Do you have questions about Our Interior Design Process?
Welcome to Our FAQ where we provide answers to the biggest questions!

Why hire an interior designer?

Hiring an interior designer maximizes the aesthetic and functional potential of any space while reflecting the client's personality and preferences. Designers help save time, money, and avoid costly mistakes with their expertise and industry connections.

Can you provide a list of client references?

We understand the importance of trust and confidence in our services. To help assure potential clients of our expertise and dedication, we are more than happy to provide a list of client references. This allows you to connect with individuals who have experienced our interior design services firsthand, offering valuable insights into the exceptional results and customer satisfaction that JL Coates consistently delivers.

How much does interior design cost?

The cost of interior design can vary widely depending on several factors such as the complexity of your project, the scope of work, the location of the project, and the services you'd like us to include in our deliverables. We charge an hourly rate and write our contracts with a not to exceed clause so you can accurately budget for our services. We will discuss your ideal budget and expectations during our First Consultation together to ensure that we are on the same page regarding costs and services. This helps avoid any unexpected expenses or misunderstandings later in our design process.

What is your interior design process?

JL Coates offers a eight step interior design process that includes, Discover, Conceptual Design, Design Development, Documentation, Bids & Permit, Design Oversight, Deliveries | Installations and Close-Out. Our design studio may include additional steps or phases, such as a feasibility study or post-occupancy evaluation, to ensure that the design is successful in meeting your needs.

What is your design style?

At JL Coates Interior Design Studio, we can work with various design styles, including modern, contemporary, and traditional, and adapt to our clients' unique tastes and preferences.

Can you work within my budget?

Absolutely! We tailor our design solutions to fit each client's budget and priorities, ensuring a personalized and cost-effective experience.

How long will the design process take?

The design process timeline depends on factors such as project complexity, client involvement, and product lead times. We strive to complete projects efficiently while maintaining high-quality standards.

What services do you offer?

We take pride in helping our clients in each phase of their projects therefore we offer a variety of services including Project Consulting, Architectural Interior Design, Space Planning, Conceptual Planning, Material Selections, Cabinetry Design, Drawings, Renderings, Furnishing Selections, Style & Staging, Window Treatments, Outdoor Patio Design, Commercial Design, and Design Oversight.

Do you provide project management services?

Yes, we offer project management services or "Design Oversight" to ensure a seamless execution of our design plans, coordinating with contractors, and supervising installations.

How do you incorporate my personal style into the design?

We work closely with clients to understand their preferences, inspirations, and lifestyle needs, integrating these factors into a cohesive design that aligns with their unique vision.

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