The talent behind the reputation

Meet our team of award-winning interior designers and business professionals.

Restoration Homes was founded as a collaboration between Susan Smith Designs and Keller Smith. Bringing together Susan’s design experience with Keller’s business acumen, Restoration Homes aims to bring existing homes into sharper focus through ground-up renovation. The company’s multi-faceted service portfolio includes home acquisition, redesign and renovation, and turn-key home sales.

Susan Smith

Design Principal

Adding another chapter to a varied and successful business career, Susan founded Susan Smith Designs in 2006. With a unique blend of artistic flair, entrepreneurial skill, focus on detail and an unwavering client-centric commitment, SSD has become well recognized in the residential design space. While DFW focused, project sites have also included Santa Fe, Lake Tahoe, Sun Vally, Vail and NYC. It is flattering that a number of creations have garnered various design awards and have been featured in important industry publications.

Eric LaPointe

Architectural Design

Eric is the owner of Studio EL73 and has over 10 years experience in modern architectural design, including 50 individual residential projects. Eric’s scope of work includes complete production function, ground-up construction and component remodel projects, comprehensive understanding of all working documents, zoning requirements, and hands-on execution management.

Keller Smith

Administration & Finance

Keller Smith is a principal of Restoration Homes and has more than 40 years experience as a business owner, manager, and business consultant. His emphasis is on project planning, development, finance, and oversight.

Denise Warhurst

Associate Designer

Denise is the Associate Designer for Susan Smith Designs and she is an Allied ASID Member. Denise collaborates in all phases of project design, execution, and project administration.