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LEICHT New York / LEICHT Westchester
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Dutch Kitchens
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This article gives sound advice about the pros of using design /decorating professionals.
Full design services happen when you hire a designer to provide a complete turnkey solution. This is the maximum service level and leaves all the work to the pro. It’s ideal for busy people who don’t have the time to run around town looking for a bargain or a one-of-kind piece to complete their project
chosen for a full house renovation, or a targeted project such as kitchen design, or furniture and furnishing for a specific room, like a living room, dining room or bedroom. If you have a low tolerance for frustration, full design services might be perfect for you, because there are many suppliers and
on time and on budget. When you hire a designer at this level, you are hiring a project manager to oversee everything, including sourcing, ordering, inspecting, managing installation and dealing with the inevitable problems that crop up.Find an interior designer or decorator on Houzz
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Olympic Kitchens
16 Reviews
Randolph Rd Custom Home
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understanding of the overall construction process. The basic function of a designer is interpreting your needs and coming up with a professional plan for any building project. Although you may hire him or her only for this task, the designer will also provide a wide variety of other resources to make sure the
understanding of the overall construction processThe basic function of a designer is interpreting your needs and coming up with a professional plan for any building project. Although you may hire him or her only for this task, the designer will also provide a wide variety of other resources to make sure the
the whole building process goes off without a hitch. Depending on your needs and budget, a designer can guide you through the relevant building application process, research planning legislation, assist in the hiring of surveyors and general contractors, recommend subcontractors and manage the construction
“Idee” — mona777
Fivecat Studio | Architecture
3 Reviews
Restored 1969 Modern Glass House
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percentages of the overall estimated fee to each phase of design. For example, if your estimated design fee is 15 percent of the cost of construction (not including soft costs), take the total fee and assign 20 percent to schematic design, 20 percent to design development, 35 percent to construction documents
For the design professional, it can be a reasonable situation, as your profit is baked into your hourly rate. Efficient work habits, however, aren’t rewarded — those are handed directly over to the client in the form of fewer billable hours.To limit some of the uncertainty for the client of the hourly
the fee along the way for both you and your client.Hourly agreements are often incorporated into hybrid structures (discussed next) in the schematic design and construction observation phases, where flexibility is needed.
“Windows. Open plan” — Holly Would
Bill Fry Construction - Wm. H. Fry Const. Co.
34 Reviews
Outdoor Shower
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tiles for a bathroom project, she hit a wall with the design, says Rhoda Fry of Bill Fry Construction, hired to handle the construction phase of this project. The Frys recommended a designer who was willing to help, even at the last stage of the design process.The homeowner had ordered too many tiles and
with the tile store. The designer suggested using the tiles to create an outdoor shower — something the owner had already planned, but without using tiles. The result was more stunning and luxurious than the shower the homeowner had imagined.Tip: It's rarely too late to seek design guidance. Even a quick
on can save a client a lot of money and heartache.Tell us: What are some of your best client or homeowner tales or tips?More: Find a decorator or designer
“OUTDOOR SHOWER” — Amy
SLADE ARCHITECTURE
Kenig Residence Stairs
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This is a chance for you to listen to your potential client describe the design problem in his own words and for him to ask you questions. He is gathering information to make an informed decision. Your skill as an architect or designer is directly tied to how well you frame the problem. Be sure to listen
room. Talking about what you love to do should incite passion and confidence in you and (by design) the client. Most people are unfamiliar and intimidated by the process of working with an architect or a designer — this is an opportunity for you to set the client at ease.Chemistry. Perhaps most important
a taste of what it will be like working with you, so make it interesting. Pull back the curtain and offer her an experience. Walk her through your design process. (This is a good way of working your portfolio into the interview without its seeming like grandstanding). Doing this educates the client on
“Wall” — desertmtnjoanie
Cravotta Interiors
18 Reviews
Malinard Manor - Stairwell
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According to Mark Cravotta, the interior designer of this home, inspiration was taken from ancient cathedrals. The result is a mysterious and exquisite décor that is rarely created by modern designers.
Deathly Hallows, Part 2 (production design: Stuart Craig; set decoration: Stephenie McMillan)Add moving and speaking portraits of dead professors to this stairway scene and it could pass for a set in Harry Potter's fictional school, Hogwarts. The school's set design is largely Gothic, with its candlelit
This staircase has a really large landing area, so instead of continuing the runner, the designer has used an area rug. Again, you can either match the area rug to the runner, or just have it coordinate.Tip: Don't forget to use non-slip pads under your area rugs. It is especially important when an area
“Candles” — fernchurch
Beth Dotolo, ASID, RID, NCIDQ
3 Reviews
Modern Craftsman - Dallas, TX
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design by Pulp Design Studios | http://pulpdesignstudios.com/ photo by Kevin Dotolo | http://kevindotolo.com/
designer can be expensive? i live in Illinois?
Thank you for your question! That was a custom Pulp Design Studios original piece. We feel strongly about designing for the individual style and needs of our clients, so custom design is a great service we are able to offer our interior design clients.
See more of our work: http://pulpdesignstudios.com Shop our designs: http://pulphome.com
That is a bed that we custom designed. Many of our custom pieces
much! I would have loved to include a creamy & grey patterned rug in this design. See more of our work: http://pulpdesignstudios.com Shop our designs: http://pulphome.com
“Floor /wall color” — rdcolson
The Garden Consultants, Inc.
Agave in tapered steel container
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form contrasts with the straight lines of the design.
Designing along the axis. Much classical landscape design makes use of bilateral symmetry, in which shapes
3. Designing along the axis. Much classical landscape design makes use of bilateral symmetry, in which shapes and forms of equal size are placed opposite one another at a point or along an axis. This creates a sense of order and gives the design a feeling of balance. In a large
sculptural quality) whose form contrasts with the straight lines of the design.
Designing along the axis. Much classical landscape design makes use of bilateral symmetry, in which shapes and forms of equal size
3. Designing along the axis. Much classical landscape design makes use of bilateral symmetry, in which shapes and forms of equal size are placed opposite one another at a point or along an axis. This creates a sense of order and gives the design a feeling of balance. In a large
“Focal point” — Nathan Jaramillo
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