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Would you be prepared to pay for an interior decorator to take over your home and not allow you inside until she has fully executed her contract?

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November 22, 2017 17:55
Special indoor light effects add glamour to an outdoor swimming pool in Caesarea.

Special indoor light effects add glamour to an outdoor swimming pool in Caesarea.. (photo credit: ELAD GONEN)

 
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Would you be prepared to pay NIS 350,000 to NIS 400,000 for an interior decorator to take over your home and not allow you inside until she has fully executed her contract? Many people would be reluctant to enter such an arrangement, but that’s the condition set down by Ariella Azaria Berkovitz, a self-taught architect and interior decorator who can point to satisfied clients all over Israel as well as in her native Paris.

A person who strongly advocates that seeing is believing, Azaria, who works in close collaboration with her husband Sivan Berkovitz, the owner of a highly successful construction company, gets him to wait inside the newly decorated project, video camera in hand to capture the reaction of the owners when they enter and go from room to room.

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