The initial consultation
The many hours of creative brainstorming (x 2)
Working on design boards on the computer
Putting together the presentation
Presentation of Design Plan to client
Going through fabric and wallpaper books and narrowing down choices to present to client.
Hours of online sourcing for products
Shopping at stores and trade sources- physical leg work
More shopping for the right accessories, more legwork; lots of trips to pick up "just the right things"
Doing hand renderings and coloring them in for the presentation
Painting and finishing some second-hand pieces, in some cases
Doing the artwork and framing
Supervision of on-site sub contractors
Turn-key project management
Installation of final project (oftentimes multiple days)
Invoicing, administrative duties and bookkeeping
You know what happens in the end?
We get as much reward in doing this as our client gets in the finished spaces, maybe more.
It feeds our creative souls.
It lights us up and fuels our engines for the next job. We call ourselves the " idea factories!"Tell us what design does for you!