About Us BY DESIGN Builders

We are a General Contractor firm. We work with your designer and/or architect to build the project. We build luxury homes and also transformational renovations. We understand design, layout, function and craftsmanship. We have been fulfilling our client's expectations and beyond for over a decade on Maui and for over 30 years.

Our motto: Building smart homes, kitchens and baths BY DESIGN...because every square inch matters.

We are proud to be the official installer for the European cabinetry brand, Poggenpohl. Poggenpohl Kitchens Hawaii is the only authorized distributor in Hawaii.

Builder: Working with professional designers as the general contractor specializing in extraordinary residential kitchens, baths and interior spaces for the island of Maui. Transform your property into a fabulous Maui retreat with luxury. We are continually seeking innovative products and exotic materials to incorporate into our renovation projects. Wall-mount articulating faucets, shower drains that illuminate when the water enters, hand-crafted tiles, LED lighting, custom cabinetry; we have done it all and continue to pursue the best of innovative design.

Your project should not be by accident, it should be BY DESIGN.



Camille Peterson
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Feb 2017

Brian was great! Everything was done to our specifications. The job was completed on time, and we are more than extremely satisfied. Also stayed in budget and there were no hidden costs. Would hig... Read More

Karin Carlson
Relationship: I am a Realtor who has had BY DESIGN Construction consult on various projects.
Project Date: Nov -0001

Michelle and Brian are both very professional, attentive to details and the needs of the customer. They are responsive to calls, emails, and text messages. They are both well versed in the variety of ... Read More

Lorelann Seitz
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Apr 2015

There is not a better team or nicer people to work with in the business than By Design Builders. Brian and Michelle provided unparalleled professional and seamless work with top quality materials and ... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2014

We were very happy with By Design. They were an absolute joy to work with. They always made sure we were updated on every aspect of the project. They were fully cooperative, professional, helpful and... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jan 2014

Brian and Michelle of By Design Builders did a condo remodel for me in Maui. The entire experience was fantastic. They were professional but very personable and focused on what would make "me" happy... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Aug 2013

We are happy to recommend BY DESIGN Builders. We hired them to remodel our ocean front condominium in Maui. Michelle and Brian were very helpful in understanding and meeting our needs. Since Miche... Read More

Samantha Zehnder
Relationship: Other
Project Date: Nov -0001

Wow! Awesomeness! The second I walked in I fell in love! Tears filled my eyes when my husband said we could get it! We have lived in this beautiful condo for a month now and I still totally love it! I... Read More

Relationship: Colleague
Project Date: Feb 2014

As a long-standing professional Realtor in my community, my recommendation of licensed contractors to clients for remodeling, renovations or repairs have a measurable relationship to my business and d... Read More

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