Design Decisions
I was hired recently to work on a substantial restoration project in a prominent Los Angeles neighborhood.  I'd worked previously with the architect on a large estate, and he had referred me to the homeowners.  After a couple of meetings, we determined we were all a good fit, and I was hired to design the exterior spaces of the home in collaboration with the architect, the contractor and the decorator. About a month into the project, the interior decorator was let go in favor of a restoration specialist.  By that time, it was clear that many of the design decisions being made were not in keeping with