Project Initiation Phase
    Research, Design, Presentation Phase
    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 from thousands of worldwide vendors
  • Obtain accurate and fair estimates from Trades for labor, renovation, and installation services
  • Create physical design presentation with furnishing and finish samples
  • 3D visual renderings are created
  • Estimate lead time of 8-12 weeks

STEP 5: Presentations

  • Visual display of furnishings, materials, and 3D renderings
  • Present design fees and projected furnishing investments
  • Clients can touch and feel finishes, fabrics, rugs, and accessories
  • Present itemized project costs
  • Collect payment in full

STEP 6: Order Placement

  • Place all purchase orders for furnishings and home finishes and begin order tracking process
  • Includes updated client communication of expected delivery schedules to our central receiver
  • Facilitate final installation day: 1-2 days of final white-glove home delivery and installation (i.e.; The Big Reveal)

STEP 7: Project Status

  • Client review meeting
  • Projected timelines
  • Assess client needs for added areas of design/renovation
  • 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 using a contractor specification binder. Commencement of:
  • Renovations
  • Millwork & Cabinetry
  • Wall Treatment
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Masonry
  • Painting
  • Wall Treatments (i.e., wallpaper)
  • Window Treatments
  • Floor Coverings
  • Smart Technology
Beth Krupa Interiors | Foyer

STEP 9: Renovations Wrap & Installation Preparation

  • Completed renovation inspection and walk-through
  • Furnishings are received, inspected, and stored at our receiver
  • Installation 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 premises during the 1-2 day white-glove installation process
  • Furnishings, completed skilled Trades 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 clients 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 any issues identified
Beth Krupa Interiors | Kitchen Renovation
Beth Krupa Interiors | Office

STEP 13: Deficiencies Resolved

  • Resolve issues as needed on a timely basis
Beth Krupa Interiors | Office
Beth Krupa Interiors | Living Room

STEP 14: Final Invoicing

  • Reconcile account and issue final invoice
  • Apply retainer where needed
  • Issue credit to client for final balance if applicable
Beth Krupa Interiors | Living Room
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STEP 15: Project Wrap Up

Meet with Beth for project conclusion meeting
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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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