Construction Management & Design

A general building contractor of fine residences, DesignSmith serves as the owner’s advocate through the whole process of creating the perfect home. DesignSmith directs all aspects of construction procurement including design planning, architectural designing, cost estimating, subcontractor bidding, approvals and building. DesignSmith also provides creative support to clients during the selection of interior and exterior finishes as well as interior design.


Construction Services: Project Planning, Project Estimating, Project Bidding Project Building, Project Site Supervision

Design Services: Conceptual Design, Space Planning, Architectural Detailing, Kitchen & Cabinetry Design, Lighting Design

Interior Design Services: Furnishings Layout & Selection, Creative Design, Selection of Permanent & Loose Materials, Furniture Design, Furniture Buying, Window Treatment Design, Accessory and Art Selection & Placement

Founded in 1991 by Lynn Burnside Smith, II, DesignSmith has established a professional reputation for excellence while building a business through word of mouth referrals and returning clients. Lynn personally directs every aspect of project management preferring to ensure quality results by working on only a few projects at a time. He has supervised the design and construction of homes in near and far locales including Indianapolis, Norfolk, Sanibel Island, St. Helena and Scottsdale. Completed projects have been frequently featured in publications including Better Homes & Gardens, Traditional Home, Indianapolis Monthly and The Indianapolis Star.