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Working with Vevano: How the Design Process Works

By the Vevano Home Team
May 18, 2021

Want to update the interior design of your home but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone—and that’s ok! Home interior design is a specialty trade like many others; it can take years of training to understand and master the process of designing a beautiful and functional space.

But even working on a renovation or remodel with an interior designer can seem daunting at first, especially if you’re unfamiliar with the interior design process. You may wonder who is involved and when, how the planning works, and what interior designers actually do.

We want to demystify the interior design process and show you just how easy it is to work with an interior designer—even when they’re remote! While we can’t speak to every designer’s process, below we break down the tried and true method our Vevano Home designers use to create stunning home results for our clients.

Madi, Andrea, and Michael, Vevano Home Designers who work everyday with the design process

First, What Is an Interior Designer?

An interior designer is someone who helps design the experience of a space. After identifying the client’s vision and goals, designers use their expert knowledge of space planning, structural requirements, textiles, materials, color, and sustainability to craft an intuitively designed, beautiful and functional space.

Professional interior designers are trained to look at the big picture as well as the finite details of a project, leaving nothing behind. These designers craft your space from top to bottom, ensuring you have everything you need for your kitchen remodel, bathroom renovation, outdoor redesign, or other home project.

When redesigning part of your home, you can’t go wrong getting an expert opinion on how to maximize the space with your budget and your desired style.


“Vevano was a great experience for us. Our designer (Andrea) did a great job, helping us figure out exactly what we needed. It was a pleasure doing business with you and would recommend it to anyone, whether you are doing a remodel or a new build. Two thumbs up from us! Thanks Vevano!” — Mark F


Vevano Home’s Interior Design Process

After you reach out to Vevano Home’s expert design services, you are assigned to a dedicated designer who will help you realize your renovation. Here’s what you can expect:

Consult

Your dedicated Vevano Home designer will begin the interior design process with a free, remote consultation. During this consultation, you discuss what you are looking for in a design, the budget you’re working with, and the scope of the renovation or remodel project. This may involve getting rough measurements and pictures of the existing space to know what needs to be done.

From there, the designer will provide a custom retainer fee based on your project, so you only pay for what you need. Bonus: that fee is later deducted from product purchases you make related to your design.

Create

With your vision in mind, the designer starts creating a comprehensive design packet to illustrate your potential remodel. This packet comes with concept boards, 3D renderings, elevations, floor plans, revisions, and samples for your project.

This comprehensive packet is designed to give you everything you need for a successful home renovation or remodel. The concept board highlights images of features, materials, finishes, and colors that inspired your redesign. The 3D renderings and product samples give you an idea of how the redesign will look when completed, while the detailed floor plans help ensure a smooth installation.

When you review these materials with your designer, you can share what you like and dislike, as well as what changes you want to make to the design.

concept board, an important step in the interior design process

Concept Board

3D rendering of home interior design

3D Rendering

Collaborate

From start to finish, the Vevano Home design process is collaborative. We want to make sure the final design is exactly what you want. Once the design is finalized, your designer works with you to purchase the product you need for your project. Your retainer fee is deducted from the products you purchase through Vevano Home, which essentially makes the design service free!

From there, your designer is available for calls and emails to support you—or your contractor— during the project to ensure your vision and their designs for it can reach completion.


“Martha was amazing to work with. She really listened to my needs from the beginning, and we kept in touch throughout the entire process — from planning to after everything was completed.” — Alexis


Remote Redesign Available

At this time, we offer fully remote interior design services so you can redesign your home without having to leave the house. It’s super easy! Our comprehensive e-design services are conducted through calls, emails, and Zoom meetings with your dedicated designer in order to ensure you get exactly what you want and receive the support you need throughout your redesign.

Want to See Vevano Home’s Design Process in Action?

Our designers have years of experience in bringing client’s redesign visions to life. We love highlighting our design projects to show how we’ve incorporated the client’s needs and desires into functional and beautiful designs that they love.

pantry redesign
basement kitchen after interior design project
Remodeled kitchen, final result of interior design process

Martha, Vevano’s Head of Product & Design, helped Lindsey and Jonny to transform their kitchen from a clunky, out-of-date kitchen to a beautiful and intuitively designed farmhouse kitchen with added storage. “My favorite part about the kitchen is just how the overall design came together,” said Lindsey.

In another recent project, designer Madi helped create a kitchen basement out of an empty room so Jared could use it as a basement rental unit. It turned out so well that the unit was rented before he could install the backsplash! “The redesign turned out fantastic!” Jared said.

No Limits to Making Your Redesign Dreams Real

Vevano Home offers a wide range of interior design products—from lighting to flooring and everything in between (even furniture now!)—so odds are, we already supply what you need for your home project.

If you can’t find the product you want on our website, our designers are happy to help you find that product, even if it means searching through another resource in order to make that purchase possible.

We want to help you create a home you love and that functions exactly how you want it to, so we love to think outside the box to achieve that. All decisions for your design are made with your needs, style, and budget in mind.


“Michael provided the best customer service you could imagine. He listened to what I was looking to purchase and then made relevant recommendations with no upselling or high-pressure sales tactics. Just real customer service that was actually helpful. Thanks!” — Steven R


Maximize Your Redesign with a Vevano Home Interior Designer

In the end, an interior designer can help see you through your renovation or remodeling project, from the lightbulb of inspiration at the beginning of your renovation to the finishing touches of your new hardware.

Bring your inspired vision to life with the help of one of Vevano Home’s expert designers today with a personalized consultation. We are excited to hear about your redesign project!