Renovate with


I want you to feel confident.
It's really that simple.

Because I know how scary it can be to take on a big renovation like this.  And this industry certainly doesn't make it easy!  Which is why I want to share all I know in a clear and quickly understood way, to help make the renovation process as easy and fulfilling for you as it can be.

anthony chiado

let's work together

As the Founder and Lead Designer for West | South, my goal is to help you protect the investment you've made in your home by giving you the best Exterior Design tools out there. 

Because I want you to stop feeling overwhelmed, and instead feel confident, empowered, and ready to make it happen. 

Through years of training & experience, I've gained the knowledge and the skills to tackle your project, no matter how complicated it may be. I’ve learned what makes a successful exterior design, and I am excited to share everything I know with you.

And from selecting the right materials and colors to incorporating the perfect finishing touches, I am dedicated to making sure every detail of your project is covered. So if you’re ready to transform your home, I’m here to help you create an exterior you can be proud of for years to come.

I’ve personally been the trusted guide through this process for over 100 homeowners just like you.

LISTEN, I GET IT, and I got you

trent erwin

I'm not going to speed through your design to create run-of-the-mill plans, or pressure you to pick whatever pieces and parts make me the most commission. 

That's just not how good design should work. 

Instead, you'll get a design your contractors can use, that fits with your budget, matches your style, and feels uniquely you.

this isn't just about getting it done

I'm the listener.  
The facilitator. 
The idea generator.
The finder.
The figure-outer.

But what makes your design magical are the little tidbits of your life and your story that you share with me.

this is working together to figure it out, whatever it is

Because design should be personal.  With a connection between you and your designer.

Good design is all about discovering your vision, and then working together to bring it to life.  It's your house, not mine, and it should be exactly how you want it to be - no matter what your style is!

this is design with a thoughtful approach

How do I know this?  Because I've helped many homeowners who were left confused and dejected by what they were given by those other services.

I've built West | South to be better, not bigger.

And this isn't like those other online exterior design services.


not about it

overdoing it,
long meetings,
humidity, chasing trends


Timeless solutions, strong coffee,
ample rest
helping you find
your confidence

all about



— Frank Lloyd WRight

"You can use an eraser on the drafting board or a sledge hammer on the construction site."

always have a plan

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Protect your investment and make the smart choice with a professional exterior design. Share your vision and see the possibilities. You'll feel confident you've made the right decisions when we're done.
So what are you waiting for?

Let's create your dream home, together


Maria Orlova