Here are some commonly asked questions. Feel free to contact me with more!
A Certified Interior Designer means a person who prepares and submits nonstructural or non seismic plans consistent with Sections 5805 and 5538 to local building departments that are of sufficient complexity so as to require the skills of a licensed contractor to implement them and who engages in programming, planning, designing, and documenting the construction and installation of nonstructural or non-seismic elements, finishes and furnishings within the interior spaces of a building, and has demonstrated by means of education , experience and examination the competency to protect and enhance the health, safety, and welfare of the public. For more information visit the consumers page at www.ccidc.org
An architect is a profession liscenced by the state of California who may design a building as a whole an may or may not specialize in the interior environment, its finishes, and function in relation to the human body. Be sure to ask!
A decorator requires no education and typically deals only with furniture or finishes and is not required to be aware of codes or educated on the health safety and welfare of the public.
Yes! My certification number is #6428 and I can submit plans for permit with my own stamp as long as it complies with Sections 5805 and 5538 of the California Building Code.