Monday, October 19, 2009

About Design Savvy.....

Design Savvy provides a wide range of customized services, regardless of the scope of the project – whether it is a basic consultation or a full-scale renovation and everything in between. This includes all of the details related to Interior Decorating - furniture selection & placement, window coverings and soft furnishings, floorings, color consultation, space planning as well as home makeovers for resale.
Design Savvy maintains relationships with the best manufacturers, contractors, workrooms and craftsmen.

The mandate is to maximize your home's potential while creating an innovative and dynamic interior unique to your personality. It will be your own special haven which will be tailored to your individual & specific needs, interests, lifestyle and taste.

Design Savvy welcomes the opportunity to work with you to create your new environment.

Welcome to Design Savvy

Jeannette Wisby, Principal of Design Savvy, is a Certified Interior Decorator and is an Accredited member of CDECA (Canadian Decorators Association), and an active member of it's Marketing Committee, providing service to clients in the Oakville and surrounding areas.

After a long career working in the public sector, specifically Human Resources, Jeannette decided it was time to pursue her lifelong interest & passion of Interior Decorating & Design, and establish a new career as an Interior Decorator by returning to school to obtain the specialized training and technical knowledge required of Interior Decorators.

Jeannette is an honors graduate from Sheridan College Interior Decorating program and is not only knowledgeable about trends, materials and finishes, but also has the education and expertise to manage your projects from inception through installation. Jeannette maintains excellent relationships with the best manufacturers, contractors and craftsmen in the business, as well as attending many educational seminars offered within the industry, in order to keep informed and current and be able to offer y ou the very best for your home.

It is a firm belief of Jeannette's that the relationship between the client and decorator be based on trust and respect. "I feel this can be accomplished by listening and acting on this information to be able to provide an interior that reflects their needs and desires". This involves excellent communication skills; project management skills, meeting deadlines & budgets; and offering pleasing, functional and comfortable interiors that maximize the quality of living and value found within your home. After all, the client is the basis of the business.

Please check out my articles on "Why Hire an Interior Decorator", and "So you have Hired the Decorator.... What now". Both found under Publications on my website -