Part 1: Toll Brothers Design Studio Walkthrough

By Toll Brothers 3 minute read

Last updated on July 26th, 2023

Toll Brothers Design Studios are the only one-stop shopping experience that offer the latest design trends and professional design assistance to help you personalize your new luxury dream home. Each Design Studio showcases selected products in a series of kitchen and bathroom vignettes, and provides professional design consultants to personally walk you through planning each room of your home. There are several vital steps that go into this process, so we’ve made a comprehensive checklist to help you prepare for designing your home – and when you’re ready, continue learning about our Design Studio experience in Part 2: Selecting Your Features.

Step One: Schedule Your First Appointment

Once you sign an agreement of sale for your new Toll Brothers home, you will set up an appointment with the Design Studio that is designated for your region. Note that not all Toll Brothers regions have design studios, but your experience will be similar as you work through your selections with your sales representative.

Your design consultants will help guide you in designing your dream home as they share design expertise and keep the process fun and exciting. It is helpful if you come to the Design Studio with a general idea of what your budget will be; that way you know what selections are possible for you.

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Portland, Oregon

Step Two: Having Your First Appointment

The first appointment usually lasts around three hours. You will begin by selecting the features you would like for the interior of your home. To clarify, the design studio is only for interior designs; structural design upgrades happen at your community’s sales office with your sales representative.

The Initial Walkthrough

Your design consultant will walk you through the Design Studio and show you all of the different selections that Toll Brothers and our vendor partners offer. Each area has products that are included in your Toll Brothers home and those that are considered upgrades. Some of your options include:

Hardwood and Carpet Flooring

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Portland, Oregon

Tile Flooring and Backsplashes

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Portland, Oregon

Granite, Marble, and Quartz Countertops

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Dayton, New Jersey

Cabinet Doors with Different Woods, Finishes, and Knobs

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Massachusetts

Kitchen and Bathroom Fixtures

Toll Brothers Design Studio Atlanta

Lighting

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Austin

Appliances

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Portland

Making Your “Wish List”

Next, you will get the chance to sit down with your design consultant and come up with a “wish list.” Your “wish list” will include all of the selections that you would like to consider. It is easier for buyers to eliminate from a large “wish list” rather than add to a small list of only a few options, so pick what you like and then adjust later.

Step Three: Following Up With A Second Appointment

Your second appointment will usually be held three to four weeks after your first appointment. At this appointment, you will narrow down your “wish list” to what you really want. This is when you will be able to pick and choose your favorite selections and make your final decisions. Some buyers find they need more time to make their final selections, so they schedule a third appointment as needed.

Toll Brothers Design Studio, Portland

Now, you will have designed the entire interior of your home. You have chosen your favorite selections for every room, and have made your new home into your dream home. Remember, you may visit Toll Brothers Design Studios during browsing hours too. Browsing hours are set up to allow those who are seriously considering a new Toll Brothers home to come in and browse the different selections and options that are available. Selections and options vary by region. Speak with a sales representative in the community of your choice for more information.

To learn more about designing your home at one of the Toll Brothers Design Studios, please visit the Toll Brothers Design Studio website. Also, be sure to check out Designing Your Home – Part 2 for a more in-depth look into the array of available options and the process of selecting your features at a Toll Brothers Design Studio!

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Embracing an unwavering commitment to quality and customer service, Toll Brothers currently builds in over 60 markets in 24 states nationwide, and is a publicly owned company with its common stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TOL). In 2024, Toll Brothers marked 10 years in a row being named to the Fortune World's Most Admired Companies™ list.* Toll Brothers has also been named Builder of the Year by Builder magazine and is the first two-time recipient of Builder of the Year from Professional Builder magazine. For more information, visit TollBrothers.com. From Fortune, ©2024 Fortune Media IP Limited. All rights reserved. Used under license.

  • 46 Comments

    1. Mariam Q Hamid says:

      The place I am living in now is built by toll brothers. our house built-in 2002. I am looking at the matching cabinets. please call me at 703-963-8572.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Mariam, can you please share the community and home design that you are currently living in? With that information, we can get in touch with the appropriate associates to assist you. Thanks!

