Design. Build. Live

Chicagoland's Premier Design/Build Firm

DESIGNfirst is an all-inclusive design/build firm in Chicago, dedicated to simplifiying the renovation process and building sophisticated spaces that add value to your home.

We know what it’s like to be in your shoes, and how important it is to work with a home remodeling company you can trust. That’s why we’re committed to making the process make sense, offering authentic advice and developing plans that transform your living space into the home you’ve been dreaming of. We manage every step of your project, from your first design consultation to the final day of construction, so you always know that your home and your future are in the hands of experts who care.

“DESIGNfirst is willing to do a consult before any payment which is nice. Their construction price was quite reasonable, not to mention they were on time being very responsive, professional and organized.”

- Jesse, H.

Residential Remodeling

Home remodeling should always make sense for your home, your budget and your lifestyle. That’s why our remodeling process starts with personal consultations and sophisticated, functional designs. We find solutions that work for what you want and need, redefining your home while creating value you can believe in.

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Residential Remodeling

Residential Remodeling

Home remodeling should always make sense for your home, your budget and your lifestyle. That’s why our remodeling process starts with personal consultations and sophisticated, functional designs. We find solutions that work for what you want and need, redefining your home while creating value you can believe in.

Learn more about our Chicago home remodeling experts »

Home Renovation

Whether you’ve been planning renovations for years or you aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help. Our designers help you assess what works in your home, what doesn’t, and what the most effective changes will be. We’re by your side from this initial consultation all the way through the building process, so you don’t have to worry about staying on schedule and on budget.

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Home Renovation

Home Renovation

Whether you’ve been planning renovations for years or you aren’t sure where to start, we’re here to help. Our designers help you assess what works in your home, what doesn’t, and what the most effective changes will be. We’re by your side from this initial consultation all the way through the building process, so you don’t have to worry about staying on schedule and on budget.

See how we make home renovations easier with our professional team »

Residential Additions

We design and build additions for Chicago homes of all styles and sizes, no matter the complexity of the project. Whether you’re interested in ground-level or second-story additions, our team manages the process from early-stage consultation and design through construction. We specialize in design/build additions throughout Chicago that are practical and value-driven, giving you the space you need while building equity in your home.

Not sure if an addition is right for you? Learn more about our residential addition consultations »

Residential Additions

Residential Additions

We design and build additions for Chicago homes of all styles and sizes, no matter the complexity of the project. Whether you’re interested in ground-level or second-story additions, our team manages the process from early-stage consultation and design through construction. We specialize in design/build additions throughout Chicago that are practical and value-driven, giving you the space you need while building equity in your home.

Not sure if an addition is right for you? Learn more about our residential addition consultations »

Custom Bathroom Design & Remodeling

Your bathroom should be a space for calm and relaxation, not just necessities. Our bathroom redesign and remodeling services create warm, inviting spaces that combine modern functionality with luxurious atmosphere. We manage every step of the design and build process, ensuring layout and design that don’t sacrifice high function for style.

Learn more about how we design, remodel and improve bathrooms of all sizes and styles »

Custom Bathroom Design & Remodeling

Custom Bathroom Design & Remodeling

Your bathroom should be a space for calm and relaxation, not just necessities. Our bathroom redesign and remodeling services create warm, inviting spaces that combine modern functionality with luxurious atmosphere. We manage every step of the design and build process, ensuring layout and design that don’t sacrifice high function for style.

Learn more about how we design, remodel and improve bathrooms of all sizes and styles »

Basement Remodeling

A remodeled and finished basement can create big changes for your home’s value and your lifestyle. Whether you want to add bedrooms, an office, an entertainment area or even a personal bar, our design/build services give your basement the infrastructure and the style that create unprecedented value.

See how our remodeling experts consult, design, build and finish basements that give your home value from the ground up »

Basement Remodeling

Basement Remodeling

A remodeled and finished basement can create big changes for your home’s value and your lifestyle. Whether you want to add bedrooms, an office, an entertainment area or even a personal bar, our design/build services give your basement the infrastructure and the style that create unprecedented value.

See how our remodeling experts consult, design, build and finish basements that give your home value from the ground up »

Custom Kitchen Design & Remodeling

From standard redesigns to full kitchen remodeling, our team specializes in creating spaces perfect for cooking, entertaining and everyday living. We design and build kitchens that suit your home and complement your lifestyle, helping you choose fixtures, colors, hardware and more that combine form and function like you never dreamt possible.

See how our kitchen remodeling team can create a space for your goals, your budget and your future »

Custom Kitchen Design & Remodeling

Custom Kitchen Design & Remodeling

From standard redesigns to full kitchen remodeling, our team specializes in creating spaces perfect for cooking, entertaining and everyday living. We design and build kitchens that suit your home and complement your lifestyle, helping you choose fixtures, colors, hardware and more that combine form and function like you never dreamt possible.

See how our kitchen remodeling team can create a space for your goals, your budget and your future »

Interior Architectural Design

Want to realize your home’s potential without major renovations? Better living spaces start with impeccable design, and our architectural designers work hands-on with you to create cost-effective solutions that leave lasting impressions. We specialize in developing your ideas, turning them into interior designs that are thoughtfully planned and beautifully realized.

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