Services

SMC Interior Design provides interior design services to homeowners, builders and architects in the Lower Mainland.

Whether you’re renovating an existing home or building a new one, we can help. We specialize in interior design for high-end, single-family home renovation and new construction through to furnishings. We also offer design services for vacation properties and for individuals in the process of downsizing.

“I’ve been a contractor for more than 20 years in Whistler and have worked with several designers over the years. Detailing and a good set of plans are sometimes hard to come by. I definitely rate Susan as one of the top designers I have worked with.”
- John McSkimming, John McSkimming Construction Ltd.

We get to know our clients

Most of our clients have an idea of the design they want to achieve in their homes. That’s why we get to know their styles, wants, and needs before starting any work. At SMC Interior Design, we also partner with architects and builders to help them meet their clients’ interior design needs, so they can focus on the construction process.

Good interior design can be incorporated at any stage of the architectural, building, or renovation process, but it’s always easier – and less expensive – to add an interior designer to your team at the start of a project.

Our services

  • Design consultation
  • Design scheme and development
  • Finish selections (interior and exterior)
  • Full project management
  • Liaising between client and trades/builder
  • Comprehensive design drawings
  • Custom and stock furnishings
  • Custom and stock window covering
  • Artwork and accessories
  • We come to you: on-site or in-home viewing of samples

Our process

Phase 1: Construction

  • Interior architectural design and space planning, including architectural detail and design of cabinets, tilework, fireplaces, moulding and panelling
  • Jobsite consultation of framing details
  • Selection and specifications for all interior and exterior finishes and fixtures
  • Sample boards
  • Drawings (drafting and AutoCAD)
  • Custom kitchen and bath design
  • Electrical layout and lighting specifications, including onsite consultation with electrician
  • Design project management, including meetings on site with trades; review of drawings, specifications and bids; work schedule and follow through; coordination between client and on-site trades

Phase 2: Soft finishes

  • Furniture, including selections, specifications, procurement for new or custom
  • Material selections, including wall coverings, upholstery, blinds, drapery, bedding
  • Color consultations, including paint, fabrics, wall coverings, drapery, bedding
  • Lighting selection, including built-in, free-standing lamps
  • Custom furniture designs, including upholstery, case goods, built-in cabinet design
  • Custom window treatment designs, including blinds, shutters, draperies
  • Art and accessories
  • Installation of all above items
  • Move co-ordination, including delivery and set-up

Wondering about an interior design service that’s not on our list?