FAQTotal Design Solutions
Frequently Asked Questions

What types of projects does TDS you usually take?

Total Design Solutions specializes in complex and highly technical jobs to create inspiring, beautiful and functional environments. TDS is Thailand’s most highly sought after design firm when it comes to innovative commercial projects that require creative problem solving, effective space planning, large-scale sourcing. The TDS team are experts in effectively work with corporate management teams to meet demanding deadlines, budgets and the highest standards.

We have developed a reputation for sophisticated and functional spaces that exude a distinctive sense of place, design sensibility and strong brand identity.

We also have a team of residential designers who have developed a sizable following of clientele who adore their ability to take a space and transform it into a home.

TDS can handle any size project.

What countries do you work in?

Total Design Solutions has experience working on projects all over the world. We currently have ongoing projects in Asia, North America, Africa, and Australia.

The majority of our projects, and where we have the most strongly established local relationships, are throughout Thailand and Vietnam and Hong Kong.

We pride ourselves on our ability to work with contractors, subcontractors, on-site construction personnel in any country.

We are adept at navigating customs and regulations unique to various governments and businesses.

What scope of services do you provide?

In terms of Interior Design and Construction, we provide the entire scope of services — from concept to completion. Typically, projects are divided into work stages described here:

Feasibility Study & Site Survey

  • Reviewing and analyzing client/project requirements
  • Site survey and actual measurement

Preliminary Conceptual & Sketch Design

  • Prepare Conceptual Design
  • Prepare basic elevation studies
  • Coordinate with Project Manager & General Interface work

Prepare Detailed Design

  • Create detailed sketches & site instructions
  • Select and specify detailed finishes & create Material Board
  • Present all interior furnishings and fittings including: Furniture, Fabric, Tile, Color finishes and Lighting Fixtures

Documentation & Contract Detailing

  • Prepare all detailed working drawings
  • Prepare all schedules, material specifications and bill of quantity.

Defects Liability & Final Certificate

  • Site visit to itemize the unit’s final punch list.

I have a technically difficult job with at tight deadline– Can Total Design Systems handle this? Does Can Total Design Systems have the expertise and resources to tackle complicated jobs—how can I be sure?

Absolutely! Just look at some of the projects we’ve done and read for yourself what our clients have to say.

Is TDS the best firm to use if I am looking to create a beautiful, stylish, and impressive interior? I want a memorable and atmospheric space. Good aesthetics are paramount.

In short, yes. We specialize in creating distinctive and artful environments. Total Design Solutions is Thailand’s leading creative interior architecture firm with experience in commercial and residential projects. We will work with you to turn your dreams and vision into reality.

What can I expect when I first contact TDS?

We pride ourselves on unparalleled client communication.

From the outset, we seek to determine exactly the look and feel our clients are seeking and understand precisely how the space will function.

For commercial projects, prior to the commencement of any design processes, TDS conducts research and collects detailed data regarding customer needs and behaviors. We also do a comprehensive site inspection. We then use the results, data and feedback in outlining innovative design solutions to our clients.