Our Houzz Success Story

For the last few years we have been using the platform that is Houzz to showcase our portfolio of work online, to reach out to potential new clients and to help find inspiration. We really believe it is a valuable community to be part of and it has helped our business to grow. Here’s what our colleague Ross and other professionals using Houzz have to say about it…

Check out our Houzz profile today and get in touch.

Awarded best of Houzz Design 2015

Don’t forget to check out our Houzz Website, which won the “Best Of Houzz DESIGN” award 2015!! We are over the moon with this achievement, and can’t thank you guys enough for liking, viewing and commenting on our work. We would also like to say a massive thank you to HOUZZ themselves, without them we wouldn’t be able to share our luxury property designs with the world! Can’t wait to share more with you.

Lots more work to be done!

Check it out – DES EWING HOUZZ

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Best of Houzz 2015!


Best Of Houzz 2015 Award

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 Over 25 Million Monthly Unique Users Cast Their Vote For Top-Rated Home Building,

Renovation and Design Professionals in the UK and Around the World

 OnJanuary 22, 2015–Des Ewing Residential Architects from The UK and Northern Irelandhas been awarded “Best Of Houzz”for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home renovation and design. The 21 year old luxury Architecture design company was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 15,000 active home building, renovation and design industry professionals.

The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. Design award winners’work was the most popular in 2014 among the more than 25 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers.”The Customer Satisfaction category is determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2014. Winners will receive a “Best Of Houzz 2015”badge on their profiles, helping Houzz users around the world learn even more about that business’popularity and satisfaction rating among their peers in the Houzz community.

“We Strive to produce elegant homes that our clients love to live in”

“Houzz provides homeowners with a 360 degree view of home building, renovation and design industry professionals, empowering them to engage the right people and products for their project,” said Gemma Smith, Industry Marketing Manager at Houzz UK and Ireland. “We’re delighted to recognise Des Ewing Architects among our “Best Of”professionals as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively renovating and decorating their homes.”

Follow Des Ewing Residential Architects on Houzz by simply clicking HERE.

About Des Ewing Residential Architects.

Des is a chartered architect who loves to design beautiful houses. After working for five years in a private practice he left to become a builder. During this time he project managed, built and laboured on three large bespoke houses, full time. As he was responsible for ordering every last screw and ensuring that the homes were delivered and fitted properly, it would be true to say that he knows houses inside out.

Restored Country Home

Des is now principal of his own practice that specialises in the design and creation of luxury homes. His distinctive, contemporary, classical style has proved popular with discerning clients. He and his team have built up a vast knowledge and experience of building and renovating luxury residential properties to the highest standard of detailed design and finish.


For the past three years Des has starred alongside Laurence Llewelyn Bowen as ‘Head Judge’ on BBC One NI’s ‘House of the Year’.

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We provide a full and dedicated service starting from outline proposals, design, planning permission, detailed design to site management and final completion of your project. A wider team of specialist consultants and specialists are available to deal with all possible aspects of the new home.


Working from our Head Office in Holywood, Co. Down, with a field office in Mayfair, London we can deliver high end residential properties across the UK and Ireland.

About Houzz

Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish – online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to find inspiration, get advice, buy products and hire the professionals they need to help turn their ideas into reality. Headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin, Tokyo and Sydney. For more information, visit www.houzz.co.uk

Scottish Soil.

Now that we are back into the swing of things and our Christmas bellies are far behind us, we can announce that we have a new and exciting project. This time over the water on the great Scottish soil.

It is a restoration and renovation of an existing country farm house. All it needs is some TLC and it will be right back to looking its best in no time!

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Houzz – Des Ewing.

It’s a New Year, and we have a new and improved Houzz Website.

Check out our new and improved “Des Ewing Residential Architects” Website within the Houzz network. It’s clearer, slicker and has all the information and images you need just in case you are thinking of starting a fresh start in that Dream Home you always wanted.

Click HERE or on the image below, and browse at your pleasure. This new website is now easy to view via your tablet or smart phone, making it accessible even on the go.