Vision by Design is a small business physically located in the Midwest of the United States. I am the owner/operator, Cathy Mehlin.
To create Vision by Design
renderings, I combine my 20+ years experience in computer programming
and analysis with my passion for "all things real estate, home
building, and remodeling".
I had always thought
if I did not work in computer programming, I wanted to do carpentry.
(I think it's in the blood - my dad was a carpenter.) I just love that
sense of pride in a completed project. I'm lucky enough to discover
the ideal blend of both those very different careers!
I had done renderings for family and friends as a hobby for over
10 years. We have remodeled every room in our home. And over those years I created our
renderings to convey, first, to my husband what I wanted to change, and
second, to our carpenters to convey what we wanted. A picture says a
After prompting from a friend, I officially registered Vision by Design as a business in the summer of 2006. I am not an architect or designer or builder, but I can help them all communicate with the consumer.