About Us

about-picSince opening in 1997, Design Depot Inc. has worked hard to become the premier architectural design company in Traverse City, Michigan. We specialize in custom home designs, additions, remodels, and garage designs and has been meeting and exceeding client’s expectations for more than 20 years. From simple concepts to complete construction plans, let us take your ideas wants and desires and turn them into reality. Attention to detail is what sets us apart from other home design companies. With the latest computer assisted drawing programs and software, we can give you a more precise and accurate set of home plans.

Design Depot, Inc. has designed many award winning home designs as well as homes featured in the Parade of Homes. We have also designed several home plans for non-profit organizations such as Habitat for Humanity in the Grand Traverse Area, Homestretch, and Benzie Housing Council.

Owner/Designer John R. Kittle

Owner John R. Kittle specializes in designing plans for custom homes, home additions, single room or complete home remodels, garage plans, kitchen and bathroom plans and has also designed several small commercial project plans in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim and surrounding communities. He started his career designing homes for two reputable design/build companies before starting his own design firm Design Depot Inc. in 1997. With more than 40 years in design and construction, John has a very clear understanding of how important and crucial the drawings are for each project. He can custom design your project to fit your property or lot no matter how easy or difficult. John works closely with your building contractor and suppliers to ensure that everything in the project is not only structural, but will meet or exceed all current zoning and local construction codes. Design Depot Inc. has helped many satisfied clients and has built a great reputation for quality designs and drawings. John R. Kittle is more than qualified to help you make your dreams come true. He would love to design your next project.

Contact us to discuss your Home Plans
or Call Today (231) 946-7004 for FREE QUOTE