At U31 we understand that interiors have a tremendous impact on our daily lives – they have the capacity to make us work, live and play better. It’s with this philosophy that we approach all that we do. As a team of designers, with varied backgrounds, we offer diverse perspectives that result in distinctively elevated environments. Come see what we can do for you.

How We Collaborate

Initial Consultation

  • Determine client needs and wish list
  • Establish functional and aesthetic direction
  • Review existing architectural drawings and site conditions
  • Liaise with team consultants

Concept Design

  • Prepare preliminary plans, elevations, sketches, colour palette
  • Establish look & feel for key features
  • Provide furniture, fixture and equipment direction
  • Material and finish selections

Design Development

  • Prepare electrical, lighting and millwork design concepts
  • Refine concept as per client comments
  • Refine overall creative vision
  • Prepare electrical, lighting and millwork design concepts
  • Coordinate development of VR renderings if applicable

Construction Documentation

  • Final drawings, specifications and schedules
  • Develop interior details with other team consultants
  • Assist in preparation of tender documents

Project Administration

  • Assist in selection of contractors
  • Attend site meetings
  • Liaise with contractors to maintain design intent
  • Site inspections as required during construction phase

Furniture and Furnishings

  • Select and present furniture & furnishings
  • Prepare an itemized budget
  • Procurement
  • Liaise with retailers & fabricators
  • Manage local & international shipping and coordination
  • Supervise final installation
  • Resolve deficiencies & close out

Inspiration and Curiosities