Design Principles, Inc.

4.96 |9 Verified Ratings
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Design Principles, Inc.

4.96 | 9 Verified Ratings
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3100 Commerce Street, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75228
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Design Principles, Inc.

Design Principles, Inc. (DPI) is a service-oriented, client-inclusive organization with a goal of providing products and services of the highest quality. We strive to build positive professional relationships with clients and endeavor to attain a clear understanding of our client’s needs and expectations. DPI offers intelligent design, comprehensive management, and consultation services to the construction community in five areas: Accessibility Research Planning Design Construction Management Our team draws from over 25 years of commercial and residential construction experience to advance an approach and process that is focused on finding solutions efficiently. With that, we create innovative designs with intent to balance the client’s program and budgetary requirements with social and environmental responsibility.


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Service Area

  • Dallas
  • Mesquite
  • Garland

Services Offered

Architects & Engineers
  • Architect

Areas of Expertise

  • Architect Design
  • Accessibility
  • Research
  • Planning
  • Construction Management

Quick Facts

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In Business Since: 1991
  • 2012 HTEA Special Honors - HTEA - Tiburon, CA
  • 2001 QUOIN Summit Award – Merit Award (Designer for Treat Architects, Inc.)
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Business Overview

Community Involvement

The Divine Purpose Initiative - Founder

Claremont Addition Neighborhood Addition - President

Lafayette School Restoration Board - Camden, AR - Board Member

Saint Matthew Community Center - Natchitoches, LA - Design Assistance

The Public Design Impact Initiative - Dallas, TX - Designer

How We Got Started

I chose to work in this industry because of my love for architectural design and its impact on the human condition.

We started in this industry in 1987.

We describe our business as Family owned and operated


Design Principles, Inc.

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2 Projects
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I hired Design Principles, Inc. to design my new home. After initially meeting with Jeff and explaining how I wanted my house to look, Jeff immediately was able to envision my dream home. Jeff is a talented architect and his ideas are amazing. During the design process, Jeff was always available and returned my calls or texts in a timely manner whenever I had a question. Also, Jeff was a great resource for other services that I needed for this project. The Giotechnical, Structural, and Civil Engineers that he referred did an excellent job and were very reasonable with their prices. I'm very proud of my final architectural design. Overall, Design Principles, Inc. is reputable company and I would recommend them to anyone who needs a new house design or remodeling project. Erroll D. Hampton Sr.
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His work made my life much easier when remodeling my cabin. Worked with me until I was happy with the product. Just make sure you read the contract. I thought I was paying the quoted price for the whole job but was charged hourly for changes I wanted made. Also, he took longer to get to my changes then I thought was reasonable. That aside, he got the job done and did it well. I ve had no problems working off of the plans he drew up for me.
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Jeff Bennett with design principles, lead us through an extensive and complicated renovation with professionalism and great care. We would highly recommend Jeff. He always considered our request and gave us great solutions to our problems. He was familiar with the codes and was patient with us through multiple edits and versions of our plan. Additionally, he always took as much time as was needed to work with us and never seemed rushed or in a hurry to get to his next appointment even if it was obvious he was going to be late. From the beginning, Jeff understood our vision for the project and the style we were looking to achieve with our house. We have gotten so many compliments from all of our family and friends. Now we get to live in our dream home and it is thanks to Jeff that this is possible.
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Review by in Dallas, TX
We contacted Jeffrey L. Bennett (DPI) to design an addition to our home. Jeffrey met with our family several times in consultation before he began the drafting process. He took great care and time to fully understand our desires and needs for this project and after interviewing several other prospects, we hired Mr. Bennett. After a very quick turnaround, Jeffrey met with us again to discuss desired changes and to gauge our responses. He very quickly incorporated our desired changes over several meetings. We are mid-build on this project but could not be more pleased with Mr. Bennett's design. To demonstrate his character, Mr. Bennett has visited our site frequently to see progress, advise the builder and to see if we're happy.
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Review by in Dallas, TX
Jeffrey was great to work with! We are adding an almost 400 square foot addition and he delivered a great product! Now we can’t wait to get our addition completed!
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Review by in Dallas, TX
I was adding a half bath to the existing condo. Jeff went out of his way to help us with home owners to approve the project. From Day 1 of the project to the end of the project, he was there personally overseeing the whole project. I would highly recommend the Design Principles. Very rare to find trust worthy and hardworking person like Jeffery Bennett these days.
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I was chairperson of a renovation committee for a property located in a very exclusive area. We decided Design Principles was our absolute best based on their portfolio and presentation. We were looking for a company that offered a high level of unusual design and construction management skills. Our Board of Directors were so pleased at the end results. We had a Design Showcase and invited the Community . The Board decided to show their appreciation by presenting Design Principles with an Award. We had a Vision that became reality by choosing a company with the right Professionalism and Expertise
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It has been a pleasure working with Mr. Bennett throughout the process of designing our home. He listened to our ideas, provided his insights, and together we completed a design that is perfect for us. Mr. Bennett continued to review any changes we considered and supported us until the design was complete. Since the design was approved, Mr. Bennett has been in contact with us to contact us to check on the progress of the building. He has stopped by to see his blueprint come to life. We were certainly fortunate to find him and work through our house design venture.
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Totally goes above and beyond. He was great. He really helped navigate between my desires and my husband's desires and came up with a plan that satisfied us both while he gave us other ideas that we hadn't thought of. We wanted our bathroom and laundry room a certain way and we weren't agreeing. He said "What about this way?'" and it worked for both of us. He's just a good guy, good person.
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