The question of delivering the best possible quality for the most affordable cost is probably one of the most taxing issues for any project, and constantly haunts everyone in the building trade. How do you get the best value for money? The main problems come from two sources – not having enough experience with a wide enough range of products to be able to make value judgements – and then not knowing enough about procurement to be able to effect a solution. In most instances, employing the services of a quality interior architect, with the relevant experience, pays for itself. Savings they are able to make for a client via their knowledge base is key here, and they are invariably able to deliver substantial cost benefits to their client over costs.