Residential Design Services for Builders

About Us

Our People Make the Difference

Housing Design Matters is comprised of a team dedicated to excellence and attention to detail. We collaborate with builders on their projects to make the process a true pleasure and bring out the best in their communities!

President

Deryl Patterson, AIA

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President

Deryl Patterson, AIA

With over 30 years of experience specializing in residential architecture, Deryl Patterson is an award-winning architect that has a unique ability to energize a room and drive innovation through design. Deryl draws from everyday life to channel thoughtful design that improves the way we live. She has served on various NAHB committees, including design, education and the 55+ council. She is a graduate of the university of Cincinnati with a bachelor of architecture and is a registered architect in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Louisiana and Colorado.

Senior Partner

Thomas Devine, AIA

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Senior Partner

Thomas Devine, AIA

As Partner at Housing Design Matters, Tom Devine heads the Tampa office and is a licensed architect in Florida and Texas. Prior to working for Housing Design Matters, Tom worked at Ryland (now owned by Lennar) and served as the Director of Design at Arthur Rutenburg. Tom’s decades of experience working for builders gives him a unique perspective on architectural and strategic planning for new communities, making him an asset for production builders nationwide.

Partner

Justin Bucy, RA NCARB

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Partner

Justin Bucy, RA NCARB

Justin Bucy, RA NCARB, is a Partner at HDM and heads our Chicago office. Along with single family design, Justin brings his expertise in multifamily and clubhouse design large or small.

Partner

Tony Lynch

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Partner

Tony Lynch

Tony Lynch is a Partner at HDM.

Colorist & Marketing Coordinator

Tobi Saunders

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Colorist & Marketing Coordinator

Tobi Saunders

Tobi Saunders is a member of the International Association of Color Consultants, North American chapter, one of the most established color associations in the world. A Florida Gator alum with a bachelor of design and master of architecture, Tobi’s widespread knowledge about the science, psychology, & application of color gives builders a comprehensive approach to bringing vibrancy and character to a community’s streetscape.

Graphics

Gene Santos

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Graphics

Gene Santos

Joining us after serving in the us Navy for 6 years and various graphic design firms, Gene Santos brings a wealth of talent and creativity in designing our graphics. His expertise in CAD and architectural renderings allows builders and home buyers alike to envision the finished product before it’s built. He holds various awards for his graphics work including the 40th Anniversary Gate River Run Logo Competition and the 42nd Anniversary TD Bank Reedy River Run Logo Competition.

Marketing Strategist

Kevin DeClerk

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Marketing Strategist

Kevin DeClerk

904-297-3835 kdeclerk@housingdesignmatters.com

JT Burwell

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JT Burwell

9045721505 ext 318 jtburwell@housingdesignmatters.com

Anthony Paulo

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Anthony Paulo

904-416-0704 apaulo@housingdesignmatters.com

Tim Fetters

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Tim Fetters

904-297-3835 tfetters@housingdesignmatters.com

Our Work Gets Noticed

President Deryl Patterson, and the Housing Design Matters team are featured throughout the industry. Look for our work in national publications, including the following: