Ellen Goldman Falk Designs

3.27 |8 Verified Ratings
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Ellen Goldman Falk Designs

3.27 | 8 Verified Ratings
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201-572-8306

17 Longridge Road
Randolph, NJ 07869
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Ellen Goldman Falk Designs


Elevate your interiors..

Falk Designs, LLC will handle all of your interior design and decor needs. Design projects should be pain-free! Let us help you to manifest a vision that is unique to you. See our website at www.falkdesigns.net There are many more project pictures and explanation of services available on my website. Please note that I do charge $165/hour for consultations. Should you choose to retain us for your project, we will apply the initial consultation fee toward your project. ( I do not do free estimates)...PLEASE...NO REALTORS!

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Service Area

  • Morristown
  • Dover
  • Summit
  • Whippany
  • Montclair
  • Caldwell
  • Mount Tabor
  • West Orange
  • Fairfield
  • Lake Hopatcong
  • Millington
  • Flanders
  • Boonton
  • Millburn
  • Cedar Knolls
  • Gillette
  • Pine Brook
  • Springfield
  • Stirling
  • Short Hills
  • Succasunna
  • Madison
  • Morris Plains
  • Roseland
  • New Vernon
  • Mountain Lakes
  • Mendham
  • Rockaway
  • Long Valley
  • Ledgewood
  • Chester
  • Essex Fells
  • Livingston
  • Parsippany
  • Green Village
  • New Providence
  • Glen Ridge
  • Maplewood
  • Denville
  • East Hanover
  • Cedar Grove
  • Lincoln Park
  • Montville
  • Verona
  • Chatham
  • Florham Park
  • South Orange
  • Towaco
  • Randolph
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Services Offered

Designers & Decorators
  • Stage a Home

Areas of Expertise

  • Designer - Kitchen
  • Designer - Residential (Interior Space Planner)
  • Designer - Building
  • Interior Decorator

Quick Facts

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  • Free Estimates
  • Credit Cards Accepted

Credentials

In Business Since: 1989
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

Donate design time for fundraising for Jersey Battered Womens Shelter

Donate design time for Play for Pink- fundraising for Breast Cancer Awareness

Donate design time for Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Donate design time for Foundatin for Diabetes Research

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because I get to combine all my creative, communication and business skills through design and construction..

We started in this industry in 1986.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated

 

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Review by in Maplewood, NJ
Advice and suggestions were not worthy.
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was a pleasant experience.
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Review by in Springfield, NJ
Ellen is a pleasure to work with. She has great taste and vision and even though we do not always agree on style (she is contemporary and I am traditional) unlike other decorators, she is non-judgmental and goes out of her way to locate materials that express my personal design preferences. I highly recommend Ellen.
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Review by in Denville, NJ
Ellen is a very talented designer. Unfortunately, there has been no closure on the project. After putting several thousand dollars "on account" I have been unable to receive any invoices or a statement of account, although I have requested more than 10 times over the past eighteen months. I am still owed a few items, as well as some funds, and the designer has failed to respond to my repeated inquiries.
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I hired Ellen to provide input into the design of my bathroom, as well as help pick out tile for my kitchen. Unfortunately, her business model is to resell product, which unfairly puts her incentives at odds with my own. The result was I was paying her to hunt for the products (that perhaps look expensive) that she could charge me a premium for. She would spend time (and my money) to find alternative products to one I was happy with in hopes of charging me a bigger spread. I was left with the feeling that she was not looking out for my interests. In the future, if I hire a designer, I would be clear upfront that I would not buy product from them.
Response by Ellen Goldman Falk Designs: I offered you a FLAT rate design fee contract WHICH YOU DECLINED. I did the layout of your bathroom offering you NINE different options that you had not previously considered. As far as tile, I educated you with numerous home visits with a multitude of products each time at a variety of reasonable prices...The one that you ultimately picked w/out me at a much higher price at a retail location was the SAME material that I provided to you a MUCh lower price in a different size. I have no doubt that my time with you provided you both an education and insight into what is possible for your kitchen, bathroom and other areas of your house.

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Review by in South Orange, NJ
I am happy with her and the work she is doing. She is doing a great job. Work is not done.
Response by Ellen Goldman Falk Designs: Thank you! I look forward to servicing your design and project needs. We are off to a great start,. I am sure that you will be pleased with the pending results!

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0.5   |  03-03-2014
Review by a homeowner in East Hanover, NJ
This woman was extremely rude and difficult to work with. She added an undisclosed amount of interest to every purchase made, and everything had to purchased through her. Every venue we worked with cringed when she walked in the door. She also highly recommended the contractor we used but found out she never used him before on any project. (He did terrible work and now we have to rip up the entire tile floor)
Response by Ellen Goldman Falk Designs: Please review photos of this project. .Pictures speak for themselves. See the excerpt from an email this client sent on 8/27/13 "I could not have done this project without your assistance and am pleased with the venues and material you have showed me. I know it is challenging to work with different personalities and opinions and thank you for your professionalism." As per my contract, I provide estimates for EVERY item prior to purchase. I have 10 year relationships with most of my vendors. I stand behind my work. I responded to every call or email, and made every attempt to rectify any problems, as did the contractor.

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Review by in Montclair, NJ
Ellen has an abundance of talent and ideas. In addition, she is an engaging person who is easy to work with. I look forward to continuing our association and recommend her highly.

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