David launched the firm in 1996. Initially it was a one-man, home-based operation. With increased demand for his unique designs, David hired design associates and an office manager and built an award-winning custom office for his team.
DSD has grown continuously and is now a collaborative team of 12 individuals who share a deep respect for each other and an unwavering commitment to providing exceptional service to each and every David Small Designs client.
With over 1000 projects to date, David Small Designs has become an award winning custom home design firm that specializes in doing one thing better than anyone else – designing the perfect home for each of our clients. We work closely with you to determine your needs and those of your family and turn those into a home that is not only your beautiful sanctuary but a functional, practical masterpiece. We truly believe that a well-designed building is a work of art. This is reflected in David’s exemplary use of timeless architectural qualities: proportion, scale, texture, colour and light.
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This spectacular example of 19th century home restoration, presented by The DMD Group, just goes to show that older structures don’t have to look dated. Multiple elements of this 19th century home were kept intact and perfectly preserved to maintain a decidedly sophisticated mood. An outdoor stone health placed on the other side of the indoor […]
Meet an apartment that brings in the old with the new. The original light wood flooring has been restored and kept intact, going perfectly with the brick wall that lines the living room and kitchen. The wood chairs, desk and tables seem at ease in this laid back and effortlessly designed environment. Many light fixtures […]
Typically, dorm style living is seen as a last resort for students of all nations. A private home was gutted and completely renovated, giving one lucky student access to a place where private studying and small gathers are looked upon favorably. This dorm is very similar to studio apartments, in terms of structure. The living area […]