Our Interior Design and Architectural Team specializes in the design of
Corridors and Lobbies in the New York City Area. We are accustomed to
working with Boards of Directors, priding ourselves on a proven ability
to provide both creative and appropriate designs that address the
concerns of all members.
For those unfamiliar with the process involved in a Corridor and Lobby
Renovation, we have included a brief outline of the progression:
First a meeting with the Design Committee and Building
Staff is scheduled to determine the functional needs, aesthetic goals,
and intended scope of the project. Our extensive, ongoing experience
dealing with the issues that currently face modern buildings, including
system upgrades (such as intercoms, new compliant mailboxes, additional
and easily-accessed package room space, barrier-free traffic flow and
security, etc.) provides us with a demonstrated ability to design to meet
After surveying building conditions, we return to The
Committee to present various schematic designs options which include plans,
renderings, and sample boards showing the new surfaces, materials,
lighting demonstrating the general intent of the design.
After the Committee has reviewed the various design
options that have been presented, a Final Design that incorporates the
chosen elements of the various designs is accomplished.
Once the Final Design has been approved, IJC creates a set
of plans and specifications that are then sent out to a series of
General Contractors who specialize in the renovation of Corridors and
Lobbies. We also encourage Contractor recommendations from the Board of Directors
and the building’s Management Company. After the sealed bids haven
opened and reviewed, a spreadsheet comparison of the bids is prepared.
We then help you to conduct interviews to make a final selection of the
General Contracting firm who will be awarded the project.
As a further service to our clients, weekly field meetings
with the contractors and building representatives are conducted. To
keep everyone informed of the progress of the project, minutes of these
meetings are distributed, via email, to all interested parties until the
final “punchlist” has been accomplished.
We recommend the most efficient method to undertake Lobby/Corridor
Projects is a “Flat Fee” which encompasses all of these services. As a
further benefit, we pass along all of our Professional
Discounts to your organization including those on lighting, furnishings
and wallcoverings. Please note that these discounts represent a
substantial savings to you and go a long way towards mitigating the
costs of our Design Fee.
Attractive and well-designed Lobbies and Corridors project an image of
luxury and quality to your guests as well as to prospective buyers. At
IJC, we pride ourselves on creating designs that are appropriate to both
the architecture of the building as well as to the people who live and