Identifying client needs and developing the initial statement of requirements into a design brief. Space planning - room schedules, room requirements and planning. Measured drawings - floor plans and elevations. Layout options - floor plan critique. 2D and 3D layout options can be provided to show best use of space and show FF&E (furniture, fixtures and equipment). Once layout has been confirmed the concept design can be prepared.
It is key to get the layout of any design right. If you are planning an extension or reworking of an existing space, it is crucial to get the layout correct otherwise it could prove costly when reworking of a design may be needed once into the redesign or build. The layout will define any space and can make or break a design.
2D & 3D layout options can be provided so you can start to gain an understanding of how the space could be worked. With these images you can start to look at the pros and cons of various layout options before deciding on the final one. Key for rooms such as kitchens and bathrooms or for any interior space that has not yet been built / extended yet so you can see how the space works.
Concept boards will initially be provided which may be a collage of digital inspiration to get the general feel of how the room may feel.
Mood boards with then be worked on once the final room scheme has been chosen. A digital mood board can be supplied to show specific items to be used in a scheme and an actual 'physical' mood board can also be provided to show various samples and images for a more detailed visual of how the room will look on completion - including fabrics, wall coverings, paints, flooring, accessories etc
Many people planning work on their home will start to collate images or ideas from applications such as Pinterest. Fiona Duke Interiors is constantly reviewing and researching new trends and designers, new design collaborations and design trade shows. Using her knowledge on where to buy your key items for various price points.
if you are unable to meet with Fiona Duke Interiors then an e-design service is available. A fully comprehensive set of questions will be taken and room measurements and then design visuals can still be provided and sent to your home as well as a comprehensive guide on sourcing and styling.
Clever styling of your home may be all you need to help realise the potential of your home interiors and accessories. How to get that magazine finish to your home and how to manage it so it can work on a daily basis.