Do I need an architect or interior designer?


Do I need an architect or an interior designer? This is a frequently asked question here at Design for Me. Sometimes the answer is very clear cut but often there’s a grey area! So be re-assured that it’s not a very silly question. I’ve worked as both an architect and an interior designer in my… Read more »

How to choose an interior designer


How to choose an interior designer This probably the most important decision you’ll need to make during the entire project. You’re about to invest a great deal in this project and so it’s important you get the very best for your budget. So how do you choose an interior designer? We’ve put together the top ten considerations… Read more »

10 modern garden design ideas


Modern garden design ideas Design for Me has a community of hundreds of garden designers all across the country and we’ve compiled the most inspiring modern garden designs for you. If you like the look of one, you can click on the image to see that garden designer’s other work and shortlist them for your project   Bringing the… Read more »

10 of the best interior designers for small / home projects


Here at Design for Me, we match homeowners with the best interior designers for their home decor projects. Whether it’s a simple living room re-decoration or the complete interior design for a new build house, all of our interior designers specialise in home decor. Here’s just a small selection of some of the best interior firms and freelance interior designers… Read more »

Kitchen Ideas and Inspiration


modern shaker kitchen

A kitchen is often the most used and most important space in any home. Here at Design for Me, a large variety of architects and designers contribute kitchen ideas and inspiration and to our website to share with potential clients. Here are just a few examples that you need to see. A rustic feel from Alexia using exposed brickwork as… Read more »

Hiring a designer: important questions to ask


Profile pics from Dean, Elisa and Liam, architects on DfM.

Finding ‘The One’   “Passionate, creative (but in-experienced) WLTM someone on my wavelength to bring my dreams to life.” “Ambitious, strong-willed and opinionated seeks a good-listener with lots of patience!” “Clueless, tentative, (yet excited) seeks trustworthy, inspiring man or woman(!) who can help me realise my wants and needs!”   Ok that’s enough. I don’t want to extend… Read more »

How to get new residential projects on DfM


How to create a winning profile for new residential projects…   1. Be relevant for this market Design for Me is all about one-off private residential projects. It provides an opportunity to market directly for this part of your business. Although it may be tempting to showcase your large scale, non-resi work, this may ultimately be off-putting… Read more »

Design for Me helps Architects and Designers find new residential projects


Projects posted by homeowners on DfM

Finding a constant stream of interesting new residential projects is not always easy. Design for Me was set up to provide a platform for architects and designers to find (and actually choose) new projects suitable for them!  For homeowners, it makes the process of finding a design professional more straightforward and accessible for residential projects. They can post their projects to the site… Read more »