This is our general design and build process for custom projects.
Initial Consultation (Complimentary)In this first meeting we’ll go over the general concept of your design to get a feel for what you’re looking for. If you have inspiration images, dimensions etc. bring those along, but if you’re starting from scratch that’s fine too. Initial consultations may be held in our workshop, or via phone or video conference. Consultations at your location can also be arranged (fee applies).
Ballpark Estimate (Complimentary) Designing from scratch? Jump to step 3. For clients who arrive with a more developed concept, we can often provide a ballpark estimate for your piece before heading into the design phase. Keep in mind: while we try to be as accurate as possible using the information we have, we can’t provide a final quote until the design and build plan are complete.
Designing and Revising (Design Deposit) The fun part! At this point we’ll work up initial 3D renderings of your design to use as a jumping off point, and then revise and refine with you until we have all the functional elements and stylistic details just right. A design deposit is requested at this time, usually covering ~2-4 hours (~$200-$400) of design time depending on the complexity of the piece.
Design Approval and Build Scheduling (50% Build Deposit) Once you have approved your design we’ll finalize a quote, request a 50% build deposit, and add your project to the build schedule. Lead times are dependent on the current build schedule. In a hurry? You can reserve the next available slot in our schedule at any time by placing an estimated build deposit.
Delivery and Installation (Final Payment) Once your piece is complete we will deliver and install it for you, or you may opt for pick-up or shipping.