We're offering (for the first time ever in the industry) model homes furnished in partnership with Houzz and designed by the industry's top interior design talent! The model furnishings are shoppable on a specially curated web page that ties to your model home experience and builder brand. There's a limited amount of opportunities to work with us in each market but endless possibilities on the impact for customer experience and traffic. 

"With homeowners spending more time at home, personalization will become more important and homeowners will want the opportunity to invest in their designed space, how it lives and how it compliments their overall purchase."


Houzz and Builders Design Come Together to Help Home Builders Elevate Their Model Home Experience 

and to Sell More Homes

Premium national home builders can harness the partnership to create beautifully designed, Houzz-branded, shoppable model homes

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 9, 2020 - Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home remodeling and design, and Builders Design, the award-winning interior design firm specializing in model homes, have partnered to bring branded, shoppable model homes to premium home builders. Now, home builders can elevate their offering and sell homes faster with professionally designed, Houzz-branded, model homes, outfitted with products from the Houzz Shop that can be purchased by prospective buyers.

“Our team at Builders Design is thrilled to fuse our creative talents with Houzz’s iconic brand in home design and technology to deliver a unique, experiential way to purchase and design new homes,” said Builders Design owners Joe Duffus and Jon Nash. “We look forward to working with home builders to share our proprietary approach to driving more traffic to their communities and selling more homes, while offering homebuyers an easy way for their new home to have the look and feel of a model home.”

“Our partnership with Builders Design creates an unmatched experience for home builders to showcase their work through premium, professionally designed and Houzz-branded model homes,” said Thomas Clayton, vice president, Global Trade Business at Houzz. “Homebuyers can envision themselves living in a fully furnished new space, then make it a reality for their own home by purchasing products they see in the space from the Houzz Shop.”

Prospective homeowners who fall in love with the look and feel of a model home can easily make it their own by purchasing individual products or entire rooms from the model. They can also work with a local designer from Houzz’s community of home professionals to help turn their home dream into a reality.

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About Houzz

Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. On Houzz, people can find design inspiration, research and hire home professionals, and shop for products to complete their projects. For home professionals, Houzz Pro ( provides an all-in-one software solution that empowers industry pros to stand out, win clients and manage their projects efficiently and profitably. The Houzz community is made up of millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals around the world. Houzz is available on the web and as a top-rated mobile app. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin, Sydney, Moscow, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. Houzz is a registered trademark of Houzz Inc. worldwide. For more information, visit

About Builders Design

For over 44 years, Builders Design has been recognized in the industry as a relationship driven, not project driven firm! In it for the long haul, we make an investment in your team and aim to grow with you as your preferred partner in RESEARCH, DESIGN, AND MARKETING.

As an award-winning national interior design firm specializing in Model Home, Multifamily, Active 55+, Senior Living, and Sales Office Interiors, we have established long standing relationships as the exclusive design partner for hundreds of top builders and developers throughout the nation. Operating as an innovative and entrepreneurial thinking firm, we encourage incomparable creativity of our designers while never allowing design individuality or brand standards get in the way of the client's vision or budget.


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