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We offer many services that will turn your ambitions into reality.

Create your dream home with our licensed and experienced team. We co-create with you from your vision to occupation, whether you’re looking to build, renovate or add to your house. 

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Full Residential Services

We're committed to designing homes that consider client’s lifestyles and needs.


We envision projects that respect those needs and honor the beauty of the landscape in which they are situated.

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Commercial Projects

Big or small, modern or traditional, we offer tailored designed services to bring your commercial project to life. Whether it be metal building extension to wineries, breweries and industrial design, we can provide forward-thinking, functional design solutions to help achieve your infrastructure and branding visions.

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Plan Approval & Permitting 

During our years of experience, we have mastered the complex process of site planning, approvals and permitting in Austin. We're a full-service team, and we can make the process of creating your exhibit requirements for permit processing and HOA / DRB coordination as smooth and stress-free as possible.

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Site Studies & Planning

We believe that the success of a project is not just about the design and architecture - it's also about the development. That's why we take a collaborative approach to planning and design.


At Motif we want to ensure every aspect of your project has been thoughtfully considered: from the vision for the project to its development objectives, as well as market and economic conditions.

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Design + Build

Design + Build is the collaboration between the architect and builder at every stage of the creative process. By combining a design studio and a contracting team under one roof, we offer a range of services unmatched by a conventional architectural practice.

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Additions & Renovations

We don't just add on to your home - we create innovative continuities between the original home and our distinctly modern design.


The result? You get a beautiful, cohesive space that adds complements your house and neighborhood.

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Interior Design + Refresh

 Regardless of the size of the project, whether it’s one room or more, we can create a space that will instantly elevate your home, all the while remaining within your budget. We specialize in a ‘menu of parts’ process, where we help you decide which elements are ‘needs’ versus ‘wants’ to find the perfect balance between design, function, and budget.

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3D Visualization & Graphics

We love to capitalize on technology to show our clients our inspiring ideas for their visions. By generating 3D models, virtual reality experiences, and renderings, we help our clients get a better understanding of their completed project to help them visualize their investment before it is built.

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Project Management

Our expert experience in large- and small-scale project management allows us to provide creative solutions during each project.  We offer end-to-end project management by communicating and coordinating with other trades, including civil, structural and MEP engineering consultants to make the process as seamless and smooth as possible for our clients.

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Construction (Future)

We believe in taking a holistic approach to every project we take on: from the initial design phase all the way through to completion. We're experts at designing and overseeing projects that are executed safely and efficiently. Our competence and experience result in projects completed at the highest levels of quality, value, and safety.

Our Services

At Motif, we're passionate about design. We use our unique blend of skills and areas of expertise to make every project a reality. 

Our team specializes in crafting details that are as beautiful as they are functional, as well as giving interior details the same passion and precision as the exterior.

We pride ourselves on our ability to support and provide clarity to our clients through our end-to-end process. Our experience in navigating the complex and confusing budget and bidding process to select high-quality builders ensure our clients enjoy expert craftsmanship, financial discipline, and a cohesive team which is essential for a successful project.

Best of all, our approach is collaborative. We work and coordinate with other professionals such as landscape architects, engineers, interior designers, and media and security consultants to bring your vision into a reality.

Our process is easy & our clients have fun working with too.

Consistently going above and beyond for their clients, Motif strives to make what can often be a stressful and emotional situation into a fun and exciting experience.

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There's no one-size-fits-all strategy for a design project.


At Motif, we take the time to understand your lifestyle, long-term goals and expectations. We believe that architecture is about more than just building a structure: it's about creating a space where you can create memories that last a lifetime. And we know that every project is different, which is why we work closely with our clients to understand their vision and implement the best possible solution for their needs.


We offer a comprehensive range of specialized services, and solutions to help tailor to your specific Central Texas project. Regardless of the size - small renovations to large-scale developments – you can ensure that your project is completed with your aesthetic, functionality and budget expectations.

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Custom Lake Houses

Our lake house and waterfront plans are focused on panoramic views.


The designs take into account the land and water so that you can enjoy a full range view of your property from every room in your home.

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Austin Dwellings

Combining architecture with interior design, all aspects of our projects become comprehensively aligned.


Our urban design complement and elevate spaces, providing a harmonious balance between form and function.

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Hill Country Homes

The Hill Country is a place of tradition and modernity.


The design here is marked by influences from both the past and present, and the resulting designs are elegant, bold, and unmistakably Texan.

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Commerical Buildings

Our commercial spaces are designed to fit your business needs.

We work with our clients to create functional spaces that are tailored to their specific needs, whether they are open office plans, large wineries, restaurants, or private offices, we can help.

We're not just an architecture firm. We're a family.

We believe in Southern hospitality, and we believe it extends far beyond our office walls. Our clients are part of the family, too - we've been serving them for 15 years, and every time we hear from them, it's like getting a call from home.

Our team is dedicated to serving our clients with passion and enthusiasm in everything we do. We're proud to be part of our client’s projects and we honor this by fostering close relationships with our clients.

Motif is built on repeat business. Client success is our absolute priority.


Relationships Matter

The importance of good relationships in the design and construction industry extends to every level: from architects and clients to subcontractors, suppliers, developers, and even the general public.


We know that it is good relationships that drive successful projects across all stages of development: from conceptualization to completion.

At Motif, we have formed strong, robust relationships with our contractors and clients alike, and this is evident in our repeat business. Our passion for maintaining professional relationships is what continues to drive our success in Austin, Texas.

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Drone & Real Estate Photography / Video

Bright Sky Productions is a Texas based media company, located in Austin. All of their work is tailored to our client’s unique needs, including promotional video and beautiful photography. Most importantly, the team at Bright Sky wants to make sure your project is well documented and memorable for years to come.

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Rachel Paver

Partner / Design Manager

“I look for visionary owners to partner with, where I can help great people realize their goals in ways they never imagined”

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