interior designer for new home build

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Posted by: from Richmond Hill
2/25/2018 at 8:47:16 PM

We are in the process of planning a 5000 sq/ft home in the GTA. What can we expect to pay for an interior designer for a project of this size?

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Date/Time2/26/2018 at 12:26:23 AM

You can expect to pay $125 to $150/hour on average and up .

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Date/Time2/26/2018 at 12:34:55 AM


The fact that my mother was a respected interior designer for over 30 years. And I handle design on a fair number of my renovations and additions completed for clients by my construction company.

I would be looking for about6,000.00 for the design portion of the contract.


James Fram

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Peter from LATTAG Studio Inc. in Vaughan
Date/Time2/26/2018 at 7:26:20 AM

It really depends on the scope of work/ services. A lot of times it is per hour if the scope cannot be clearly defined. Otherwise it can be a fixed price based on a fixed scope or a percentage of the interior design budget.

Lastly it depends on who you hire to do it. Some will be extremely expensive & others less so. I will let them tell you why.

Hope that helps.



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Bahar from RZ Interiors in Thornhill
Date/Time2/26/2018 at 10:30:19 AM

Hi there. Depending on the scope of work you can expect somewhere between $3000-$8000. The hourly charge stated above is correct as well. If it is a small portion you can expect to be charged hourly at $120-$150 per hour.

Hope this helps.

Thank you.

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