Design Freedom, inc.

About Us

Love your forever home more! Together we'll design a home or remodel so you save money, save space, and stay in place: save money long-term, become energy efficient, add the things you want without adding square footage, use easy to clean quality materials, and assure that you can stay in your home no matter what life brings you! Cathy Svercl, Owner/Architect


Lakefront Green Home Remodel:
  • Silver in the Energy-efficiency Retrofit Category of Qualified Remodeler's Master Design Awards for 2012
  • Energy Star certified home
  • Gold Certified Florida Green Home with the Florida Green Building Coalition, Inc.


Joseph Costa
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Dec 2016

It was indeed a pleasure working with Cathy. Impeccably professional and talented, Cathy provided architectural plans for multiple restorations. Her vision was instrumental in design suggestions that ... Read More

Sam Gray
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Feb 2017

Cathy Svercl's Design Freedom, inc provided us with architectural drawings for a near complete renovation of our home that also included the addition of a 540 square feet covered porch addition. She ... Read More

Patrick O'Rourke
Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2016

Cathy was great to work with. When a lot of professionals are letting you down, it was great to work with someone who was on time, reliable and just all around professional. Read More

Jamco Unlimited Inc
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jan 2017

Cathy does a great job with plans small to large jobs, they always pass the municipality's stringent requirements, She also listens to the clients needs and delivers that to them. We have completed ma... Read More

Relationship: Received an estimate
Project Date: May 2015

Very efficient and knowledgeable. Expertise on utilizing existing space with a flair. Big or small projects welcomed, listened to our needs and wants very carefully and provided the design according... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2011

I first had a garage door (end of garage area design) done in my Tarpon Springs home. Good quality work. So I asked for cottage design for Dunedin house. Loved the design and work but did not build t... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2007

Added bathroom to join Tom's bedroom. Used part of another bedroom. This means everything to us (parents) and Tom. We appreciate Cathy Svercl, architect every day. Read More

Craftsman Construction
Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Jan 2006

I have worked with Cathy on a very large residential project. This project was very complex and required a large amount of integration between the Architect and Contractor. Cathy made it a point to co... Read More

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