PHASES OF DESIGN

 1. Programming

  • On Site visit with photos taken
  • Floor Plans & inventory of items on site
  • Interviewing of all who live in the home – life style – space function- wants
  • Define scope and draft project schedule
  • Client review and sign off

2. Schematic Design – Execution of Preliminary Designs

  • Visioning – 3D drawings of spaces – Images
  • Space planning, elevations & color scheme
  • Preliminary Research furnishings, fixtures & equipment – ergonomic factors
  • Review project schedule
  • Custom furnishings, cabinetry, window treatments
  • Client sign off   

3. Design Development

  • Semifinal of color and materials
  • Contractor to bid
  • Budget Impact on specs to date
  • Client sign off

4. Contract Documents

  • Final Presentation of drawings and specifications
  • Designer on site weekly & by phone with all design disciplines and team members
  • Approval & finalize all specs with team and client

5. Contract Admin – Construction of Project

  • Observation of Construction
  • Purchasing
  • Coordination of ordering, delivery and installment of products, materials and finishes
  • Post Installation inspection
  • Client orientation of features and usage of fixtures
  • Post Occupancy inspection and interview – lessons learned, 6 weeks post occupancy

Design Services

  • Kitchen & Bath Design & Re-design
  • Color & Texture Arrangements – stone, textiles, wood, tile, glass, fixtures & furnishings
  • Treasured Memories: framing, hanging, & placement
  • Project Management & Supportive Guidance
  • Cabinetry & Built-ins
  • Color Schemes & Finishes
  • Drafting/Drawing/Elevations/3-D Communication
  • Floor Plans & Furniture Layout
  • Measuring/Dimensioning
  • Options for a More Environmentally Friendly Home
  • Home Office & Lighting Plans
  • In Home Problem Solving & Personal Shopping
  • Refurbishment of Furnishings
  • Room Arrangements & Better Flow
  • Window Treatments
  • Accessorizing with Natural Elements
  • Aging in Place & Ease of Function at Home
  • Outdoor Living Rooms (this is San Diego after all!)
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