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Austin Home Design Guide 2020

Find award-winning experts in architecture, design and construction

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The homebuilding process can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. The key to a smooth build or remodel is partnering with the right design team, sharing your vision and trusting them with the details. Our list of award-winning experts in architecture, design and construction can walk you through every part of the journey toward your ultimate dream home. Just tell them Tribeza sent you.

Olson Defendorf Custom Homes

For 14 years, Olson Defendorf Custom Homes has been known for building architect-designed, one-of-a-kind custom homes in Austin and surrounding areas. Its homes have won awards with the American Society of Interior Designers, MAX awards from the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and a multiyear winner for Best of Houzz. 


Mark Ashby Design

Mark Ashby Design is synonymous with exceptional taste and style. The design firm is known as a leader on the national scene with projects featured in Elle Decor, The New York Times and Dwell. Its approach is defined by a deep reverence for history and architectural context combined with a timeless aesthetic and meticulous attention to detail. Creative advice integrated with a truly collaborative client experience makes for some of Austin’s most distinctive, iconic homes and spaces. Mark Ashby Design’s award-winning team offers preliminary concept and vision, decor and custom furniture design as well as small projects for new homeowners wanting to make an impact. | @markashbydesign

Leigh Chiu Designs

Founded in 2003, Leigh Chiu Designs, a highly acclaimed, client-centric design firm with residential and commercial projects across four continents. A fourth-generation Austinite, Leigh Greeven Chiu is a trusted adviser and procurement specialist to discerning families in home decor and comfort. Creative and inspired by a variety of genres, Leigh has filled a niche for luxurious yet highly functional installations commissioned by families with busy households that simultaneously serve as an oasis for tranquility, entertainment, culinary, home, office and recreation/fitness. | @leighchiudesigns

CG&S Design-Build

As a community, we’ve never spent so much time at home. What was once a daily retreat has become a classroom, an office, even a makeshift gym. It’s a year like this that helps us recognize the true value of home — a value that CG&S Design-Build has understood for over 60 years. With a distinguished team of architects, interior designers and builders, they’ve become the creative destination for Austinites looking to build their dream home. Planning, designing and development is done with each client’s personal aesthetic in mind. The team’s precise craft continues to push them as a leader in the design-build community but they never forget who they are, a family run business helping you to envision your forever home. This dedicated approach has made them one of the most sought-after custom design and build firms in Central Texas. Work with CG&S Design-Build and feel right, at home. | @cgsdesignbuild

Artisan Hardwood Floors

Artisan Hardwood Floors has been serving the Austin area for nearly 50 years. We specialize in creating and installing premium materials that are customized to their unique environment. Whether it’s a historic restoration or modern installation, our projects are guided by some of the most knowledgeable craftsmen in the industry. | @artisanfloors


BANDD DESIGN is an award-winning, full-service interior design studio headquartered in Austin and founded on the principle that everyone deserves to live, work and experience life in an aesthetically pleasing space. Our work intersects at the junction of beauty and purpose to create a strong, lasting and remarkable design. | @jointhebandd


Founder and creative director Jason Lawson began LWSN (Lawson) as an outlet to create a line of luxury, handcrafted, fine art lighting to be shared among generations. From hand-poured bronze to hand-blown and -sculpted crystal, each piece is meticulously created by teams of expert craftsmen in the rolling landscape of the Texas Hill Country. | @lwsnglass