I think we can all agree we like to know the cost of something before we jump in. So, when it comes to discussing hourly fees why do so many design professionals act like it’s an embarrassing question? Or, think the info is top secret? Or squirm and hesitate when someone is asking the simple, direct question, “what do you charge”?

Money issues are loaded for most people. It’s not an easy topic to talk about for some reason. But I think we can all agree to be a successful interior design professional, you must be able to speak with confidence about how you bill the client for your expertise. And hourly fees must be a part of that conversation.

So, let’s talk hourly fees.