About Us

about-picWith more than 20 years in business, Design Depot, Inc. located in Traverse City, Michigan has become a reputable design company specializing in custom home designs additions, remodels or garage designs. We take the client’s ideas, wants and desires and turn them into reality from concepts to complete construction plans. Owner John Kittle has 38 years of design experience, and can design your first home, your dream home, a simple addition or totally remodel your existing home. Attention to detail sets us apart from the rest. With computer assisted drawing programs and software, we can give you a more precise and accurate set of home plans. Visit our Facebook link to see current and finished projects. Photo’s from start to finish.

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

John R. Kittle has been designing custom home plans, addition plans, remodel plans and garage plans and small commercial project plans in Grand Traverse, Leelanau, Antrim and many other communities for more than 38 years. After years of working and designing projects for two different design/build companies, he started Design Depot Inc. in 1996. Design Depot Inc. is an architectural design company specializing in custom designs and has been meeting client’s expectations and needs for the 20 years the company has doing business in Northern Michigan. Design Depot Inc. has become one of the premier architectural design companies in the area. On-site meeting and site consulting is also available. He can custom design your project to fit your property or lot no matter how easy or difficult.

With more than 38 years in design and construction, John R. Kittle has a very clear understanding of how important and crucial the drawings are for each project. Design Depot Inc. doesn’t just meet expectations; they exceed them.

Mr. Kittle also works 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. With many satisfied clients and 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.

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