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Laurel & Wolf Has Closed—What Now?

POSTED BY JULIA MILLAY WALSH
APRIL 26, 2019

You’ve finally decided to pull the trigger and make over that master bedroom, design a living room your family will love, or create your dream dining room, and then you’re hit with the biggest disappointment: your interior designer cancels the project. Recently, many homeowners and renters were struck this major letdown when online interior design firm Laurel & Wolf closed. The company’s closure left some clients wondering how to move forward with the interior design projects they’d already begun. If you’re uncertain how to proceed with your online interior design project, or transfer it over to a new designer, read on.

Why did Laurel & Wolf close?

Laurel & Wolf launched in 2014 with an innovative business model, one which promised to provide a service of affordable interior design to a wide audience via remote designers. Unfortunately, not all startups are destined to last, and the company encountered a number of operational and management challenges that were not overcome. Building any business is an uphill battle, but building one in a category that’s completely new to consumers (online interior design) can be especially difficult.

How can Decorist assist with your interior design project?

With hundreds of five-star reviews on Google, thousands of projects completed, and a roster of hundreds of experienced interior designers, Decorist is the perfect service to bring your interior design project across the finish line. Whether your room or home is nearly completed, or you’ve just begun the design process, our designers can tackle any project scope, in any style and budget. Need help styling your room or a whole home makeover? We can do it all. We even design offices and commercial spaces, too.

After taking a fun and simple style quiz, we’ll match you with an interior designer who suits your style—or you can browse our roster of designers and select your own. You’ll collaborate all online, and in two to three weeks, you’ll have beautiful completed room design ready for your home. Our in-house purchasing team will order all the furniture and for you, so you don’t have to lift a finger. And better yet, your furniture and decor will ship free!

With affordable flat-rate pricing, there will be no surprises when it comes to costs! Our Accessory Refresh package (perfect if you don’t need furniture) is just $99 and Room Design packages (choose from three tiers of designers) start at $299.

 

 

Here’s what Decorist Room Design packages include:

  • 2 initial design concepts

  • 1 final room design

  • A floor plan with installation instructions

  • An online shopping list for easy ordering

  • Complimentary ordering service

  • Direct messaging with your designer

 

What to Expect From Your Decorist Project

At Decorist, we’re not happy until you are! We are committed to helping you create the home of your dreams and enjoy every moment of the process along the way. Here’s what you can expect from your Decorist design project.

1. NEXT-LEVEL CUSTOMER SERVICE

From your interior designer who will design the perfect room for your style and budget, to your purchasing team who will ensure every order goes smoothly and on time, to your customer service team who are excited to any and all questions you may have, the Decorist staff is here to make you happy! We’re hell bent on client satisfaction from start to finish, and we’ve got hundreds of five-star Decorist reviews on Google and Yelp to prove it!

 

2. ULTIMATE PERSONALIZATION

Ask for design advice in any retail shop, and you’ll likely wind up with a living room that was recommended to hundreds of other customers. With Decorist, your room design will be personalized down to the last detail, and there will be no other room like it! At the end of the process, your home will look so “you,”—and more beautiful than you ever could have imagined—that it will feel like destiny! Our roster of professional interior designers is well vetted and deeply experienced in all manner of projects, and no matter how many quirks your home, they’ll find a solution that solves all your design dilemmas and with major style.

 

2. A FAST AND EASY PROCESS

One of the most common pieces of feedback we receive from clients—in addition to how much they love their room and how well their designer understood their style—is how fast and easy the process is. The Decorist design process takes place completely online, so you can participate wherever you are, and there’s no need to schedule an appointment during your busy days! You can message with your designer from your phone or on your computer anytime, anywhere. The whole process takes just two to three weeks, so you’ll have a final room design in no time.

To make the process even easier, we have an entire purchasing team dedicated to ordering all of your gorgeous new furniture and decor, so you can check out with one single shopping cart and there’s no need to visit dozens of different sites or shops to complete the project! Have a return to make? We’ll handle those too. Need a recommendation for a painter? We can help with that, too!

While Laurel & Wolf closed, Decorist is armed and ready to help you complete your online interior design project in no time! No matter how far along in the design process you are, our professional interior designers will help you create the room and home of your dreams. Start a project today to get started. For a limited time, we're offering 40% off Classic and Elite Room design projects—enter code LAURELANDWOLF at checkout to save.

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