A CONSULTING FEE IS DETERMINED:
Consulting fees will vary widely based
on the Designer, the Designers' experience and the specialization needed by the
client. To keep it simple, the Designer is paid based on billable hours. The total
amount of design time needed for a project would be anticipated in advance and
be listed on the contract.
Billable hours starts
from the moment the designer is on-route to the client house and ends when the
designer leaves the client house. Hours are also tracked while the Designer is
shopping, researching or drafting documentation. There is a 2 hour minimum block
of time for each client meeting and a maximum of 30 minutes drive time to meet
with the client.
Any parking fees as well as samples
or materials purchased are to be added to the consulting fee and billed to the