Noz Design is an interior design firm based in San Francisco, California led by principal designer Noz Nozawa. In 2020, Noz was named an Architectural Digest Rising Star. While the firm typically focuses on 20 to 30 residential projects per year, Noz recently brought on two additional designers, doubling the firm’s size.
Canvas enables Noz and her team to capture her clients’ spaces in seconds using their iPads and iPhones. The scan available immediately on-device allows her team to extract quick dimensions on-site, but the real time-saver comes from Canvas’s Scan To CAD service. Her team simply uploads the scans and within two business days, an editable, SketchUp model of the existing conditions arrives in their inbox. As Noz describes it, Canvas allows the firm to get straight to the starting line of a design project.
Most importantly, it doesn’t matter if a room is a rectangle or has complex architecture: Canvas is able to capture it all and convert it into a clean and editable format.
Beyond reducing the stress and energy required to design nuanced spaces, Noz sees technology like Canvas as improving her industry as a whole. Using Canvas demonstrates to clients that the interior design profession is a complex mix of technical skills and artistic thinking.
Canvas enables Noz and her team to: