TAG: design/build process

A road map for the DBI process

July 19, 2019By
Completed project (Photo: Inside Out Design)

So, you want to ramp up your design/build + installation (DBI) segment, but you’re not entirely sure where to start. After all, the road to completion for DBI projects can have twists, turns and maybe even a few roadblocks along the way. We spoke with Andrea Mueller, owner and founder of Inside Out Design in Frankfort, Ky., and Dylan Croftcheck,... read more

How to explain design fees

January 4, 2016By

Landscape design expert Jody Shilan gives his perspective on this tough question.  Q: How do you explain to clients why you charge for your plans while other companies don’t? A: That’s a great question and one of my favorites to answer. It’s amazing to me that in 2015 we still have to justify to ourselves and our potential customers why... read more