I continue to work on the site completion daily.  I'm admittedly overwhelmed at just how much time is involved in the backend setup.  I've had my suppliers for months now, but never imagined that would be the easy part of this process! The site structure is complete and has been for quite a while.  The site designer is completing the launch page and a few more specialized pages for uploading information to me and such.  As this project has evolved there have been many late night ideas and 2 am note pad scribbles.  The site will be launched in the next 3 weeks, however what is to come over the next year will be pretty remarkable.  The main problem I have right now is too many ideas and not enough time.  Not a bad position to be in and from where I sit nothing but an optimistic future ahead!

I had intended on focusing on the site alone until it's up and running, however when the phone is ringing and people need a Designer Friend, I must oblidge...

Here is YDF's Current Project Lineup

Martini Lounge - Belleville, ON     Complete Design and Project Management for an upscale martini lounge.  To meet the needs of Prince Edward County and Belleville's demand for an urban, chic retreat, this water front lounge in historic downtown Belleville will be opening May 2009.

Park Hyatt Hotel - Toronto, ON   The Park Hyatt is currently completing renovations and leasing improvements in their commercial tower. 

Loft Kitchen - Toronto, ON    A complete kitchen renovation and redesign in a converted residential loft in downtown Toronto

Loft Design - Toronto, ON   Design consultation, finish selection, lighting and furniture coordination in a stunning 3 level downtown residential loft conversion.

Kitchen Design + Design Consultation - Belleville, ON   A complete kitchen design, lighting and finish consultation for a new construction home.

Union Restaurant - Toronto, ON Construction and Design consulting services for an opening soon restaurant on Ossington Street

Corporate Art Consultation - Toronto, ON   Art selection, coordination and installation for a complete corporate rental program in a 2 floor 20,000 sq ft office

Check back over the next few weeks for project photos and progress.

Visit   www.designerfriend.ca   January 2009 for all of your design needs!