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Design Process

As each project has its own personality, so will the Design Process. Our steps may be modified to meet the unique design goals of each of our clients.

Programming and Schematic Design:

  • Meeting with Clients
  • Determine all Requirements
  • Determine What is Being Retained (pre-existing construction)
  • Develop Concepts and Schemes for the Project
  • Preparation of Preliminary Plans
  • Review Project with Client

Design Development:

  • Finalize Space Plans
  • Finalize Selections of Materials
  • Finalize Lighting and Electrical Plans
  • Prepare a Budget
  • Present Plans, Specifications and Budgets for Approval

Contract Documents:

  • Prepare Working Drawings (after Final Approvals)
  • Consult with any Professionals for Structural Specifications
  • Prepare Bid Specifications

Contract Administration:

  • Obtain Competitive Bids
  • Review all Contracts by Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Arrange for Commencement of Work
  • Schedule Work for Timely Completion for Client
  • Make Periodic Visits to the Job Site
  • Supervise Installations, as necessary

Space Planning, Floor Plans, Furniture Layout:

  • Review of Architectural Plans
  • Designing Additions and Expansions
  • Create Space Plans that Flow with Work and Lifestyle
  • Furniture Placement
  • Room Expansions
  • Office Build-Outs (Commercial)

Exterior Selections for Home and Office:

  • Pavers
  • Patios
  • Patio Furnishings
  • Windows Shutters
  • Paints and Stains
  • Roofs and Gutters
  • Doors
  • Fences
  • Outdoor Lighting