We always
Begin with the end in mind

Our approach
Think differently

No two projects are alike—so we ask a lot of questions, then focus on listening. A lot.

By getting to know you, your goals and your vision, we are able to confidently start designing and planning for a seamless build project.

Is your space not functioning as you want it to? Are your rooms out of date?
Are you thinking about building a new area? Let's talk about...

Needs

I’m overwhelmed, where do I start?
What potential does my space have?
How can my space meet current needs?

Design/Plan

What should I do first?
How can my space reflect my style?
What creative solutions exist for me?

Budget/Schedule

What will my project cost?
Will the project add value?
How long will my project take?

It all starts with
A CONVERSATION

Our blueprint
For success

Our team is involved in the entire design-to-build project cycle from initial planning and design development through installation.








Over the years we've had many people come to us after construction has already begun, not having taken the time to thoroughly understand how the design aligns—or doesn't—with their end goal. We always start by meeting new clients in their space, asking important questions about their vision and needs (and even fears), ensuring that we fully understand the project and scope before we start planning together.

Construction projects can be complex. We'll simplify things.

Design2Build will:

Guide your project from start to finish in the right order

Eliminate unexpected issues by designing first, building second

Always begin with the end in mind, ensuring every detail is considered

Leading
WITH EXPERIENCE

With more than 30 years of planning both residential and commercial spaces, we've gained expertise in concept, planning, design, and managing all levels of design/build projects - new construction, major renovations, light remodeling, or furnishings and accessories. Our work has been featured in

  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Des Moines Register
  • Better Homes & Gardens Decorating
  • Numerous home shows

Sheila Waller

Design Director
Sheila’s passion for design is the creative engine that drives the Design2Build team. Her ability to ask the right questions and listen, attention to detail, and the value she places on client relationships ensures that our projects hit the mark.

Kim Hinkhouse

Business Director
Kim is responsible for the day-to-day operations and project management for Design2Build. With a strong background in business development and account management, her organizational skills and work ethic ensure that our team delivers on your vision.

Designing
Spaces for Life

Whether we’re providing design only or managing an entire build project, we are your single point of contact, providing skilled guidance and detailed oversight for purposeful and timeless spaces.