MEET THE TEAM

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OWNER & HEAD DESIGNER

Marissa Sauer

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CO-OWNER & CEO

Ariel Spivak

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INTERIOR DESIGNER

Lauren Collette

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DESIGN ASSISTANT

Thalia Gomez

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INTERIOR DESIGNER

Kate Mangin

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OFFICE DOG

PARKER

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OFFICE DOG

BENTLEY GEORGE

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OFFICE DOGS

PETUNIA AND ROSIE

OUR SERVICES

We are a multi-faceted design firm established in 2012 with experience in a wide variety of commercial and residential settings.

FULL SERVICE INTERIOR - DESIGN RENOVATIONS - NEW CONSTRUCTION - RESIDENTIAL DESIGN

COMMERCIAL DESIGN - FURNITURE, LIGHTING, AND ACCESSORY SELECTION - SPACE PLANNING

WHAT IS COVERED IN DESIGN FEES?
✓All plans, drawings, conceptual sketches, and renderings 
✓All design plans & presentations 
✓All finish and fixture selections throughout renovated and existing spaces 
✓All appliance selections to ensure both function and aesthetic fit 
✓All furniture, rug, lighting, drapery, art, accessory, and more selections

WHAT IS COVERED IN DESIGN MANAGEMENT FEES?
✓Site visits, bid documents, bid procurement,
✓Styling & installation supervision 
✓Coordination of schedule with contractors and subcontractors 
✓Weekly client updates and ensuring all progress stays on track to meet established deadline.

OUR PROCESS

01.

consultation

02.

concept

- Have an initial phone call with the client(s) to get an understanding of what they are looking for and explain how we work 

- Examine the clients' wants and needs on site

- Complete a walkthrough of the space(s) to be renovated

- Submit a written proposal with a rough estimate

- Measure the space(s) to be designed

- Collect inspiration for the space(s)

- Create various layouts for the space(s) that meet the clients' wants and needs

Pitch the design plan to the client(s) to get feedback on the initial layout(s)

- Modify the design plan until a final design is selected

- Provide two or three contractors with the final design plan for bidding

- Select a contractor

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03.

design

04.

completion

- Select and get pricing for all materials and furnishings including furniture, accessories, tile, flooring, paint colors, wallpaper, molding, etc. 

- Pitch the design plan with all selections to the client(s)

- Modify the design plan as needed based on feedback from client(s) 

- Order all approved selections

- Oversee delivery and installation of all fixtures and furnishings, including custom pieces

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DIANE UNIMAN

5 STAR

Design Macs should change its name to Design Miracles! If you want to work with a designer who listens and understands what you want, even if you don’t know what you want, and can translate that into a space that is incredibly special, practical and livable, Marissa is the one.

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