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Project Process and Payment Schedule


Step 1 (~1 week)

Consultation – On-site appointment to view space and advise on all client questions.



Step 2 (~1 week)

Outlining Scope of Work, Estimating Design Fees, Signing of Service Level Agreement, Retainer


Step 3  (~2 weeks)

On-Site measurements/photos with any potential tradesmen, and final criterion meeting, Finalizing Scope of Work and Design Fee, Receipt of first Design Fee payment and Commencement of project



Step 4 (~4 weeks)

Receipt of second Design Fee payment, Planning the Design, Rendering floor plans, elevations, and perspective drawings, Selecting and sourcing all fixtures/finishes/furnishings/fabrics, and Estimating the investment (4-6 weeks)



Step 5  (~1 week)

Presentation of Design concept, Estimates and Selections (furnishings/materials), Receipt of third and final Design Fee payment. 

Step 6  (~4-14 weeks depending on custom items and workroom schedules)

Order Management - Collection of deposits, Placement of orders and receipt/inspection of items and Budget review


Step 7 (~1-? weeks)

Construction/Renovation Observation and Liaison to the trades



Step 8 (~1-? weeks)

Shopping for art and accessories, orchestrate Install Day, Furniture installation and arranging, Styling and Client reveal.



Step 9  (~1 week)

Deficiencies walk-through, create Punch List with Resolutions



Step 10 (~1 week)

Project closure meeting - Presentation of final invoices and return balance of retainer, Client Binder

Jennifer Collins                                        Inviting Interiors                                        401.323.3788