Most designers start the design process with a phone call or email, but the initial design consultation is when they’ll likely meet the homeowners for the first time and see the home in person(though it’s not always the case if the designer is working with a remote client.)
The goal is to gain enough information to give them a proper proposal as well as to educate the client on your process and gain a very deep understanding of the clients’ needs and the scope of work.
Understand the project’s scope and homeowners’ vision. It’s during this meeting that the homeowners can show their home to the designer and explain what they’d like to accomplish during the renovation.
delivery of the item you have asked for are as normal as your name being pronounced wrong at Starbucks. But as an interior designer, dealing with these delays in a manner that the client is not annoyed to a level that they fire you is crucial.