DesignSmart is A customizable project management platform for interior design firms
The DesignSmart platform includes the most comprehensive project management software available,
coupled with optional software modules and a variety of data entry and procurement services.
(Looking for The Smart Designer? We changed our name to DesignSmart!)
DesignSmart has the most comprehensive feature set of any project management system on the market
Because it eliminates dual entry, our QuickBooks Connector is our most popular optional module.
Why settle for “off-the-shelf” software when you can have DesignSmart customized
to work the way you need it to work?
Minimize overhead and maximize profits by outsourcing data
entry and procurement tasks to our sister company Proxy Plus.
Our optional modules let select the ones you need so you don’t pay for any that you don’t.
What Our Clients Say About DesignSmart
DesignSmart's Key Features
Works With The Apps You Love
DesignSmart works with the most popular apps so you can be as be as efficient as possible.
Show Images Your Way
The DesignSmart screen clipper makes it easy to grab images from vendor websites and add them to your design projects. Crop and annotate images within the program, then select from over 25 different page layout options.
Interactive Client Presentations
Quickly create presentations with cover pages, inspiration pages, floor plans, and mood boards. Show your presentation to your client in an interactive format so you can explain your design concepts, and they can make their selections in real-time. Their proposal is ready at the end of the presentation and so is their online invoice for the required client deposit!
Loads of Proposal Formats
DesignSmart includes over one hundred proposal variations, so you will find proposal variations that work best for you. Have your branding standards for all client-facing documents? No problem, we can customize DesignSmart documents to meet your needs.
Invoices and Online Payments
Send online payment links to your clients so they can pay their invoices online. And with DesignSmart’s PaySmart merchant account, you can easily add the processing fee to your pricing so your clients can enjoy accumulating credit card perks, and it doesn’t cost you a penny in merchant fees.
Purchase Orders Done Right
DesignSmart excels at purchasing. From making it easy to create purchase orders to approving purchase orders, to tracking the entire procurement process, DesignSmart has all the features you need to stay on top of your projects.
Specifications / Cut Sheets
Whether you call this document a specification, cut sheet, work order, or some other name, you’ll appreciate its versatility. Options allow you to determine whether it will include vendor and manufacturer information, pricing, PDF attachments, a cover page, a schedule, or a distribution page. You can even use this feature to create massive PDF documents for submittal, Installation Manuals, and Care and Use guides.
Reports and More Reports
DesignSmart includes dozens of reports that can be sorted by Area, Category or Vendor. With the “Customized Excel Export” feature, you can choose what information is exported to Excel.
Security and Control
DesignSmart includes over 25 different security and access control features that make it easy to control who has access to specific information and who can make data changes.