Providing innovative design solutions to inspire, encourage, and elevate life and work.


Founded in 1997, Pate Design Group is a full-service architectural firm. We serve a wide variety of clientele throughout the Southeastern United States with a hands-on approach that exceeds expectations.

We do not just create a vision. We make that vision come to life.


The product and process of designing and creating space for resolving spatial challenges while enhancing and inspiring live, work, and play experiences.



The visual and tactile intersection of our sensory, emotional, and physical respsonses to the built environment.   Thoughtful and harmonious design can influence our well-being and productivity.


The process of interpreting our current environment with our future needs to effectively and efficiently craft a plan of action to achieve a desired result.

The Pate Design Group Process

Our mission is to provide innovative, efficient design solutions delivered with exemplary customer service. Our project delivery framework entails a five step process:

1. Conceptual Design

2. Design Development

3. Contract Documents

4. Bid / Negotiate / Permitting

5. Construction Administration

Project Categories & Gallery

Pate Design Group has extensive experience in a wide variety of project types. 


I have found Kirby to be knowledgeable in all areas of project development, design, and construction. It has been my experience that his organizational skills and ability to keep the team “moving in a coordinated effort” has led to highly successful project outcomes.

Bryan Russell

Manager, Contineo Group

I have known Pate Design Group for about four years. In that time, I have talked to other consultants, but I came to appreciate Kirby’s understanding of my projects potential, and what it could eventually become.

Michael Austin

President, Bluesky Management Corp.

We have enjoyed a 22-year relationship with Kirby Pate since our initial meeting in 1998. We have worked together on several successful projects from small to large.

Eric Shoppman

President, Shoppman Company Inc.

I have been working with Pate Design Group since 2000. I have found Kirby to be knowledgeable, dependable, and honest. I would highly recommend Pate Design Group for your design projects.

Leo Griffin

Director Healthcare Advisory Services, Perimeter Commercial Real Estate

Pate Design Group Inc.

[email protected]

1640 Powers Ferry RD SE Bld 16, Ste 300 Marietta GA 30067

Phone 770-814-0885


We look forward to discussing future opportunities with you.