PROCESS

WHAT'S YOUR PROJECT?

INTERIOR DESIGN PROJECT

(No architectural changes)

BRANDING & INTERIOR DESIGN

(e.g. new restaurant, startup, retail space)

1A. FEASIBILITY

What are we allowed to do?

Checking the legislation relevant to your space

What have others been

allowed to do?
Checking nearby spaces and similar projects to see what has been allowed

1B. CONCEPT DESIGN

Assessing your space
Aesthetics, function, measurements, acoustics, sustainability, air quality, lighting, flow.
 

Getting to know you
How do you live? What are your future plans for the space? What kind of spaces do you like?

Understanding your brief
What can I do for you?

How many phases of my services do you need?

Exploring what the potentials are in your space

Schematic sketch designs

Mood boards to explore the direction of the project

CONSULTING SERVICES

I often work as a consultant on an hourly basis or retainer, this can be for advice on:


Investing
Property investment, and how to renovate to maximise your investment.
 

Problem-Solving
A specific issue or problem you’re dealing with in your house, but you don’t want to commit to a full design.


Advice on your space
General advice on a home renovation.
I can either come by your house, or I offer
2-hour zoom consults for $200.
There I can advise you on the best choices for your space, pitfalls to be afraid of, and point you in the right direction as you go forward

 

2. DEVELOPED DESIGN

 
 

This is all about:

Picking a specific direction for the project-based on the Concept Phase
 

Exploring this direction in more detail:
Materials, finishes, lighting, etc
 

Visualising new design:
References, 3d views, sketches, drawings

4. DEFINITIVE DESIGN

 
 

Finalising choices: 
Materials, lighting, tapware, door hardware, etc

 

Documenting final design: 
Creating a set of drawings clearly expressing the design intention

Getting into the details:

Finalising aesthetic drawings of custom elements (e.g. kitchen, cabinets, etc)

3. ESTIMATION

 
 

Reaching out to a contractor or quantity surveyor to get an estimate for the cost of work

5. INTERIOR SELECTIONS

 

Selecting furniture, decoration, plants, soft furnishings, art, etc

Exploring options for interior elements in regards to timeline, budget, and quality

6. APPLICATIONS & APPROVALS

Applying for any permissions needed to proceed with construction

7. CONSULTANCY DURING TENDER AND PROCUREMENT OF CONTRACTORS

Reaching out to known contractors for quotations
 

Examing the work of potential contractors
 

Aiding in the comparison of quotations

8. CONSULTANCY DURING CONSTRUCTION

Applying for any permissions needed to proceed with construction

Overseeing the work of the contractor and representing the client's interests throughout the build. There are often a heap of changes that are necessary throughout a build, and I will collaborate with the contractors to make sure our design intent is maintained.

9.  INTERIOR DECORATION & STYLING

Completing the final touches so you can walk into a completed space!
 

Positioning all the furniture, planting and decoration on-site