How to get your dream home interiors, in 5 easy steps
Talk to a designer about your needs, dreams and budget
Get an instant estimate
Book with Design Cafe by paying 5%
Our team measures and assesses your home
Work with your designers to create something amazing and personal
Watch your new home come alive in 3D or VR
Sign off on the designs when satisfied, and pay 35%
While your home is getting built, shop for decor with your designer
Your designs are ready to be shipped in 45 days, after 51 quality checks and steps to ensure hygiene
Pay balance 45% prior to shipping
Our team will bring your home to life in 15 days
Move in and start living your dream
Peace of mind kicks in with our
10-year warranty and maintenance
Get to know the team that'll be with you every step of the way
Understands you. Designs for you, and with you
Your single contact for queries. Isn’t happy till you’re happy
Super organised. Gets stressed so you don’t have to
Design Cafe is a full-service professional interior design firm, led by dynamic architects and focused on making designer homes personalised to your tastes and needs available within your budget. We aim to bring premium design and quality to the average home buyer.
The process is weaved around giving you a custom home in your budget. We take care of every facet of your home’s interiors while you sit back and relax. The process begins when you meet our awesome design team (by booking a design consultation).
All our homes are custom-made. Orders are placed once you meet our designer and get a personalised design proposal crafted for your home.
Design Cafe provides end-to-end interior design and turnkey solutions for homes using state of the art technology and a professionally trained design team to create designer homes for people just like you.
We will bring about the change you have in mind — whether in your entire house or just one part of it. Get in touch with us and we will show you how we can build your home.
No, Design services are free for Rooms that are part of the order.
Our professional design services include the following services:
1) Customised design as per your requirements within the standard framework of Design Cafe modules.
2) Helping you visualize your space using base 3d modelling software.
3) High- Quality 3d renders for only Bedrooms, Kitchens and Living rooms which are part of the order with Design Cafe – you can see your home in 3d.
4) Professional design services will be provided for a period of 60 days from the date of sign up with Design Cafe with a free extension of 15 days in case of delays.
5) Electrical modification plans and false ceiling plans if the same are ordered with DC.
6) Material selection and recommendations for entire order with DC.
7) Lighting, wallpaper and wall decor recommendations and selections as part of selection visits.
The custom design process starts after you sign up with Design Cafe and have paid the 5% advance.
Since each Design Cafe home is designed and custom made for you, it takes between 15 -30 days to design based on your requirements and feedback. Your designer will give you a more accurate timeline at your first meeting.
Design Cafe and its team of designers have designed 5000+ homes across India and have won multiple design awards. Our homes have been featured in various magazines like Home Review and Society Interiors. All our designers receive quality training as to industry best-practices and trends to ensure you receive the best and most professional design advice on the market. Most importantly, we love creating homes and are passionate about what we do… creativity is our lifeblood and nothing gives us greater joy than a home delivered above your expectation.
Design Cafe is led by award-winning architects Gita Ramanan and Shezaan Bhojani. With over 2 decades of design experience between them, the dynamic duo has designed home across the country and have been well-recognized, awarded and featured for their work and knowledge including a keynote address at various design conferences around the world and on TEDx.
Their experience of working and crafting designer homes is now accessible to everyone through the DC design team which is personally trained by them. Their mission is twofold: to Democratize Design: to make it accessible to everyone irrespective of their budget and to create Designer Homes that are Inspired by the requirements, ideas, dreams & aspirations of clients. Each design goes through strict design scrutiny and checks to ensure it meets the high standards of excellence that Design Cafe stands for. You can rest assured that a home designed by Design Cafe stands out like no other.
Booking a consultation is easy with Design Cafe, it takes less than one minute, just click the ‘Book Appointment’ button on the top right-hand corner of the page and our team will then get in touch with you within 24 hours to fix your personal design consultation with our awesome design team.
The consultation takes place at a Design Cafe experience centre near you or through virtual meetings as per your convenience. At the experience centre, you can not only meet our designers but also touch and feel our amazing products and unmatched quality.
Our professional interior designers are trained and experienced in creating designer homes that are aesthetically beautiful and functional within the client’s budget. They will help you navigate through the maze that home interiors is, helping you understand how to best use your space, what colours will work well and even what kind of lighting to use. Our team will also help you understand various materials in the market and what is best suited for your home and needs. In the end, you will be crafting a designer home using our professional expertise, making your every day better.
Interior Design is successful when it is about how things work- and in the case of home interiors, it is finding a space for what you need in your life. That, in essence, is what Design Cafe will do for you.
We only work with the best brands from India and across the world. All our products are tested and developed with these brands to ensure maximum life for your home.
