How It Works: A Step-By-Step Process

Each Full-Service Design project follows a clearly defined process. The time frame and specific items per phase will vary depending on the scope of work, however the overall phases remain the same. Having a step-by-step process allows the project to run smoothly, and helps clients know exactly what to expect.

  1. Discovery Phase - Getting to Know You (1-2 Weeks)

    • Discovery Call (15 minutes)

    • In-Home Design Consultation (2-hours) — Getting to know each other, review of scope, preliminary concepts

    • Development of agreement/pricing based on scope

    • Signing of agreement and receipt of retainer

  2. Design Development Phase (6-8 Weeks min.)

    • Trade Day — On-site meeting with all trades

    • Development of drawings, sourcing furnishings/materials

    • Development of budget

  3. Client Presentation & Deposit Collection (1 Day - 1 Week)

    • In-person Presentation — Review drawings, color palettes, furnishings/materials and budget

    • Client provides approval and comments

    • Collection of deposits for furnishings/materials on approved items

  4. Documentation, Ordering & Purchasing Phase (4-6 Weeks Min.)

    • Documentation — Revisions to drawings, furnishing/materials and budget per client comments

    • Online meeting — Client provides approval of documentation

    • Placement of all orders

    • Purchase of items

  5. Implementation & Installation Phase (Time frame Varies)

    • Commencement of renovation (if applicable)

    • Tracking and receipt of orders

    • Delivery of items

    • Reviewing/overseeing implementation and installation

  6. Completion & Project Reveal (2-4 Weeks)

    • Completion of renovation/installation

    • Walk-through — Identify deficiencies

    • Resolve deficiencies

    • Styling

    • Photography of space

    • Project reveal

  7. Client closure meeting (1 Day)

    • Presentation of final invoices

    • Presentation of Client Binder

    • Project Completion…and Celebration!