Winning Designs – July’s Residential Design Contest


Modern Mountain home with a brown wood exterior.

Design Contest – Remodel / Addition


Residential farmhouse design with white board and batten exterior with a gray brick pony wall

Chief Architect Design Contests are a fun way to share your designs, build credibility and expose your brand.  Share one of your Remodel or Addition Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect or Home Designer software product to create your original design.

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Featured Student – Payal Thakkar


Bathroom design with blush nood basin, sconces, wall planters, and soaking tub

Headshot of Ariana Beaudryby Ariana Beaudry

Originally acquiring her Bachelors in Accounting and MBA in Marketing in India, Payal has chosen to pursue Interior Design as her passion. Echoed in her design style are biophilic elements and sustainability, with the goal of creating spaces that invoke emotion and memories.

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Winning Designs – June’s Kitchen, Bath, and Interior Design Contest


Bedroom space with couch and pouf

Design Contest – Residential


Watercolor residential rendering with a brick pony wall and a hip roof.

Chief Architect Design Contests are a fun way to share your designs, build credibility and expose your brand.  Share one of your Residential Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect or Home Designer software product to create your original design.

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Winning Designs – May’s Remodel/Additions Design Contest


Modern three-story home with clean white lines and a second-floor outdoor seating area

Design Contest – Kitchen/Bath & Interiors


Farmhouse bathroom design with a shiplap accent wall and a blue tile shower.

Chief Architect Design Contests are a fun way to share your designs, build credibility and expose your brand.  Share one of your Kitchen/Bath or Interior Designs for a chance to win Chief Gear. Use any Chief Architect or Home Designer software product to create your original design.

Enter:

  1. Email a single image, 360° image, or video of your design to submissions@chiefarchitect.com
  2. Include your name, company information, and the software you used.
  3. Describe your design and planning process for your submission including any background information about the project.
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Winning Designs – April’s Residential Design Contest


French Country style exterior with a brick exterior and segmental dormers.

100 Days to Home with Bellevida Designs


Brian and Mikas dream home design rendering

Headshot of Ariana Beaudryby Ariana Beaudry

Jeremy Stevens works with his wife Danielle Stevens on the HGTV show “100 Day Dream Home.” On the show, the couple work with Brian and Mika to leverage Chief Architect Software’s power, and deliver a dream home in 100 days or less.

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Comparing Chief Architect and Home Designer Pro


Chief Architect Home Design Software

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Chief Architect Software is a leading software developer that focuses solely on home design software. Chief Architect Software offers two product lines: Chief Architect for design professionals and Home Designer Software for DIY home enthusiasts. If you are an industry professional looking for a design program or using Home Designer Software, you may have questions about the differences between our two software lines and the advantages of the Chief Architect line.

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