J Dowling Design

Gilbert, AZ

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

I am an Allied ASID member, with a background in Fine Arts as well as Business Management.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

Enabling my clients to experience first hand the benefits of a great design. A good design should be built around your clients. The design should support their lifestyle, their personality, their functional needs, their health requirements and their emotional balance.

Location

Gilbert, AZ 85295

Years in business

4

Number of employees

1

Times hired on Thumbtack

2

Q&A

What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
We start with an initial consultation to determine what type of project will fit the clients needs. Followed by the planning and design stages of the project. Next, is the approval stages for the project. Fourth, is the initiation of installations, construction, fabrication and product purchasing. Last, we do final installs, placement, and accessorizing.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
A degree in Business Management, a degree in Fine Arts, and a Certificate in Interior Design. I also take continuing education courses continuously.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
$105.00 per hour.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
Having a background in Fine Arts as well as Business Management, which made my decision to become a designer an easy one. I get to use my creativity while running my own business and improving my clients surroundings and lives.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Residential projects- Kitchens: Counters, Cabinets, Appliances, Fixtures, Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Tub/shower, Flooring, Drapery/window treatments, Architectural features, Custom furniture, Lighting, Color theory, Art, Accessories, Wall treatments, Audio/video systems, and Layout design.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Design and build of a custom media wall. This project was fantastic, it pushed my design skills in a sense that the design was very modern/sleek/minimalist. The outcome was a beautiful, well constructed, media wall custom to the families needs and functional desires.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Make sure the designer can envision your ideas. If your visions collide the design may end up causing discomfort in the space.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
What the order of priority is, in their design endeavor and what budget they have allotted to complete it.