… Chris is creative, diligent and an easy person with which to work. As we do, clients like him, respect him and trust him."
J Randall Parker, President
Glen Ellyn Homes

… Chris gave us great advice, always the best fit for our house and it was clear to us he always had our best interest at heart. We felt the architect piece was one of the most important decisions we needed to make and having Chris was critical in designing the perfect home for our lifestyle."
Steve and Susan Cummings,

I have enjoyed getting to know Chris through several common friends and associates. He has an impressive portfolio of traditional homes he designed for clients in the Chicago Suburbs, many of which have hired him again to update and make changes to their home as their needs and lifestyles change. I have and will continue to recommend Chris to my clients and friends.
Patrick Turley
The Turley Realty Group, Keller Williams Premiere Properties

Chris is the consummate professional. He genuinely excels in delighting his clients. I would highly recommend Chris to those needing architectural services.
Juergen Huellen
CFO at Ben Gordon Center

I have worked with Chris Derrick for over ten years recommending clients to use his architectural services with outstanding results. I would recommend Derrick Architecture without hesitation to anyone looking for architectural services to design a custom home."
Larry Crone, President
Capital Custom Homes

Chris has a great understanding and appreciation for classic architectural design…this translates into residential designs that are truly inspired. As a fellow design professional it is rewarding to work on a design team with Chris. Chris is comfortable and confident in providing the leadership that is important to keep the design process moving forward. He provides valued insight and ongoing interaction for both the design and construction teams which is critical to the client's ultimate goal, a beautiful home.
Dan Wanzung, President & Landscape Architect,
American Gardens

We had a wonderful experience and would definitely recommend him without hesitation … he designed a home that we both love and that perfectly suits our family. We thoroughly enjoyed working with Chris and appreciate the work he put into our home to make sure that we were more than pleased with the outcome.
Ray and Marney Cross

Chris has an amazing talent of taking your vision and making it a reality. We are so thrilled with our home, and Chris's designs and final touches with attention to detail make it that much more impressive. Thanks Chris!
Frank and Melissa Hayes

Quality of work and attention to the very smallest details are some very distinct qualities that resonate when I think of our Derrick Architecture experience. would strongly recommend Derrick Architecture to anyone who is looking for the highest-quality work that you can take pride in."
Ryan Carrigan

I worked with Chris at Community first Inc., a grass roots group established to encourage home builders in the creation of compatible architecture in established Naperville neighborhoods. Chris was one of our design award winners for an outstanding home he designed which embodied the principles we promoted. He showed strong leadership abilities and was an excellent team mate.
Bob Lee
Creative licensed architect, designer, developer and builder of high quality homes.

Christopher has proven himself at every level of his profession as he has always had the highest regard for quality, deadlines, and commitment.

I have a high respect for his qualifications as an Architect and would recommend him highly.
Nestor Popowych
Nestor Popowych, A.I.A., 
Principal Architect: SAC AE Design Group, Inc.

Working with Chris has been a pleasure. His design knowledge combined with ease of communication has created a working relationship allowing my company to make his concepts into realities and leaves his client's with the finished products they had envisioned. Partnering with Chris in completing high-end architectural projects makes the work of everyone around him easier.
Richard Behles, President
Creative Millwork
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