Today's designer-client relationship is different than it was in the past. I've replaced the "architect" – I'm the designer and builder rolled into one.Susan Matus
Susan Matus is a Senior Project Designer with Case Design/Remodeling. She began her career with a local architecture firm after receiving her Master's Degree in Architecture from the University of Maryland. Early on, her career shifted to focus on residential design and developing creative space solutions for homeowners. She is one of the areas top designers and has over 20 years of expertise in the Case Design-Build Division.
As an advocate of the profession, Susan believes in continuing education. Among her credentials are Certified Remodeler (CR) from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Susan is also an associate member of the American Institute of Architects. In addition, Susan has been awarded Case’s Lifetime Achievement Award, has been honored as “Designer of the Year” and has received numerous other company recognitions. She often lends her experience for training her contemporaries within the Case organization and in the industry.
As an award winning designer, Susan is often called upon by the media for feedback on design and construction trends. She has been featured in numerous local and national publications, such as The Washington Post, USA Today, Woman’s Day, and Home. She has appeared on HGTV’s Remodeling Pro Show and CNN.com. Her work has also appeared in a nationally published book.
Susan resides in Montgomery County, with her husband Rick and two sons. She has been actively involved with Montgomery County Swim League as a swim meet official and is currently the President of a swim and tennis club in Potomac.
I think Susan was extremely helpful and accessible. I enjoyed working with her.SG, Washington DC
We're big fans of Susan Matus in terms of the design.JS, Kensington, MD
I did appreciate the advice from Susan on how to make some things less expensive.CH, Washington DC