Whats the big deal about interior design?


Should you hire an interior designer? Our veterinary design experts weigh in.

Is it worth the extra expense to hire an interior decorator to help with the finishings in your practice?

Chances are, clients won't remember the specialized exhaust fans in the exam rooms, but they will remember the paint colors in reception were soothing. We asked members of the Veterinary Economics Editorial Advisory Board what they recommend for finishing interiors.

Heather Lewis, AIA, NCARB, of Animal Arts in Boulder, Colorado, says that while you might not need an interior decorator, focusing on the interiors of your hospital is critical for the success of the project. Watch her expalain below: 


Wayne Usiak, AIA, of BDA Architecture in Albuquerque, New Mexico, says that a family member may have very good taste is capable, but the amount of work it takes to coordinate materials and colors can be underestimated. View more below:


Ross Clark, DVM, suggests personalizing your artwork, rather than using stock images of animals. Have a photo taken of your team and their pets. Clients will like that personal touch. Watch more below: 


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