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Rethinking inside the box

Kristy Hamilton is the owner of a new business in Pittsford called Hamilton Interiors Limited. As principal designer, Hamilton invites her clients to "rethink inside the box." She explains "It's about working with what you already have. What can we incorporate or update according to what you already own? Repurposing items and otherwise getting the most out of what is there already. Instead of going in and spending a fortune on redoing the whole room, we work with what the client owns already."

This philosophy is likely a welcome change from interior design firms who would have clients buying all new decorations or furnishings. Hamilton Design's website says "This is a great option for those who love what they already have but don't know how to arrange it to its best advantage or for the person who doesn't have the budget for a design makeover but wants help to use what they already have in a new and exciting way."

The concept of redesigning is applied to the major facets of Hamilton Interiors which include real estate staging, space planning and new construction design.

Kristy Hamilton received a Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design from Marymount University in Virginia. After graduation she worked in the area for high end firms as a designer and a project coordinator. She returned to her native Vermont in 2010 to work with her family as a project and design coordinator. Kristy has teamed up with Loryn Hamilton who has been decorating and consulting in the area for several years to form Hamilton Interiors Limited and assist clients in "rethinking inside the box."