In the Media

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

Dining room with wood dining table, gray walls and white trim.

20 Fabulous Features That Make This Oakville House a Home

Our Homes | Summer 2016
(This) home epitomizes transitional design, it’s a balance of modern and traditional in both the details and overall composition.
Modern renovation with steel beams, floating roof and wood trim.

Design Details: Panes Worth Having | Spring 2016
This glass with a dewdrop pattern gives homeowners privacy, light and something more interesting to look at than the backside of a door. Project: The…
Mississauga traditional house with green siding, stone skirt and white trim.

Dynamic Duo: How to Pull Off a Two-Tone Exterior | Spring 2016
Another tip for deciding where to add a contrasting hue is to look for areas broken up by a line of trim, such as on the gables of this lovely home. Project:…
Natural modern home with wood soffit, natural stone and black trim.

Grand Design: David's House

Goodlife Magazine | Spring 2016
Mississauga Custom Home Designer David Small thinks big. His massive 3,800 square foot "natural modern" home... is the perfect example.
Traditional house with blue siding, stone chimney, and stone skirt.

Grand Design: Country Club Crescent

Goodlife Magazine | Spring 2016
Is this resort-like haven in Muskoka? No, this stunning family home is right here in Mississauga in the Rattray Marsh area.
David Small speaking at a conference.

Renovators' Roundtable: Current Trends in Custom Home Design

Renovation Contractor | Winter 2016
After almost 20 years and more than 1,200 projects to his credit... David Small knows a thing or two about the custom home and renovation business.
David small designs team in magazine article.

Building Dreams

Our Homes | Fall 2015
A well­ designed home is a work of art. The people at David Small Designs will help design a unique, beautiful, functional home to be enjoyed for years…
Modern house with wood siding, black frame windows and wood front door.

Modern Manor

Our Homes | Fall 2015
“We didn’t want a building that looked like it came from outer space and crashed here,” (David Small) explains. “It needed to look like it belonged.”…
Transitional home with natural stone, wood siding and stone skirt.

A Beautiful Life

Our Homes | Summer 2015
"The unique aspect of this home is the merging of traditional and contemporary styles...The front facade is traditional. It blends perfectly with the character…
Mississauga modern home with natural stone, metal cladding and flagstone walkway.

David Small Sees the Big Picture

Renovation Contractor | Summer 2015
For the award-­winning architectural designer, orienting and connecting a home with its surroundings is just as important as what happens inside. Project:…
Custom kitchen with granite countertops, white cabinets and hardwood floor.

Lorne Park Luxury

Our Homes | Spring 2015
“The challenge was to find a balance between the timelessness of traditional design and current trends. The house had to be exciting to live in now and…
Traditional home with light stone, arched windows and white trim.

Zest for Design

Our Homes | Summer 2014
“The challenge was to create a 4,700 sq. ft. home that respected the transitioning neighbourhood.” says David Small. “The result envelopes the square…