Building Lasting Relationships With Our Clients

The DESIGNfirst Builders Difference Near Chicago, Illinois

Putting Our Customers First


We handle everything from start to finish – Architectural Designs, Floorplans, Interior Design & Development, Permitting, Project Management, Construction, Client Relations.

We have numerous vendors and options

A Personal Designer, Architect, Interior Designer, Project Manager and Client Advocate are all assigned to you! We have a 14,000 square foot showroom where you will have the ability to select all the various options and finishes that your project entails. 

we can design and build any style

We have numerous vendors and options at every level and you will be guided through each selection with your personal Developer to help you choose the right pieces and color scheme that fits your style.

If your style involves or desires customization we have our own cabinet shop where we can design and build any style, size, finish, wood, color and more for cabinets, stairs, mud room lockers and more. We can create or match anything that fits your specific needs.

Client Benefits – We Truly Love Our Clients

Cooking Skills Academy

Cooking Club Enrollment – Free monthly cooking classes at our onsite cooking school with private chefs from Iron Chef and more.

Referral Program

Receive a $50 Visa Gift Card for referring an appointment and receive another Visa Gift Card if they choose DESIGNfirst.

Abt Discount

Receive a special discount on appliance and home electronics purchases.


Attend various themed client events throughout the year.


Receive special promotions through out the year.

Financing Partners

We have the best financing partners that will assist you with any financial needs for your project.

Our History

DESIGNfirst was started with imagination in taking the design/build industry in a new direction. Our uniquely streamlined, all-in-one approach has made us a top choice for building dreams in and around Chicago since 2006, and every year, we’re proud to build lasting relationships with new clients and allow people to experience the DESIGNfirst difference for themselves.

What Makes Us Different?

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