GENERAL OVERVIEW

H O W   W E   W O R K

PHASE 1

STEP 1.  ONBOARDING: 
 

Our introductions and client intake: The goal is to build a long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationship. If identified as such, it is in this phase where we identify the nature of the project(s), purposes, extent of design work, feasibility, requirements, roles/responsibilities, etc.
 

  • Questionnaire 

  • Feasibility Study Agreement + Fee ($750)

  • Meeting: Feasibility Study

  • Formal Contract + First Invoice
     

STEP 2.  TRADE DAY:
 

All scheduled trade partners to to visit project site, to take full measurements and images. It is at this time that we will review complexities of project, study adjacencies and considerations, and discuss additional intricacies of project scope.

STEP 3.  CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT: 
 

Developing ideas to solve the specified design problems. It is in this phase that we will research preliminary design approaches and impacts. We start to develop color schemes, ideas, solutions, design impacts, etc. Time will be spent creating, editing, revising, and refining all ideas. 

  • Initial Drawings

  • Inspiration

  • Design Impacts

  • Conceptualization
     

STEP 4.  DESIGN DEVELOPMENT: 
 

Here we create the formal drawings, review actual materials and textiles, plan the lighting, colors, etc, and start estimating overall costs. We will prepare the revised design in AutoCAD, create detailed plans, estimate the budget, create specification sheets and prepare for client presentation.

  • Quote Requests

  • Sourcing

  • Materials Pull / Order

  • Budgeting

  • Meeting: Design Style Presentation + Second Invoice
     

STEP 5.  FINAL DESIGNS:
 

In this final stage, we will make adjustments to the plan, based on the Design Style Presentation meeting. We will take our final selections, place them into the final drawings and floor plans and begin preparing those final construction documents, as needed. We also firm our budget with actual selections, materials, and labor costs, prior to preparing for the final meeting.

  • Design Implementation

  • Final Floor Plans

  • Re-Selections

  • Meeting: Final Design Style Presentation + Third Invoice

 

 

 

 

 

STEP 6.  PROCUREMENT / EXPEDITING:
 

This is our transactional phase associated with buying products and scheduling services. This will include creating and distributing purchase orders, receiving purchase requisitions, evaluating received RFQs, and arranging payments to suppliers/vendors. Our key focus of purchasing is being able to achieve short term goals that include quantity, costs, and timing.
 

  • Documentation

  • Project Reviews

  • Product Orders

  • Order Confirmations
     

STEP 7.  INSTALLATION:

The complex and calculated arrangement of all furniture, deliveries, trades, and services it takes, to create a turn-key system. All products should be arrive, be assembled, and all wastes removed. Installation days can be as quick as a single day or up to one full week. 

  • In-House Project Review

  • Prep Day

  • Delivery + Install

  • Updates

  • Final Hourly Invoice

PHASE 2

PHASE 3

"The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in Him." - Psalm 37:23 NIV