Our Process

The Live Best Process.

We provide a complete level of design and documentation services from brief formulation right through to completion on site. We listen to your needs and guide you through the process to ensure an enjoyable and stress-free experience.


Conversation & Brief

To kick off the design process please contact our team through one of our online website forms or feel free to to give us a call on 07 3319 3171 so we can discuss your project requirements at length.
If we are the best designers for your project we will arrange a site consultation and discuss the process of beginning your design. We are more than happy to answer every question.


Consult, Site Review & Quote

Every site is unique and presents different design opportunities. We begin by visiting your site to learn more about your dream design and get all the info we need to design to start the project. We take into consideration your vision and specific needs as well as builder requirements so we can provide an accurate quote including a breakdown of our service, deliverables and scope of the project.


Concept Design & Review

Now it's time for the plans to start to come to life. We meet in person and create a unique design concept that aligns with your lifestyle and how you use the space. Our concept drawings are generally a mix of sketches and drawings which include perspective views and simple concept floor plans sufficient to explain the design vision before we progress to a design pack with site plans, floor plans, proposed designs and 3D Perspectives.


Approvals & Certification (DA)

Now we turn your concept into a design for construction by providing comprehensive drafting plans including 3D modelling, formal plans and draft approval submissions for council. We also provide a free site survey quote and liaise closely with you during this process to ensure you are comfortable with the final design and your builder will also be informed to ensure the budget is on track and other requirements are met.


Detailed Design

In order to make progress construction as smooth as we can, this is the stage where we get plans to a detailed level that certifiers, engineers, and other external consultants jump in and will coordinate your project with a town planner and submit all the necessary documentation for Planning Approval and Building Permit Applications from your Local Authority.


Finalisation & Handover (BA)

Once the Approval is obtained and your builder is ready, it’s time to start the construction stage. We update any existing plans with final changes and send these across to you, the certifier, planner, engineer and your builder. Our design team remain on hand through the construction process for our clients and offer continued support as well as follow up on the project progress to ensure your development is aligned with goals and helping you live your best life.

Request a Proposal from our Designers.

Designing a new home or renovation is an exciting yet overwhelming process. Our expert team can help guide you through the steps involved.

Brisbane Building Designers


Welcome to Live Best, we believe that good design is a collaborative effort. This begins with a clear understanding of our clients and their individual ways of living