-Phillippa Tristam, Living Space
For smaller projects or immediate design needs we provide hourly consultation. Consulting can include brain storming about your next project, finalizing your own selections or developing a design plan and budget.
We can assist you with making all of the necessary selections for your new construction project. We will walk you through the process step by step to make the selections in a timely manner to stay ahead of project deadlines. We will provide you and your builder with organized, written specifications, drawings and samples to effectively communicate the design intent and to avoid errors, omissions, delays and costs.
Whether you are working with a contractor, or contracting the job yourself we can guide you through the remodeling process. We can provide project management, making selections, receiving bids, installation oversight and budgeting.
We can aid you developing an overall budget that full fills your project goals, and can be implemented in stages. And we are great strategists in getting the look, while maintaining the budget. Our efforts are to ensure we focus on the big picture, and to achieve the design goals, without running over budget.
We offer plan review of architectural plans that take into account furnishings, art placement and lighting for consideration prior to plans being finalized. We can also create to scale furniture layouts using new or existing furniture.
Our studio can provide computer generated or hand drafted drawings to communicate to scale important details to your contractor, builder or craftsman. These drawings make it easier to do material take-offs and installation correctly; plus it helps you to visualize how the finished product will look.
Refined Interiors can offer you access to "to-the-trade" only resources and showrooms for unique materials and furnishings. As a design professional we are able to purchase at pricing far below retail. We can furnish everything including, but not limited to: