Designs by Ebony, LLC
Owner and Designer
Nationally recognized and award-winning designer Ebony J. Stephenson, CAPS is owner of Designs by Ebony in Newport News, VA where she specializes in residential remodeling and drafting in the Hampton Roads area. Stephenson is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and an alumni of Virginia Tech. She is your trusted Kitchen and Bath design professional who excels in providing personal and individual care for each of her clients.

Ebony has received many national awards and recognition including:
•National Kitchen and Bath Association 30 Under 30
•Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40
•Kitchen and Bath Design News Top 50 Innovator
•CAPS (Certified Aging In Place Specialist)
•K+BB Magazine Editorial Advisory Board Member
•Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine Webinar Panelist (Aging in Place)
•Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine (KBB Collective) Contributing Writer
•Greenfield Cabinetry Star of Excellence in Design
•Sherwin-Williams Advisory Pro Panel Member
•Virginia Tech Residential Environments and Design Industry Board Member
•National Kitchen and Bath Association State Executive Board Member: Vice President of Technology and Communications (2013-2014)
•GE Monogram Designer’s Forum Promo Video Featured Speaker 2016
•Recognition from VA Senator Mark Warner

Ebony and her work have also been featured in many publications and magazines including:
•Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine
•Kitchen and Bath Design News
•NKBA Magazine
•The Daily Press
•Hardware Retailer
•Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine
•Professional Remodeler Magazine
•The New York Times
Designs by Ebony offers a long list of services to both homeowners and contractors. Contact us today to find out how we can assist you in your next remodel.

-Kitchen Design
-Bath Design
-Showroom Design
-Aging in Place Design
-Custom Closet Designs
-Tile Layouts and Tile Take Offs
-Drafting and Rendering
-360 Panorama and Virtual Reality Models
-3D Photorealistic Renderings
-Interior Space Planning
-Custom Storage Solutions
-Cabinet Design, Specification, and Ordering
-Material Selections and Specifications
-Material Selections Sheets
-Material Ordering and Processing
-Project Management
-Budget Management

Contact DBE today to find out how we can assist you in your remodel.
22 Reviews
Shannon Verstynen
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2018

During our first meeting with Mares Contracting about our home remodel, we were introduced to Ebony, who would be helping with the design and selections. I had no idea how valuable she would be during...Read More

David Weiner
Relationship: ColleagueProject Date: Oct 2019

I have had the pleasure of growing up with Ebony in our industry for over ten years now! Ebony has always made me proud with her grace and patience through every layer of what she is challenged with, ...Read More

Stephanie Tallent
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Nov 2018

Ebony made planning and choosing every detail of our Master Bath remodel extremely enjoyable and easy. She listened to our ideas and helped us every step of the way! We couldn’t have done it without...Read More

Rex and Mary Wallen
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jul 2018

We are beginning our second project with Ebony. Our first project was a kitchen remodel - a total "gut and rebuild", including the removal of a wall. We were so impressed with our new kitchen and E...Read More

Roslyn Haysbert
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Sep 2017

My husband and I knew when we purchased our home, we would renovate it. We wanted to start with the kitchen, since it's the heart of our home. We conducted a search for a kitchen designer that was a...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Feb 2017

Ebony Stephenson designed my new laundry room and kitchen and also helped with smaller changes in my family room. My kitchen required the most work, and she designed a beautiful room that matched my n...Read More

The Flintstones
Relationship: Client

Ebony was the designer for the remodel of a kitchen, multiple bathrooms and a master BR closet we had done recently. She took our goals and needs and translated them into uniquely refreshing designs ...Read More

William Standen Co.
Relationship: Colleague

Ebony's attention to detail is second to none. Her enthusiasm is inspiring and she cares deeply about the clients that she works with. Ebony is extremely knowledgeable and a valuable leader in her fie...Read More

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Awards and Achievements
-NKBA 30 Under 30
-Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40
-Virginia Tech Student Mentor
-Virginia Tech Residential Environments and Design Industry Board Member
-Peninsula Remodelers Council Showcase Award Winner
-Greenfield Cabinetry Star of Excellence in Design
-Kitchen and Bath Business Magazine Editorial Advisory Board
-NKBA Member (VA State Chapter)
-Sherwin-Williams Pro Advisory Panel
-Virginia Tech Alumni Association- Tidewater Chapter