Custom Homes Blog

Welcome to our news archive. Learn the latest on recent projects, what we’re working on and discover ideas for your custom home design. 

Bungalow Renovation

November 21, 2013
We receive calls regularly from homeowners inquiring about renovating their bungalow. These inquiries can be broken down into three categories: 1) homeowners…

Mississauga Urban Design Awards 2013

October 2, 2013
  You can design and create and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality. – Walt…

OHBA Awards of Distinction 2013

September 27, 2013
This past Tuesday evening, we were honoured to receive three Ontario Home Builders' Association Awards for David's House. David's natural modern…

Natural Modern Defined

June 10, 2013
'Natural modern' is a term we've coined to describe the unique architectural design of David's House. To some, 'natural modern' is an oxymoron;…

David's House in Toronto Home Magazine

May 1, 2013
"Modern With Soul" is Toronto Home Magazine's aptly titled feature on David's natural modern home. In their Spring 2013 issue, Toronto Home highlights…

What's a Bungaloft

April 16, 2013
A bungaloft is pretty much what it sounds like, a bungalow with a loft. Since its introduction 10+ years ago, there have been variations/configurations…

Custom Home Design: Kids Edition

March 27, 2013
Many of our clients have young children when they embark on a custom home design. Creating a space for their kids to enjoy – a space other than a bedroom…

The Backyard Rink

February 27, 2013
David's passion for hockey is only a close second to his love of architecture. When designing his current family…

Celebrating 1000 Projects

February 12, 2013
Today we signed on our 1000th project. For the past 16 years David has been putting pencil to paper designing beautiful, functional custom homes; taking…

A DSD Story

January 24, 2013
David recently met with a prospective client looking to do a reno project in Aurora. They found us through our site sign on Keele St, checked out our website…

David's House is a CHBA Award Finalist

December 24, 2012
"Nothing is so contagious as enthusiasm." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge We can barely contain…

The Zimmerman House

November 20, 2012
"The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the…