Design & Contracting Services 

A comprehensive, full-service design and construction management firm based in Calgary and the Columbia Valley of British Columbia.

With clients throughout Western Canada, Design Cents works with individuals and businesses of all sizes to bring ideas to life through unique, efficient, and cost-effective design and construction solutions.

Do you have a project in mind? Design Cents can provide you with the best options for your space or project.

Your space is too valuable for your peace of mind

to not comfort and nourish you…

Design Cents Resort construction management

Resort Design

Specializing in Resort Design with experience in the design and development of several resorts throughout Western Canada.

Whether yours is a new construction project or a remodel of an existing commercial or resort property, the expert Design Cents team offers project management, consulting, floor plans, renderings, all material specifications and implementation, on any budget. From kitchen and bath design to full interiors and even landscapes, I’m happy to provide the best in quality, service, and results.

Resort design services include procurement and furnishings. Design Cents identifies and sources all furnishings and decor from appliances to sofas to bedsheets and dishes. We work with your brand, style, and budget to ensure your spaces make the best impression possible.

Design Cents home renovations and construction

Home Renovations

You are unique. Your space needs to reflect and nurture that, offering comfort from the outside world while still being highly functional. Designing a space is exciting, whether it be for an individual, a family or a resort. 

It isn’t just about providing pretty things or dressing up, it’s about representing a life or location story visually, as told through design. 

Full-service renovation and design. Whether it’s your kitchen and bath to full construction management and contracting to renovate your entire home, I’ve got your project covered. Don’t forget your outdoor spaces: decks & landscaping too!

Regardless of the size of your project, see your ideas come to life! With our expert team, Design Cents can take your ideas and transform them into construction-ready detailed plans and renderings. Every phase of your renovation, from start to finish!

Employing only the best in trades. Big or small, Design Cents can take your project from start to finish and help you stay on budget!

“The essence of interior design will always be about people and how they live. It is about the realities of what makes for an attractive, civilized, meaningful environment. Not about fashion or what’s in or what’s out.”

~Albert Hadley

Design Cents creates spaces that are infinitely liveable. For your life. For your budget.

Project Renderings

Launching a building project or renovation? 

Design Cents will provide you with the necessary plans and renderings to get the ball rolling, allowing you to see exactly what your project will look like when completed.

“I have found the integrity and quality of work April Trapp and Design Cents provides exemplary, and above the very high standards I have set. April has a keen sense of identifying her clients’ taste and needs and then surpasses all expectations.”

“April has been a pleasure to work with. I have found her to be attentive, conscientious and detailed oriented about the plan objectives…. consistently easily accessible for communication, even when not on site. April has shown great commitment to the projects successful outcome and I would recommend her without reservation.”

April Trapp

Lead Designer

About Design Cents

From construction management and design consulting on large scale development projects to consulting for the do-it-yourselfer, Design Cents can provide for your building aesthetic needs.

With over three decades of experience in Residential and Commercial design, April brings her own brand of classic style and unique vision to every project, large or small.

April’s experience extends from resort and commercial properties to residential design. Her speciality is renovating, re-using, re-furbishing and really, re-creating, what you already have.

As President of Design Cents, she leads her team in all aspects of interior and exterior design as well as all furnishing procurement. She is particularly interested in supporting Canadian products and artisans.


“We love it! Moved in and are settled. Our home is so beautiful and comfortable, thank you. You did a fantastic job of capturing who we are and our lifestyle. I know we will enjoy this home for many years and you were an intricate part of it.”

“… she worked hand in hand with the contractors to ensure the construction work was to the standards required. April Trapp … a dependable, reliable, hard-working, conscientious, courteous individual. … organized, efficient, and very competent. She shows great attention to detail in her design work. … a solid and reliable individual in her field.”