Design Your Space
Our customers are either moving into a new space, refreshing their existing space, or creating a new business altogether. What ever the case may be, when tenants need improvements or ideas on their space, they rely on the experience and professionalism of our team at Terrastone.
Let us design your ideal work space from the outside-in.
You have spent time and money perfecting your business/marketing plan—let your space be an extension of that mission. We will plan your improvements, develop them, construct them, manage them, and value engineer your updates to keep costs down during construction and provide long-term savings to our tenants.
Whether your improvements are vast or simple, our team can take charge and meet your needs in a timely, cost effective manner.
What is the difference between residential and commercial interior design?
While residential interior designers focus on homes, commercial interior designers conceptualize spaces for businesses. This would include hotels and lounges, restaurants and retail spaces, offices, banks, theaters, hospitals and examination rooms, libraries, schools, country clubs, spas, shopping malls, and everything in between.
Is the distinction really that important? Yes! Homes and businesses have different design needs. Residential interior design is all about creating welcoming and livable spaces for homeowners, whereas commercial design seeks to increase functionality and elevate style for financial gain. Whether it’s a luxury hotel developer or a small business owner, it is up to the commercial interior designer to translate the client’s vision in ways that are practical, profitable, and of course, chic. Because the scope of work is much larger than residential projects, commercial interior designers usually take on more responsibilities.
What does a commercial interior designer actually do?
Commercial interior designers are trained to prioritize functionality and safety without sacrificing style or aesthetics. For example, a luxury hotel needs to accommodate a certain amount of guests if it wants to maximize profits. But in order to do so, the hotel has to impress guests with spacious rooms, lavish bathrooms, and breathtaking views. It should wow guests with its lobby, and make room for high-end amenities including spas, saunas, gyms, outdoor spaces, pools, and a restaurant and bar.
It falls on the commercial interior designer to make all of these requirements come together into one usable and beautiful space…and they are more than qualified to do so!
Commercial interior designers know how to space plan without surrendering design. They are also trained to ensure that everything within the physical structure is safe and up to code. They are heavily involved in the renovation and construction process, and work closely with contractors and manufacturers to make important structural decisions including architectural details, lighting, floor and ceiling design, window placement, and technological upgrades. Commercial interior designers also define the project’s scope of work, draw schematics and blueprints, select the right materials, and oversee budgeting and scheduling, along with other important duties.
We are here to help create inspired spaces where your people can reach their full potential at work.
We understand the challenges that businesses today are facing. In organizations around the world, the workforce is changing. As your business changes, so do your needs. Employee expectations, how we work, and the tools we use to get that work done are ever evolving. There is a new landscape of work.
Place can act as a powerful instrument to express an organization’s unique culture and help it achieve its business goals. A well-designed workspace can have a profound impact on employee productivity, efficiency and engagement. To realize an organization’s full potential, we strive to create workplaces where people want to be.
We strive to create space that meets your specialized needs and adapt easily as those needs change. From workspaces that promote privacy to those who thrive on open collaboration, we are able to create environments that link your business objectives with your facility strategies.
Our specialty is creating dynamic work environments that meet the functional, flexible, and aesthetic needs of your business—all within your budget.
Planning and designing your workspace takes creativity, attention to detail, and a thorough knowledge of how your people work.
Our design team works to provide spaces that are as unique as you and your needs. Our designers are the product experts who create spaces that are not only functional but aesthetically pleasing. Our designers are responsible for understanding trends and anticipating how your work might change in the future. Data-gathering interviews, work process analysis, Living Office assesments, adjacency studies and ROI analysis, are all tools that we utilize to better design a space that will grow with your company.
OUR MISSION is to create thoughtful, beautiful interiors that meet our clients’ aesthetic, functional, and economic goals while honoring and celebrating the buildings that contain them.
OUR PERSPECTIVE is informed by a respect for character and mixed use architecture coupled with an appreciation of the playfulness and brightness of modern design.
OUR EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE applies to all types of projects: on smaller residential and renovation work we can produce the drawings necessary for permitting and construction, on larger commercial and new-construction projects we focus on the interiors and work in tandem with architectural and engineering teams.
OUR APPROACH is flexible and responsive. We work with some clients who have a strong vision and we help them achieve it. Others are less sure and we guide them through the design process, helping them to formulate their own aesthetic as we go.
Interior Design Services
Powerful interior spaces make a difference in our lives. These spaces are where we come to work,create, learn and live. Our interior design team never loses sight of this as we combine creativity, passion, research and expertise to deliver spaces that empower us with increased performance, improved collaberation, enhanced comfort and added flexibility.
Across every market we serve, our team designs thoughtful interior environments by engaging key stakeholders through proprietary and proven processes to enhance culture and achieve goals. Our work never loses focus on the human experience of space and we are committed to achieving design solutions that enrich lives and empower individuals, teams, campuses, organizations and communities.
Our Interior Environments:
Keep the goals of the organization at the forefront and work to create measurable impact on performance
Focus on the human experience and ultimately enrich the lives of those who experience them
Once the construction phase is complete, the designer then transforms the physical structure into a living and breathing space in the decorating process. Commercial interior designers choose motifs and styles that suit the needs of the business, and then bring it to life with the right color schemes, furniture, fabrics, wall and window treatments, artwork, accessories, and finishes.
Why You Must Have an Interior Design
A commercial interior designer is the professional who will create and direct the construction or renovation of commercial spaces. This professional will guide you selecting the materials, layout, space distribution, interior walls arrangement and can be the director of all relationships between all related professionals working in the construction project. Also, it will plan the decoration and themes to work around your space, including some architectural knowledge and will help you create functional and proper space distribution within your space.
Relationship Between Interior Design and Field Work
The professional who specializes in commercial interior design will start providing services from the conceptual stages and planning of your construction project. They will study and evaluate proposed spaces having in mind the purpose and layout ideas for further use. The designer must walk through the construction stages completing field verification and taking exact measurements at the construction site, following construction activities closely with the drawings and specifications. During this time, the designer will start working around with ideas like finishing details, furniture, color, equipment and related objects and spaces that will meet the needs of the client.