Herbert & Stork Homes is a full-service home design, remodel, and custom cabinetry company proudly serving Des Moines, Iowa and surrounding communities. We offer a creative, enjoyable approach to our projects coupled with the experience, skills, and resources necessary to ensure our clients’ home-related dreams become a reality. From the most luxurious buildings to the quaintest bungalows, we enjoy overseeing every step of the process as architectural designers, cabinet builders, and carpenters.


Co-Founder, Designer, Carpenter, Cabinet Builder, Finisher

With a degree in Architecture from Iowa State University, Daman has been in the home-building business since 1973 and has extensive experience as a designer, carpenter, finisher, and general contractor. His extraordinary passion for creating and quality has driven him to master countless facets of the home-building process which helps him ensure that each house is truly custom fit for the client. In addition to construction, Daman has many other art and design based hobbies that include glass beading, wood bowl turning, pottery, woodworking, and stained glass. For him, creating is not a job: it’s a lifestyle.


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Co-Founder, Carpenter, Cabinet Builder, Finisher

Bringing further experience and ability to the Herbert & Stork Homes partnership, Jim Stork has been in the home building business since 1977 as a carpenter, finisher, and general contractor. He obtained a business degree from UNI in 1979 followed by an MBA from Drake in 1984. Jim’s 35 years of experience and natural affinity for woodworking provide the quality and craftmanship that is the trademark of Herbert & Stork Homes. Beyond construction, Jim has many intellectually based interests such as politics, history, and crossword puzzles.