Client Testimonials & Feedback
I have hired her as an interior designer for my home and have been very impressed with her professionalism, design sense and follow through.
“I have known Magdalena since she first joined Anderson Brulé Architects, Inc. in September of 2000. She remained employed at ABA until August 15th 2004.
I have hired her as an interior designer for my home and have been very impressed with her professionalism, design sense and follow through. She prepared sketches for us, made recommendations and handled ordering of fabrics through installation. My husband and I have been very pleased with the outcome.
While she was at ABA she was hard working and dedicated to the firm and to the interior design profession. She continues to be eager to learn and grow professionally.
She received high praise in how she works with clients. ‘Magdalena works very well with clients and sub-consultants.’ She is positive, personable and professional with clients, subs, trades and others and as a result, ‘clients love her and really trust her.’
Some feedback from some of the members of her last project team while at ABA: ‘Magdalena is very dependable and positive; she is a good person to have on a team. She is a true team player and does her work with great optimism that is infectious.’
I know her to be extremely professional.”
— Emily H Conant, Associate Director of Staff Development
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She did a lot of detailed drawings and helped us see things a lot more specifically. She was able to take what the architect would provide and break it down to show what things would look like with different materials using renderings.
“Before working with Magdalena, we were trying to tie concepts together throughout the house. We knew what we wanted and what finishes we wanted to use, but we didn’t know how to tie it all together. We needed to find someone to help us. Magdalena was able to see the bigger picture and help the materials come together throughout the house, and that was really important to us.
I was worried about bringing another party into the project – but my concern went away quickly as Magdalena easily stepped into her role. She was great at working with everyone. I wasn’t sure how a designer would fit in with everyone – the architect , the builder…and was worried about toes being stepped on, but Magdalena did a good job at fitting in and finding her place.
Our builder had worked with her and had good experiences. One of the things she brings to the table is discipline in decision making. That is really important with all of the decisions that need to be made throughout the course of a project.
By hiring Magdalena Bogart’s design services, we were able to tie all of our concepts together. She did a lot of detailed drawings and helped us see things a lot more specifically. She was able to take what the architect would provide and break it down to show what things would look like with different materials using renderings. That helped us to make decisions as we worked through the process.
I think the whole concept she helped us with really worked. She asked practical questions and provided input regarding space layout. Everything was very successful. Her skills and abilities helped us get what we wanted. The practical feedback she gave has helped us enjoy our space. Good feedback at the right time.
I would recommend that you have a good understanding as to what you want her help with. Her input is best applied if you know what you want her to do. Also, listen to her advice. We knew what we wanted, but she helped us make the right decisions to help us achieve what we wanted. She was very helpful and effective.”
— Jeffrey H.
Magdalena listens to all members of the family and has suggestions for unexpected things that makes the project really special. The finished project suits us perfectly and includes things we would never have thought of.
“We have worked with Magdalena on several design projects dating back to 1994. At that time, Magdalena put us in touch with an excellent craftsman for the construction of built-in cabinets for our family room. She also suggested and executed beautiful faux-finish painted walls in our newly-remodeled kitchen and family room. In 1995, Magdalena faux-finished our living room and dining room walls. Her talents as a painter and her eye for color have stood us well over time.
In 2001, Magdalena designed and supervised the complete remodel of our master bathroom. Her recommendations for contractors and craftsmen were excellent. Almost eight years later, our bathroom is still beautiful and functional, thanks to her design, and there is nothing we would change.
Our next project together was the purchase of major furniture pieces for our living room. Working with Magdalena’s suggestions, we now have a beautiful armoire as a focal point and several upholstered pieces that are both beautiful and comfortable.
Most recently, Magdalena undertook the re-design of our main bathroom and some further enhancements of the living room and dining room. The bathroom is used by guests as well as our children and it was important to us that we have a space that was fun for the kids but also presentable as a guest bathroom. Magdalena came up with an excellent design. Once again, her suggestion of a contractor was truly appreciated. The kids love their new bathroom and guests are very impressed. Magdalena designed a beautiful fireplace mantle and surround for our living room and we continue to work on completing the dining room. She has also advised on color selections for the walls. I particularly appreciate her talents for choosing color; I had numerous paint samples taped to the walls for months and could not find the right thing, but working for just an hour with Magdalena, we had the perfect colors chosen.
Magdalena runs her design business in a very professional manner and her warm and friendly personality stands out. Her relationships with contractors, craftspeople and vendors appear to be outstanding. It looks like everyone enjoys working with her. When we start a project, Magdalena listens to everything all members of the family have to say and she always has suggestions for things a little different or unexpected that makes the project really special. The finished project has always suited us perfectly and always includes something we would never have thought of ourselves. I would have no hesitation in recommending Magdalena Bogart.”
— Debra A. Jensen
We are so delighted, we are just incredibly delighted!