 1:Decorators. Interior Designers. Same thing.<br />Fact:<br />Interior Designers are trained professionals, who are required to “protect and enhance the health, life safety and welfare of the public.”<br /><ul><li>Education and continuing education
Prepare construction documents, specifications and schedules, lighting plans etc.
Work with other licensed professionals: audiovisual, lighting, engineers, architects, landscape architects.</li></li></ul><li>Biography<br />Experience<br />Avery Design Interiors established 2005<br />Interior Design Assistant, Carol Brewer Interiors<br />Interior Design Intern, The Seward Group<br />Wall Street: Over 10 years in marketing management, branding, sales and client relations.<br />Education<br />Professional Certificate in Interior Design, Fairfield University 2007<br />MBA in Marketing, NYU’s Stern School of Business 2003<br />BA in English Literature, Smith College 1988<br />Features and Awards <br />1490AM WGCH Radio<br />New England Home Connecticut Magazine, Winter 2011<br />Local newspapers and online articles<br />BuildDirect.com’s‘Top 12 Interior Design Gurus You Should Follow on Twitter’ <br />‘Best of the Web’ award holiday blog post from The Decorating Diva<br />Meritorious Service award, NYU’s Stern School of Business<br />Professional Organizations<br />Allied Member American Society of Interior Designers (ASID)<br />Studying for LEED Green Associate, Fall 2011<br />Co-Chair of Women’s Leadership Group of ConnectMore<br />Member BNI Merritt Madness<br />Member 85 Broads<br />
Myth 2:<br />My home will look like your style not mine.<br />Fact:<br />It’s all about<br />your space<br />your stuff<br />your style<br />
Myth 3:<br />I can’t afford to hire an interior designer.<br />Fact:<br />You can’t afford not to. Here’s why<br />Save you Money<br />Create a Plan<br />Simplify Your Life = Peace of Mind<br />Save you Time<br />Define and Enhance Your Style<br />
Before<br />After<br />Restyle<br />Work in Progress<br />