Your Design Brief – What is it? and Why do you need one?

Often the most overlooked part of your design journey, with many deciding to go with the implied, verbal route. But your design brief is arguably the most pivotal point in your design journey – if you don’t get it right, you could end up with a home that does not reflect your needs at all, and that’s not the half of it.

Take a look at the video to find out what could go wrong if you don’t have a clear brief before you start your home building project.

If this has got you thinking, why not start writing your design brief? Here’s an excellent tool kit to get you started;

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Written By Verity Lovelock, Architect at BBD Architects and Specialist in Residential Design