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Design & Contracting Services.

Creating beauty one room at a time.

A comprehensive, full-service design and construction management firm based in Calgary and the Columbia Valley of British Columbia. With clients throughout Western Canada I work 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 your thinking about? Take a look at our variety of services geared to providing you with the best options for your space or project.
April Trapp

OUR SERVICES

DESIGN

Whether your planning a new construction or a remodel, Design Cents can offer consulting, floor plans, all material specifications and implementation on any budget. Kitchen and bath design, full interior or landscape I'm happy to provide the best in quality and service.

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RENOVATIONS & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Full service renovation and design. From kitchen to bath design and contracting to your entire home I've got your project covered. Don't forget your outdoor spaces: decks & landscaping too!

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!

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PROCUREMENT & FURNISHINGS

Design Cents identifies and sources all furnishings and decor from appliances to sofas to bedsheets and dishes. We work with your personality, tastes and budget to ensure your space is one you'll be proud of!

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PLANS & RENDERINGS

Regardless the size of your project, see your ideas come to life!
Design Cents can take your ideas and transform them into construction ready detailed plans and renderings.

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GET IN TOUCH
"We would hire April Trapp of Design Cents again in a heartbeat! April changes our storefront window display with the change of seasons and holidays. She is thorough, meticulous and always stays within the budget given. An asset to anyone looking for a keen eye."
~France Andestad, Manager/ Tiffany's Thredz
"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."
~Jason J Sharp, President, The Sharp Design Landscape Group Ltd.
  • Your space is too valuable to your peace of mind to not comfort and nourish you...
  • It doesn't matter how small or large the space, it can be a place that feeds the soul...
  • Yours is a space where memories are created... together we can ensure that it does its best to help create good ones...

DESIGN PORTFOLIO

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You are unique. Your space needs to reflect and nurture that, offering a comfort from the outside world while still being 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, its about representing a life or location story visually, as told through design.

RECENT WORK

“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 whats in or whats out.”

~Albert Hadley

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

"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."
~Betty Anne Latrace-Henderson, President, Airline Hotels
"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."
~Jason J Sharp, President, The Sharp Design Landscape Group Ltd.

RECENT WORK

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Please take a look at some of Design Cents recent Residential and Commercial Design and Consulting projects.

Design Cents offers full service project management from start to finish, taking the utmost care with all the details of each facet of your project.

RESIDENTIAL

Fairmont Hot Springs,
Residential

COMMERCIAL

Sunrise Ridge Resort,
Commercial

PLANS & RENDERINGS

Bighorn Meadows Resort,
Pool Project

  • Your space is too valuable to your peace of mind to not comfort and nourish you...



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CONTRACTING/MANAGEMENT PORTFOLIO

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A renovation project can be exciting... and overwhelming!

Design Cents can help you take your next home project from idea to done, seamlessly and without stress.

RENDERING PORTFOLIO

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Looking to launch a renovation or building project?

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

ABOUT

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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 commercical properties to residential design. Her specialty 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.

Her strong construction knowledge gives her the lead in building design, project management and development.

April's latest projects include residential homes in Calgary, Edmonton and Fairmont Hot Springs as well as several commercial projects.

From 2004-2010 she lead the designing and furnishing of a one hundred and twenty unit vacation resort, a lodge and an amenities building at Bighorn Meadows Resort in Radium B.C.

She is currently project managing and designing the new duplexes phases 10-16 at Bighorn meadows resort. Her next big project will be the the pool and amenities building at Bighorn meadows resort. Workout room, guest lounge and added hot and sun deck.

In Parksville B.C., she headed her design team and finished a four plex on the waterfront, a 15 unit building and a 17 unit lodge with a meeting room, lobby and library at Sunriseridge Resort.



APRIL TRAPP

LEAD DESIGNER
"... 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."
~Pearl Busch, Bighorn Meadows Resort
"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."
~D. Pierce

AFFILIATES

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EastCaan Contracting Ltd.

Bighorn Meadows

Sunrise Ridge

True Key Resorts

CONTACT

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There is no time like the present for creating the space of your dreams!
I would love to hear from you to get the ball rolling...
250. 341. 5649

 

You deserve to enjoy a space that reflects who you are and the life you lead.

Give me a call or drop me a line. I'm based in the Columbia Valley but work everywhere!

Fairmont Hot Springs, BC

Phone: 250. 341. 5649

Email: atrappdesign@shaw.ca

Website: www.designcents.ca