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Busting the <br />Top Three Myths<br />Of Interior Design<br />WEB AVERYDESIGNINTERIORS.COM<br />BLOG AVERYDESIGNINTERIORS...
Myth 1:Decorators. Interior Designers. Same thing.<br />Fact:<br />Interior Designers are trained professionals, who are r...
 Required to know and follow building codes
 Licensed or in process of being licensed
 Prepare construction documents, specifications and schedules, lighting plans etc.
 Work with other licensed professionals: audiovisual, lighting, engineers, architects, landscape architects.</li></li></ul...
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...
Relax<br />
Repast<br />
Retreat<br />
Recapture<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 yo...
Before<br />After<br />Restyle<br />Work in Progress<br />
Before<br />Renovate<br />After<br />
Commercial Design Projects<br />
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Busting The Top Three Myths of Interior Design

  1. 1. Busting the <br />Top Three Myths<br />Of Interior Design<br />WEB AVERYDESIGNINTERIORS.COM<br />BLOG AVERYDESIGNINTERIORS.WORDPRESS.COM<br />LINKEDIN CATHERINE J AVERY<br />FACEBOOK AVERYDESIGNINTERIORS<br />TWITTER @AVERYDESIGN<br />
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. Required to know and follow building codes
  4. 4. Licensed or in process of being licensed
  5. 5. Prepare construction documents, specifications and schedules, lighting plans etc.
  6. 6. 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 />
  7. 7. 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 />
  8. 8. Relax<br />
  9. 9. Repast<br />
  10. 10. Retreat<br />
  11. 11. Recapture<br />
  12. 12. 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 />
  13. 13. Before<br />After<br />Restyle<br />Work in Progress<br />
  14. 14. Before<br />Renovate<br />After<br />
  15. 15. Commercial Design Projects<br />
  16. 16. Before<br />Music Director’s Office<br />After<br />
  17. 17. Before<br />After<br />Rehearsal Room<br />
  18. 18. Before<br />After<br />Music Library<br />

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