amount you budget for the interior design of your space is
upon your location,
clientele, finish types,quality of materials used and
the design details unique to your environment.
Your designer will be able to help you with these details.
We have provided a check list to get you
started. However we do also suggest you read all of our topic
check list to determine if you accounted for most of your
needs. This check list
is based on the hospitality industry including retail store
design, restaurant design, nightclub design
and hotel design but it can be altered for all types of Interior
- Flooring: ceramic tile, carpet, stained concrete slab, wood, linoleum,
covering: paint, wallpaper, faux finish, wainscoting,
- Ceiling: paint, moldings, tin ceiling, etc.
- Lighting: task, decorative, etc.
treatments: blinds, curtains, shades, etc.
- Bars: size, style, equipment, finishes
- Furniture: barstools, tables, chairs**, lounge seating, etc.
- Tabletop: centerpieces, tabletop accessories, etc.
accessories: artwork, mirrors, pictures, sculpture
- Fixtures: display fixtures
additions: new walls, conceptual architectural elements,
costs: The list above represents material costs. Don't
is to help you get started. We recommend you consult with
professional. Interior Designers
can help you save money by taking advantage of their planning,
design and construction experience.
Design is a business just like running a restaurant, nightclub
or other hospitality organization.
Entering into a renovation project without adequate knowledge
can be very costly.
people underestimate the cost of chairs. Chairs can range for
$150.00 to $600.00. This range is based on quality. In a hospitality
setting chairs will get a lot of abuse. There are two philosophies,
one buy an inexpensive chair and expect to replace the chair
frequently or buy a more expensive chair and it will last for
years. The first options requires less upfront cash where the
later is usually a better buy for your dollar and stress.
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