I’m currently in the process of redesigning our living room and thought I’d share my ideas with you…I’d love any feedback you have to give! The look I’m going for is Organic Modern…(learn more about organic modern design here) with a touch of glam. We’re adding new wood floors to the room along with a [...]
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Angela’s Product of the Week As a designer, I have fallen in love with many pieces crafted by American Leather. Sure enough, when our new Kaden sectional was delivered I was blown away by it’s effortless style, appealing design, comfort and craftsmanship. I shouldn’t have been surprised, American Leather is known for their innovation, expert [...]
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Absolutely. It can be healthy. At BY DESIGN we truly care about our customers. We take the time to ensure your experience is exceptional. When starting with By Design I was thrilled to learn that all of our upholstery companies are GREEN! I’m excited to share this with all of you as it is something [...]
There are so many decisions to make when you are designing a new room in your home…and one of the biggest is whether to choose a sectional or sofa! Trust us – we’ve helped thousands of people make these decisions over our 40 years in business at by Design. We can help you too! Here [...]
Laura is a Senior Designer at by Design, having worked here since 1992. She graduated from Iowa State with degree in Interior Design. “I’ve made so many friends in the years that I’ve been at by Design. I suppose that is a natural consequence of working so closely with a client on something that is [...]
Why should you use an interior designer? Many people think they can design their homes themselves. They watch a little HGTV, they like to shop online and boom – they’re a designer! We’re here to tell you, using an interior designer can help you for so many reasons…six of which we’ve written about below. Save [...]
Amy came to me looking for a sectional that would accommodate a large space in her lower level. She wanted to maximize seating and not feel like she’s cutting off her room with it. I have worked with her on many projects before, so she already trusted me to nail her style! We decided on [...]
We are so happy to announce White Glove Delivery service is now available to our clients around the United States!
My client Nancy came to me looking for a couple of gorgeous occasional chairs for her living room.
The word variations can be a scary one in the design world.
This was a unique project in a very unique space! My client Julie wanted to have maximum seating in her small living room to accommodate her big family when they visit. She loved the Colton style and we loved that it was the right size and style for the design and room. The Colton can be [...]
Cheryl’s goals for the space were to make it an inviting, cozy place for her family to enjoy.
Do you have any spaces in your home that you’re just not sure what to do with?
I was thrilled to help Kim and Todd Madden with another project in their home – the lower level!
Designing a room around a bold area rug is a great way to start.
The Re-Invented Recliner is the perfect mix of style and comfort.
Judy and Kent needed furniture that could face both sides of the room since they had two focal points….a design challenge!
Watch to see how a custom sofa is made from start to finish.
My client Sheri was so much fun to work with!
You don’t need all of the details – but a vision – a dream – is the perfect place to start your design.
An apartment in West Des Moines is the challenge of this latest project post from Elissa.
A large, low-slung contemporary sofa and matching sectional create a great vibe in this large room.