Our Designers

We bring to each project the energy and enthusiasm of a young firm supported by the excellence and reputation of an established practice. Our freshness and idealism is easily balanced with experience and professionalism.

The Sager family is from upstate New York & Vermont but have been native to Lake Cumberland since 1996. Since then ADS Designs have designed 1,000+ homes locally and in New England. We have contributed back to the community by being a part of many local activities, groups, and the Chamber of Commerce.

Susan & James Sager – Owners

James – Graduated from Paul Smith’s College, Upstate New York, Also Taught Design at Fulton–Montgomery Community College in Johnstown, New York.
Susan – Studied Business at University of Hartford, CT.

Over 50 years of experience and successful business. With more than 1,000 homes under our belts. We are proud owners of ADS Designs.

With a happy marriage of 40 years and our beautiful daughter.



Katie Sager – Understudy

After two years studying at University of the Cumberlands, Katie Mae transferred back to Somerset Community College where she studied Architecture. Graduating with an Associates of Arts and a certificate in AutoCAD Design and  Architectural Design.

Helps run the business by taking on the day to day task. While James is busy she takes on the task of drawing designs and drawing revisions.  Katie is a understudy of her parents business to hopefully take over one day.


Let’s Build Something

Please allow A.D.S. Design Services the oppurtunity to help you with your next project. You can contact us at,

60 Edgewater View Drive Somerset, KY 42503

Office: (606) 679-2300

Cell:     (606) 305-5474

Services Include:

Residential Design – Commercial Design – Home Additions – Home Renovations – Green Design – Energy Efficient – Historic Preservation – Medical Buildings – Custom Lake Homes – Office Buildings – Post & Beam – Log Homes – Auto-CADD Design Service – Energy Star Design – SIP & ICF


The old Firstsource / Board of Education building, Lookout Marine Sales, Trinity Fellowship Church, Slate Branch Baptist Church, Oak Grove Baptist Church, The Oaks (Personal Property), Tom Eastman Projects, Dr. Khurshid Khan Residence, Ashley Furniture, D. Bruce Orwin Atty, The Villas @WoodsenBend, JT & Bobbie Wilson Estate, Mike Simpson Residence, Jon & Lisa Anderson’s Farm Retreat, Dr. Samir & Danette Cook Projects, David Patel Residence, Cliff Murphy Const., Ron & Barbara Kuyat renovations, Dr. John & Elisabeth Hardy renovations, James Nortfleet / Steve Kelly projects, Briar Bowl Bar – Keglers, Chris Ramsey, Doug Hail, Donnie Foster, Dr. Sandy / Steve Gibbs Office, SWHS Nature Center, Ron & Glenda Keeney-Gibson Residence, Marshall Todd Builders, Bill Turpen Builders, Various Medical Building Projects, Ranson Roberts, Fisher-Hurt Residence, Cobb-Vanters Chicken Farm, Clyde & Jeanette Bailiff Renovations, Jason Thayer, F.I.E. Electric, The Coal Reserve, and several other various projects throughout Pulaski Co. Kentucky.