Free Design Service
At Amber, we’ve been working closely with Australian homeowners building or renovating their homes and gardens for nearly 50 years and know well that it can be both the most exciting and daunting times in life. Often filled with time-consuming and often challenging decisions, it is important to be able to talk with experts when faced with these pressures.
Whether you’re building a new home from the ground up, or renovating or rehabilitating your existing home, selecting the internal and external materials you use is one of the most important steps in the design process. With an extensive product offering ranging over a variety of categories, Amber are always on-hand with the expertise to help. Providing products and materials including indoor and outdoor floor tiles, wall tiles, feature tiles for kitchens, bathrooms and laundry’s, pavers, natural stone including travertine and limestone, wall cladding, retaining wall systems, concrete sleepers, bathroom ware and unique bathroom packages, artificial grass, and more, meaning you can design your dream home all in one go with ease.
What to expect at your consultation
- You will have a customised one-hour design consultation service with our in-store designer consultants who will take you through our entire design process from start to finish. We will cover all design facets including material selection, colour and pattern, functionality, installation and maintenance and everything else in-between! Any questions you may have will be answered – making the process simpler for you.
- Our industry professionals will help you find your own personal style and select the best products to suit your space and budget.
Create a flatlay to see all your chosen materials together. This will help give you an idea on how the colour scheme, texture and scale of each product will work in your space.
- If you are happy with the consultation, you can purchase on the same day and our friendly staff will assist you in arranging your delivery or pick up, installation requirements and recommendations to finalise this seamless service.
- If you need more time to decide, we understand and will send you a quote on the same day along with samples to help you with your decision.
Design Consultation FAQ's
What should I bring to the design consultation?
Before booking an appointment with us, simply collate your home and landscaping plans, builder’s tender (if applicable) and any inspiration you may want to bring along. This could include images, books, magazines or Pinterest boards – all of these things will help!
Our qualified design consultants will then take you through our entire design process from start to finish. We will cover all design facets including material selection, colour and pattern, functionality, installation and maintenance and everything else in-between! Any questions you may have will be answered – making the process simpler for you.
How long does a design consultation typically last?The length of a design consultation can vary depending on the scope of the project and the specific needs of the client. However, a typical design consultation can last anywhere from 1 to 2 hours. During this time, the design consultant will gather information about the project, discuss the client's vision and goals, and provide recommendations and solutions for achieving the desired outcome. It's important to allow enough time for the consultation to ensure that all aspects of the project are thoroughly discussed and addressed.
What happens are the end of the design consultation?If you are satisfied with the consultation, you have the option to make a purchase on the same day, and our courteous staff will help you to arrange delivery or pick-up, as well as installation requirements and recommendations, to ensure a smooth and hassle-free service. However, if you need more time to make a decision, we completely understand and can provide you with a quote on the same day, along with samples to assist you in your decision-making process.
Why are design consultations important?
The expertise and assistance of a design consultant can be incredibly valuable, whether you require minimal guidance on color selection and furniture arrangement or extensive planning and execution of a complex renovation or new construction project.
With the guidance of a professional design consultant, you can benefit from their knowledge and experience in finding the right products and skilled tradespeople to achieve the best possible outcome for your project. Collaborating with an interior designer can also help you navigate the project seamlessly and avoid costly mistakes.
In the end, the ultimate goal of working with a designer is to enhance the beauty and value of your property, whether you plan to enjoy the space yourself or sell it for a profit.