Services Agreement for Interior Designers

Services Agreement for Interior Designers


If you're a savvy expert on all things interiors and want to ensure that you're as protected as possible, you'll want to get your hands on this Interior Designer Services Agreement template. Eliminate the potential for sticky situations before they even begin with this comprehensive and industry-specific template, ready for your clients to sign on the dotted line as soon as you've tailored it to your business' needs!


This Interior Designer Agreement template is your all-in-one toolkit for designing, creating, and managing captivating interior environments. Whether you're focusing on residential elegance or commercial functionality, this customisable template ensures that every detail of your project is legally covered. It not only sets clear expectations between you and your clients but also provides a comprehensive framework for everything from initial consultations and design approvals to payment schedules and intellectual property rights. With this robust agreement, you can confidently take on projects knowing that both you and your clients are protected, allowing you to focus on unleashing your creativity and building spaces that inspire. 

About the Template

Created by lawyers and peer reviewed by other lawyers for quality assurance, this fill in the blanks template can be ready within 15 minutes or less, ready for you to copy and paste into your system and send to your client for them to sign.

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What’s included?

Your template purchase includes: 

  • Fill in the blanks Template in Word format 
  • Template User Guide pdf – Handy hints on how to update your template 
  • Single user licence to edit, use and reuse the template as often as you need for your business 
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  • BONUS: Future template updates 
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Key Features

The Interior Designer Agreement template includes the following key features:

  • Scope of Work: Clearly defines the design services to be provided, project timelines, client expectations, and deliverables, ensuring a transparent understanding from the start. 

  • Obligations: Outlines both parties' responsibilities, from communication and approvals to provision of necessary materials, keeping everyone accountable. 

  • Intellectual Property Rights: Safeguards your unique designs, ideas, and creative content, determining ownership and usage rights. 

  • Payment Structure: Details the fee structure, payment schedule, and accepted methods, so you're paid on time, every time. 

  • Drawings: Ensuring client is aware that any measurements or dimensions referenced in design drawings are approximate and are not to be used for architectural, construction, building or engineering purposes.  
  • Delays, Restarting, and Non-Completion: Addresses unforeseen delays, procedures for restarting after interruptions, and remedies for non-completion, giving both parties a clear roadmap for navigating challenges. 

  • Designer Purchases on Behalf of Client: Clarifies the terms under which the designer may make purchases on behalf of the client, including budget constraints, approvals, reimbursements, and ownership of purchased items. 

  • Variations in Natural Materials: Recognises the inherent variations in natural materials and defines acceptable ranges, protecting the designer from undue blame for natural inconsistencies. 

  • Lead Times, Stock Discrepancies, and Delays: Sets out expectations and responsibilities for managing lead times, handling stock discrepancies, and coping with delays from suppliers, ensuring smooth project execution. 

  • Engagement of Contractors: Details the terms for engaging third-party contractors, including selection, oversight, responsibilities, and liabilities, providing a comprehensive framework for collaboration. 

  • Refund/Return of Fees: Lays down the conditions under which fees may be refunded or returned, offering clear guidelines for financial adjustments in various scenarios. 

  • Termination: Establishes clear guidelines for ending the contract, whether due to completion, dissatisfaction, or unforeseen circumstances, protecting both sides. 

  • Warranties and Indemnities: Spells out guarantees and responsibilities, protecting against potential legal claims and liabilities. 

  • Confidentiality: Ensures that both parties maintain privacy regarding sensitive information, preserving trust and integrity. 

  • Revisions and Approvals: Sets procedures for design changes and client approvals, preventing misunderstandings and project delays. 

  • Dispute Resolution: Outlines the agreed-upon methods for handling disagreements or issues, such as mediation or arbitration, to avoid costly legal battles. 

  • Compliance with Laws: Ensures compliance with applicable laws. 

This comprehensive Interior Designer Agreement template is more than just a contract; it's a partnership guide that lays the foundation for a successful collaboration, allowing designers to focus on creativity while navigating the legal landscape with confidence. 

    For Who

    Any Interior Design business wanting to be legally legit. This agreement is all about protecting your business and setting up clear boundaries for each party. 


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    Is this template suitable for all interior design projects? 

    Yes, it can be tailored for various projects from residential to commercial. 

    What if I need further legal support? 

    You can book a consult, contact us via email or join our membership program. 

    Is this a one-time purchase? 

    Yes, and it includes future updates and bonuses. 

    Can I customise the template to fit my brand? 

    Absolutely, the Word format allows easy customisation. 

    How quickly can I access the template after purchase? 

    Instantly! Just follow the download instructions. 

    What makes this template stand out from others? 

    It's designed by industry professionals, is peer-reviewed, and includes video guides for seamless understanding. 

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