About

A few words about Emily

Since 1990 Emily Hendricks Walter has been an award winning interior designer in the greater Kansas City area. Her superb eye for color and excellent sense of space has earned her a reputation as one of Kansas City’s foremost interior designers. Her work has been featured in the Kansas City star numerous times. An enthusiasm for interior design is reflected in the beautiful surroundings that she creates. Her ability to collaborate with architects, contractors, and clients has earned Emily a well deserved reputation as an expert in her field.

Emily graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Arts degree in design.

Professional affiliations include:

  • ASID Allied Interior Designer
  • Window Fashions Certified Professional

Why hire an Interior Designer?

When you hire an interior designer, you get the benefit of an experienced professional who can solve problems, help avoid costly mistakes and most importantly, create an attractive, affordable space designed specifically to meet your lifestyle needs.
 
Many clients enjoy working with a designer because it greatly simplifies the entire process. An experienced designer can coordinate everything in far less time and often for less cost. Professional designers know where to find the best values and the right pieces for a client’s home – whether it’s shopping for furnishings, selecting a paint palette, or designing that perfect window treatment.

How the Design Process Works‏

  • Evaluation of client needs and space analysis with client.
  • Define functionality, budget, scope and  schedule of project.
  • Prepare customized contract for client’s approval and signature.
  • Gather conceptual ideas such as drawings, samples of color, fabric, tile, carpet, specialty finishes as well as furniture and lighting specification sheets.
  • Communicate and utilize necessary experts in the design field to achieve final goal.
  • Evaluate design plans with client.
  • Refine and develop design scheme.
  • Create formal proposals for client’s approval.
  • Quality control by designer through communication with client, vendors and contractors.
Project completion including finishing touches of professional staging and accessorizing.