How do Interior Designers in Singapore set their price? What is the market rate for interior design services? What type of services are included? This is a daunting question for interior design price as there is plenty of rivals in the market.
Generally, the intended works in an interior design and renovation project include preliminary works, demolition works, carpentry works, floor works, plumbing works, glass and door works, electrical works, ceiling works and some miscellaneous works. If you are going to engage with an interior design firm, you might have to search for sub-contractors in order to complete different parts of renovation works. This is why ALBEDO DESIGN is the right choice for you!
How Much Does Interior design project costs ?
A renovation project usually includes design works, carpentry works, electrical works, glass works, plumbing works, ceiling works, painting works, and flooring works. It might be a heavy burden for house owners to have their dream home renovated, thus Albedo Design offers free design consultation, free costs estimate, free defects check, lifetime workmanship warranty, and also 1-year material warranty.
What factors influence the cost?
- Size area of the house – The bigger the size area, the higher the renovation costs
- Materials used – For example, genuine leather bedhead vs PVC board bedhead
- Design – For example, Simplicity design concept vs Luxury design concept. Plenty of young home owners prefer minimalist or modern contemporary design concept. The costs of this design concept is much cheaper compared to other design concepts as it is more simple, functional and practical. Let’s take another example of Victorian design concept, it includes bidding which is much costly and is suitable for home owners who have higher budget for renovation.
How Much Will Interior Design Cost for An HDB House In Singapore?
Average costs for HDB
1 room: start from $3000
2 rooms: start from $6000
3 rooms: start from $9000
4 room: start from $1200
However, the costs depend on floor plan or the layout of the house.
ALBEDO DESIGN is a one-stop service provider for interior design and renovation. We have in-house professional labours which are specialized in a full range of areas such as wall, carpentry and electrical. Thus, you do not have to go through the process of searching and meeting several sub-contractors in order to liaise with them.
Interior designers of ALBEDO DESIGN prepare their quotations based on the clients’ needs and preferences while at the same time considering to a few main factors. These primary factors included category and total size area of space, project scale as well as labour supply and type of materials.
Category and Total Size Area of Housing Space
The quotation amount may vary according to the type of housing such as HDB, condominium and landed house. Following by the size area of space, our professional interior designers will prepare their quotation based on cost per square feet or per foot run. They will proceed to clients’ site and measure the space before the commencement of design work. We offer free design consultation fees and 3D drawings upon confirmation. Furthermore, we provide free cost estimation, free in-house defect check and lifetime workmanship to our clients.
The next vital element about interior design pricing is project scale. It refers to the amount of interior design works needed to be done. It also depends on the size area and to the extent of interior design and renovation works. In short, the larger the project scale, the higher the costs.
Some interior design firms may set their pricing which inclusive of sub-contractors’ labour supply according to their prefixed rates or hourly rates. However, ALBEDO DESIGN does not charge additional costs for the labour supply as we are a renovation contractor as well. Besides, we do have our own factory located at Admiralty Street.
Drawing up Agreements for Interior Design Services
Often the way interior design is priced a combination of the above structures. Remember the bottom line: Do you feel comfortable and do you understand how you’ll be charged? With all this said and done, when charges have been ascertained and agreed upon, it is now time to have a formal written and signed agreement (contract drawn up) outlining the intent of all parties involved and this will serve as a guide for the conduct of the business between both parties – the client and the certified interior designer. It is always better and more acceptable for the certified interior designer to draw up the agreement and then the client may decide to give it a lawyer to go through and advice. If all seems well and both parties -the client and the certified interior designer – are pleased and satisfied, the contract can now be signed and sealed, and subsequently delivered. What factors influence the cost? size of the house kind of materials Project Region Contractor’s Valuation I hope this has help clarify pricing structures for interior design services.