Create a world-class design studio that sets you apart as an industry leader

Ultimate Design Studio is the nation’s premier design studio creation and consulting program. Designed for large spaces, this comprehensive program guides you through the entire process of creating a strategic design studio environment, so you can deliver a world-class customer experience and sell more options.

As the nation’s #1 design studio expert, Success Strategies has created 150+ unique design studio environments across the US and Canada, and has been honored with 24 national awards for Best Design Center in the Country. Our unparalleled expertise will help you maximize your space’s revenue potential while avoiding costly mistakes. The result is a state-of-the-art design studio with the power to change your business.

This robust program leaves no stone unturned. From big concepts to the finer details, we’ll devise a strategic design studio space plan that fits your specific needs, then help manage and guide you through the build-out process. The program takes several months and includes two key phases.

Phase 1: Design Studio Planning (4-8 weeks)

Everything starts with your business goals. Using proven diagnostic tools and consultation calls, we’ll gain extensive insight into your needs, goals and opportunities. We’ll review the breadth and depth of your optional product offerings and make recommendations to increase profitability. We’ll also dig into your brand, current design studio operations and wider business objectives.

Once we have a robust picture of your unique situation, we’ll create a strategic design studio spaceplan that will maximize the revenue potential of your space, and set you apart from the competition.

We’ll identify the constraints and opportunities presented in the physical space available for your new design studio, and apply proven retail strategies and our indepth understanding of consumer purchase psychology to make sure the space allocation in your design studio doesn’t just “look good” on paper, but is designed with smart, strategic business intent.

Phase Two: Creation Oversight Services Retainer (several months)

We expertly guide you through the entire process of turning your state-of-the-art spaceplan into a breathtaking and profitable reality. This phase includes ongoing consultation from #1 design studio expert Jane Meagher, president of Success Strategies.

After creating 150+ unique design studios, there’s nothing Jane hasn’t seen. Her invaluable knowledge will ensure your studio has the best chance to deliver success, and will enable you to:

  • Identify and manage target dates for key milestones throughout the planning and construction stages
  • Coordinate various internal and external team members
  • Fine-tune the flooring, ceilings, walls, lighting and architectural details of your spaceplan
  • Create retail-based interactive displays that streamline your buyer’s decisions and inspire confidence
  • Specify products to maximize every square foot of wall, floor and ceiling space
  • Order,  create, and place the RIGHT product samples into the right location within your displays
  • Guide targeted and motivating merchandising to maximize opportunities
  • Create maximum interaction between customers and products, and understand the theory behind doing so
  • Understand and leverage labeling, signage and in-studio messaging as sales tools
  • and much more!

We’ll make sure you maximize your space’s opportunity with all the tips and techniques you can’t see from photos

“Jane Meagher brings such passion, energy and attention to detail to the design studio process. From her collaborative approach toward designing the space, to reviewing the product selections, to training the team it has been and continues to be a great experience. She leads the home building industry in Design Studio design, Strategy and Training!”

Mary Schumacher Becker, VP Sales & Marketing
Schumacher Homes
Akron, OH

“We thoroughly enjoyed working with Jane on our Design Gallery. The result exceeded our expectations!”

Gregg Goldenberg, CEO
Acadia Homes
Atlanta, GA
Winner of National Award for Best Design Studio

“We followed Jane’s formula and I wouldn’t change a thing.  I say with 100% certainly I found tremendous value in Jane’s services and that I am 100% pleased with results!  We are selling more options, have more control over the process, and have turned our purchasing process into an experience that our buyers love.  She is the real deal!!   I would do it all again in a heartbeat!”

Frank Ballif, President
Southern Development Homes
Charlottesville, VA

“Looking back to where we were when we started and where we are now, I don’t think we could have pulled off a third of what you provided us. Your level of focus and detail was critical in getting my team to a place where we feel competent moving forward. We could have done a center, but not with the precision and focus to achieve all that’s possible. We all feel that you are part of the Team in DFW!  I am very pleased with what you and your staff provided and I look forward to our future collaborations.“

Gary Rae, Area President
M/I Homes
Dallas, TX

“When we began the journey in conceptualizing our Design Studio, Jane was right with us. Her insights, ability to guide, listen, and draw out of us what our needs were always felt and were so right on! Every time- I mean every time- I walk into the doors of our studio I am so thrilled with how fabulous it it: The Wow Factor, the great use of every inch of space, and yes, functionality at its best!!  Thank you Success Strategies for once again partnering with us in delivering truly an amazing and inspiring space!!!

Janelle Brulotte, Design Studio Manager
Quadrant Homes, a TRI Pointe Company
Seattle WA

“I cannot thank you enough for the inspiration and guidance you provided to our team for this result!  I am so happy with the outcome and know it will give our customers a fantastic home buying experience.“

Daniel T. Schmitt, President and Chief Operating Officer
Richmond, VA

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“When we first began to create a design studio from scratch, we had no idea what an extensive, strategic task we were up against. We quickly turned to other builders for their advice, and every single one said the same thing… Call Jane. They couldn’t have been more right. Jane is an expert in her field; she clearly cares about fulfilling the builder’s objective while fostering the company culture. She embraces a collaborative process, whereby she encourages open discussion, but stays true to her beliefs. Her work ethic is unparalleled, and her energy is unyielding. We are so proud of the space she created with us, and we will always consider her part of our family as a result.”

Jamie Hudson, Director of Sales
Schell Brothers
Rehoboth Beach, DE
Winner of National Award for Best Design Studio

To view more photos of our state-of-the-art design studios, see the Design Studio Gallery page.

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