Haven Builders Part 2: Holistic design with Charissa Surine
Tune in to the full episode to hear about Charissa’s unique design process and how she gets to know clients one-on-one in order to fully understand their design styles and needs for their dream home.
WHEN BUILDING IN A DEVELOPMENT, HOW DO YOU APPROACH DESIGN TO ENSURE THE HOMES AREN’T ALL THE SAME VISUALLY?
- We are very focused on creating unique homes
- We never use the same floorplan more than once
- We use a variety of high-end design materials like maintenance-free fiber cement board or metal siding with a wood look
- We don’t put ourselves in a design box – we find it inspiring and challenging to take on new design styles
YOU USE A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO DESIGN. WHAT DOES THAT PROCESS LOOK LIKE?
- We have found through trial and error that it’s better to do all design aspects at once to keep up the momentum as opposed to selecting things in the middle of the build
- We keep the process fun, stress-free and engaging over the span of two months
- After a two-hour meeting with our clients, we take two weeks to pull together the full design and floorplan incorporating everything we learned about them
- We put together the mood boards for the entire feel of the home and the furniture layout
- We think about things like where the Christmas tree will go, where the stockings will go
- We think about each house as a home and how our clients will feel when they walk in
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