Design Studio

Stock Plans, Modified Stock Plans & Custom Plans to fit your needs

About Us

Design Studio, founded by Uriel Pineda, FAIBD, has been serving the public for over 30 years. We offer unique home plan designs to the public as well as residential builders. We have hundreds of stock house plans to choose from and if needed, we can design a custom house plan that meets your individual needs. Our distinctive designs offer many architectural styles at affordable prices. So what are you waiting for? Let’s start building your dream house today!

We provide complete house plans with proven construction and blueprints that meet all FHA and VA specifications. We provide computer aided design with AutoCad and Revit that allows fast and easy modifications and customization of any plan. “The Home Collection by Design Studio” catalog features over 150 house plans with many architectural styles and floor plans, ranging between 1,200 and 10,000+ sq.ft.

Talent & Creativity

We utilize a collaborative design approach to create an expression of the client’s lifestyle, culture and individual character while remaining functional and responsive to their daily needs and desires. Our staff can make your visions a reality.

Custom Design

With 30 years of experience and a staff of young, talented designers, we can take your criteria and create a great plan that will maximize the potential of any square footage. The testimonies from each of our satisfied clients prove that our floor plans combined with the architectural integrity of each of our designs create a home that provides enjoyment for years to come.

Uriel Pineda



Uriel is the founder and owner of Design Studio. With a degree in architectural engineering technology from the University of Southern Mississippi, he founded Design Studio in 1989. Uriel was honored in 2010 as the Associate of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Mississippi and had the honor in 2015 of being inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Building Design.

Uriel has a vast knowledge of both residential and commercial building systems. Before he founded Design Studio, Uriel had the opportunity to work in architectural, engineering, and commercial construction firms. Learning to use computer drafting was a turning point in his career. His company was the first firm that was fully computerized, using CADD. Now, the company uses Building Information Modeling (BIM) to build fully three-dimensional, realistic virtual models.

Lacey McCombs

Senior Designer – Project Manager


Lacey has over 18 years of design experience and has been with Design Studio for over 15 years.  She is the senior designer – project manager for all types of residential projects.  She specializes in custom plans as well as customizing any of Design Studio’s stock plans.  As a graduate of Mississippi State University’s Interior Design program, her approach to planning is keeping the design aesthetically pleasing, but also practical for everyday living.  When she is not designing houses, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Derek and two boys, Austin and Joshua.

Mandy Lawrence

Senior Designer – Project Manager 


Mandy is the senior designer and has been with Design Studio for 14 years. She graduated from the Interior Design Program at Mississippi State University’s College of Architecture, Art, and Design. Prior to joining Design Studio, she did project management and design for new construction homes, giving valuable “in the field” experience. Designing custom home plans to suit each client’s individual needs is where she excels! She lives in Madison, MS with her husband Stephen and their little boy Griffin.

Meredith Head

Residential Designer – Project Manager


Meredith holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Mississippi State University. Her experience includes working for commercial architecture firms as well as interior design companies. She has a passion for residential architecture and enjoys working with people to customize their home plans.

MaryKelli Bethea

Residential Designer


MaryKelli graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design.

For the last decade, her work has revolved around cultivating the intentional home. Whether gathering friends around a kitchen island, designing a toddler’s nursery, or crafting a quiet space to recharge after a long week, MaryKelli believes that good design makes the ordinary moments special.

Her goal is to create spaces that enhance the lives and wellbeing of her clients.