IN-HOME DESIGN CONSULTING | FULL RESIDENTIAL DESIGN
For you that reside in South Florida area and require my assistance at home.
The process of in -home consulting can be defined in 5 phases:
Introductory Meeting via Skype (about 30mins.)
All the projects developed by Silvia Karounos Decor Studio begin with an introductory call via Skype ( about 30 mins)This is an important first step to reunite client and designer and gathering the preliminary information from both sides. An introductory questionnaire will drown your initial design profile and wants. Then you will have time to decide if you want to go ahead with the project and book an In-Home Consultation. A flat fee will be due before this next event. (*)
(*) Flat fee due up front towards first in home consultation and pay via PayPal or Check by Mail ( $ 250 ) Two hours.(*)
FIRST IN HOME CONSULTATION MEETING
In this phase, it will be completed the necessary information to start the design process.
Based on the introductory questionnaire, some samples of colors and possible materials will be considered.
We will review the goals of the project and your design needs contained on your Wish List.
I will evaluate the space ( your home) taking dimensions, photographs, and notes
Each step is necessary to complete this phase to begin to idealize your project.
After our first meeting, I will present to you a Letter of Agreement (Written Proposal) summarizing the scope of the work, time frame and the dates due to the charges.
This document will be signed by the designer and client beginning the elaboration of the design concept.(**)
A retain for the first 05 hours block will be due at the event of the sign of Letter of Agreement. ($ 115/h)
(**)ELABORATING THE DESIGN CONCEPT
Several boards will be created: Space planning, an Inspirational board with samples of fabrics, paint colors and finish materials besides sketches of the space that I will present to you as a Preliminary Concept for revision and review.
PROPOSAL AND REVIEW.
The concept was developed based on the information collected at our first meeting at home.However, if there is any item you would like to change or discuss anything else you would like to introduce this is the moment to do it.
We’ll try to reach the best solution on site reviewing the design in detail and I will present a new board with the required changes.
A retain for the second 5 hours block will be due at the event of presentation of the proposal ( $ 115/h)
*Any extra revision that results in more than 5 hours block will be charged hourly and due before the presentation of the Final Design Concept*
The changes required were fixed. At this point, I will deliver your Approved Design Concept with an Attached Design Summary.
THE DESIGN CONCEPT AND ALL ITS PHASES UNTIL BE APPROVED WILL BE CHARGED IN HOURS BLOCK BEING THE MINIMUM 05 HOURS PER BLOCK AT U$ 115.00 PER HR.IF THE SCOPE OF THE PROJECT IS MORE THAN TWO ROOMS OR FULL RESIDENTIAL., A MINIMUM OF 10 HOURS BLOCK WILL BE INVOICED
THE FIRST HOURS BLOCK WILL BE DUE AT THE SIGN OF THE LETTER AGREEMENT AND WILL COVER UNTIL THE PRELIMINARY CONCEPT FOR REVISION(Proposal)
A NEW BLOCK OF HOURS WILL BE CHARGE TO COMPLETE THE REVISION AND FINAL DRAWINGS WITH MEASURES AND/OR CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS FOR CUSTOM ELEMENTS, LIST OF ALL ELEMENTS THAT THE DESIGN CONCEPTS HOLDS AND DESIGN SUMMARY. THE HOURS BLOCKS WILL BE CHARGED UP FRONT AND INVOICED SEPARATELY.
This phase can be carried out by the client without the personal assistant of the designer, implementing the information compiled in the proposal, being the full responsibility of the client.
Under the responsibility of the designer, this phase will start immediately after the approval of the conceptual design and a new Letter of Agreement will be signed.
The charges for these services are hourly at U$ 115/hr.
The hours will be allotted depending on the scope of work and times and will be paid in advance on times blocks.
Implementation designer services:
Oversee contractor’s labor
Assistance at the shopping event of furniture, lighting, and accessories
Delivery supervision and final Installation
COMBINED IN-HOME CONSULTING AND E-DESIGN SERVICE.
Idealized for ours clients that living locally, which means in South Florida area (50 ml.from Boynton Beach)and want to be assisted to gather the first information of the job scope on site, yet still want take advantage of the e-design services for the next steps and develop the concept collaborating online with the designer until the design proposal be approved.
(Please read above to learn about the first step of our process)
Silvia Karounos DecorStudio offers this combined service allowing flexibility plus affordability and fewer legs work for its local clients.
Not sure yet? Please feel free to send me a message at CONTACT page if you have any doubt about the design process and how we can help you to get your home beautiful decorated with our professional advice.