Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the costs associated with having you visit our project site?

A. There’s no charge! Typically, we offer a complimentary initial consultation to allow us both to become better acquainted. Reach out to schedule yours today!

Q. What are your fees?

A. Once we determine the program and scope of work, we’ll tailor a design proposal specifically for you. This proposal will outline different design phases, concluding with a clearly explained fee broken down into stages.

For transparency, our standard hourly rate is $140/hr. Our fees for residential renovation/addition projects typically range from $8,000 to $12,000 per project, depending on the scope and vision.


Q. What’s your design style?

A. While we enjoy designing for various styles and individuals, our favorite is Midcentury Modern with vibrant colors. However, ultimately, we prioritize designing according to your preferences. We’re here to listen, analyze your space, and propose solutions that align with your vision.


Q. How long does the design process take?

A. Every project is different and has it’s own unique set of challenges. On average the design process will take about 2-3 months to complete. The process does take a bit longer if there are any requirements for historical meetings, variance or zoning board of appeals.

Q. What does the design process consist of?

A. The design process involves initial consultation to define project parameters. Followed by our existing condition and site assessment, and measurements. In Schematic Design we move into exploring different design options and talk about your likes and dislikes, wrapping up with a Permit ready set of drawings that will get you for your construction. Construction progresses under supervision, culminating in a final inspection and handover, with post-occupancy evaluation for feedback and improvement.

Q. Do contractors need insurance for construction-related activities?

A. Absolutely. It’s crucial to hire a contractor who is fully licensed and insured for any project. We are always happy to suggest and refer you to our network of professionals

Phone: 857.209.8596
Address: 685 Hale Street Beverly, MA 01915

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

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