Construction Documentation & Specifications

Christy Drew and her Team of interior design professionals will help the Client carefully sort through and resolve all construction selections, designs and decisions.  These design categories include:  Appliances, Cabinets, Carpeting, Exterior finishes, Fireplaces, Glass enclosures, Hardware, Lighting/Electrical outlets, Millwork, Mirrors, Paint/Finishes, Plumbing, Stairs, Stone/Tile/Countertops, Texture, Wallpaper, and Wood Flooring.  Sometimes the design process can be quite overwhelming but our exceptional Design Team always makes the design process enjoyable and rewarding.  We are able to create a home filled with comfort and timeless enduring design, layered with unexpected, compelling and creative elements of beauty and distinction.  When one follows the basic five Phases of design listed below for new ground-up construction or for the remodeling of an existing home, the process will be flawless and the result extraordinary.

 
 
INFORMATION GATHERING MEETING
  • Review images for style and aesthetics
  • Functions and needs
  • Size of family
  • Pets
  • Passion for cooking, wine, reading, gardening, etc.
  • Color preferences

SCHEMATIC DESIGN AND PRESENTATION
  • Sketches or CAD drawings of elevations and design concepts
  • Pictorial representations of designs
  • Samples of Tiles/Countertops/Stone
  • Hardwoods/Finishes
  • Furniture floor plans, furniture, rugs, artwork, and accessory selections

CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION & SPECIFICATIONS
  • Specification notebook complete with CAD drawings and schedules per subcontractor or fabricator

JOB SITE REVIEWS AND SUBCONTRACTOR MEETINGS
  • Framing Inspection
  • Inspection before sheetrock
  • Trim meeting
  • Tile/Stone/Countertops meeting with subcontractor
  • Paint and Finish meeting with subcontractor
  • Hardware walk thru with installer
  • Final punch list if requested by client
FURNITURE, WINDOW TREATMENT, ARTWORK AND ACCESSORY INSTALLATION
  • Lead Designer and staff to oversee delivery team installation per furniture plans
  • Window treatments are installed
  • Installation process takes 2 – 5 days on average