Donovan Lord in Dallas, TX on Houzz
Donovan Lord in Dallas, TX on Houzz
Donovan Lord in Dallas, TX on Houzz
Donovan Lord in Dallas, TX on Houzz
Donovan Lord in Dallas, TX on Houzz
Donovan Lord in Dallas, TX on Houzz

About Donovan


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Donovan Lord, a Dallas native, has been in the architecture and interior design industry for 15 years. Possessing a Masters Degree in Architecture (M.Arch.), Bachelors Degree in Interior Architecture & Design and having designed well over 100 residential, commercial, hospitality and landscape projects.

Donovan feels that any project is a collaboration between he and the client and works to bring the client’s vision to life while imparting his own design expertise and aesthetic for a truly symbiotic project.

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Aric Cressey,

Project Manager

Aric Cressey, a Memphis native, moved to Dallas over 8 years ago with a passion for
real estate. Beginning his career as a leasing consultant for a well known Luxury mid-rise in downtown Dallas, Aric quickly became one of their top producing agents. With over three years of market knowledge behind him , Aric was recruited to become a Property/Project Manager for a local Real-Estate Development firm. While overseeing three apartment properties, he also as opened, designed, and managed 8 Airbnb’s, producing over $176,000 in revenue. While working for Cre8 he gained vast knowledge of Project Management in residential construction, focusing on remodels and new builds while helping design and manage several high end projects.Aric now brings over 4 years of project management experience with him to Donovan Lord Design as the Project Manager. Aric has a goal oriented work ethic along with the determination to deliver projects completed on time and on budget.

About DLD

DONOVAN LORD DESIGN specializes in residential, commercial and landscape design projects. Based in the Dallas Area, our practice creates original designs that address the unique needs and budget of each client. DONOVAN LORD DESIGN is a fine home design, remodeling, and interior design company. We are a unique collaboration of a Master of Architecture, Interior Designers and Craftsmen who integrate home design, interiors, and construction to create incredible spaces with timeless livability. DONOVAN LORD DESIGN believes that livability and beauty is essential to every design endeavor.

Experienced designers, and skilled craftsmen are the essence of our design firm. Throughout the process, we are committed to precision, quality aesthetic sense and an adherence to your needs and budget. From the time you purchase your land or existing home, rough framing to finish work, appliance selection to paint colors, DONOVAN LORD DESIGN will guide you through every step of the process and manage every detail.

DONOVAN LORD DESIGN’s work encompasses a broad range of residential, hospitality, retail and commercial projects including single family homes, condos, mansions, spas, coffee shops, restaurants, retail shops and offices. Our work is located throughout Texas, much of the U.S. and abroad.

DONOVAN LORD DESIGN provides one place to remodel, design, or build your new construction or remodel or we can assist you with any one of our services. We are not only a design company but we possess years of education and degrees in Architecture and Interior Design.