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You Drive, We Steer

You Drive, We Steer St. Cloud, MNThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) offers countless advantages to designing your dream home plans. Having our designers right on staff gives you the opportunity to work directly with us, ensuring you get everything you want out of your designs. When you control the plans, you control the process. You drive, we steer. The Design Team knows all the latest building codes and requirements to implement your ideas, which is a huge time-saver down the line. When we meet with you, we discuss your lot first and determine your sightlines, which are a key factor in plotting your home design. We use whiteboard technology and google satellite images to visualize your site to demonstrate your thoughts on the position of your home as well as sightlines and views. This is a fun way to get to know your lot and incorporate your lifestyle and wishes into your home plans. If you can dream it, we can design it! You're in the best hands with The Design Team. Call us today and set up your free consultation: (320) 252-1517. We look forward to drawing you in!

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Next-Level Home Plans

Next-Level Home Plans St. Cloud, MNDid you see the state-of-the-art Oculus at the Home Show? The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) is very excited to add this new 3D technology to offer you next-level home plans! The Oculus is easy to use, and offers a complete 3D viewing experience of your new home! We've had great positive feedback from those who have tried it. If you'd prefer not to wear the goggles, we can also project the images onto a screen for ease of viewing.

Experience the inside of your new home in this innovative new way with the Oculus. This is an add-on service, so let us know at the beginning of the process if you'd like to include the Oculus with your home plans! Call us today to set up your free consultation: (320) 252-1517. We look forward to designing your dream home!

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Your Next Step

designing your dream home st cloudPerhaps you're looking for a plot of land in the St. Cloud area, or have already purchased one for your dream home. What's next? The Design Team! The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) has our designers right on staff to custom-tailor your home plans to your specifications every step of the way. Your free initial consultation will cover your lifestyle, lot and square footage, your visions for your dream home, and more. The Design Team also features many home plans on our website, and we are featured on Houzz if you are looking for more ideas. Whatever your vision, The Design Team will bring it to life with your dream home plans. Call (320)-252-1517 today and set up your free consultation. You've got the land. The Design Team will take it from here!

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A Home With A View

designing your dream home st cloudLocation, location, location. You know this is the most important factor for designing your dream home. This is where the Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) comes in. The Design Team considers all the factors in coming up with your dream home plans, especially the location. Our expert team plot the perfect plans to accommodate your every wish, including your view. Will you have a lake view? A farm view? Will you be part of a subdivision or in a more secluded spot? The Design Team will design your home with a perfect view. Call (320)-252-1517 today so set up your free initial consultation. The Design Team will design your home with the view of your dreams!

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Neighborhood Planning

The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) has a long-standing reputation for offering superior quality designs and building relationships with our clients and contractors to make your dream home or remodel is better than you could ever have imagined! We wear many hats at the Design Team, and our business is growing and expanding every year. Another area we are getting back into recently is neighborhood planning. This is an exciting opportunity for us to design a group of homes that cohesively go together, but also have individualized options to make them uniquely your own. If you are a developer with a vision, the Design Team is here to help make it a reality. Call today (320)-252-1517 for more information.

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Fall With Us

Fall With UsWhether you are planning a remodel or a brand new home, the Design Team invites you to fall with us! Now is the time to start planning your fall build, and we are excited to help bring your ideas to life! We see a lot of trends in our business, and some popular trends now are in home additions. These include master suite additions, with walk-in closets, bathrooms, and bedroom improvements. Screened-in porches are always a lovely addition. They bring the outside in and allow you to enjoy the fresh air without all those pesky bugs! They add value and endless enjoyment to your home. Best of all, they are relatively inexpensive to add so won't break the bank. Call the Design Team today and get started crafting ideas for your fall build. We look forward to meeting you!

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Welcome Gretchen!

b2ap3_thumbnail_HomeDesigner_StCloud.jpgThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) is thrilled to welcome our newest member, Gretchen Olson! The Design Team enjoys encouraging new talents in the field, and inviting new perspectives in the exciting, innovative industry of home design. Gretchen is currently enrolled in the Architectural Construction Technology program at St. Cloud Community and Technical College, after completing several Fine Arts classes at North Dakota State University. Gretchen started working part-time with The Design Team in January of 2016, and truly believes that designing homes is its own art form. Though she is still a drafter-in-training, Gretchen is very eager to begin designing homeowners' dream homes! Experience is always the best teacher, and we are excited to offer this to Gretchen by welcoming her to The Design Team!

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Seeing is Believing

The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) knows that planning a remodel can be a daunting prospect. Never fear, this is where our expertise comes in! We at The Design Team know that it's one thing to look at blueprints, but another thing entirely to be able to see your plans in actions before you remodel. That's why we proudly offer our Home Visualizer tool. Just upload a photo of your home and you can make adjustments and implement ideas before you even begin! This powerful tool will allow you to get a clear picture of exactly what your new remodel will look like. Work directly with The Design Team to get your picture-perfect design before you even start! With so many clear advantages and the very latest technological advances in home design, The Design Team is your clear choice for your next home plan or remodel.

