15 STEP PROCESS SIMPLIFIED IN 3 KEY PHASES:

  • DEFINE
    Project Initiation Phase
  • DESIGN
    Research, Design, & Presentation Phase
  • DELIVER
    Project Management Phase

The VIP Experience

Experience has shown us that our signature design process which follows a series of standard procedures helps our clients feel confident throughout each phase of a project.

Furthermore, this process means that projects are a transparent experience, and with consistent, excellent results.


STEP 1: Design Consultation

  • Meet in person
  • Discuss project goals
  • Share inspiration images
  • BKI overview
  • Learn our steps of service
  • Discuss Design Services Agreement


STEP 2: Contract, Retainer, & Fees

  • Recap BKI policies, procedures, and processes
  • Review and sign Design Services Agreement
  • Collect Design Fee and Retainer


STEP 3: Trades Day

  • Meet all selected Trades at the client site
  • Procure estimates and quotes needed to refine the overall budget
  • Take measurements, photos, and review final design assessments with contractors
  • Client should be present for the majority of the day


STEP 4: Design Development

  • Create drawings, plans, and specification documents
  • Source goods
  • Price services from Trades
  • Procure accurate and fair estimates
  • Compose multi-dimensional, tactile presentation
  • Estimate lead time of 8 weeks


STEP 5: Presentations

  • Visual display of furnishings and materials
  • Clients can touch and feel finishes, fabrics, rugs, and accessories
  • Present projected itemized project costs
  • Collect payment in full


STEP 6: Order Placement

  • Purchase goods
  • Order custom items
  • Start order tracking


STEP 7: Project Status

  • Client review meeting
  • Projected timeline
  • Assess delivery lead times
  • Tracking schedule in real time ensures accurate arrival of goods
  • Align clients expectations with future activity
  • Accuracy and thoroughness are more important than timeline


STEP 8: Renovation & Labor

Finalize renovations with all Trades using designs, floorplans, and specifications. Commencement of:
  • Renovations
  • Trade Work
  • Millwork & Cabinetry
  • Wall Treatment
  • Plumbing
  • Masonry
Beth Krupa Interiors | Foyer


STEP 9: Renovations Wrap & Installation Preparation

  • Furnishings are received, inspected, and stored at our receiver / studio
  • Install schedule is initiated
Beth Krupa Interiors | Foyer
Beth Krupa Interiors | Bedroom


STEP 10: Furniture Install & Styling

  • This is where the magic happens!
  • Clients need to be off premise during the installation process
  • Furnishings, completed skilled trade work and styling come together to create "The Big Reveal"
Beth Krupa Interiors | Bedroom
Beth Krupa Interiors | Dining Room


STEP 11: Photoshoot & The Big Reveal

  • Project is chronicled through the lens of a professional photographer and stylist
  • BKI welcomes the client into their newly designed home!
Beth Krupa Interiors | Dining Room
Beth Krupa Interiors | Kitchen Renovation


STEP 12: Deficiencies Identified

  • Conduct a walkthrough of the entire project
  • Note all issues identified
Beth Krupa Interiors | Kitchen Renovation
Beth Krupa Interiors | Office


STEP 13: Deficiencies Resolved

  • Resolve issues as needed
Beth Krupa Interiors | Office
Beth Krupa Interiors | Living Room


STEP 14: Final Invoicing

  • Reconcile account and issue final invoice
  • Apply retainer to outstanding balances
Beth Krupa Interiors | Living Room
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STEP 15: Project Conclusion

Client receives:
  • Questionnaire
  • Appreciation Gift
  • Opportunity to review BKI
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Why BKI?

Beth Krupa Interiors (BKI) is a 3x national award-winning Interior Design firm combining vast international exposure, 20+ years of design and expertise with impeccable integrity.

“As a Designer I believe that holistic lifestyle design transforms not only one’s home, but also one’s outlook, resulting in living your best life.” —Beth
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Awards & Accolades

Beth Krupa Interiors is honored to receive these prestigious awards and recognition.

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