Design is an open scale that has no limit, it can either be scaled up or down and the beauty of design is it can be easily adapted to suit specific needs. If there’s a set budget, the team can simply prioritise and scale your design aspects for the new workspace accordingly.
The short answer is that every single design factor has an influence on the cost of your office fit-out. From aesthetics to materials and functionality to sustainability, each element will have an impact on the cost of your office fit-out project.
Outdated offices have a huge impact on decreased employee morale and levels of satisfaction. Staff are more likely to be motivated to spent time in the workspace if it’s a modern, comfortable and inspiring environment.
The final design is the completed, signed and sealed design which will be used to deliver the office space. Completing the final design marks the end of the Design stage, and means that the next stage can now be started – to Deliver.
The length of the Design stage depends on the size of the project and how quickly your team can feedback on the concepts presented. The faster the communication between teams, the less time the whole process takes, and you can move onto the Deliver stage.
Design is what brings your ideas to life. Listening, learning, probing, asking questions of you and your employees and observing how you use your space all feed into creating your unique office space design. An essential middle part of our renowned 3d process.
There are definitely no added difficulties when refurbishing an existing office space compared to an empty shell, as each type of fit-out comes with its own obstacles. However, an experienced team, should be able to easily overcome any hurdles.
It’s understandable that there is a common misconception that handling an office fit-out yourself is cheaper than engaging the services of a specialist office design and fit-out company, but does it really save you time and budget in the long run?
The site visit could be the first face-to-face meeting that you have with your prospective office fit-out team, and you could be left feeling nervous and overwhelmed with what needs to be ready and prepared by then. Our checklist should make it easier to feel ready for the initial site visit and by making sure all of these points are met, it allows the site visit to run efficiently. The aim of first site visit is to make sure the office design and fit-out team gets all of the information that’s needed to take your office fit-out to the next stage.
A while ago, we came up with some questions that you can answer to help you create the perfect office fit-out brief – click here to read more about that. When creating an office brief, there are a lot of considerations to make to ensure that your project gets the best possible start, and our expert team of office design and fit-out specialists have split these up into six easy points for you to consider when pulling together your office fit-out brief.