Our Client-Focused Process

We have worked on over 200 design projects in the last 7 years and we think that our Creative Design Process works from idea to completion. Each of our steps are outlined below and each of our flat design fees are tied to the deliverables in each step.

Free Telephone Consultation

pre-design phase

The purpose of this free Telephone Consultation is to determine if we are a good fit for each other. You will book this meeting on your own and complete our initial project intake questions. 

  • Scheduled Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Pacific Time

  • Review intake questions, budget, and timeline

  • Determine if the project is a good fit for us

  • Schedule a Pre-Design Consultation


Design Consultation

pre-design phase

This Pre-Design Consultation is focused on understanding the project in entirety. Although no design work is completed during this meeting, there is a nominal fee and pre-work to complete.

  • Scheduled Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm Pacific Time

  • Review your detailed questionnaire

  • See the project site and the possiblities

  • Schedule a Proposal presentation with flat fees


Conceptual Phase

The want a functional, beautiful home & this phase is where the all the heavy designing happens. We first collaborate with you you to create the customized design solution based upon the information gathered. This step involves research, space planning, hand-sketching, and From there, we prepare a complete Schematic Package that is sent to Contractors to tender the project. 

  • Conceptual development

  • Space planning

  • Appliance recommendation

  • Material & finish selection

  • Furniture & accessory selection

  • Upholstery, window coverings & decor

  • Art consultations


Execution Phase

Budget, layout, and products are done. Upon hiring a Contractor so it's time to get down to business and execute the details. We begin by developing the Working Drawings to review and approve, outlining all the details and 3D views, and this first step is free of notes and details. Following your approval, we complete the 'Project Documents' (legal documents) that contain the Construction Drawings and Product Specifications.

  • Floor plans, CADD

  • Construction & demolition plans, CADD

  • Kitchen & bath design plans, CADD

  • Furniture plans & details, CADD

  • Power & lighting plans, CADD

  • Egress & Fire Safety plans, CADD


Administration Phase

A construction site is dynamic with many variables, we are your advocate while work commences.We meet with the Contractor before work commences in a Pre-Construction Conference, answer questions, and complete a final walk-thru with you.

Also, we order cabinetry, custom furnishings & drapery, lighting, and more. We manage our orders, schedule deliveries & installations.

  • Custom workroom manufacturing

  • Custom casework shop-drawings

  • Custom cabinet manufacturing

  • Purchasing & order management

  • Storage & receiving

  • White glove delivery & installation