Whether commercial or residential based, each interior design project differs in scope and services, requiring unique solutions on how the client interacts with their space. You will benefit from the most effective, comprehensive package specifically designed for you. Below is an outline of the tasks that can form the basics of a complete interior design package. This is the list of services offered by Suzanne Allard Licensed Interior Design that will be specifically selected for your unique project:

Summary of Services

  • Preliminary Plans
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Lease Assist Plan
  • Functional Programming
  • Interior Design
  • Site Selection
  • Space Planning
  • Conceptual Design
  • Colours & Finishes
  • Barrier-Free
  • Code Review
  • Wayfinding Signage
  • Master Planning
  • Project Tendering
  • Branding
  • Construction Drawings
  • Contract Administration
  • Furniture Procurement

Sorry, I do not provide a professional stamp on other interior designers or architectural technologists’ drawings and specifications, as mandated by the Alberta Association of Architects. Professionals require full involvement in all aspects of the project from beginning to end, offering total accountable services.

Preliminary Concept & Design Development

  • Initial meeting to understand the details and requirements of your space
  • Compile & analyze needs/goals of all stakeholders
  • Feasibility studies to examine how people interact within the space
  • Functional programming to develop your space needs
  • Master planning for interiors of overall buildings
  • Preliminary space planning
  • Lease assistance plan and space evaluation for tenant, developers and/or real estate
  • Floor plans, sketches and conceptual design
  • Colours, materials and finishes selection to reflect your brand and values
  • Budgeting and timeline schedules

Construction documentation and tendering

  • Prepare working drawings, contract documents, and specifications to obtain permits and pricing for interior construction
  • Construction drawings reflecting all your decisions in the planning process
  • Specifications of materials, finishes, furnishings, and fixtures
  • Millwork layout drawings and detailed product descriptions
  • Building, fire, municipal codes, and any other jurisdictional statutes, regulations, and guidelines. Schedules and stamped plans for the City are provided where applicable. These documents can only be provided by a licensed interior designer or registered architect in Alberta.
  • Building code review and barrier-free requirements
  • Assist in the bidding and tendering (construction and/or furnishings) to best match with your budget and timeline
  • Contract administration
  • Regular on-site visit to respond to inquiries
  • Co-ordination with architects, engineers, and contractors as a cohesive team of professionals
  • Final site deficiency report to confirm all construction is built as per drawings and with a high degree of workmanship and quality.

Furniture and Equipment Procurement

  • Identify needs and requirements to generate furniture layouts and systems furniture plans
  • Develop furniture standards package for corporate offices
  • Specify products, complete with all applicable colours and finishes
  • Prepare tender documents, or work with your preferred local vendor
  • Evaluate existing furniture inventory recommended for re-purpose and re-use
  • Complete final deficiency report on furniture install

Move-In Management

  • Facilitate the discussion and coordination of the move with staff
  • Change management to assist in the preparation of the move
  • Recommend local movers and coordinate the move

On More Extensive Commercial Projects

  • Functional programming and feasibility studies
  • Lease assist for healthcare, corporate and retail spaces
  • Custom millwork cabinetry design
  • Corporate branding and identity design
  • Signage and way-finding package

For the More Budget Conscious

  • 2 hr. walk-through study and evaluation report
  • Short term design mentoring. Colours & finishes only to a maximum of 4-6 hours

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