Friday, July 2, 2010

Get help with Design Strategies 101 by Amanda Burdge

Do you need decorating assistance? Here at Gates Interior Design we have been working on developing various workshops for over a year, that benefit graduating students coming out of design school, homeowners who would like simple design solutions at an affordable price, and workshop's that help the D.I.Y's jump start their home project's. After the success of our designer bootcamp and months of preparation and consideration's, we are very excited to introduce:
1. Collaborative Design Workshops

Offering you the opportunity to achieve quality home design by teaming up with one of 
our bootcamp designer's, at a fraction of the cost; all while under the guidance and supervision of an experienced design professional.
Our mission with this design opportunity is to provide new design professionals with "real world" experience in a nurturing environment, and you the homeowner with a room that
truly reflects "who you are" at an unbelievable price.
Design fee is $45 an hr. All bootcamp designers will have interior design degrees, and will have graduated from our Bootcamp.
Design options available are:
Overall design concept's, Color consultations, Space planning, Accessories, Window Treatments, Lighting and furniture selection. Collaborative Design solutions offered will be limited to space available, and class graduates of designer bootcamp. Appointments will be limited to Friday's only.

2. D.I.Y. Decorating workshops

Like doing your own home projects, but don't know where to start? Let us teach you 
our award winning design strategies, to help you achieve design success.

Gates Interior Design introduces Design Strategies 101 for the do-it-yourselfer. 
Our mission is to provide the homeowner the necessary tools and expertise needed to complete the job on their own, all with our proven interior design techniques.
Classes available:
1) Where to start and finding inspiration
2) Developing a strategy, budget and floor plan
3) Smart shopping and how to accessorize
4) Color theory

Available DIY classes can be purchased a la carte or as a package. Individual classes are $179 ea.
Class package is $499. 

We are thrilled to offer these exciting programs. 
If you would like more information, 
or would like to sign up for our classes 
please contact us @ 
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If you are a Design graduate or Design Senior in our area, 
and would like to sign up for our Bootcamp workshops 
for the opportunity to work in the Collaborative Design Workshops, 
please email us @

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  1. i wish i were closer to you so i could participate--this is such a great idea! i'm sure this will be a huge success with you at the helm. i love that you're working with new students, too.

  2. Great idea Amanda, I know this will be a success project!! Have a great weekend!

    Art by Karena

  3. Congratulations! I am sure it will be a very successful undertaking.

  4. this is a great idea, i wish you all the luck!
    xo, tiina

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