Our Process:

SLMD Our - Process Step 1 Icon - Collate and Identify
SLMD Our - Process Step 2 Icon - Dissect and Analyse
SLMD Our - Process Step 4 Icon - Present and Refine
SLMD Our - Process Step 5 Icon - Freeze and Detail

We don’t buy into jargon, we like to keep things simple, we love layman’s terms. Our process follows this approach. We look to provide all aspects of the design and build process in-house, this gives our clients the ability to choose the level of involvement they require. Whether they want us to solely provide the design function or take your project right through construction and cost control to hand over and beyond.

SLMD Our - Process Step 1 Icon - Collate and Identify

Collate & Identify

We need to understand your business from the grass roots up.
We collate data as a key member of your project steering group, gaining a rich understanding of your unique working methodologies.

Dissect & Analyse

We break down the pool of information, analyse workflows & communication pathways, dissect exchange processes and identify problems to form a design strategy.

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Expand & Develop

We look at multiple design models, run desktop test scenarios, assess best practice methods and tailor them to your business culture.

We will then expand on ideas, research industry benchmarks and find innovative solutions that benefit your teams.

Present & Refine

The first draft!

We engage with the steering group to present our design strategy and ideas. We collaborate closely with your team to ensure complete transparency of design decisions and a basis for each is explored.

A period of refinement follows based on feedback and further analysis.

SLMD Our - Process Step 4 Icon - Present and Refine
SLMD Our - Process Step 5 Icon - Freeze and Detail

Freeze & Detail

Once refinement is complete, we freeze the design model and start the detail stage using 3D models help to identify conflicts between 2D paper space and live environments.

CGI visuals remove the ambiguity of aesthetic direction and streamline material approval processes.

We take your project to site fast and efficiently, streamlining the transfer of information between client, designer and contractor.