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quality design + personal service

Many times people overthink the obvious. We have learned and continue to learn that it is all about the people we serve and the people who experience our designs. We strive to always provide quality and enriching designs and complement it with exceptional personal service.

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The best way to predict your future is to create it

- Abraham Lincoln

As a minority-owned and managed firm, it was critical to promote diversity in our staff, as well as diversity in our thought and approach to finding solutions. Our expertise and diverse backgrounds have allowed us to creatively address and respond to our clients needs. 






Durrell Design Group strives the fulfill our tenets to create, design, inspire and lead in our communities and profession to change the world, one space at a time. Our team persistently and cohesively continues to combine our diverse talents to offer emotionally responsive spaces that inspire and perform.


Firm Culture

Durrell Design Group has worked diligently to maintain firm culture that promotes maximizing each team member's gifts and talents. Our work environment combined with a collaborative studio atmosphere promotes goodwill and diversity of ideas to maintain the high levels of energy and creativity required to serve our clients.

No one is ever called an employee, but we are all team members dedicated to the vision of creating unparalleled spaces across the world.  Everyone is trained to understand the design process and quality customer services and this allows us to be flexible in serving our clients.


Collaboration and Associations

Since our inception, Durrell Design Group has formed strategic partnerships and associations with other firms to offer greater levels of service and experience to our clients. We have serve as project lead, associate architect, or consultant, depending on how our skills can maximize the result on a project. This willingness to collaborate and associate with other firms has allowed our firm to continue to maximize our reach in the regional markets.


Durrell Design Group is proudly certified as minority-owned business enterprise (MBE), disadvantage business enterprise (DBE) through the state of Mississippi, MDOT, JMAA and other municipalities with additional certifications as applicable to the Small Business Administration.

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We are shifting the paradigm of what it means to work in an architecture firm and what projects small firms can do. We started with extremely small projects that other firms rejected and delivered a quality design with exceptional personal service. Our laser focus on execution served as a catalyst to getting larger projects and developing repeat clientele that account for the majority of the firm's projects.

The Durrell brothers posing on the golf course with two other gentlemen.


Life is be excellent in all ways! 


We love to keep it lively in the midst of deadlines and strive for a healthy work life balance. We also love the fun that comes with making our client's vision a reality they can both experience and love for years to come. This perpetual pursuit of excellence in client satisfaction continues to be rewarding as we change the world one space at a time.

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