Our design process

Our goal is to make the process enjoyable for our clients. Experience has shown us that knowledge of standard procedures helps clients feel comfortable for the duration of the project.

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STEP 1 Initial consultation with Hayley
STEP 2 Contract, Retainer & Project Start, Your Story & Style Session (exercise for client takes 2 – 4 weeks)

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STEP 3 Trade Day: on-site measurements, photos and final criteria meeting
STEP 4 Design & Documentation: execution of drawings, sourcing goods and services, procuring estimates
STEP 5 Presentation: visual display of furnishings and materials; presentation of estimates and collection of deposit



STEP 6 Order Placement: assessment of delivery lead-times
STEP 7 Budget & Progress Review
STEP 8 Initiation of Construction and Renovation
STEP 9 Installation Period: and orders are received
STEP 10 Furniture Installation & Styling
STEP 11 Client Reveal
STEP 12 Deficiencies: identified
STEP 13 Deficiencies: resolved
STEP 14 Project Closure Meeting
STEP 15 Thank You & Project Completion: presentation of client binder