Frequently Asked Questions
What exactly does Design with Distinction do?
  • We work with home owners who are building new homes, undertaking full service renovations or remodeling entire floors or rooms
  • We handle everything from concept to completion. That includes working with you to plan your vision and then bring together all the elements including the team of professionals to make it happen
 
 
 
 
I'm really interested in having some renovations done. How do we go about establishing a budget?
 
  • After your consultation, you'll walk away with a pricing grid tool that you can fill in and use to create your budget
  • Many people are surprised at the wide range of pricing for things like furniture and fixtures. It all depends on whether you want high end or  something closer to the middle where your personal tastes lie.
  • There are many other details and minutiae that have to be factored into your budget plan
  • Regardless of your choice, we take the mystery out of figuring out a budget.
 
Why do you charge a fee for consultation?
 
  • Glad you asked! Here's how our consultation adds value
  • From the minute we enter your home, we start looking for ways to help you avoid many of the common and costly mistakes most people make when undertaking an interior design project
  • At the end of our consultation, you will walk away with ideas and insights that Debi has spent over 31 years of her life to be in a position to provide
  • Your investment in a consultation with Design with Distinction will pay for itself many times over
  • Quality design work is not a bargain, but it is an investment in something of value
 
What sets Design With Distinction apart?
 
  • Principle designer, Debi Meyer has unique insight into the relationship of people to their environments and the power to design in a way that helps shape and enhance the human experience
  • This philosophy shapes all our interior design and can be found in the many interior design renovation projects we've completed from Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert, Phoenix and the White Mountains where our sole objective was to give people more of the home they want.
 
Has your firm won awards?
  • Thank you for asking!
  • Yes and yes
  • We have won awards for our work in the model home industry including a MAME  award, a National Association of Home Builders award of excellence, a National Sales & Marketing interior merchandising award and more
  • We have been published many times in both local and national publications

Are you a member of any professional organizations?

  • Debi Meyer is an Allied Member, ASID (American Society of Interior Designers).
 
What our clients are saying

"Debi Meyer worked with us through the planning to execution of our 5 bathroom and laundry remodel. She provided ideas, resources, suggestions and calm throughout the project. Debi was equally adept at listening to both my husband and I and helping us find a mutually acceptable solution when the two of us could not. The bathrooms and laundry room look magnificent and we are so very pleased with the end results."
Teresa
Paradise Valley, AZ
 
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