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.(more…)
2020 Chief Architect Design of the Year Contest Finalists
Chief Architect holds monthly design contests for customers to show off their work throughout the year. Designers with different backgrounds and design styles go head-to-head in the Kitchen/Bath & Interiors, Remodel/Additions, and Residential categories.(more…)
CHC Design-Build, Brings Creativity, Quality, & Integrity to the Forefront of Home Design
By Kerry Hansen
Kevin Transue is recognized locally, across the Midwest and nationally for his remodels, additions, finishes, and conversions.
Kevin Transue, CR, is the founding partner, principal designer, and craftsman at CHC Design-Build and TAO Design in Kansas City. He and his wife and partner, Judy Transue, are two of fewer than 50 individuals in the Kansas City area certified by NARI, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Kevin and Judy have been recognized locally, across the Midwest, and nationally for their designs, remodels, additions, finishes, and conversions.(more…)
Winners of the 2019 Design of the Year Contest
Congratulations to the 2019 Design of the Year winners!
Throughout 2019, Chief Architect held monthly design contests for our customers to showcase their work. Designers from all around the world, with vastly different backgrounds and design styles, competed head-to-head in the following three categories: Residential, Remodel / Additions, and Kitchen/ Bath & Interiors.
Each month our Facebook fans were asked to vote for their favorite design. The winners (1st, 2nd, 3rd) were entered into our year-end Design of the Year contest in December. Voting was open until January 9th and we are pleased to announce the winners! Discover more about the contestants through our Featured Contest Winner stories.
Watch the live video for the announcement of the winners on our Facebook Page here.(more…)
Award-Winning Condominium Remodel from The Queen of Colour, Gabriele Pizzale
By: Kerry Hansen
Gabriele Pizzale designs spaces that reflect the people who enjoy them, perfectly tailored down to the last detail.(more…)
Jerry Heckendorn Places First with His Craftsman Style Addition
By Emily Black
Jerry wins 1st place in the Chief Architect Remodel/Addition Design Contest. His level of detail and craftsmanship show his passion and experience.
“Soon to be 63 years old, I was born and raised in the Detroit Metropolitan area. After high school, I attended the University of Michigan, graduating in 1980 from the School of Architecture with my Bachelor of Science in Architecture. Shortly after graduation, I married my beautiful and brilliant high school sweetheart, Debbie, who often helps me when I’m struggling with project designs… and is also my best critic (soon to be celebrating our 39th anniversary!).(more…)
Modern Remodel Design by Eric Hoff
By Emily Black
Eric, an Idaho native, places third in the Chief Architect Remodel/Addition Design Contest. His artistic talents were a perfect fit for a career in home design.
“I was born in Pocatello, Idaho and then moved to Idaho Falls and lived on the family farm and worked with my father who flew airplanes and was a metal fabricator. I took on a job as a laborer that placed me in the building industry framing houses and building cabinets. I was very intrigued by the plans that we worked from. I am an artist and planned to go to college in Boise, Idaho to study Art, Advertising and Design. To pay my way through college, I worked construction at various levels including building houses.(more…)
Chief Architect Design of the Year Contest
Congratulations to the 2017 Chief Architect Design of the Year Contest winners!
- Debra Purvis – Kitchen/Bath & Interiors Category
- Jorge Arreola – Remodel/Addition Category
- William Woody – Residential Category
Throughout the year, Chief Architect holds a monthly design contest for our customers to showcase their work. This year, we had over 140 renderings submitted for our Kitchen/Bath/Interiors, Residential, and Remodeling Design Contests.
These inspiring designs have been shared on the Chief Architect Facebook page and we are excited to combine the winning designs into our Design of the Year Contest. Discover more about the contestants through our Featured Contest Winner stories.
Scott Turner won 1st place with his first floor remodel and second story addition design
By: Emily Black
Scott Turner won first place in the Chief Architect Remodel/Addition Design Contest.
“I started designing and drafting 15 years ago in a small design-build company while taking night classes in Architectural. SMT Residential Design, LLC. was formed over 12 years ago and our creativity and uncompromising standards have made this firm one of the most respected design firms in the industry. We are located in North Carolina and offer services to clients nationwide.”