Designer | Draftsman | Residential



about us

Donatelli Designs is a architectural design firm powered by designer, Michael Donatelli.   At Donatelli Designs, we bring your architectural visions to life using the latest in CAD technology.  Our designs blend the disciplines of art and engineering to create residential and commercial spaces that speak to your style.

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We design for you.

Whether you are renovating an existing home or building a new home from scratch, we can help.



Our Services



If you want a home that is unlike the rest, that speaks to you and your vision, we can make it happen.  We will create a fully custom home design according to your budget and wish list.  Whether you already know exactly what you want or if you just have a general wish list and style guide, we can work with your ideas to create a home just for you.


Sometimes the best way to get the location you want or to get the biggest bang for your buck is to take something old and work with it to make it yours.  We can take a home that isn't quite working for you and make it feel like home.

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If you're not used to staring at architectural mock-ups and CAD drawings all day, it can be hard to envision exactly what your house is going to look like. We create life-like elevation renderings so that you can see how all those black and white sketches will come to three-dimensional life.


One of the most important aspect of great architectural designs is that your home works with the land where it will be built.  We consider elevation, foliage, trees, compass direction, weather and atmosphere; all the elements that make your location unique.  Then we design the home to fill the space like it should.  We will design your house to make the most of the site location and help you get maximum enjoyment out of the place you call home.


Over a third of buyers indicated they were less likely to inquire about a property without a floor plan. So we would love to help increase your chances of finding a buyer or renter for your property by providing you with a high quality floor plan.


We know how to start from scratch on your new design.  If you have ideas, we can start with that blank piece of paper and make it come to life with the design that will one day be your new home.


The spaces in your home are more than just boxes and squares.  Your house is where you live, sleep, eat, and play and the spaces inside it should be designed to maximize the opportunity for all the things you want your home to be.  We help you to create these spaces in your home so you love the place where you hang your hat.

We will design your house to make the most of the site location and help you get maximum enjoyment out of the place you call home.
— Michael Donatelli

Areas we serve:

North Carolina Counties: 

Brunswick, Carteret, New Hanover, Onslow,

Pender,  Pitt, Wake.



Rates for clients and builders

We work with both clients and builders to design beautiful residential spaces.






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custom Builder rate

If you are a builder, we would love to hear from you.  We love working along side talented builders to create beautiful homes. 

Please give us a call for a free quote!


average project range:

$1,000 - $10,000

Our projects range from small and simple to large and complex.  We love to work on all sorts of projects so don't hesitate to reach out and let us know about your project.







We would love to hear from you and learn about your architectural project and vision.  We are excited to work with clients to help bring their visions to life with attractive designs that not only look beautiful but make sense.  Drafting your architectural design is not only the first step in your project but the most important.  Good design is the true foundation of your architectural space.  Contact us today to talk about your project!