Delivering your vision through excellence in interior design
Nestled within our Benjamin Moore decor store, our design studio houses our team of friendly, approachable designers. If you are thinking about help with a design challenge, just stop by to see our work and meet a team member. We believe the relationship between the designer and the Client is critical, best if you meet face to face to see if there is a connection. We’d love to hear what you are working on, and will find the right team member to work on your project. We’ll explain our process, our fee structure and if you are interested, set up the initial in home consultation.
Client-designer partnerships develop from insightful initial reviews through to completed environments that reflect the Client’s personality and lifestyle. We combine current industry trends and the latest materials with your needs and design style to create well thought livable spaces that are timeless and unique to each Client.
New Build Assistance
Let’s help you get it right the first time! We will review your plans to ensure your new home will be perfect for your family’s needs. Kitchen and closet design, finishes selection, lighting placement, flooring transitions and designing built ins all can be a challenge. We work with you and your Builder to ensure that all of the decisions you have to make during the building process reflect your vision in the final design
Ready to tackle that basement? thinking of an extension? like to open up your main floor? Our team is there to help you. It starts with a review of your needs and an assessment of your space. From there we develop the preliminary drawings that will help you get started scope of work required and a high level budget
Now that the design is complete, it’s time to personalize your space. We start with a room by room concept development, complete furniture layouts and the sourcing of all major pieces. With careful attention to budget requirements, your pace of completion and your family needs, we ensure the major elements are properly sorted. Then the layering begins, from colour selection to the designing of window treatments to the final touches of art and accessories. Now your vision is complete!
Working with Contractors, finding qualified Trades, managing construction budgets and managing timelines can be a very stressful time. Our team can help you navigate through this process. From helping you at the occasional site meeting to full project management where you leave the delivery of the project in our hands, we tailor or project management to your needs. As your Representative, we make sure the contractors deliver what was promised, in a reasonable time frame, for the anticipated budget.
OUR FEE STRUCTURE
IN HOME COLOUR CONSULTATIONS: $175 +HST for homes up to 4000 sq ft, you will be presented with a room by room scheme that properly ties all of the areas together with your finishes. Please contact us to discuss pricing for larger homes
DESIGNER CO-PILOT: $1750.00 + HST just need a little help with some sourcing? want to run your selections by a trusted, qualified designer? with our 10 hour design packages, we help you through the process as you require.
INITIAL PLANNING MEETING: $350 + HST our Principal Interior Designer will meet with you at your home to evaluate your current space, discuss your renovation plans and offer a preliminary evaluation. We then will complete a fee proposal tailored to your project, your budget and the amount of help you require
ROOM BY ROOM PACKAGES: from $950 + HST, our design team can get you started, with a concept board, a furniture space plan and a selection of the key pieces for the room
FULL SERVICE INTERIOR DESIGN: (pricing upon request) we take care of the entire design process, from concept development to the final touches in each room. Designing all built ins and elevations, providing you with CAD drawings and full working drawings for any required millwork. Sourcing and procurement of all furniture, lighting, decor items and finishes. Completion of the kitchen and closet designs. And if required, we work with our engineering and architect partners to complete all permit drawings and schedules
FULL PROJECT MANAGEMENT: (10-15% of the construction spend) we offer you one point of contact, ensuring your project is completed by qualified trades within a reasonable time frame and budget. We stick with you until the project is done, managing the payments on your behalf and ensuring the work is completed properly. Although we are not General Contractors, we have great relationships with many Trades and will help you keep on track