The design process can be anything from a sketch on a cocktail napkin to a software-generated design plan. Which process works best for you? Read these comments for professional designers and choose the process that fits your decorating style.
....the designer must be able to see - make a concentrated effort to absorb the essence of the project. Seeing is a very difficult thing to do. Most people "look" at a lot of thing but never "see" anything. Looking is emotional; seeing is an intellectual process.
The Story of America's Preeminent Interior Designer
When you work for yourself, the design process is never questioned.