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

Coming from Calatlantic (previously Ryland), Thomas devine brings extensive experience in architectural plans and strategic planning for builders. His work has extended throughout the southeast and the sun belt. Prior to Ryland, Tom served as the Director of Design at Arthur Rutenburg. A University of Florida and North Carolina Atate alum, Thomas is licensed in Florida and Texas and heads our Tampa office.

Architect

Justin Bucy, RA NCARB

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Architect

Justin Bucy, RA NCARB

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

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.

Designer

Tony Lynch

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Designer

Tony Lynch

Job Captain

Zahn Sallee

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Job Captain

Zahn Sallee

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

Grant de Die

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Grant de Die

Our Work Get’s 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: