FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE AND ARCHITECTURE?

Architecture has a focus on aspects such as the buildings form, structural composition, and its response to its surroundings.

Interior Architecture has a focus on functionality, circulation, aesthetics and the interplay of spaces within the building.

Interior Architecture generally has a greater depth of knowledge with the industry when it comes to colour, texture, furniture, fittings and equipment (FF&E) and what is available to meet the brief. We have the skills to see the whole picture and ensure our detailed work brings in functionality and your style, while accentuating the overall architectural vision.

DO YOU WORK WITH ARCHITECTS?

Where a project calls for the skills of multiple professionals, we understand the need for a collaborative effort. That's why we welcome working together with others. Whether you are engaging us from the start, or have plans already drawn up, we are happy to work with other professionals. We are here to ensure your home is cohesive with its architecture and integrates your personal style without compromising function.

After assessing your project brief, we can advise ifit will be necessary for you to engage an architect or other relevant professional to work alongside us.

WHEN WILL FURNITURE ARRIVE, AND WHY DO I NEED TO  SELECT EVERYTHING SO EARLY ON IN THE PROCESS?

We ask that you are mindful of lead times when ordering furniture, appliances, fixtures, rugs, lighting, and art. Lead times can range from 6-22 weeks, and occasionally longer depending on what you are ordering and where it comes from

If you have a question that has not been answered here, please send us an email to hello@patinadesignstudio.com so we can help.