In order to increase their competitive advantage, global retailers need an efficient retail space design and planning strategy which consolidates their financial and operational activities.
Australian Design & Drafting is a leading provider of drafting solutions for retail space planning and retail space design solutions, having worked with some of the largest firms in the world. Our experienced drafting team can provide you with a comprehensive plan for your existing building, or develop a retail space design for your new store according to your requirements. From developing construction documents to liaising with your architects and ensuring compliance with all local and national codes and regulations, we simplify the entire drafting process for you, ensuring fast execution and substantial cost-savings.
Our Retail Space Drafting and Design Service
Our efficient drafting services for retail space planners are always up-to-date with the evolving retail trends; and are provided keeping in mind a number of factors in order to maximize the potential of a retail store, chief amongst which is the customer’s shopping experience. Our service portfolio includes –
1. Store Space Planning and Drafting Services
Our store space drafting services are perfect for clients who need to determine an efficient store layout by matching their merchandise strategies, as per the consumers shopping preferences. Not only do we provide exceptional drafts for your retail store plans, but also review an existing plan and provide an objective opinion regarding the store layout, aesthetics and functional efficiency. Our drafting services for retail store spaces include the following –
- Store concept plan and review
- Floor design and fixture plans
- Electrical and lighting plans
- Custom design plans with matching color and material specifications
- Construction coordination and administration, if required
2. Retail Space Design Services
We have provided our exceptional drafting services to global retail planners, design retail stores, entertainment and leisure centers, experience centers, etc. Our space designers and drafters have significant cross-domain knowledge and leverage their experience to integrate business and retail under a common brand proposition with distinct visual characteristics.
Our service offerings include –
- Zoning, space design, and layout design
- Interior design, graphics and visual branding
- POS displays and locations
- Design detailing
3. Commodity Planning
Our retail drafting experts carefully scrutinize existing blueprints, or create new ones based on the floor plan of a store to effectively plan merchandise layouts. This in turn not only ensures the best use of space, but also enhances the customers’ shopping experience, while maximizing your return on investment.
Our service offerings include –
- Merchandise financial planning
- Pricing and promotional displays
- Assigning space to merchandise based on customer interest, popularity, etc.
- Markdown and clearance strategies
4. Consultancy Services
Our consultancy services leverage our experience of 13 years in retail space planning, ensuring you not only follow the best practices for retail design and drafting, but also channel growth and profitability into business expansion
5. Complete Project Management Services
At Australian Design & Drafting, we understand that designing a new store plan, refitting an older one, or merchandise planning can be a stressful job because of the amount of details and technical specifications involved. Our highly experienced project managers ensure that your retail design project not only adheres to strict deadlines, but also communicate with you on a daily basis with complete status updates. Some of the features of our project management services for retail planning include –
- Timely communication with detailed documentation so that the client is always up-to-date with the progress
- Communicating with architects, interior designers for any corrections and changes etc.
6. 3D Space Modeling Services
We not only provide comprehensive 2D retail space drafting as per the customer’s requirements, but can also turn it into a detailed 3D space render, allowing you to visualize the whole retail space plan. With the help of our 3D space renders, you can check how wall textures, color schemes etc. will look in life-like conditions, allowing you to make any modifications, before the design is sent for production drawing. Our 3D renders not only save you scale modeling costs, but also ensure that all the modifications (if required) are made on time.
Our Retail Space Planning Process
After working with countless Australian organizations, we have been able to define a set procedure for retail space design and planning. Our process can be divided into 3 broad categories –
1. Project Planning and Scope: Receiving customer requirements, determining the scope, and forming a project schedule
2. Execution: Training resources, creating proper documentation, project monitoring, and final evaluation
3. QC and Delivery: Performing strict quality checks for compliance, ensuring timely delivery, and receiving client feedback.