For a standard project, find a standard designer. For extraordinary projects, find yourself that one designer whose work you like. Who is able to create that ‘WOW’ effect that matches your expectations. His materials, shapes, detailing and style should make you enthusiastic. Within his style he can translate your ideas and expectations to a successful project. Check his style of working with references. This is not suspicion, it’s just confirming yourself you are contracting ‘Mister Right’.  Get yourself inspired by the work of Sascha van Druten on this website. Don’t hesitate to ask for references.