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Why You Should Use a Design Matters Member

Advantages of using Design Matters Members include:

  • Professional Services, depending upon your specific needs, in areas such as:
    • Preliminary Design Services and Preparation of Brief
    • Site Analysis Services
    • Preliminary Design Development
    • Planning Applications and Submissions
    • Town Planning Permit Applications
    • Design Development and Working Drawings
    • Tendering and Negotiation of Contracts
    • Site Attendance and Contract Administration
    • Post Project Completion Services
  • Updated Knowledge of Industry Issues, Trends, and Regulations
    • Design Matters Members are encouraged to continually upgrade their skills and knowledge by participation in Design Matters' structured Continuing Professional Development Program.
    • By virtue of being a member of Design Matters, members demonstrate a genuine desire to further the interests of the design sector, and to actively contribute to the well being of the design profession, both in terms of its status and credibility, particularly in the eyes of consumers.
  • Experience and Expertise
    • Design Matters Members are professionals who offer a broad range of experience and expertise to meet their clients' needs. Often Design Matters Members have state-of-the-art tools at their disposal to assist you to visualise your concept. Many use computer-aided-design (CAD) software that can assist in the visualisation process.
    • Realistic Fees
    • Design Matters Members' fees are realistic, and are tailored to meet the client's budget.
  • Practical Individual Designs
    • Design Matters Members offer practical, individual or traditional designs to suit your specific needs. Their skills cover residential, commercial, industrial and institutional projects including apartments, unit developments, medium-density, restoration, renovation or extension work.