Randy Franks Studio provides turn-key services for all of its projects commencing at concept and continuing beyond the project’s final punch list.  Below are some examples of services for the various potential requirements for an interior or exterior commercial or residential design project:

Conceptual Design

  • Aesthetic review to understand the Client’s likes and desires
  • Establish the lifestyle or professional necessities of the space
  • Space planning to study and review initial design options
  • Initial material, finish and furniture selections
  • Renderings by hand or computer-generated
  • Initial cost analysis of the design concept with a contractor

Design Work/Construction Drawings including, but not limited to

  • Lighting plans
  • Construction plans
  • Finish plans and finish schedule of all approved materials
  • All interior and exterior elevations
  • Millwork drawings including custom-designed woodwork, cabinetry, built-in furniture, banisters, paneling, etc.
  • Exterior hardscape plans

Furniture and Finishes

  • Selection of construction finishes including tile, stone, hardwood, paint, wall covering, etc., necessary for construction
  • Furniture plans incorporating existing and new furniture
  • Shopping with the Client
  • Selection of all decorative finishes including wall coverings, paint and decorative finishes, window treatments, flooring, light fixtures, accessories, artwork, etc.
  • Design custom pieces appropriate for the space
  • Appliance selections
  • Plumbing selections
  • Lighting both functional and decorative
  • Art selections

Budgeting

  • Budgeting of all decorative materials to be used on the project
  • Budgeting of all furniture, lighting, finishes, etc.
  • Contractor(s) bid review with the Client
  • Bid negotiation on the Client’s behalf
  • Extensive ability in “phasing” projects to adapt to budget requirements

Project Management

  • Plan coordination with the Client’s architect, if necessary
  • Plan coordination with a structural engineer, if necessary
  • Work with landscape designers, as necessary, on design, plantings, exterior lighting, etc.
  • Submittals, as necessary, of project on the Client’s behalf to parties such as:

         Building Management
         Home Owners Association
         Historical Review Boards
         Cultural Heritage Review

  • Coordination of contractors or trades people
  • Onsite supervision of work performed by contractor or trades people
  • Expediting the project schedule in conjunction with a contractor
  • Supervision of the installation of furnishings and accessories
  • Coordination of consultants such as:

         Home Theater /  Audio VisuaL
         Security
         Elevator companies
         Pool and spa, etc.