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First Step Design

Building Designers and Drafters

About Us

First Step Design works with Home Builders, General Contractors, Home Owners and Investors at each stage of their home design project. BCIN REGISTERED FOR ONTARIO. Cindy McPhee has been working in residential design since graduating with Honours from the Architectural Technology Programme at George Brown College in 2000. After graduating with an Award of Excellence she learned that her passion lay in home design. Hired directly out of school Cindy worked at Viceroy Homes, the iconic Canadian custom homes company. Cindy worked on custom home plans for builders all over Canada. During her time at Viceroy, she learned invaluable lessons on wood framing and engineering. In 2003, Cindy began working at Hunt Design Associates. By devoting herself to excellent attention to detail and creative designs she was promoted to Design Studio Manager. In this position she developed designs for well- known home builders, such as Paradise Homes, Rosehaven Homes, Arista Homes and Heathwood Homes. Cindy also worked closely with custom home builders, tailoring their clients’ vision and needs into quality home designs. In 2008, Cindy began working with Wayne Swadron, Architect, in Toronto. Again, building on her professional work ethic, proactive attitude and versatile problem-solving capabilities, Cindy soon became a valuable member of the architectural team. As a central figure in the development and design of luxurious residential projects, Cindy's outstanding ability to translate creative personal visions into pragmatic architectural designs provided the team and their clients with unparalleled finished results. In spring 2015 Cindy started First Step Design. She brings with her all of the indispensable knowledge and skills gained from the experience of the past 18 years. Cindy is committed to excellence and is enthusiastic about working with you on your custom home. First Step Design provides high quality service and client satisfaction from the first draft to the completed project. First Step Design works with Home Builders, General Contractors, Home Owners and Investors at each stage of their home design project. BCIN REGISTERED FOR ONTARIO. Please feel free to contact us AND TAKE THE FIRST STEP FOR YOUR HOME DESIGN.

Services Provided

3D Rendering, Architectural Design, Architectural Drawings, Attic Conversion, Building Design, Drafting, Floor Plans, Handicap-Accessible Design, Home Additions, Home Extensions, House Plans, New Home Construction, Custom Homes, Basement Design, Basement Remodeling, Garage Design, Space Planning, Construction Drawings

Areas Served

Newmarket, Toronto, Agincourt, Bloor West Village, Cabbagetown, Chinatown, Davisville Village, Don Mills, East Danforth, Eglinton East, Etobicoke, Forest Hill, Garden District, Greektown, Harbourfront, Hillcrest, Hillcrest Village, Lawrence Park, Leaside, Little Italy, Markham, North Toronto, North York, Old Toronto, Pleasant View, Richmond Hill, Runnymede, Scarborough, Scarborough Station, Stouffville, Swansea, The Beaches, The Junction, Trinity-Bellwoods, Vaughan, Woodbine Gardens, Woodbine Racetrack, Yorkville, Aurora



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6 Projects

Minimalist dining room photo in Toronto

Interior Alterations

Toronto, ON
Transitional exterior home photo in Toronto

Addition and Renovation, North York, ON

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Contact First Step Design
Newmarket, Ontario M2H1W6
Service fee depends on project scope and size.