    2. Sundeep Kalathil says:

      We are building a Venetian Santa Barbara in Texas. Our session with the Design Studio Consultant is in 3 weeks, but we do not have the booklet that Sales normally gives customers as they don’t seem to have any. Will you be able to get us one ? I would take a hard copy or a soft copy. Please reach me on my email address if you need additional details. Thanks

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Sundeep, we have reached out to the appropriate teams, and will notify you once we have more information. Thanks again for choosing Toll Brothers as your homebuilder!

    3. Nancy Roffman says:

      We live in Plano in a Toll house – the Avila model, built in 2015.
      We need to make repairs to our hardwood floors.
      Who should i get in touch with – a Flooring company.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Nancy, we recommend Shaw Flooring. They are one of our flooring partners and do superb work. Visit their website here: https://shawfloors.com/stores, and find a store close to you. Please let us know if there’s anything else we can help with. Thanks!

    4. Jay elwell says:

      Hi – looking to match the cabinets in our Tolls Brothers house. Built in 2015, Villa Lago at the Promontory in El Dorado Hills, California. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Jay, we appreciate the message. For clarification purposes, are you looking to figure out the color of the cabinetry from your home? Thanks!

    5. Brandon Robe says:

      Hi Toll Brothers- can you provide the name for the interior design firm that Toll Brothers uses for the Bay Area?

      Thanks- Brandon

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Brandon, we work closely with Savannah Design Group in that area. We hope this helps answer your question. Thanks!

    6. Mehdi says:

      Hello

    7. Donna says:

      Hello,

      I’m hoping you can help me. We just purchased a beautiful Toll Brothers (home in Ironwood at the Cliffs in Las Vegas, Nevada. The home was built in 2018. The flooring in the main living areas is a ceramic tile that looks like wood. We desperately want to carry that same theme/flooring into the bedrooms, which are currently carpeted. Would you be able us identify the flooring products (brand, etc.) that Toll Brothers was using at that time. It would be great if we could purchase directly from Toll Brothers but I don’ know if that’s possible.
      Thank you so very much – Donna

    8. Joanne Burns says:

      Hi! We have a Toll Brothers home in Verrado in Buckeye, AZ. It is the Montilla model. The cabinets are Tucson style, European Beech in Mahogany (color). I am looking to match the cabinets in order to add a couple of units. Can you tell me where I might be able to get them? They don’t have to be custom as I think that you might offer them as part of your options.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Joanne, after looking into your model, we were able to determine that the cabinets were made by Oakcraft. You can visit their website here. Please let us know if we can assist you with anything else. Thanks!

    9. Juan benavides says:

      I’m looking for a house in the windermere ,wintergarden area

      • Toll Borthers says:

        Hi Juan, please explore our available communities in Windermere/Wintergarden on our website here. We encourage you to contact our online sales consultants with any questions you may have. Thanks!

    10. Amith says:

      Hi who builds your cabinets in the spring area woodsons reserve ? We are having a home built by toll and would like to add cabinets after closing

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Amith, we partner with Benedettini Cabinetry for our models at Woodson’s Reserve. We encourage you to explore their website. Thanks!

    11. Joseph Capasso says:

      I would like to get more bathroom tile for my master bathroom – House was built in 2015 in country Club Development in East Fishkill

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Joseph, do you know the exact community and model of your home? These specifics will help us better assist you in finding the right tile. Thanks!

    12. Venkat says:

      The design studio in Charlotte is so small, don’t see much options and models. Is there any alternate location that we could visit? Like Cary, NC?

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi Venkat, we have two design studio locations in Morrisville, NC, and Greenville, SC. We encourage you to visit our website to learn more about visiting these locations. Thanks!

    13. Deirdre says:

      I am building in Indian Land,SC and I just found out that the fire place does not have a blower. Is there an option to add a blower in the design center?

      Also I just saw where someone said the design center in Charlotte was small. It is possible to a bigger on with more options? If so can you tell me where a larger one is located near me.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi, Deirdre. Please provide us with your community and home design so we can contact the appropriate Toll Brothers associate. With that information, we can better assist with answering your questions. Thanks!

    14. Bakulesh Patel says:

      Is it common to have no knobs or pull handles on any of our cabinets in our house that we are fixing to close in Montaine, Castle Rock, CO.

    15. Gj says:

      We have a home in Charlotte, the enclave at providence in the magnolia plan. There are several damaged wooden boards in the hardwood that are a pre-finished hickory. Where can we get replacement boards so that we don’t have to refinish the entire floor which is in generally good condition. Any info on manufacturer/color etc would be critical in saving thousands of dollars to refinish the flooring

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hello, Gj. Please email us at socialmedia@tollbrothers.com with more information including your name, lot, and address. Once we have that information, we’ll contact our local team to see if they can help locate the details of your hardwood. Thanks!

