At Janine Dowling Design we believe Home is the most important part of our lives. It is where our family and our friends come together. Our goal is to create a home that reflects who you are and how you want to live. So when you enter the space, when your project is completed, you know you are Home.
We are a Boston-based full-service interior design firm specializing in interior decorating projects and architectural renovations. Our design services include space planning, furniture and fabric selection, accessories and artwork selection, lighting selection, color consultations, and architectural materials selection.
Janine Dowling, our founder, has a lifelong passion for all things design. Well-versed in a wide range of styles from traditional to transitional to modern, Janine works closely with her clients to develop the right style for their homes, personality, and lifestyle. Whenever possible, she looks to sustainable solutions that are long-lasting, beautiful, and gentle on the earth.
Our interior design services have a broad range. Sometimes our clients need just a consultation for new ideas or paint colors or they may have a few rooms needing to be refurnished; other times they have a full scale remodel. We tailor our expertise to meet the requests of our clients. Over the years we have enjoyed keeping our project size varied and our visions flexible.
Whether your current design project is a one-room refresh or a whole-house customization, we look forward to speaking with you about how we can your home feel even more like Home.
It is very important to be happy with the interior of your home. You may have lived in a house for many years, even decades, and you have never made significant changes. You may have done some interior decorating such as painting walls, changing carpet, or even getting new furniture. However, the structure of your home, and the amount of space that you have in every room, is something that very few people ever change. Instead of simply rearranging your furniture to make it look different, you should hire an interior design company that can make some very dramatic and permanent changes that could make your house look completely different. Whether you have a one story home, or a multi story house that you would like to completely remodel, here is what you need to look for when choosing these Interior design companies in your area.
These professionals have gone to college, and have gone through substantial training, allowing them to develop a keen eye for spatial relationships. They can see how a room fits together, and more importantly, they can also see how to change it to make it better. They will actually go into a room such as a family room, and they will take out a wall. They may even cut into a wall to open up the area, leading to another part of your house that will make it literally a different place from a spatial perspective.
People that do this for a living will always have a website. It's going to showcase what it is they are able to do. They will have examples of previous jobs that they have completed, often showing before and after photographs. They may also have testimonials that can attest to the skills that they have, and these may be included with pictures. You need to talk with each of these professionals, getting a feel for whether or not you would like to actually work with them. Most importantly, you need to find out how much this is going to cost. There could be some with similar credentials and experience, but they might cost twice as much as a competing business. By getting these estimates back, and allowing multiple interior design teams to show you how they would transform your home, you will be able to easily choose the right business.
This is a it can also be an expensive one. You are going to not only hire the interior design company, but there will also be the cost of the contractor, and all other professionals, involved in changing the interior of your home. You will be able to find the best one in your community, and you will soon have what will seem like a brand-new house. You will be very happy with what you see as long as you do this research to find the best company for the job.
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