Sophisticated Living

May/June 2019 Issue

Louisville's Business First Article

December 21, 2018

July 31, 2017

Schmitt & Company is a unique design-build firm that integrates the services of an experienced architect and general contractor all under one roof. We specialize in the architecture and construction of high-end, custom homes and boutique commercial projects and developments.

Schmitt & Company provides clients with a range of services unmatched by both traditional architecture and general contracting firms. These services include: design and construction drawings, master planning and full-service general contracting services.  Additionally, Schmitt & Company acts as a client representative/agent in overseeing our design projects that are built by outside general contracting firms.

Schmitt & Company is led by Douglas R. Schmitt, a licensed architect and builder with almost 20 years of experience in his field. Doug is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Architecture. His residential projects include: new-construction, large-scale custom renovations, estate planning and historic preservation. Some of his commercial projects are: boutique restaurants, one that was named "Top 25 Steakhouses in the Country" by Food Network, a bourbon distillery and master planning for several farms, including a 1,000 acre agritourism development.  Doug is a Board Member for The Anchorage Historic Preservation Committee in Kentucky.  

"As your architect, my goal is to design a space that enhances your life, brings creativity to your surroundings and provides a timelessness that will be enjoyed for years to come. As your contractor, I partner with respected and established vendors and subcontractors. I work with my team to ensure your designs are built well and to plan specifications. By working on your project from start to finish, I am able to monitor costs in real-time, ensure the project design is kept authentic and make changes in the field, thus leading to collaborative problem-solving and overall project success."

Please contact Schmitt & Company for a project consultation. ​​


“It’s been a pleasure to work with Doug and his team. They were an excellent partner and the right choice to bring this refreshing new concept to the Louisville market and to the landmark space.”

-  Kevin Grangier, Founder, CEO at Belle Noble Entertainment Group

"Our experience working with architect, Doug Schmitt, was outstanding. He is professional (meets deadlines!) and is very creative, with meticulous attention to detail. We specialize in renovations of historical buildings and Doug does a great job of being sensitive to the historical context of our buildings while incorporating functional modern elements; creating vibrant desirable space. We look forward to working with him on future projects"
-   Jan and Tim Helson, Helson Development Corporation