about us

d4 design, is a small boutique design practice specializing in individually designed residences.

Established in 2000 by Douglas Paton, the success of ‘d4’ has been due to his passion for all things ‘design’. A small, youthful company, ‘d4’ delights in the attention to detail and understanding required to totally fulfill a client’s brief.

With more than 15 years experience, and over 10 years within his own practice, Douglas Paton has designed 100’s of projects for local, national and international clients. The majority of projects in d4 are simply from repeat clients and referral work. 

Being multi-award winning design practice, Douglas is fastidious about keeping up to date with the latest in environmental, technological and design trends, regularly visiting national design expo’s lectures and events.

Douglas is also currently creating a group titled the ‘Young Designers Forum’, within the Building Designers Australia (WA Chapter) – assisting and promoting young building designers in WA.
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