The Design First Difference

Founded in 2006, Design First is a premier home remodeling company in the Chicagoland area. With the industry’s leading designers, architects, interior designers, and trades, we are a one-stop shop solution for all your home remodeling needs.

When we speak of our clients’ residence, we prefer the word home and not house. As the old saying goes, ‘home is where the heart is’. We know that your home is where you take refuge from the outside world and where you make a lifetime of memories with your loved ones.

Our team believes that your home should be everything you want it to be. For nearly two decades we have taken the time to get to know our clients, designing and building beautiful spaces that meet their unique needs and desires.

Design First is proud to offer the following services from our in-house team of highly experienced professionals to clients all across the Chicagoland area.

  • Home Additions
  • Kitchen and Bathroom Remodels
  • Basement Remodels
  • Custom Home Design and Build
  • In-House Custom Built Cabinetry 
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We are fully licensed, bonded and insured. We expertly manage any size project from start to finish. Our mission is to exceed our clients’ expectations by providing a pleasant, stress free, and seamless experience. 

When you choose Design First to either remodel your home or custom build your dream home, a dedicated Designer, Architect, Interior Designer, Project Manager, and Client Advocate will be assigned to your project. Not only do you have a dedicated team at your fingertips, you also benefit from the following unique offerings from Design First,

  • In-house Business System (In-house Project Management)
    • Provides prompt and precise estimating and pricing consistency
    • Ensures smooth transition to architecture & interior design
    • Aligns with production and contractor management 
  • In-house Custom Cabinet Manufacturing
    • Enables full customization capabilities almost all home projects need
    • Reduce project leads times by 50-70%
    • Meet stringent Design First quality standards
  • Standardized Communication Tool (Buildertrend)
    • Client customized portal using in house software
    • Allows clients to see live job calendar, keep track of orders and schedules
    • Open communication with our entire staff live at your fingertips

If you would like to learn more about our services and capabilities, we cordially invite you to visit our beautiful 14,000 square foot showroom at 1201 Norwood Ave. Itasca Il. 60143 or contact us today. 

When it comes to making your home everything you want it to be, there is only one choice; Design First.

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