Services

ARCH-INTERIORS Design Group, Inc. provides turn-key services for all of its projects commencing at concept and continuing beyond the project’s final punch list.  Below are some examples of services for the various potential requirements for an interior or exterior commercial design project:

Conceptual Design

  • Esthetic review to understand the Client’s likes and desires
  • Establish the lifestyle or professional necessities of the space
  • Space planning to study and review initial design options
  • Initial material, finish and furniture selections
  • 3-Dimensional renderings by hand or computer-generated
  • Initial cost analysis of the design concept with a contractor

Design Work/Construction Drawings including, but not limited to:

  • Demolition plans
  • Construction plans
  • Electrical plans
  • Phone and data plans
  • Lighting plans
  • Finish plans and finish schedule of all approved materials
  • All interior and exterior elevations
  • Millwork drawings including custom-designed woodwork, cabinetry, built-in furniture, banisters, paneling, etc.
  • Schedules of windows, doors, plumbing fixtures, and appliances
  • Exterior hardscape plans
  • All required construction details
  • Site plans as required by City/County office
  • Parking studies if required
  • ADA plans
  • Green code requirements
  • General construction notes as required by local, state and federal requirements
  • Title 24 plan coordination

Furniture and Finishes

  • Selection of construction finishes including tile, stone, hardwood, paint, wallcovering, etc., necessary for construction
  • Furniture plans incorporating existing and new furniture
  • Shopping with the Client
  • Selection of all decorative finishes including wall coverings, paint and faux finishes, window treatments, flooring, light fixtures, accessories, artwork, etc.
  • Design custom pieces appropriate for the space
  • Appliance selections
  • Plumbing selections
  • Lighting both functional and decorative
  • Art selections

Budgeting

  • Budgeting of all decorative materials to be used on the project
  • Budgeting of all furniture, lighting, finishes, etc.
  • Contractor(s) bid review with the Client
  • Bid negotiation on the Client’s behalf
  • Extensive ability in “phasing” projects to adapt to budget requirements

Project Management / Submittals

  • Plan coordination with the Client’s architect, if necessary
  • Plan coordination with a structural engineer, if necessary
  • Work with landscape designers, as necessary, on design, plantings, exterior lighting, etc.
  • Submittals, as necessary, of project on the Client’s behalf to parties such as:
    • Building Management
    • Home Owners Association
    • Historical Review Boards
    • Cultural Heritage Review
    • Health Department
    • Architectural Review Boards
    • Title 24 reports
    • LEED Certifiers
  • Municipal submittal of construction drawings to:
    • Planning Department
    • Fire Department
    • Building and Safety
    • Architectural Review Board applications
    • City Arborist
    • Public Works
    • Green Building Departments
    • Signage review
  • Coordination of contractors or trades people
  • On site supervision of work performed by contractor or trades people
  • Expediting the project schedule in conjunction with a contractor
  • Supervision of the installation of furnishings and accessories
  • Coordination of consultants such as:
    • Home Theater /  Audio Visual
    • Lighting designer
    • Data / I.T.
    • LEED consultants
    • Security
    • Elevator companies
    • Signage companies
    • Pool and spa
    • Fire Life Safety
    • Mechanical Engineers
    • Point of Sale
    • Graphic designer / Branding consultant
    • Surveyors
    • Geologists/Soils Reports

Purchasing

  • ARCH-INTERIORS offers full service purchasing providing preferred prices compared to full-retail vendors.  Because we have produced the work on the entire project, this guarantees that we maintain quality control of our clients’ projects from start to finish