Demystifying the Process of Working With an Interior Designer

So you've decided to hire an interior designer. Congratulations! If this is your first time working with a designer, you might have some questions: How do they charge?  What do they charge?  Are they making money off of the things they're selling me?  What, when you get right down to it, does a designer actually do?  

Inspired by Elements of Great Design - My Favorite LA resources

When you’re searching for design inspiration, you might look to magazines, Houzz or HGTV, but do you ever wonder where high-end designers get theirs?  The answer is, of course, everywhere- nature, art, architecture- but in this article I would like to share with you some of the sources for the goods we use to create the wonderful rooms that make the world swoon