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Contemporary Kitchen Remodel with White Cabinets, stained wood flooring, Thermador appliances, mosaic backsplash tile, two islands, open plan kitchen

Interior Design for Remodeling
& Redecorating

 

Custom Interior Design for Remodeling and Redecorating

At Fresh Space Design we offer expert Custom Interior Design, Remodeling, and Redecorating for all of your spaces.
Based both in Minneapolis, and Phoenix, we work directly with

Homeowners, and also support Contractors and Interior Designers

to create beautiful design solutions. 

At Fresh Space Design, we believe that you deserve spaces

that delight and support you while you live, work and play,

Whether you are a new homeowner, new parent, or

"empty nester", we are honored to be part of your renovation team!

Remodeling and Redecorating Services We Offer:

Kitchen, Bathroom, Laundry & Mudroom Design

Is a "kitchen face-lift" (new countertops, flooring, a tile backsplash,

or refinished cabinets) your goal? Or is a total remodel on the

menu?  Do you need a more accessible laundry, a

walk-in shower,  larger closet or mudroom?  

We are here to support you. We listen, ask questions,

then craft the best space plan to add maximum value.  We want your

transformed spaces to look like you, not us.  The best compliment

we receive is that a redecorated or remodeled space “looks like

it was always meant to be that way”!

 

Lower Level Finishes and Attic Expansions

Do you need a dedicated office space, a master suite, a man-cave,

she-shed or teen hang out space? Our expertise in space planning 

and expertise in local codes will help you capture 

unused square footage in your home and maximize resale value,

Whole-Home "Master Plan"

Want to pursue your projects in phases? We help you create a

"Remodeling Master Plan".  We balance budget, style, and function 

to create one-of-a-kind spaces that express your definition of

beauty, function, and home.

 

Interior Design & Decorating for every size

Project & Budget

We offer one-time design consultations; blueprint reviews; and

help with selections, including tile, countertop, cabinet, flooring,

paint colors, light fixtures, furniture, rugs, and so much more.  

Our projects range from the renovation of a single room to an

entire home transformation or addition.

Space Planning, Project Drawings & Specifications

We create detailed space plans, elevations, specifications, and

beautiful 3-dimensional renderings to help you visualize your new

spaces, and obtain pricing or building permits.

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About Gail Jacobson - A Founder's Story

Gail's appreciation for interior design began at age ten when her mother redecorated their home with rich orange, blue and apple green walls and

decor. Gail spent her youth pursuing drawing, painting, singing, dancing, and acting in plays and musicals. Her home was filled with the sounds of jazz, opera, and classical music. Needless to say, pursuing an art-related career

was a foregone conclusion.

 

After earning BFA and MFA degrees in drawing and painting, Gail explored life as an artist, arts educator, and jewelry designer.  It was only upon buying and the renovating her 1916 bungalow that she discovered her true calling  - helping people love and live better in their homes. Gail enrolled in an Interior Design program, was smitten with the remodeling process, and never looked back.

An Extraordinary Interior Design Experience

 

Fresh Space Design was born from Gail's desire to provide homeowners with

an extraordinary interior design experience. Twenty-plus years as a designer has affirmed her belief that interior spaces are critical to our, joy, productivity, and well-being. Creating a well-designed space is a journey. Gail is honored to be a trusted partner in her clients' journeys!

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We loved working with Gail!  We were upgrading a small,
quirky bathroom in an older Minneapolis home. We had some ideas on things we definitely wanted but we were struggling to make it work. Gail put the pieces together for us! In addition to her amazing design
sense, her conceptual drawings and images allowed us to visualize our bathroom with different colors, styles and layouts. She narrowed down options for fixtures,tile,vanity tops and colors, simplifying what felt like a daunting task. She brought the whole project together
in one cohesive final product. We love our new bathroom!




Remodeling & Redecorating Portfolio

Artful Creation

 

Fresh Space Design Services & Fees

Remodel Planning and Redecorating For Homeowners

Fresh Space Design offers a full range of interior design services.

Our project range from a single in-home or virtual design

consultation to space planning, construction drawings and finish selections for a remodel or addition.  We offer both hourly rate

and project fee options.* After our initial conversation, we will

give you a fee range for your project. 

(*) See our "bite size" packages below for a few curated options. 

Interior Design Support & Drawings for Contractors and Designers

Partnering with us will support your profitability

and increase your referral business. We can plug in at any point

in the process. If needed, we will shepherd your clients from

first meeting to the punch list. 

We craft clear, beautiful drawings to illustrate your or your

client's vision, and aid your bidding and permitting processes.

Our project documentation can help reduce costly errors and

keep your projects moving.  

Our Client-Centered Approach

Our active listening, client-centered approach and strong

design aesthetic ensure a positive experience and

enthusiastic referrals.

 

OUR DESIGN PROCESS

DISCOVERY

We start with an initial telephone conversation to understand your core needs and motivations - the experience you want to create.  Perhaps talking with us will be the first step in your journey!  We also want to learn about the timeline and budget for your project. Our conversation will help us determine a fee range, and next steps. We may recommend a virtual visit, or suggest meeting in person at your home.

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"BITE-SIZED" DESIGN PACKAGES

If your project is smaller or simpler in scope, one of our design packages could suit your needs.  

Each has defined tasks and a fixed fee. 

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$295.00

Single Consultation with
Follow-up Notes

Are you contemplating a renovation or a redecorating project and would like to explore ideas with a design professional? Are you in the middle of a project and need a professional "eye"?  We will visit your home, tour your potential or in-progress project areas, review your wish list and budget, and  share  our expertise.  We will follow up with a written synopsis of our conversation, including design ideas, resource suggestions and vendor/contractor recommendations, 

Click the link below to tell us about your needs and set up a complementary 15 minute telephone interview!

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$595.00 - $1195.00 

Designer For a Day (or 1/2 Day)

We invite you to engage us for four or eight hours of professional design services - and structure the time to bring you the most value.  Do you need help shopping for furniture, rugs, window treatments or other decor?  Are you "pre" or "mid" remodel, and need a professional to help you find and  coordinate materials, fixtures and finishes for a remodel? Would you like us to review your contractor's plans and make suggestions for improvements? Additional time may be added at an additional fee. Click the link below to set up a complementary, 15-minute

telephone interview! 

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$895.00

One-Room Conceptual Design

This package will give you the confidence and inspiration to launch your project!

In a home visit, we will explore your vision, wish list and budget; measure and photograph your room; create a conceptual floor plan and 3-d renderings, and share them with you in a design review meeting and in emailed, PDF images,  We will make general recommendations for materials and fixtures, and share our favorite resources. Design of additional spaces, elevations, selections and construction drawings are available at an additional fee.

Click the link below to tell us about your project and set up a complimentary

15-minute interview!

TESTIMONIALS

“My experience with Gail has been great so far…... She is always punctual, professional, and very responsive. She is considerate of her time (and the cost of that time) and her fees are reasonable - in my opinion, it is well worth it to have someone knowledgeable on your side and helping to steer you in the right direction. I plan to continue to ask for that knowledge and guidance as we work through my project.

During our initial consultation, Gail listened very closely to my goals and to what I dislike about my house. She immediately thought of ideas I hadn't previously considered. A couple of weeks later I had my plans, including elevations and renderings to use for obtaining quotes. She even drafted another idea (on her time) in case I wanted to go a different direction.

She has given me guidance on cabinet selection (styles, materials, construction) and has given me recommendations for cabinet makers, flooring suppliers, painters, etc."

 

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