Copy of Home Design Resources

Our Home design Resources


Planning and Contracts Forms (to be linked to)

Homeowner Home Design Questionnaire pdf Doc
Activities & Features worksheet and Checklist pdf Doc
An Example of your Specifications pdf Doc
Our Contract to Design your Disaster Resistant Home (Hypothetical 3000 sq. ft. home) Example pdf Doc
Our Building Contract Form Example pdf Doc

Floor Plan Design Resource

Please see Room Sketcher Platform for your Floor Plan Development at

We use the software platform of “RoomSketcher” to work up for your review and finalize the Floor Plans for the 
Drafting of the Plans and Specifications for your home. 

You can also use this software platform if you wish to develop your floor plans independently.

The RoomSketcher Illustrators will draw to scale floor plans even from a rough sketch with just one dimension 
in the drawing for $99.00. For this price, you will get 55 credits which will get you at least five-floor plan levels of revisions for ten credit per floor plan for your review in both 2D and 3D Floor Plans.

You will also be able to see your whole 3D home model of their website. You will be able to walk through your
whole virtual home on your computer screen.

General Design Resources

Canva Design resources

100 nice color combinations ideas for home interiors & exteriors combinations/

Below please find many lists and links to high-quality manufacturers and suppliers of beautiful finish materials that can be specified for your home, many of which are Northern California Family owned Companies.

We compiled a pdf of many of these companies with many pictures which can be downloaded here

Fire Places and Wood Stoves fireplaces.php

Kitchens & Cabinets and other Woodwork closets/ cabinets-9470600- 1.html

Countertops countertops francisco-california/ countertop-showroom- distribution/


Doors and Windows ca/

Garage Doors and Gates

Gutters gutters/

Green Energy Options From:

Additional lists and links to more finish materials ideas for your home

Home Interior Resources

Furniture refs

Summit collaborates with distinguished American and European designers to offer beautiful handcrafted teak furniture for the contract, residential and marine environments.

Interior trim options

DecoCraft The Ultimate Plaster moldings

Baird Brothers Hardwood Crown Moldings

Formology Company Innovative Interior Wood Products

European World Plaster moldings

Suspended Ceiling Armstrong Residential Options

Armstrong Residential ceilings Link

Ceilume Suspended ceilings Link

Tin ceiling tiles Link

Mounting Suspended ceiling and only lose 1 inch in height link

The Architects Catalogue “SWEETS” link Search item “Suspended ceilings.”

Home Floors Carpets-Hardwood- Tile-Laminates- Vinyl SmartStrand by Mohawk

Carpet One Carpet-Hardwood- Vinyl-Tile- Laminate

EmprieToday Carpet-Laminate- Hardwood-Vinyl- Tile

Flooring America Hardwood-Carpet- Laminate-Tile

Menards Carpets

Home Depot Carpets

Home Depot Tile

Lowes Stainmaster carpet

Lowes Tile Vista-Gray-Ceramic-Travertine- Floor-and-Wall-Tile-Common-12-
in-x- 24-in- Actual-11-75-in- x-23- 52-in/1000097884

The Spruce “Porcelain Tile vs. Ceramic Tile: Understanding the Differences” vs-ceramic- tile-1822583

The Spruce “Ceramic Flooring Pros and Cons”

Ceramic Tile

Tilebar large format ceramic tilt

The Tile Shop Tile

Pental Ceramic Tile

Interior Window Treatments by Better Homes and Gardens


Antique Farm House

Interior and Exterior Items

Lighting (Indoor / Outdoor)

Outdoor Light fixtures

Outdoor lighting and many accessories for your home here c366565.html

Lighting Fixtures Fans and Furniture

Indoor and Outdoor Light Fixtures Lamps-Fans- Wall Lights-Under Cabinet Lighting-Mirrors-Home Decor

Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

Indoor Lighting Fixtures and Fans

Studio Designed Lighting Systems

Fine Hand Crafted Light for Every space Décor - Furniture - Rugs-Dining - Bedroom - Bath - antiques-vintage - new

Interior Lighting for all spaces Fans

Interior Lighting Fixtures

Outdoor Lighting Fixtures

Stair and Balcony Railings

Fortress Exterior Railings

Interior Stair Railings

Exterior Stair Railings

Exterior Railings

Interior and Exterior Railings

Custom Made items Gallery

Home Décor - Built in wall units - Fireplaces - Mantels - Kitchen Islands-countertops - Wine Cellars-Staircases

Kitchen Resources:

