PHASE 2: DESIGN APPROVAL AND ORDER
Once you’ve decided to move ahead with Studio Luxe on your custom cabinetry project, based on the conceptual design and value estimate, the next phase is to finalize the design, develop a firm contract price and approve the order.
We have found this phase typically takes 3 to 6 weeks. However, the timing truly depends on your availability to meet with us and on the number of changes you make.
Phase 2 starts with payment of a Design Fee to Studio Luxe, which is approximately 10% of the total estimate presented in Phase 1. This fee is non-refundable and exempt from sales tax, but is included in the total project estimate. The fee includes 3 sets of revisions to your design.
The next step is to confirm measurements and other related information, such as plumbing, electric and appliances. To ensure your satisfaction with the final product, we will visit your home to take final measurements before beginning the final design drawings.
At this point, our Designer will begin to take the conceptual drawing you’ve approved and will create a computerized drawing (CAD) of the layout of your project. This is a very detailed process, in which every component piece of your cabinetry is identified, along with its dimensions and relationship to other component modules.
Upon completion of the detailed drawings, we present them to you for approval. We also prepare a contract which outlines our responsibility to you and the responsibilities that you have in the process including the deposit amount due.
Once you have approved the design, signed the contract, and paid the deposit, we can place the order with the manufacturer.