Holly Boling Ruiz
If you begin by asking the right questions about a client's likes and dislikes, you will more than likely have a happy, satisfied client, says Boling Ruiz. She always tries to remember that it's "not about her." It's the client's experience that matters.
There has been a consciousness shift in recent years. Clients want a more contemporary, simple approach to their living spaces. The designer helps make it all work for them. Good design is everywhere, but a decorative element today needs to have some relevance. People want their objects to have authenticity.