Heydt Designs

Heydt Designs is a boutique residential design firm located in Sausalito, California offering comprehensive residential design services and construction documents for fine, detailed, and thoughtful homes throughout the Bay Area.

Principal, Leigha Heydt has been in the home improvement industry since 1993 when she renovated a 1922 Tudor in the historic Rockridge District of Oakland, California. Over the years, she owned and operated a landscape design/build business as well as a residential design/build construction company serving clients in Marin County, CA.

In 2004 she transitioned into design services exclusively.

Leigha is licensed by the State of California as a Class "B" General Building Contractor. Currently she offers start-to-finish design services for high-end homes throughout the Bay Area including complete construction documents for new homes and construction observation.

Leigha's design philosophy can be summed up in the following words: Authenticity, Quality, Simplicity, Detail, and Connection. Connecting indoor environments to exterior ones is a passion of hers.

Leigha lives with her family in the coastal hills of Sausalito, California. She enjoys nature, fitness, cooking, travel, and all things design. She loves working with fun families, turning their visions and dreams into a tangible realities they call home.

Services Provided: Schematic Design, Strategic Planning, Design Development, Design Review, Permitting, Construction Documents, Bid Selection, Construction Observation, Lighting Design, Interior Design, Exterior Finish Selection, Interior Finish Selection, Color Design, and Schematic Landscape Design.

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS
CSLB B 817687, California State Licensed General Building Contractor
CGBP, Build it Green Certified Green Building Professional
GPR, Build it Green, Certified GreenPoint Rater

EDUCATION
University of California at Berkeley
BA Rhetoric, Honors 1994
Minor in Conservation and Resource Studies

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
Allied Member of AIA San Francisco
San Francisco Design Center

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Relationship: Other
Project Date: Nov -0001

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amls31
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2014

We had a wonderful experience with Leigha Heydt. Leigha is conscientious, hard-working, and is dedicated to going above and beyond for her clients. She listened intently to what we wanted in our rem... Read More

charitomitt
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2014

Hiring Leigha was the best decision we made for our remodel. Her sense of style impressed us immediately and her background as a contractor separated her from other designers we considered. From the... Read More

Carol McDonnell
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2013

We hired Leigha to help with a kitchen/family room, office, laundry room and bath remodel. Leigha was able to Leigha was able to understand and design our vision of the space better than we could hav... Read More

Ariella Toeman
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Mar 2013

Leigha is a great find! She helped me re-do our entire home a few years back. More recently she helped me pick fixtures, paint colors and furniture. Leigha is able to quickly figure out what you want ... Read More

connym
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2012

As a first time home owner, we've relied on Leigha for her insights on numerous occasions. She's done a tremendous job drafting architectural plans of our house to discuss our remodel ideas with city ... Read More

lucyandken
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jun 2012

We hired Leigha from Heydt Designs for our kitchen remodel and couldn't be happier with the results. Our original kitchen was cramped, dark and not very functional. We now have 3 large picture windows... Read More

Monica
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jul 2011

Leigha Heydt was our second architect hired for our project. The first didn't work out due to lack of understanding each others goals and budget. Leigha was a breath of fresh air in every way. She to... Read More

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