About us

Design Matters LLC is a full service architecture firm based in Salisbury, MD. Our practice is owned and operated by father-son team Daniel Moreno-Holt and Carlos Moreno.

Design Matters is a full service architecture firm founded in 2019 by father/son team Daniel Moreno-Holt and Carlos Moreno. While we specialize in beautiful, efficient, and sustainable residences, we have a team of freelancers with expertise in all aspects of the construction industry, allowing us to provide expert services on a variety of project types, including commercial, institutional, urban design, and landscape work. We are based in the heart of the Delmarva Peninsula, in Salisbury, MD, and service all the surrounding beachfront communities, including Rehoboth Beach, Dewey, Ocean City, Chincoteague, St. Michaels, and Easton.



The name Design Matters is a play on the initials of firm founder, Daniel Moreno-Holt. However, it’s not just a slogan, it’s central to how we operate. We believe that Design Matters, and bring creative design solutions to even the smallest project. We Design Matter, bringing your dreams to material reality. And we deal in Design Matters, offering high quality services for all aspects of the built environment, from small interior projects to large scale urban design.



The father/son team of Daniel Moreno-Holt and Carlos Moreno bring together creativity and expertise in new technologies with a lifetime of experience in construction to provide premier architectural services across the Delmarva Peninsula.



Our firm embraces the changes that Covid has brought to the industry. We operate out of a home office and have relationships with a variety of freelancers that all work remotely. This allows us to provide a wide breadth of services without the overhead associated with a large office and full time staff. This allows us to provide top tier design services at competitive prices.

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