Samson Design started life in 2004 when Derick was 18 and was selected as a Goodguys Custom Rod of the Year Finalist at the Goodguys show in Des Moines. Since then, Samson Design has grown into a full service custom hot rod shop that offers complete from design-to-reality builds. Derick is a passionate designer, fabricator, painter, and interior specialist who works right along next to our team of artists. From a super clean driver to a Ridler contender, we have the knowledge, experience, and artistic ability to build your next machine. Derick is married to Paige who handles marketing, advertising, and show planning. Derick and Paige have one son, Rafe. From Marshall, Missouri, Derick loves building hot rods, singing, and flying R/C airplanes.