Install-It-Direct offers professional landscape design services for all your landscaping needs within Southern California. Whether you need a full landscaping overhaul from start to finish, or have your own designs and need an experienced team to implement them, we will bring your vision to life. Our talented designers have a passion for taking ideas and turning them into reality. After viewing your project in 2D and 3D, our experienced installers will make sure to Install-It correctly the first time!

Design Elements

Our popular landscape design projects often feature but are not limited to:

As always, you can count on honest, upfront pricing for each and every aspect of your landscape design project. We even offer great financing options to help you achieve your landscaping goals!

Landscape Design Services

Our designs consist of multiple types and styles to help visualize the incredible transformation. From quick sketches, concept or construction plans to 3D renderings, our landscape architects have multiple tools to help make your landscape come to life. If you are interested in speaking with one of our landscape architects in San Diego or Orange County, reach out to us today. Don’t forget, when you install your project with Install-It-Direct, our premium 2D and 3D design packages are free!

Our Team of Landscape Architects and Designers

Dustin Schmitt

Dustin Schmitt
  • Bachelors of Science in Landscape Architecture - Cal Poly Pomona
  • Minor in Landscape Irrigation Design
  • Associates Degree in Architecture - Palomar Community College
  • McCabe’s Landscape Construction (3 years) - Lead Landscape Designer
  • Install It Direct (3.5 years) Sr. Design Consultant/ Project Manager
  • ICPI Certified
  • Belgard Best Patio Design 2018

Landscape Design Steps

  • Start with a Free On Site Consultation

    On-Site Consultation (Free 1-hour visit)

    On-Site Consultation – meet in person to go over design ideas, measure, gather site information (site analysis). Observe and consider all aspects of property (i.e. existing conditions, architectural style, views, access, demolition, existing utilities, topography.) 

    Includes:

    • (1) In-person consultation with a design consultant (1-hour free)
      • A 2nd in-person consultation and/or further communication (i.e. emails, calls, texts, etc.) above and beyond the 1st consultation of 1-hour will be charged at an hourly rate of $100/hour.
    • Refine the design cost based on evaluation and design considerations – provide an exact figure. 
  • Design Phase

    Design Phase – Compile info from site analysis, design considerations and formulate into a concept. All design starts with a concept. The designer takes all information from On Site Consultation to generate a Concept Plan / 3D Rendering.

  • Concept Plan/ Landscape Plan

    The Concept Plan Package $1,000 

    Concept Plan/Landscape Plan – A blueprint of the landscape. This is not a construction plan, although it is typically scaled. The goal of a concept plan is to create a sense of unity, balance, and scale while maintaining simplicity through lines, form, texture, and colors. A concept plan is a visual representation of the site expanding on the initial design considerations creating practical and pleasing outdoor spaces. A concept plan will call out/show key elements or attributes in the design. 

    Includes:

    • (1) On-site consultation (1-hour)
    • (1) Scaled design/plan with callouts 
    • (2) Revisions to the plans like rounding corners or small/slight adjustments to the scope.
      • Additional revisions or revisions to the design layout, planting plan, etc. will be charged at an hourly rate of $100/hour.
  • HOA / Construction Plan

    The HOA Package $1,000 

    HOA/Construction Plan – notation and dimension of the concept plan with call outs and measurements. 

    Includes:

    • (1) Scaled design/plan with callouts 
    • (2) Revisions to the plans like rounding corners or small/slight adjustments to the scope.
      • Additional revisions or revisions to the design layout, planting plan, etc. will be charged at an hourly rate of $100/hour.
  • 3D Renderings

    The 3D Package $1,000 

    3D Renderings – Sometimes a Concept Plan is not enough to understand or grasp the ideas outlined in the plan which makes the 3D package a perfect choice.

    Includes:

    • (3-4) Viewpoints
    • (2) Revisions to the plans like rounding corners or small/slight adjustments to the scope.
      • Additional revisions or revisions to the design layout, planting plan, etc. will be charged at an hourly rate of $100/hour.

    The 3D+ Package $1,500 

    3D+ – Get even more from your 3D experience with night scenes, flythrough videos and more. 

    Includes:

    • The 3D Package
    • (1) Flythrough with night scenes.
    • (2) Revision to the plans like rounding corners or small/slight adjustments to the scope.
      • Additional revisions or revisions to the design layout, planting plan, etc. will be charged at an hourly rate of $100/hour.
  • Custom Design Packages

    Custom Design Packages

    • Exact quotes will be based on the site evaluation and your specific details/needs.

     

  • Revisions

    Revisions ($100/hour)

    • (2) Revisions are included within each package, which would entail “small revisions” to the plans like rounding corners or small/slight adjustments to the scope. 
      • Additional revisions or revisions to the design layout, planting plan, etc. will be charged at an hourly rate of $100/hour.