Want to get started? Take a look at some of the videos that will walk you through getting your home uploaded and ready to use.

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows set up & masking.

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows masking.

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows Roof

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows Door, Windows & Openings

Attached is a YouTube link with a video that shows Snapshots

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Visualize First

Feb09_InspirationalThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) knows the best way to conceptualize your upcoming remodel or home plans is to see them in action! That's why we have our free Visualizer tool on our Design Team website. You can have a look for yourself here

View sample projects, upload your own photo and use our simple tools to add new ideas to your home, or modify and share stored projects. Take the guesswork out of your home ideas with the Design Team's Visualizer. This is such a great tool for collaboration on ideas with the Design Team! Call today for your consultation and find out what sets the Design Team apart in home design.

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Sweet Sixteen

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It's almost here, another new year! Ready to make 2016 "sweet sixteen" with your new dream home? The Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) is here for you! Now is the perfect time to start planning your spring build or remodel. Browse our beautiful galleries on our website and please check us out on Houzz to get ideas on all the latest trends! Some features that are still currently very popular include: 

  • barn doors 
  • cable rails  
  • master suites with luxury showers

Master suites are always in high demand for perfect relaxation and tranquility. Luxurious showers may be preferred over whirlpools, dual-head showers, sunken spa tubs with beautiful views...whatever your dream, The Design Team will make it a reality! No need to put it off, now is the time to plan. Call the Design Team today and make 2016 your sweet (or suite!) sixteen. 

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The Lake Effect

Dec02_InspirationalThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) knows that when it comes to choosing an ideal location for your seasonal or year-round residence, lake property is second-to-none. That's why the Design Team has a gallery of stunning lake home plans to choose and build from. At the Design Team, we don't simply build you a dream lake home, we shape a vision based on your unique location, maximizing your plans with breathtaking views in mind. Don't settle for less than the experts on the Design Team. Trust the Design Team to craft and oversee every aspect of your dream lake home. Please browse our beautiful Design Team galleries, take a virtual tour, and call us today to get started on building your dream!

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Contract Contact

b2ap3_thumbnail_100_1947small_20151215-204427_1.jpgThe Design Team (St. Cloud, MN) knows that home building and remodeling can be a daunting experience. That's why we are here to guide you every step of the way, from batting around ideas until the final coat of paint is applied. The Design Team works closely with contractors of every stripe to help you build a great relationship as well as brick and mortar. Your relationship with your contractor is a crucial part of any building project. You will have a relationship with your contractor for at least a year normally, and up to 10 years with warranties. The Design Team is here to help you pick the best partnership based on your needs. Picking a contractor based on price alone isn't often the best course, though of course price is important. A great preliminary step is to interview builders before having a plan. The Design Team will help you select one that keeps your costs aligned with your budget, as well as have upfront conversations with builders for information gathering. The Design Team does our homework so you can be confident in your choices. Call the Design Team today and let us help you find the best partnerships all through your home building project. We are here for you!

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A View To A Thrill

Nov03_InspirationalThe Design Team, (St. Cloud, MN) knows the most key feature of any custom home is location, location, location! We love nothing more than to help you build your vision in a beautiful setting. If you're planning on building your home with a lake or hill view, The Design Team wants to maximize the natural beauty of your setting! We will plan your design with the best views in mind, as well as the best uses of natural light. Landscaping will also really enhance a home, and we design your home plans with that in mind. Call The Design Team today and take the first step toward making your custom dream home a reality!

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New Design Team Plans Online!

CustomHomePlans_TheDesignTeamThe Design Team is introducing new plans on our site. If you need a little inspiration as you dream up your custom St. Cloud, MN home design or you want to know more about what types of homes we can build, then check out our “plans” page on our website.

A Huge Selection of Styles
We offer several different multi-level home plans with possibilities for square footage of up to 2442 square feet. We also have a variety of two story and one and a half story home plans. Several loft plans are also available. If a cabin home is your dream, The Design Team can help with a custom cabin plan design that is perfect for you. We also specialize in building cottage style homes and ramblers.

Whatever your dream home looks like, The Design Team has a plan for you. All of our plans can even be modified to fit your exact needs. Browse through our plans online and schedule a meeting with The Design Team to get started.

The Design team is based in St Cloud, Minnesota. We can meet with you in our St. Cloud office, at any Simonson Lumber locations, or virtually in the comfort of your home.

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Contact Information

PHONE:
320-252-1517

TOLL FREE within Minnesota:
888-275-7732

FAX:
320-252-1518

EMAIL:
info@thedesignteam.biz

ADDRESS:
127 6th Ave N
St. Cloud, MN 56303

Appointments are appreciated.

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