Expert Design and Remodel Guidance


Designer. Contractor. Real Estate Savvy.

With over 15 years experience of doing high-end home renovations for both his clients and personal homes, Eric Carter offers a unique perspective to custom kitchen, bath and home remodeling. From designing and flipping renovated luxury homes to being a licensed general contractor and home builder in Colorado and Minnesota, Eric brings his energy, enthusiasm and home remodel expertise to each project. As the founder of 612 Design, Eric is the lead designer and project manager for all of his client projects. Eric loves turning outdated spaces and houses into modern, well-planned homes that offer timeless styling and beauty.  

Eric not only strives to create gorgeous living spaces to meet the current lifestyle and budget demands of every client, but he also offers his knowledgeable real estate insight on how to make smart design and remodel choices to maximize your home value and resale. That's because Eric also works with real estate investors who hire him to redesign and renovate outdated homes that are sold or flipped in fantastic family neighborhoods. So Eric knows the current remodeling trends (and mistakes) that can help or hurt your home. After years of working with award-winning interior designers, quality material suppliers and custom builders, Eric knows what home buyers are looking for in a high-end home remodel. Eric also works with real estate agents and home buyers where he is often called for design ideas and a ballpark estimate on kitchen and bathroom remodels, as well as major home renovations. As a tireless perfectionist who is known for his attention to detail, Eric takes great pride in offering exceptional design and remodel results to homeowners who want outstanding quality and personal service at an affordable cost.

Eric's kitchen, bathroom, and home remodels have been featured in prestigious publications and media, including Luxe, Fine Homebuilding, Thermador's Kitchen Design Challenge, Houzz, and Fox Searchlight Pictures Hollywood feature film Wilson, starring Woody Harrelson and Laura Dern.

Get to Know Eric Carter

As a native Minnesotan who was raised in the Twin Cities, Eric wanted to be a park ranger or police officer when he was young because of his positive experience as a Boy Scout. Eric has also lived in Denver, Scottsdale and Dallas, where he attended Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, while working with injured patients in physical therapy at Huguley Hospital, before eventually embarking on his career. Over the years, Eric has had the fortunate opportunity to attend memorable events and meet inspirational people—from Gloria Steinem and Mitt Romney to Luciano Pavarotti and Toby Keith. When time allows, Eric loves taking road trips and spending time near the water and enjoying the culture of all that's available in both big cities and small towns. Besides his passion for architecture and interior design, Eric enjoys healthy cooking and dining out at specialty restaurants that offer fabulous food, wine and great ambiance. When Eric is not designing and working on rewarding kitchen and bathroom remodel projects, he enjoys an active lifestyle of walking, resistance training, kickboxing, volunteering, concerts, sporting events, art exhibits, museums, and listening to music ranging from current pop and classic rock to country and jazz. Most importantly, Eric is a proud dad and single parent that loves spending quality time together with his daughter, family and friends.