The foundation of any great renovation or room decor is the design. This involves the arrangement of elements such as layout and function to architectural details, beautiful finishes and furnishings. The concept stage is what excites us most. Its where our creativity is tested and refined.
We begin by brainstorming about the physical space and how best to organize it. We work with the components necessary to satisfy the clients' needs and begin layering in the elements needed to elevate the space to the finished product.
Inspiration is gathered from photographs, magazines, the outdoors, our clients’ treasures and our clients themselves. We take all of these elements and develop a design that will achieve the clients' vision and tastes.
The most crucial part of any design initiative, the floor plan, is the first item we aggressively work to perfection. This small drafted piece of paper is the key to a successful space. From room divisions to flooring direction, adjustments of the existing layout, furniture sizing and placement, it becomes the legend that makes everything work.
floor and partition plans
Once we take measurements of the room(s), we begin planning. If the space can be reorganized, a wall removed, an opening enlarged, a partition added or other possible changes, we offer suggestions and direction. At this stage we may offer more than one option for consideration and will review these options with you to finalize and move to the furnishings stage.
With a newly designed or existing space plan, we begin to consider the function, needs and style of the room. We determine scale, proportion and size of furnishings and keep sight lines, focal points and features in mind when determining traffic flow, layout groupings or room zones.
We create design vision snapshots to communicate this and offer a full visual of the direction. We begin drawing, testing and reviewing ideas until we arrive at the finished details that create the finished design.
Never a step to be overlooked, this is an integral component to any decorating or renovation project and sets the tone for the next stages in design development. Book a consultation today to get started!