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STAGES OF DESIGN WORK

ALL HOURS NOTED ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

AND ARE ESTIMATES BASED ON ONE ROOM

1. Initial Visit to Jobsite

At this time, information is gathered and measurements are taken (2 to 4 hours). for a thorough design evaluation of the space, your life-style and needs; travel time is included in estimate.


2. Documentation of Existing Space

Your existing space will be entered into a computer-aided design program. This will assist us in ensuring that your new design aligns properly with existing walls & fixtures (Approximately 1 to 3 hours).


3. Preliminary Floorplans

Several floor plan layouts are created to offer you more than one option for your design (1 to 5 hours). We understand that not all layouts & design ideas will appeal to our clients, but all of the layouts are necessary in the design process to get to the final design that meets all of the client’s expectations and needs.


4. Computer Aided Design

Designs elected at consulation will be finalized and carried to the next level of development; creating elevations and perspectives of the space (3 to 9 hours).

5. Design Presentation

Presentation (at Ourso Design’s Office) of design in 3D visualization (1.5 to 3.5 hours).


6. Preliminary Plans

Preliminary plans plotted and given to client for review (1 to 3 hours).


7. Finalization of Plans

Any final requested adjustments are made at this time, then final plans are printed. This will include floor plans, perspectives, electrical plans, and 3D perspectives (1 to 4 hours).


8. Product Selection

 We specialize in helping with selections such as counter tops, back splash, flooring, lighting, plumbing, cabinet styles, decorative hardware, paint colors and finishes. We have working knowledge of current products and materials, as well as design trends and styles. We also maintain relationships with reputable showrooms and vendors in the area. Finally, we produce a detailed specification spreadsheet noting all the details of the selections made and any detailed drawings necessary to help your contractor through the renovation.

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Testimonials

“I have worked with Richard on quite a few projects, both small and whole-house renovation. Very professional and plans were perfect.”

Lyda Jordan

“Ourso Designs was wonderful to work with. After several months of agonizing on my own over what to do we contracted with Richard Ourso. He came in and offered 3 different design plans and reviewed the pros and cons of each. We decided to go with the most extensive plan, which included taking out a load bearing wall. Great decision!

Stevi Gibson, the interior designer and product selection specialist, helped with every aspect of the kitchen selection process. She was intuitive and always ready to show me what the differences in my choices would mean to the overall design. For example, she had various examples ready to show me when picking the colors of the faucets, hardware, granite, etc. in order to show me how little variations really made a big difference. She was very thorough in covering all aspects of the kitchen design – where cabinet pulls would go, how high backsplash would be, and provided a 3D picture of what the kitchen would look like as well as views of the kitchen from doorways, hallways, etc/ which was so helpful in seeing what the finished product would look like.

Ourso Designs really listened to me and worked with me to help me design the kitchen I wanted. I’ve used designers before and ended up with a space the space they wanted but not the one I wanted. They really understood my design aesthetic and always steered me in the right direction based on the overall look I was trying to achieve. Great company to work with!”

 

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Contact

11150 Cozumel Drive, Ste #4
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Tel: 225-291-8588
Fax: 225-291-8589

richard@oursodesigns.com