The Design Process

The Design Process

What to Expect

Research

• Initial consultation to determine Scope of Work, budget and timeline

• Develop design fee estimate & contract and obtain client approval

• Site visit to measure and take photos of existing space

Design

• Develop concepts for new floor plans

• Interior space planning including furniture and lighting layouts

• Present to client, solicit feedback and obtain approval

Specification

• Interior finish and fixture selections

• Further development of interior concept drawings (i.e. renderings, eleva-
tions)

• Present to client, solicit feedback and obtain approval

Documentation

• Further development of drawings for permit application and construction

• Obtain assessments from necessary engineers (structural, mechanical,
etc.)

• Obtain contractor estimates

• Submit application and obtain building permit

Implementation

• Place and track orders of finishes and fixtures

• Coordinate deliveries and site measures from third party trades and sup-
pliers

• Site visits to oversee installations and verify quality control

• Supplier and trade correspondence