General Kitchen Design Resources

Kitchen design guidelines From National Kitchen and Bath Association
We have the Pdf File of Kitchen design guidelines

National Kitchen and Bath Association Comprehensive resource library 2 nd Edition:

National Kitchen and Bath Association Comprehensive resource library 1 st Edition:

General Kitchen Resources Links:

Consumer Reports “Best and Worst Appliance Stores” and-worst- appliance-stores/

World Class Kitchen Remodeler: “Experience the Evolution of the Modern Kitchen”
Great Kitchen Appliances
More Great Kitchen Appliances

Antique looking Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen Appliances
Kitchen Appliances
Rustic Looking Kitchen ideas
Italian Kitchen Products

15 luxury kitchen appliances designers will be talking about next year designers-will-be-talking-about-next-year

2,405 Kitchen Design Guide Stories at Houzz

Great Kitchen Faucets

English Farmhouse Kitchen and Dining Furniture

The Architects Catalogue “SWEETS” Search term “Kitchens.”

Kitchen Specialty Pantry design

Ten Kitchen Pantry Mistakes

The Zen of Pantry Design

Pantry Details!

Pantry Design Clearance Guides

Other items (Would like to be able to add other items all year long)

Bath Design Resources:

General Bath Design Resources

Bath design guidelines National Kitchen and Bath Association

National Kitchen and Bath Association Comprehensive resource library 2nd Edition:

National Kitchen and Bath Association Comprehensive resource library 1 st Edition:

General Bath Fixtures Furniture Accessories Resources Links:

GROHE Bathroom Fixtures Latest in Design Trends

Bathroom Furniture with Lifetime warranties

Kohler Products The Bold Look Of Kohler

Piper Classics Farm Country Accessories for the Home

Renovations for the Bathroom tubs - fixtures - lighting

Renovations for the Bathroom tubs - fixtures - lighting

Bathroom Fixtures to Accessories

Bathroom Faucets from Antique to Modern

The Architects Catalogue “SWEETS” search terms “Bathrooms.”

Bath Specialty Design of Linen closets resource links:

Linen Closet on Houzz 136 Linen closet ideas

Clever Ways to Rethink the Linen Closet

970 Closets Design Guide lines Stories

Linen Closet Organizing Checklist The 12 steps to take to straighten out your linen closet - and keep it that way.

Closet Design Guide pdf file

Custom Closet Design: 7 Rules to Follow

Custom Design. DIY Installation. The organization you will love.

Closet Shelving Layout & Design

Exterior Trim for Stucco Finished Homes

The Original Stucco Trim Company

Prime Architectural Moldings

Stone Look Trim Moldings

Foam Factory Architectural Moldings

Stucco Boy Architectural moldings

Exterior Door options

Doors, Security Doors, Screen Doors, Storm Doors, Windows
Security Doors-Gates and railings

Residential Security Gates and more

Security Screen Doors

Windows and Security Screen Doors

Windows and Doors

Steel Windows and Doors (Brands: BromBal, Crittall, Fyre-Tec Fire Rated, Roof Light Skylight)

Hand Crafted Interior and Exterior Doors

Main Doors Interior and Exterior

Vintage Doors Interior and Exterior

Fine Custom Wood Doors

Steel and Wrought Iron Doors Double hung windows - Casement Windows - Patio Doors

Designer Entry and Garage Doors

Custom Crafted Doors Quality Windows

Hand Crafted Doors

Windows and Doors

Windows and Doors with Life Long Warrantees

High-End Windows Interior and Exterior Doors Patio Doors

Windows and doors

Windows and Patio Doors

Windows and Doors

Garage Doors

Hand Crafted look 3 Layer of layered is steel doors/carriage-house-custom-crafted-doors/custom-crafted- wood-look-4-layer/

Gates & Security Gates

Skylight options

Sky Light in Northern California

Four links to books about being your contractor

“Be your Own House Contractor save 25% without lifting a hammer”

“How to Be Your Contractor and Save Thousands on your New House or

Renovation While Keeping 
Your Day Job: With Companion CD-ROM REVISED 2ND EDITION”

“The Complete Guide to Contracting Your Home: A Step-by- Step Method for Managing Home Construction 5th Edition” 4518-b3b9-f6c40a6676b4&pf_rd_s=detail-ilm&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=1440346011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=M7E7C91QR38M2S7P4ASE&pf_rd_r=M7E7C91QR38M2S7P4ASE&pf_rd_p=71f75e6f-633a- 4518-b3b9- f6c40a6676b4

“How To Build Your Dream Home Without Getting Nailed!: Save Your Time, Money, Sanity and