When we design, we take our design cue from nature herself. the highest compliment we can receive is having our structures, whether private residences or office complexes, be in harmony with their surroundings

Our History

Salt City Home Designs was founded by residential designer, maker, DIY Warrior, and proud problem solver Jeremy Gates. With a firm belief that honesty and hard work is the way to run a business Jeremy started Salt City in October of 2007. Nearly a decade later, hundreds of projects and many wonderful clients this belief still stands as true today as ever.


  • Always do right by the materials, the location, and the client
  • Never forget why you're designing in the first place
  • Stay hungry, and humble
  • No matter how you do it, leave your mark

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"a doctor can bury his mistakes, but an architect can only advise his client to plant vines."

                                             -- Frank Lloyd Wright


"i feel this is very important for us to have serene buildings because our civilization is chaotic as it is, you see; our whole machine age has brought about a chaos that has to be somehow counterbalanced, I think."

                                             -- minoru yamasaki

This is Jeremy. He likes to design houses.

Jeremy's path to becoming a residential designer was as direct as they come. When he was 10 years old, he saw the movie  "The Fountainhead" starring Gary Cooper, A young architect who chooses to struggle in obscurity rather than compromise his artistic and personal vision... Jeremy was hooked and the rest is history.