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One of the most exciting aspects of buying a home is being able to design it from start to finish. Whether you have every design element envisioned or you could use some professional advice, our team of experts at The Design Center are committed to helping you bring your design dreams to life.


To make your trip to our design studio even more enjoyable, we reimagined and renovated the entire space. Now, you can walk through our kitchen models and choose the right features, fixtures and finishes for you, with thousands of samples and styles on display. Take a walk through this new and improved space with our virtual tour below.

How to Prepare for Your Design Appointment


Helpful Resources

To help keep your design appointment on track and as smooth as possible, utilize the resources that our available to you to solidify the look that you’re going for — starting with our blog. From design trends and style guides, to what’s really worth splurging on in your home, our thorough collection of blog posts has it all.


Our Model Homes

If you’re looking for other opportunities to garner inspiration for your home’s design, tour our beautifully decorated model homes across the Texas region. Each have a unique look and feel that will help you distinguish what you like, and what features and finishes you want in your home.

The Virtual Tour

Take a walk through Houston’s beautiful Design Center below — where the journey of bringing your home to life begins.


For more information on the design experience at Empire Communities, click here.

Visit The Design Center

10110 West Sam Houston Pkwy N

Houston, TX 77064

By Appointment Only

Mon-Thurs: 9am-6pm; Fri: 9am-5pm

Weekends: Closed

Holidays: Closed

T. (281) 664-7255


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Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Liz, Nicole and Karla

New Home Specialists


Hi! We are your New Home Specialists. Ask us about updates on our release, model home openings, special incentives and Empire Calderwood community information.

T 647-372-0619