Original Design For Your Own Unique Style ♦ Green Design For Our Sustainable Future
Leigh Douglas Johnson is an accomplished artist, craftsman and master builder. He creates designs with the practicality of an experienced house builder, the attention to detail of a craftsman, and the vision of an artist. He is not an architect, rather, he is a highly professional custom home designer wtih decades of designing, building, and contracting experience. With this background in fine woodworking, home construction, remodeling, and restoration, he has an excellent understanding of the relationships between custom home design and construction, from the most practical aspects to the fine aesthetic details. He has been active in custom home design since 1969. Leigh knows how to listen carefully to your ideas thereby gaining the insight needed to respond creatively with the custom tailored design that will best suit your dreams, tastes, lifestyle, and budget. For his vision of our role in creating your new home, please read the Designer's Profile page.
We will integrate those great design ideas you have seen and wished for, your sketches and pictures, even a stock house plan, into a cohesive whole design and produce the complete and accurate construction plans to see it gets built they way it will suit you best.
Leigh Douglas Johnson has designed homes in a wide variety of popular architectural styles. From the ground up, creating a new home or a design for remodeling or an addition to fit well with an established house style. Click this link for a discussion of architectural styles. Each design is unique because each client is unique. We welcome and embrace our client's desires. If you have a preferred style, Leigh will work within that style. If you have not chosen a specific style, Leigh will create an original design that embodies your personal taste and is enhanced by the homes surroundings. All designs are finally approved by you. We produce complete, clear, and accurate construction plans for approval by all local building departments.
To learn more about how we work, please visit Our Process where we explain and illustrate it from start to finish.
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We provide lake and mountain home design typical of the Lake Tahoe and Truckee, California regions; desert custom home designs typical of the Scottsdale, Arizona and Sante Fe, New Mexico areas; New England style traditional architecture; and country homes for the Midwestern states. In addition to fresh, unique designs and eclectic designs, we also provide period designs in Early Colonial, Federal, Georgian, Victorian, and Craftsman home designs for restorations and reproductions of existing structures.
View some of our completed home designs in these various architectural styles:
Our home designs are of the highest quality, whether in free-flowing open concept plans, in traditional and historic period plans and styles, in unique and contemporary home designs, in timber frame designs, conventional framing, or in masonry construction. In addition to new home and remodeling designs, we also offer restoration planning for antique homes from coastal Massachusetts, to the adobes of Santa Fe, to the Victorian homes nationwide. The basic Feng Shui practices are regularly incorporated in our home designs, as we feel they are synonymous with good architectural design.
The design firm of Leigh Douglas Johnson is here to serve your needs and desires in designing your new or renewed dream home. We listen carefully to our clients thereby gaining the insight needed to create the custom tailored design that will best suit their dreams, their tastes, their lifestyles, and their budget. We relish utilizing a variety of architectural and regional influences and architectural and interior styles, while providing the most personal attention to all our clients home design programs.
Attention to Detail is our Watchword
In addition to commissioned luxury and smaller efficient home designs and remodeling we work with Architects, Interior Designers, Contractors, and home owners to facilitate the fabrication of fine custom interior architectural features in a wide palate of materials.