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My Approach

Sweeping coastlines with endless skies. Peaceful, airy ocean retreats that perfectly compliment the hush of towering redwoods. Growing up surrounded by the diverse beauty of Northern California’s iconic landscapes taught me to thoughtfully utilize and conceptualize spaces, large and small. My personal design trademark is to invite the sublime elements of nature’s beauty into my work, blending classic style with innovation and imagination.

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My Vision

Investment in your home is important to me. My goal is to thoughtfully guide my clients to realize the vision of their space, and to turn these ideas into a beautiful outcome. Beyond my unique design ability, I offer my expertise in dealing with numerous details and decisions, a deep understanding of materials, and bringing the project to fruition. Designing exclusively for your project means that I am with you every step of the way.
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The Design Process

The number one question I get is what does the design process look like? While it does vary from client-to-client and project-to-project the basic workflow is the same. I have broken it up into 4 key steps. 

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Initial Meeting

We will do a site visit, here we will discuss the needs and preferences for your project. We will discuss your budget and timeframe. I will take an assessment of the existing space(s) including detailed measurements and photographs to create base plans of all the areas, and inventory of items to remain and/ or reuse.

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Design Layout & Decisions

Between our first meeting and second. I will be researching and gathering inspiration - zoning & building code requirements, and collaborative client inspiration board. Layout and design options, including furniture, paint, and lighting selections and budget will be covered. 

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Selections

At this meeting we will finalize the selection and specification of all furniture, fixtures, and finishes. Here you will be choosing the materials that make your project unique. 

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Project Ready Details

At this meeting you will be presented with drawings that reflect your chosen selections, and a corresponding spreadsheet of all your design selections. We will go over a list of costs and pricing where applicable. 

The project can be executed by you or Pinson Design (see below)

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DESIGN/ PROJECT MANAGEMENT

At this meeting you will be presented with drawings that reflect your chosen selections, and a corresponding spreadsheet of all your design selections. We will go over a list of costs and pricing where applicable. 

The project can be executed by you or Pinson Design

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Still Have Some Questions?

Do you want to talk more about hiring an interior designer, but not ready to start your project? Book a complimentary 20-minute call and I can answer your questions.