When the film industry portray an “interior designer” images of Martin Short as Franck Eggelhoffer, the neurotic designer from Father of the Bride II come to mind. Designers’ are often portrayed as people who are egocentric, expensive and who spend their day going around say “darling” and throwing cushions around. This description could not be further from the truth. A qualified interior designer is a mine of information, contacts and your money saver. They are your co-ordinator, designer, creative thinker and budget controller. Certainly not terms generally seen as associated with the profession.
Many of us are familiar with popular social networking sites like myspace.com, facebook.com, flickr, twitter and others. These attract mostly young-ish people and some have millions of members. Social networking sites allow people to not only communicate with each other, but also to virtually share entire aspects of their lives over the internet.