How We Work with our Clients

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01. Consultation & Conceptualisation

Conduct a free initial consultation.
Produce a fee proposal.
Prepare site measurements
Create space and concept floor plans

Your journey to the perfect interior design solutions starts with a free initial consultation service.  Designzone meets with you to listen, understand and discuss your brief for the transforming your space.  Our focus is on your needs so that we create a proposal that delivers the right solution.  By working together with you, we establish a clear understanding of your goals, and identify any feasibility issues or challenges early on.  By asking the right questions and offering the right advice we can produce a plan based on more accurate budgets and timelines.  Our proposal to you will reflect your current needs and will also ensure your newly designed space is future-proof.

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02. Prepare & Manage

Start the fit-out process
Prepare and collate drawings
Manage the project, including building consents

We work with our trusted team of contractors to formulate quotations based on your plans.  The Designzone team collate all drawings and specific information required for the building consent process.  We lodge the building consent documentation and, by dealing directly with council professionals as your agent, we monitor and manage the entire process. Our drawings include all existing services in the building, site plans and the proposed interior fit-out.

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03. Finalisation & 3D visualisation

Create furniture concepts and finishes
Produce 3D visualisation of the space
• Finalise specifications and budgets
Develop future proofing strategies

We liaise with you to finalise the floor plans and incorporate any finishing touches.  Once the floor plan is confirmed we can move on to the design aspects.  We specify the most appropriate furniture styles to meet your needs and preferences. Finishes are selected throughout the interior including; colour concepts for flooring, walls, desking and furniture, reception counters, soft seating, feature areas, art, plants and finishing touches. Then we bring it all to life with 3D imagery from our finalised floor plans, enabling you to share our vision for your newly designed space.

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04. Fit out & Installation

Commence fit-out
Manage the project
Install furniture and décor

Once the fit-out commences our focus is on the maximum effort from us, and minimum disruption for you.  We understand that you need to maintain a ‘business as usual’ approach so our aim is to make the process as painless as possible for you and your staff.  We work very closely with our team of contractors to ensure that all aspects of your project run smoothly.   As we move towards completion we place furniture and the add the finishing touches to your décor; using art, plants and those important touches that ensure you are completely delighted with the design of your new space.  Then you just sit back and enjoy it!

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05. Completion

Conduct quality control checks
Confirm satisfaction
Deliver final documentation

At the final stage of your project, we arrange a final quality control walk-through with you.  By double-checking that all elements of your project have been completed to the highest standard we ensure that you are completely satisfied.  After confirming that we have delivered as promised, we go on to complete the sign off by delivering building consent documents, furniture warranties and the code of compliance from council.  You now have a wonderful, highly effective new space ready for you to enjoy!