A great way to get to know us is through our design-build clients! Learn more from our past clients about their experiences with SSDB as their trusted Chicago home builders and architects. After 30 years of designing and building custom homes on Chicago’s North Shore for so many families, we are truly grateful for their kind words and lasting friendships.

Why did you choose Scott Simpson Design + Build as your Chicago home builders and architects?

  • “We planned on talking to three or four different builders and we met with Simpson and then we didn’t meet with anybody else.”
  • “We like the idea of having the coordination collaboration of a team of people versus having an outside architect and builder. As the process unfolded, we really saw the benefit of that.”
  • “I love the step-by-step process sitting down. We know our budget and we know how exactly what everything costs and just being able to know that I can sleep a lot better at night.”
  • “They’re great listeners. They provide high-quality a high-quality product and I think great customer service.”
  • “They built us a beautiful home. We’re so grateful and the compliments that we get just make us feel so good. We had fun doing it, too.”
  • “I don’t think about the team as builders as much as friends.”
  • “Back after they did that first job for us, we had a half a dozen of his new prospective clients walk through our house and I think every one of them got the job.”
  • “I like that I feel like I could still recommend them to every single one of my friends and we’ve used them for projects since.”
  • “The workmanship and the quality of what they build is amazing. So, we feel very fortunate that we made the right choice in builders.”

What three words best describe Scott Simpson Design + Build?

  • Truthful, innovative and kind.
  • Dependability, skillful and on-time.
  • Fun, integrity, and excellent.
  • Collaborative, hardworking, detail-oriented, creative.
  • Loyal, fun, honest.

What did you learn from Scott Simpson Design + Build?

  • “Scott and TK, and the whole team just really taught me to trust in the process and trust in them and their expertise.”
  • “I just truly feel that they’re looking out for our better interests.”
  • “Every day, I sit back and say this is the best decision I ever made.”
  • “We loved working with you the first time. We loved working with you the second time even more. You know, keep going, we might have a third one in us.”
  • “It’s been an incredible experience. I mean the entire team has been, very, very thorough, accommodating, we’ve got a great relationship with them.”
  • “A couple days after moving into the house, there’s a huge storm, like storm of the century and I was trying to put my little guy to bed and it was still windy and thundering and he was very afraid, he was about six at the time, and I told him It was gonna be okay. It was gonna be okay. And he goes, “Mama, I know it’s gonna okay, because Scott Simpson built this house.”
  • “We loved working with you. We love being your friends now. You guys are wonderful members of the community, and, you just can’t go wrong.”


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South Coast Farmhouse

“We love our house, are obsessed with it and never want to leave! We are so grateful for the hard work and patience of the whole Scott Simpson Design + Build team, designing and building us a home that is exactly what we wanted.”

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Modern Mountain Craftsman

“Every day we sit back and marvel at how much we love this house. It was the best decision we ever made. We appreciate the Simpson team’s company culture and the way they take care of business and are grateful for the fun we had building this house together.”

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Contemporary Shingle Style

“We would both definitely recommend the whole team. Everything SSDB said along the way came true. Everybody was in it together and they just made the process so smooth, easy and seamless – and the finished product is great.”

We would be happy to take you on a tour through some of our custom homes in Winnetka and Hubbard Woods, Wilmette, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Evanston and Chicago, Hinsdale, BarringtonNorthbrook and other ideal places to build in the Chicago suburbs. With over 30 years of experience as one of Chicago’s top home builders and architects, we’ve amassed immense insight about the Chicagoland area and beyond.

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