We also have stringent and documented quality control to ensure that each piece of furniture is delivered to match our high standards.
We at Design Cafe aim to bring you a one-of-a-kind Design & Build experience, which means we will do almost anything to bring your dream home to life. So you can relax and our team will take care of everything.
All extra services like civil work, electrical, false ceiling can be taken up by DC. These will be based on our standard fixed rates which include labour management and installation on your behalf. The Final cost of these services will be made as per actuals after signup and site visits & measurements will be a part of your final estimate or bill.
Facing an issue with your interiors post-occupying? Not a problem: our team is just an email or phone call away. We have a dedicated Client Happiness manager that will help solve any problems you may face and will continue to provide you with after-sales service in line with our warranty policy. So you can relax not only during but even after you move in. Our relationship with you is for life.
Your happiness is of the utmost importance to us, which is why you will have a dedicated customer happiness manager from the moment you sign on with Design Cafe ( that’s right… we have people who measure your happiness :-)) Any time you feel the need, please reach out to them and they will work with the concerned team to solve any issues with the level of service you get at Design Cafe.
At Design Cafe we have tested certain materials and finishes which we believe work best for Indian conditions and we work only with these materials. For a detailed reference of materials and brands we work with, please check your estimate or ask your dedicated designer to share the list.
At Design Cafe we work with only the best national and international brands sourcing directly from them: Hettich, Grass, Merino, St. Gobain, Asian Paints and Greenlam are a few brands we work with. For a detailed reference of materials and brands we work with, please check your estimate or ask your dedicated designer to share the list.
Our standard timeline for delivery is 60 days from the day of payment of 55% of the total order value and design sign off. This includes procurement, production, multiple quality checks and installation by our trained team.
While we try to ensure that every home is delivered on-time, every time, due to unforeseen circumstances or disruption in the supply chain that is out of our control, there may be a delay in some cases whereby we will keep you informed at all times and try our best to deliver as fast as possible.
You no longer have to worry about going to site to check quality or progress, our trained team of project managers tracks everything and ensures that your home is delivered on time and with care. This is part of our service and costs are included in your estimate, that means you pay nothing extra for professional site management services.
Our team takes the utmost care to ensure that your home stays protected during our installation process. We can also cover all switches and flooring to ensure that it is protected to the maximum level possible.
Our trained team of installers take care of all your furniture and design-related installation, we design it – we install it. This is the best way to ensure that your home looks exactly like what was imagined. You no longer have to worry about unprofessional labour bringing your dream home to life, with Design Cafe your home is in safe hands.
Design Cafe homes come with a 10-year warranty. Please check your product document at the time of order or your warranty card for details.
The warranty is applicable only to modular furniture made and installed by Design Cafe which specifically carries the warranty.
A valid proof of purchase or warranty card must be shown to avail the warranty.
Upon approval of warranty claim, the product will be repaired or replaced with the same or comparable product with a value not higher than the price of the original product purchased.
Due to material and finish variation, the replaced product may not be an exact replica of the installed product and there may be some variation due to batch differences in laminate, veneer or any other used material.
In the event that repair work has been done to a product without any authorisation from Design Cafe, the product’s warranty coverage is automatically void.
All modular furniture does not automatically come with a 10-year warranty, products with a 10-year warranty will be specifically mentioned as such.
Warranty terms and conditions are fixed, non-negotiable, non-transferable and only benefits the original purchasers of the product.
To products or furniture that have been stored or assembled incorrectly, used inappropriately, abused, altered, misused, or cleaned with wrong methods of cleaning or cleaning products or material.
Unusual wear and tear, scratches, cuts or damage caused by impacts or accidents or by abnormal or unintended use of the product or furniture.
If products have been placed in a humid environment or if the products have been used for non-domestic purposes or outdoors (unless otherwise stated).
To consequential or incidental damages.
The warranty is not absolute and is applicable only on the modular woodwork.
Our quality control teams decision on warranty validity or damage is final and binding on the purchaser.
Every Design Cafe estimate is based on your first interaction with our design team and captures your basic requirements. The price is calculated based on the floor plan shared by you or available online, which means that the sizes are tentative and subject to change based on actual measurements or a change in requirements.
Since each unit is custom designed and may include many moving parts, we do not have a standard square foot cost. Our costing is generated by our in-house software that ensures fair pricing for all our customers and is based on an individual unit basis.
Each product is priced individually based on its size, its design, the material finish and hardware used as well storage options. The prices are generated dynamically from our software based on your custom design, giving you full flexibility to create designer homes.
At Design Cafe we accept payments via cheque, online transfer or through your credit or debit cards.
Yes, we do :-), please get in touch with your designer and they will help you get Best EMI rates from one of our financial partners.