Hire the Best of Web Designers, By Design

Usually I am sitting on the designers side of the fence, where the web design processes are clear and defined. And maybe sometimes I do sneer at the client who has never even heard of what HTML or CSS is, never mind what good design is. So, when the opportunity came along to publish an article on how to hire a web designer from the clients point of view, I thought this might be interesting, and would be nice to see things and perhaps understand how things work from the other side of the fence.