Designtheory is a full-service design & décor firm specializing in residential and commercial projects. Whatever the scope of the work entails, we design our clients’ homes to create functional and inspired spaces that fulfill client expectations. Our process is tailored to each specific project and can be comprised of the list of services offered below.

DESIGN CONSULTATIONS

Flat Fee: $500.00

This two-hour design session with Leanne and Adolphina will allow you to obtain valuable information necessary to execute your project without the additional fees associated with full scope services and project management. This one-time visit can solve a design dilemma, offer an objective opinion and provide concrete direction on your design plans.

WORKING DRAWING & CUSTOM MILLWORK PACKAGES

We focus in on the details, creating a well-designed space that promotes ultimate functionality. Plans produced are extremely detailed and organized with a “no room for error” approach. Full plan packages include some or all of the following plans based on your projects specific scope of work: Partition Plan, Reflected Ceiling Plan, Electrical Plan, Finishes Plan, Furniture Layout Plan, Wall Elevations and Millwork Detail Drawings, Custom Detail Drawings. We provide you with a complete and comprehensive project binder to organize your drawing package.

MATERIAL AND FINISH SPECIFICATIONS

This technical component of our work is where we source, select, document, and outline all of the elements required to implement our proposed design. As we formulate the design elements of the space and receive client approvals, we document the construction requirements in specific spreadsheets to clearly define the expectations for the whole team. This is information is key for your contractor to built out what has been planned.

CONSTRUCTION ADMIN & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Our role at the construction stage of the project is to liaise with the client, tradespeople, consultants, and the contractor from commencement through to completion of the project to ensure design intent implementation and quality control. We regularly visit the site, to review progress and quality of construction, issue site directives, price requests and/or change orders when required, and prepare a deficiency report to make sure all is completed as designed and priced. We take responsibility to ensure every construction detail is executed meticulously.

FURNITURE PROCUREMENT

Furniture and décor will customize the look of your home. We work closely with our clients to inventory and catalogue their existing furnishings and together we establish what can be retained, re-used, or re-purposed. Our extensive knowledge of specialized suppliers, custom furniture workshops, and upholstery vendors allows us to advise you in making the best investments for your project. We guarantee quality products that stand the test of time, offer excellent value and competitive pricing. Our team will prepare a line-item spreadsheet by room and area to breakdown the budget and outline the details of each item for all your purchased and custom furniture, and décor requirements.

INSTALLATION & FINAL REVEAL

The dressing of a room is the final element of the design process and is the crowning jewel of any interior space. After months of considering every design detail, tracking furniture orders, and coordinating vendors, the day finally arrives when all the pieces come together. On “Install Day” it’s all about managing the chaos and getting everything in its planned place. As each piece comes in from the delivery truck, it is carefully unwrapped, inspected and then placed in position. The final outcome is presented to you at a final reveal day where we walk you through your new space.

COMMERCIAL & HOSPITALITY DESIGN SERVICES

Through the education and hands-on knowledge of our design team, we guide and manage your commercial design project, providing guidance on budgets, timelines, aesthetic, drawings, materials, and quality to meet and exceed client expectations. Based on a specific project scope of work we prepare full design concepts, material and finish boards for presentation, working drawing packages, and tender documents. Payment certification services are also available.