Inspired Spaces provides expertise on all your interior design problems. Here is a selection of Frequently Asked Questions and their answers.
- Why use an interior designer?
- Why can’t I just use a magazine for ideas?
- Why is office interior design important?
- Isn’t selecting a colour scheme as easy as finding colours you like?
- How does the design process work?
- What if all I want is a colour consultation?
Formal qualifications provide the knowledge, know how and complexities of creating a space that cocoons people in a sense of well being and originality. Inspired Spaces is not just about making a space pretty, but increasing traffic flow, efficiency, ergonomics, comfort and security. Inspired Spaces can enhance the function, safety and aesthetics of interior and exterior spaces. Inspired Spaces know how colours, textures, furniture, lighting and space work together to meet the needs of the user.
Why can’t I just use a magazine for ideas?
There is no reason why you can’t but at Inspired Spaces we can enhance what magazines present and tailor it to meet your needs and cost effectively adapt to your environment. Inspired Spaces also understands the complexity of the Building Code of Australia, Australian Standards, plans, and accessibility issues. We are also able to collaborate with electricians, plumbers, builders, cabinet makers, painters etc that have already proven their reliability and professionalism as well as be able to relate your requirements in the industry jargon that ensures all your design needs are meet. Inspired Spaces will take all the headache out of searching for reliable trades people and project management saving you time, money and energy in the long run.
Why is office interior design important?
Using Inspired Spaces can mean the difference between success and failure as the first impression your client receives of your space is often the reason for continued patronage and a long term association. Your space relays your professionalism, tells the prospective client that you are up to date with current developments and trends. It can make a customer feel secure and confident. This cannot be achieved with a week end makeover.Efficient space layout, ergonomic work spaces can increase morale and productivity with increased profitability the off shoot of this.Effective and clever design can improve quality of work by enhancing function and well being of your staff by protecting their health and welfare through ensuring OHS safety issues are addressed.
Isn’t selecting a colour scheme as easy as finding colours you like?
No – the physics of colour is complex. Simple things such as a strong colour on the floor can make a colour appear washed out or dirty. The type of lighting used also affects the final colour. Inspired Spaces understands the intricacies of how shadow, light, aspect and even the surrounding environment impact on the final perceived colour. It is important that colour imparts ambience to the space that complements the function of the design.
How does the design process work?
Inspired Spaces determines the clients needs and wants with an initial brief consultation and visit to the space.
Inspired Spaces finds out how the space will be used.
Inspired Spaces establishes client’s preferences and budget.
Inspired Spaces carries out a detailed inventory of existing equipment and furniture.
Client is then presented with a detailed brief to clarify their requirements.
After this the actual designing begins with step by step collaboration with the client.
What if all I want is a colour consultation?
Not a problem, Inspired Spaces sends you a questionnaire prior to consultation where we gain an insight into your likes and dislikes and needs of your space.
After the consultation, Inspired Spaces orders brush out samples of the selected paint colours and a report is produced outlining where each colour is to be applied.
Here’s how the team at Inspired Spaces can reduce the stress of your residential, commercial design or renovation project:
- by managing the entire design process for you
- by preparing all architectural drafting ready for council submission