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What services does Design Bar Detroit offer?
Design Bar Detroit offers full interior design services, including:
Space planning + furniture layouts
Kitchen + bath design
Fixture + furniture selection
Color + material selection
Custom cabinetry + built-in design
3D space visualization + renderings
Whether you are starting a new construction project, a full remodel, or looking to furnish an existing room, we're here to lead you through the design process and into your new space.
Do you offer design consultations?
Yes! We offer design consultations and strongly encourage one as a first step to meet, review the goals of your project, and provide initial ideas. Think of your design consultation as a working session - We like to tackle a lot in this meeting!
Design consultations last up to 2 hours and cost $200.
For tips on how best to prepare for you consultation, click here!
How do you charge for design services?
Design Bar Detroit charges hourly for design services. Our proposals are based on estimated hours needed to complete your project. A 50% retainer fee is due in order to reserve your spot and initiate your project.
How long does a design project take?
This can vary greatly depending on the size and complexity of your project. We believe deeply in the design process - think of this as measuring twice and cutting once. We find projects can take anywhere from 4 weeks to 6 months, with the most in-depth projects lasting up to a year.
Do I need a General Contractor or Project Manager for my project?
Depending on the scale of your project, a General Contractor or Project Manager may be necessary. It’s no secret that renovations can be extremely stressful. A General Contractor or Project Manager provides collaboration and keeps the workflow organized.
Do I need to use DBD's contractor or architect?
No, we can work with licensed and insured contractors and tradespeople that you have worked with in the past or have been recommended to you. We are also happy to complete your project utilizing our favorite team of contractors and trades!
What are typical lead times for furnishings and materials?
In-stock tile: 1-3 days
Quick ship tile: 1-3 weeks
Special order tile: 4-12 weeks
In-stock lighting: 1-3 weeks
Special order lighting: 2-8 weeks
In-stock furnishings: 1-3 weeks
Custom furnishings: 4-12 weeks