Small spaces high ceilings create space

Small Spaces can feel large by increasing the ceiling height

There are three ingredients to a successful project: Great design, Quality materials, and Quality craftsmanship. A good design begins with a vision. It incorporates; colors, finishes, textures, and materials to produce an art form that is not only aesthetically pleasing but functional as well.


  • Remodeling/New Construction
  • Master/Space Planning
  • Age in Place Design
  • Sustainable Interior Design
  • Landscape/Hardscape design/gardening:
  • Residential Re-Design
  • Kitchens, baths, home offices, sun-rooms, laundry rooms, bedrooms, mud-rooms, closets, storage solutions (any room inside or outside of ¬†your home)
  • Consultation/Shopping
  • Product Specifying & Selection
  • Product Ordering:¬†Cabinets, tile, flooring, mill work, windows, counter-tops, lighting/plumbing fixtures, furniture, etc
  • Project Management
  • Tiny homes/Accessory buildings/barns/studios/apartments

Tiny Homes on Wheels (THOWS)

Imagine the possibilities: Tiny homes can be used for a variety of applications:

  • Affordable housing
  • Senior housing
  • Writing retreats
  • Yoga/Pilates Studio
  • Children/Adult hangout
  • Bar/food mobile
  • Mobile offices,
  • Investment properties
  • Vacation rentals
  • Guest Cottages

Design to Sell services: Know where to put your money for return on investment before you sell or buy.

  • Floor Plans
  • Photography
  • De-Cluttering
  • Consulting
  • Staging using your furnishings
  • Sellers: Updating the home to increase value and obtain the highest and best price
  • Buyers: Before submitting an Offer know the true remodel cost so you don’t have buyer’s remorse
Future Master Suite

Creating a future second story master suite

Master planning is one of the most important parts of the design process. It is analyzing the overall design of your home that allows you not only to get exactly what you want in your space but also an efficient and pleasant place to live.

At True South Designs, Maria analyzes her client’s needs and creates floor plans with furniture and cabinetry layouts to answer those needs for an efficient and enjoyable space.

Master planning & space planning can include the following:

  • Floor plan review and spatial relationship analysis
  • Furniture and custom cabinetry designs for each room
  • Color plan including finishes for floors, cabinetry and wall colors
  • Furniture, area rugs, lighting and accessory specifications
After 2 islands

After: A warm kitchen with 2 islands

The Heart & Soul
of your home

One of the most frequently used rooms in your home is the kitchen. It is the heart and soul of your home where friends and family gather for great food, drink, and conversation.

Creating the kitchen of your dreams takes planning, coordination, hard work and financial commitment. When completed it will be a beautiful addition to your home.

As a designer, I work alongside your builder or mine. We work as a team to carry out your goal(s).


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