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Design & Technical Services

• from a single color selection to a fully furnished home or office • a timeless design • in any style •

• In Home Consult

• Interiors

• Custom Homes

• Renovations

• Additions

• Exteriors + Outdoor Living Spaces

• Condo + Loft Renovations

• Small Scale Commercial Design & Renovations

• Furniture + Cabinetry Designs

• Plan Alterations

• Construction Drawings

• Home Purchase Consult

• Shop & Fabrication Drawings

• 3D Renderings

• Photo Alteration

• Construction Administration

• Variance + Permit Filing

• Structural

See quick descriptions below for the services above.

In Home Consult

Not exactly sure what direction you may need to head, looking for some guidance or have some things picked out you would like some direction on? Many times a quick hour or two is enough to keep you moving in the right direction. For an hourly rate CRT Design Co. can meet you at your home or location of choice to help with anything you might need.


Whether you need something as simple as a new piece of furniture, tile in the kitchen or help with an entire room or home, CRT Design can help you express your style at whatever level of help you need.

Custom Homes

Just not finding what you want from the stock plan world? CRT Design Co. can help design a home that fits you from traditional to modern + from small to large.


Whether a simple update or a full renovation, CRT Design Co. can help keep within a current style or create a new style for your old or new space.


Need more space? CRT Design Co. can help you with your the new space you need and how it will integrate into your current home, code issues, setbacks, etc. Worried that you don’t know what it will look like in advance? Let our 3D modeling help you see your addition in advance.

Exteriors + Outdoor Living Spaces

Need a deck, patio or outdoor space designed? CRT Design Co. can help with overall concept and help direct you to the right landscape company to complete the project.

Condo + Loft Renovations

CRT Design Co. has worked in many of the loft and condo buildings in the Des Moines area and is familiar with their inner workings, shared HVAC, etc. If you are planning a renovation in one of these types of buildings CRT Design Co. can help with difficult code issues that need to be brought up to date and help with innovative ideas to solve the interesting issues that can come about in these buildings.

Small Scale Commercial Design & Renovations

Whether you need a layout for your office or a full design concept, CRT Design Co. can help with your office, restaurant, or other commercial project.

Furniture & Cabinetry Designs

Have a piece of furniture you want built or a custom cabinet for that tricky space in your home? CRT Design can help design and draw up what you need along with helping you find someone to build and finish the work.

Plan Alterations

Have a set of construction drawings you really like but need to change couple of things before building; wall change, different layout for the master bathroom ,etc.? CRT Design Co. can easily help & update your drawings to reflect the changes you would like to make.

Construction Drawings

Whether you need a full set of drawings down to the cabinet pull to get pricing as closet as possible, or if you just need a simple drawing to get your ideas on paper CRT Design Co. can complete these drawings for you, provide prints, digital files, etc. CRT Design Co. is able to offer full sets of working drawings including structural as needed.

Home Purchase Consult

Considering purchaing a home but want to know if some remodeling ideas you have will work. CRT Design Co. can go through a home with you before you purchase to give you an idea of how extensive your remodel ideas might be and potential costs.

Shop + Fabrication Drawings

Have a component just a little too complicated for a sketch on paper? CRT Design Co. can help you get everything you need on paper and can also provide quick 3Ds to help get the full picture across to your fabricator.

3D Renderings

Many times a quick 3D sketch can go along way. With 3D capabilities you can see as simple or as detailed as you like for your projects interior and exterior. 3Ds are a great quick way to get a feel for the space being designed.

Photo Alteration

Go from present to future with the ability to alter photos. This is a great help to clients for things as simple as a new garage door placed in a photo to altering the color of a home to see what the design may look like before work ever begins.

Construction Administration

To busy to keep tabs on your construction project? CRT Design Co. can help make sure that the design you want gets completed on site. CRT Design Co. can work with your contractor on a regular basis to alleviate you of answering questions and making decisions that come up on a daily, sometimes hourly basis.

Variance + Permit Filing

Thinking about constructing a project but need a variance or permit? CRT Design Co. is able to take care of these items for you or help you with what you need to know to file for yourself.


Opening up your basement and need a beam sized, or concerned a property you bought may need structural review? Catherine at CRT Design Co. works closely with her structural engineer husband, and the company he works for, to provide structural work as needed by the client.