    16. CeeCee says:

      We purchased a home in 2016 in Ashburn, VA and need to repair the front slate steps and the slate on the front of the home. Who do you recommend that specializes in slate repairs?

      COMMUNITY: Loudoun Valley – The Old Towne
      PLAN: Cameron Farmhouse

      Thanks in advance!

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hello, CeeCee. While any reputable local masonry or patio/walkway company should suffice, we recommend exploring Masonry Masters or Masonry Design as options. We hope this helps answer your question. Thanks!

    17. Gail says:

      Our home was built in 2018 in Bowes creek country club in Elgin Illinois. The wood flooring in the home was called Lavalette solid wood oak I believe from Shaw flooring.we wanted to carry this floor into the bedrooms but can’t seem to find it anywhere. The floor was in your design center in Barrington IL. Do you have any info on this ?? we have a box of this flooring that was left in the basement nothing on the box nothing on the wood any help would be greatly appreciated.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi, Gail. While we cannot guarantee any of these are the flooring you’re searching for, our records indicate that the options offered for Bowes Creek at that specific design studio during that time period were as follows:

        – Weathered Barnboard
        – Whispering Wood
        – Washed Oak
        – Burmese Teak
        – Deep Mahogany

        The above flooring options were a part of the Shaw – Presto Plus collection. We encourage you to contact Shaw Floors directly for more information. We hope this helps answer your question, and please let us know if there’s anything else we can assist you with in the meantime. Thanks!

    18. Richard S says:

      Our home was built in 2015, Applebrook Meadows, Malvern PA. We have white kitchen cabinets with black cabinets on the island. We are looking to match and would appreciate knowing the make and named colors. Thank you for your kind consideration.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi, Richard. We apologize as we cannot locate specifics regarding your home cabinetry color. However, our records indicate that these cabinets are from Century Cabinetry. We encourage you to explore their website for similar cabinetry and colors. Contacting them for help could also provide an opportunity to find the correct color. Thanks!

    19. Hemanth Volikatla says:

      Hello we are goint to book tollbrothers community in Atlanta. Here is bit confusion to decide a model because of staircase model.(1) Is it possible to change the staircase model from strait to U shap model at the time of design studio? (2) is it possible to selct the location in one location stairs are in middle of the living room. in another model beside the living room. is it possible to choose from middle to side? Please suggest it is very helpful to choose my model.

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hello, Hemanth. We appreciate you picking Toll Brothers for your homebuilder! Are you in contact with anyone from the local Toll Brothers team in Atlanta? They should be able to advise you on the possibilities and limitations of your home design. Please let us know which community you are interested in, so we can reach out to the proper Toll Brothers team members. Thanks!

    20. Shilpi Gupta says:

      Hello, we are trying to finalize on the flooring/tile
      Location- New Jersey
      can you please share the details of the installers so we can connect. Thanks a bunch!

    21. Rishi P says:

      We’re building a new home in Travisso, Leander, TX (Florence) and would like to understand what kind of cabinets come with the house and what kind of upgrades are available? I know the manufacturer (Kent Moore) but that doesn’t help as there are 2 kinds of cabinets they make — builder grade with particleboard and another with plywood. How can I find out which one does Toll brothers use?

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi, Rishi. The cabinets offered at the Design Studio are available in both construction methods. If you would like to move forward with a full plywood cabinet, they are available. We hope this helps answer your question. Thanks!

    22. Denis says:

      I’m a Toll Bros. homeowner in the Alta community in Palm Springs, CA. I have the Capri model built in 2012, and am trying to replace and match cabinets and carpet. Can you point me in the right direction regarding the original vendors/manufacturers of those items used in designing Alta? Thanks!

      • Toll Brothers says:

        Hi, Denis. Given that this model is over 10 years old, we no longer have the ability to find the information regarding the exact cabinetry and carpet used in your home. However, we can try our best to assist you in finding the correct vendors. For your carpet, we believe Shaw Floors is the original manufacturer. We cannot recommend possible cabinetry leads at this time since there are a vast number of potential manufacturers. We encourage you to contact our Irvine Design Studio at 949-269-3352. They may be able to further point you in the right direction. Thanks!

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