Design Services

Areas of expertise

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Julie O’Brien Design Group offers complete interior design and interior architectural services. And we begin right where you are.

From a life-stage change to taking care of a pesky detail, our service options are comprehensive. The choice is yours.

Professional services from six broad areas of expertise:

  1. Consultation—advice, assessment, selection and some specification

  2. Space Planning—workflow, life flow; furniture inventory, layout and placement

  3. Interior Design—color, concept, visualization; construction plans and specification for new home, remodels, offices, kitchens, bedrooms and baths including cabinetry, furnishing, walls, flooring, fabrics, tile, windows and lighting

  4. Interior Architecture—concept, use of space, ergonomics, construction materials, architectural finishes, electrical requirements, lighting, plumbing and ventilation; CAD assisted visualization, construction plans and specification. Support for all stages of the construction process, from the initial plans through to finishing touches.

  5. Project Management—estimating, planning, budgets; coordinating the trades and professionals

  6. Acquisition—ordering and procurement; shopping trips; artwork and accessories selection and buying

We invite you to start the conversation. Julie will be happy to meet with you by appointment.


Service-package suggestions that follow:

  • Homebuilding
  • Renovation
  • Moving
  • Downsizing
  • Kitchens
  • Furnishing
  • Lighting
  • Services, à la Carte

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Homebuilding

Luxury is having it your way

Your singular vision is the most important asset when it comes to building your new home. After all, you are the master of your domain.

Julie O'Brien Design Group takes care of everything you don't have to. This freedom allows you remain the visionary throughout the process.

As your design advisor, Julie systematically organizes and manages the entire project, from start to finish. On time and on budget, with vast experience at coordinating the trades and professionals. Julie tackles the minutia and tiny details of the day-to-day.

Having it your way means your voice is always heard. 

Homebuilding interior design services:

Architectural detailing • Artwork and accessories selection • Cabinetry design & coordination • Color planning • Construction evaluation & coordination • Design concept • Exterior spaces concept & layout • Fabrics planning • Furniture layout & selection • Lighting layout and fixture selection • Permanent materials selection • Plumbing fixture selection • Procurement • Space planning • Wall coverings & surfaces • Window treatments

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Renovation

Luxury is a sense of ease

Home renovations are your most luxurious dreams made manifest. However, making the leap from concept to completed project can be daunting. Our suggestion, don’t try this alone.

Julie O’Brien Design Group is the crucial go-between with you and the builders, who often view these types of projects as a straight line. In reality, renovations are a rollercoaster.

Let Julie guide you over the hills and valleys of your vision and make leaping into the unknown... easy. Your project deserves only the best specialized attention.

Renovation interior design services:

Architectural detailing • Artwork and accessories selection • Color planning • Concept development • Construction evaluation & coordination • Fabrics planning • In-home consultation & analysis • Lighting layout and fixture selection • Painting coordination • Plumbing fixture selection • Procurement • Space planning • Wall coverings & surfaces • Window treatments

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Moving

Luxury is a fresh start

Moving into a new home is always met with a flurry of excitement. It can also cause a bit of a headache. You already have a collection of precious and meaningful pieces but what if they don't quite fit in the new home, either spatially or stylistically?

Julie O'Brien Design Group offers in-depth move planning consultation, making for a much smoother transition.

Julie will put together a detailed plan prior to your move, finding the perfect space for your belongings and pinpointing any updates needed. Or she will curate your furnishings, art, paint color, etc. once you already move in. Both options help you make that perfect fresh start!

Moving interior design services:

Artwork and accessories selection • Color planning • Construction coordination • Furniture curating • Furniture layout and selection • In-home consultation & analysis • Lighting layout and fixture selection • Painting coordination • Space planning

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Downsizing

Luxury comes in all sizes

Downsizing well is trending. Generally reserved for the more experienced dweller, moving down or up or out is nonetheless a spot you’ve earned. While you might be driven to cut back, compromise is not exactly what you want to achieve.

You deserve more not less. More time and control. More freedom and choice. Julie O’Brien Design Group can help you translate your sense of luxury to wherever you’re going.

If you’re pondering that next chapter or find your style evolving, let Julie guide you through what promises to be an exciting and graceful process. Expect a lot. After all, luxury comes in all sizes.

Downsizing services: 

Space planning • Furniture inventory and assessment • Furniture layout and selections as needed • Architectural detailing for special features • Lighting layout and selections • Color plan • Permanent materials selection • Cabinetry design and coordination • Artwork and accessories selections

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Kitchens

Luxury is a kitchen that feels right at home  

The kitchen is the heart and soul of any house. But all those gatherings, meals, and late night snacks take their toll. It may be time for a change … and some inspiration.

The kitchen design process at Julie O’Brien Design Group begins with a conversation. How has your lifestyle changed over time? How will your new kitchen fit into the rest of your home? What specific culinary needs do you have?

Julie is the expert in home interiors. She listens, making sure your voice is always heard so your new kitchen will feel right at home.  

Kitchen design services:

Architectural detailing • Artwork and accessories selection • Assistance with appliance selection • Cabinetry design/coordination • Color planning • Concept development Construction evaluation • Furniture layout and selection • Lighting layout and fixture selection • Permanent materials selection • Plumbing fixture selection • Procurement • Space planning • Tile & surfaces selection and layout 

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Furnishing

Luxury furniture is a metaphor for life

Luxury happens when our personal surroundings enhance our mood and quality of life. When our belongings match our sense of identity. When our home is truly a place to escape from everyday pressures.

Julie O’Brien Design Group knows that luxury furniture means high craftsmanship, quality materials, revered construction and fabrication, and design-integrity.

But more importantly, luxury is a metaphor for your life, when your furniture resonates with who are you. It is a wonderful thing to own only that which you truly connect with. Julie will lend her skilled design eye and expert resources to best curate your home furniture.  

Furnishings design services:

Artwork and accessories selection • Color planning • Furniture and fabric selections • Furniture buying trip(s) • Furniture layout • Lighting layout and fixture selection • Permanent materials selection • Procurement • space planning

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Lighting

Luxury is the leap from the mundane to the sublime

Great fixtures—like great jewelry—have natural powers all their own. They enhance your environment in subtle yet powerful ways.  

The right kind of lighting can change moods, highlight details, increase productivity, and even reduce fatigue.

Your home deserves the best in lighting.

Let Julie O’Brien Design Group light up your world in ways you never imagined. Julie will discuss with you exactly what type of mood you want for every room in your house. Her expertise will save you time and headaches in the long run.

Time to turn on the sublime.  

Interior lighting design services:

Color effects coordination • Controls consultation • Design and layout • Fixture selection • Procurement • Supervision

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Services, à la Carte

Luxury resists compromise

You know what you want. Your vision for your home is razor sharp and on point.

An expert like Julie O’Brien Design Group in your corner can iron out the fine details, save you precious time.

Julie provides you the type of personal, in-depth attention your concept deserves. You maintain the flexibility to change, add-on, or hold off at any point. Resist compromise.  

A la Carte interior design and interior architectural services: (alphabetical)

  • Architectural detailing
  • Artwork and accessories selection
  • Cabinetry design/coordination
  • Fabric selection
  • Color planning
  • Concept development
  • Conceptualization
  • Construction evaluation
  • Design evaluation
  • Furniture curating
  • Furniture layout and selection
  • In-home consultation & analysis
  • Interior architectural materials and finishes selection
  • Lighting layout and fixture selection
  • Paint selection • Painting coordination
  • Plumbing layout and fixture selection
  • Permanent materials selection
  • Space planning/use of space/ergonomics
  • Tile & surfaces selection and layout
  • Window treatment

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