157 Orange County Design-Build Firms

When building a new house, people often turn to architects to kick off the project. However, a different model is becoming more popular: design-build. Instead of dividing tasks between separate architect and construction companies, you can hire a design-build firm to cover your entire Orange County Metro Area project, from the initial design through final construction. More 
Mission Viejo, CA, US 92691
Hunter Construction Inc. is a full service Design-Build remodeling firm in south Orange County California with over 30 years experience in residential remodeling and commercial... Read More 
Luxury-Designer (949) 697-5869
Luxury-Designer blends all the elements of design to create an environment that reflects the client’s needs.
Stone Studio,Inc. (714) 808-0001
Anaheim, CA, US 92806
Stone Studio is a design center in Anaheim, CA, featuring an exclusive showroom, and warehouse. At Stone Studio we provide our customers the highest quality material in an elegant... Read More 
With happy clients since 1982, Morey Remodeling’s client-centered approach and commitment to our clients' satisfaction have earned us an unprecedented 95% return client/referral rating.
San Juan Capistrano, CA, US 92675
We are a full service finish carpentry and custom cabinet shop. We provide a wide variety of custom services that range from moulding installation to complete kitchen renovations Read More 
S O D Builders Inc. is a full service construction company which provides a wide range of construction and remodeling solutions for residential, commercial and industrial projects. We provide the critical service of helping homeowners and business owners with the expertise needed to build, add to, and maintain their homes and business facilities.
B. Eilers Designs (949) 378-1072
Foothill Ranch, CA, US 92610
Design and build all forms of interior woodwork, furniture and cabinetry. Read More 
f you’re interested in remodeling your home, well…you’ve come to the best place to start. We’ve been building additions, custom homes, custom kitchens and bath remodels in Orange County since 1967!
Irvine, CA, US 92618
Sea Pointe Construction is a prominent design/build residential remodeling firm servicing Orange County, CA. For more than 27 years, we have specialized in whole home remodeling... Read More 
WC Design Center (714) 253-4663
Full Service interior design firm and contractors. We design and manage full home remodels from kitchen and bath to draperies and furniture.
Newport Beach, CA, US 92663
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Silicate Studio (949) 244-1083
Silicate Studio is Orange County's newest custom furniture and accessory design studio and retailer. Creating contemporary pieces that embody the freshness and mad-mix of humanity.
KT Construction (949) 588-9318
MISSION VIEJO, CA, US 92691
Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of... Read More 
Irvine, CA, US 92612
American Coastal Properties specializes in developing and redeveloping homes in Coastal Southern California. Read More 
Tustin, CA, US 92705
Do It Right Remodeling was founded by brothers Aviran and Edan Bar-Lev in 2006. The demand for perfection, polished approach and unparalleled trust has made Do It Right Remodeling... Read More 
Laguna Hills, CA, US 92653
Since our beginning in 1997, LCR Furniture has evolved from a design firm with an emphasis on furniture to a leading manufacturer of fine custom furniture, doors, iron and... Read More 
Corona Del Mar, CA, US 92625
Established by Tony Talisse in 1987, Designer Kitchen & Beyond (DKB) has quickly become one of the leading remodel and new construction contractors serving Los Angeles and Orange... Read More 
Devon Design, Inc. (949) 677-5744
Newport Beach, CA, US 92660
Home Construction and Interior Design Read More 
Irvine, CA, US 92618
The opportunity to express your individuality is a creative journey and one that begins here. The Design Studio offers an all-inclusive experience to select your furnishings,... Read More 
Fish By Design 1-888-750-2782
Huntington Beach, CA, US 92649
Fish By Design offers a full line of aquarium and pond products and services. We specialize in the Design, Installation and Maintenance of Living Reefs and Marine Aquariums. ... Read More 
Carley Montgomery (562) 826-2983
Seal Beach, CA, US 90740
Real Estate Development Construction Management Design Services - Architectural, Interior and Landscape Read More 
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What Is a Design-Build Firm?


Design-build firms take on the responsibilities of architects, contractors and construction companies, all under one roof. These firms focus on a streamlined process, from the initial design to the estimating phase to physical construction, in the hope of creating an efficient experience for both the client and the company. Because the entire project is happening within one company, design-build firms are able to overlap the design and construction phases of the project, often speeding up the project significantly. In addition, these firms work to minimize risks for the project owner through single-point responsibility contracts. However, depending on the firm, you may still want to contact an interior designer or architect to help create the exact look you want. Here are some related professionals and vendors to complement the work of design-build firms: Interior Designers & Decorators, Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers, Architects & Designers, Photographers.

Before deciding on a design-build firm, think about what you want from your new home. Do you want a large kitchen for entertaining? Do you need several bedrooms for children and guests? Do you want a finished basement for extra space or storage? Look for design-build firms that specialize in the areas you're looking for. Budget is obviously a determining factor in the outcome of your project. To make sure you stay within your means, consider making a must-have list and a wish list. Gauge where the estimates are falling to determine which design-build firms can realistically strike the balance between the two.

Questions to ask a prospective design-build firm:


  • How long have you been in the business?
  • How many projects like mine have you completed?
  • Who will be working on the project?
  • Are the workers employees or subcontractors?
  • Can you provide me with references?
  • Who is your designer, and what are his or her qualifications?
  • Are your employees licensed and insured?
  • How do you charge, and what does that include?
  • Can you give me a written estimate?
  • What do your services include?
  • When can this job get done?
  • What happens when cost exceeds the budget? What about changes to materials or labor pricing?
  • What will I need to provide?
  • Are there any important considerations or concerns you foresee with this project?

Find a design-build firm on Houzz. Narrow your search in the Professionals section of the website to Orange County Metro Area design-build firms. You may also look through Orange County Metro Area photos to find a pool you like, then contact the design-build firm that created it. You can find more design-build firms in Bel Air, Brentwood Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Long Beach and Anaheim.
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