Services to plan, design & brand cutting edge offices
Oversee entire projects, including all aspects of design and coordination.
Develop project design statements, including althernative concepts to be translated to preliminary designs and layouts.
Meet with client team to define parameters, facilitate discussions, generate ideas, and inspire innovation.
Project Strategy & Budget Planning
Identify project team, timeline, process, budget, and expectations.
Interview key individuals and compile quantitative and qualitative information as a basis for design.
Interview client to distill the essence of the company in order to understand its complexities and differentiation. Articulate the brand by incorporating it into both the tangible and intangible aspects of the company.
Create plans based on a preliminary program to determine how requirements fit into square footage, available or desired.
Zoning and Code Review
Review program and design plans to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and zoning regulations
Interior Design Development
Refine block plans into detailed space plans while considering scale, furniture, architectural elements, materials, building systems and technology.
Furniture and Finish Specification
Specify furniture and finishes based on programming. Prepare specifications for negotiation with furniture dealerships and include in construction documents.
Art & Plant Selection
Assemble existing and new art appropriate to company's brand, coordinate framing and installation per museum conservation standards, and corridinate plant selection.
Facilities Design & Management
Maintain space layouts and inventory and provide assistance for moves and layout changes.
Tour Maps & Users' Guides
Create tour maps showcasing key aspects of newly designed spaces. Develop guides to familiarize employees with new space, incorporating employee seating charts, floor plans, conference rooms and A/V technology information.
Develop construction drawings and specifications necessary to secure bids.
Monitor and inspect the construction progress and schedule. Coordinate RFIs and change orders. Review pay requests. Prepare punch lists upon completion.
Review how program has satisfied programmed needs. Make recommendations for improvement in efficiency and brand alignment.
Understand client needs and goals, acting as the client representative using 'Chemistry in Place' eight-phase process.
Corporate Staging / Brand & Aesthetic Packaging for Sale, Merger and/or Acquisition
Prepare a company's look for a merger, acquisition or sale by surfacing its brand in physical space and coordinating its look with its web presence and other visual representations.
Organize database with necessary contacts and create spreadsheets to track project aspects inclusive of scheduling and specific project responsibilities.