Design of the Times

By The Editors
August 29, 2012 9:00 am

They say “home is where the heart is,” but with a limited amount of decorating wherewithal, it’s more like “home is where I’m still sitting on my couch from ten years ago” or “home is where I grossly overpaid a designer to create a French museum I barely recognize.”

Get a place that embodies your personality, and without paying through the nose, with HomePolish, a new NYC design company that employs hungry young turks moonlighting from top firms to create handsome, personalized homes and offices for less.

To pimp your pad, just sign up online with your email, address, and short description of your place to schedule a $50, 50-minute consultation. HomePolish’s designers analyze everything from your favorite knicknacks collected over the years to your clothing and music tastes – less than an hour later, you’ve got a comprehensive plan for your space based on your personal style, from layout to color to art choices and furniture.

HomePolish then has three time-based packages to execute the plan, complete with in-house contractors, painters, framing services, and custom furniture makers. Or you can just keep the dossier for a DIY approach, or a bit of both.

Plus, they’re offering 25% off on the consult if you book by Friday with “InsideHook” in the “Tell us about your home” field.

Consider them your design homeboys.

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