Steve and Dawn

Elissa: You are the Design Goddess! We love everything – Thank you so much.   (flowers from her clients!)

Janice S

“This is our third build. With the other two, I was confident in my design decisions until it came down to putting everything all together.…tile, carpet, wood floor, paint, furniture, counters, blinds, etc. At this point, I would always question myself? This time, I involved By Design from the beginning. With Laura’s assistance, all of [...]

Jessica H

… I’m so thankful for your wonderful customer service.

Emily R

Was fortunate to work with Laura Beeler during a room redesign in my home. I was at first skeptical: how will she know what I like when she doesn’t know me? I have learned everyone has a different job/trait for a reason – Laura created the room of my dreams. It is colorful, fun and functional! [...]

Laura J

My husband and I are building our dream home for us and our 6-year old son.  We have spent a great deal of time to get the layout just right, but we knew that the interior finishes were equally important to make a house a home.  Building a house can feel like an additional full-time [...]

Lynn K

 Laura – Thank you again for helping us choose the perfect furniture for our living room.  I’m so excited about the fabrics and styles!  It usually takes me forever to make a decision, but you made it so effortless. Your expertise and design sense are amazing!  I had a fabulous time working with you.

Marci C

“What a wonderfully easy and fun experience!  …When we were ready to start thinking about furniture, you added to our great experience!  While we have thoughts and opinions on what we want the outcome of our new home to look and feel like…this is far from our area of expertise and we needed help!  I [...]


…the sleeper is awesome! It fits the space perfectly and came as promised. I also have to say that the delivery crew was top notch. It is the best experience I have had in that department in a long time.  Thanks again for your help!

Carolyn W

I have been buying all my furniture from BY DESIGN for many years. Not only do they have the best, most unique furniture in Des Moines, they have a wonderful, knowledgable, and adorable staff!! They have always treated me so special, and Bonita especially, has gone out of her way to make my purchases extra [...]

Kimberly S R

This was such fun! Bonita was a blast to work with and we could not be happier with the furniture we purchased. Great people!

Chris B

“I love love love the sunroom you helped us with and everyone who sees it does as well! It’s the most gorgeous in the AM when the sun is coming up.”

We absolutely love our living room!!!!!  Thank you so much for making our living room beautiful–and completely different from what we had before.  This is just the look we were hoping for–thank you for listening to our preferences, likes and dislikes, and then finding the absolute most gorgeous pieces of furniture for us!THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

I ordered a sectional from By Design in July 2010. I appreciated the time my designer took to make sure I saw every option and feel comfortable with my decisions. She was very thorough in making sure the piece would fit in my space and match my new decor. Every time I contacted my designer [...]

I love your store and have always been extremely satisfied with your service and the professional assistance I have received. I will require additional items in the future and your store will be my first stop. As you know I’m always on “the hunt” for home furnishings. I look forward to that time.

I am happiest about the way the collection of fabrics and styles of furniture have come together to make our living room so wonderful. by Design… had it all in one place. Everything was found here and I didn’t have to run around town looking. And I love it all.

The greatest place to decorate your home no matter what your style or budget is. The designers work with you until you get things just right, the way you want your home to look and feel! The best part of having a “by Design house” is the compliments from my friends and family… (client for [...]

…We had tried others but had an uncomfortable feeling of being managed – at by Design we experienced being partners with our designer and that was just we wanted. Laura was able to combine our ideas into a coherent design “philosophy” as well as add her wonderful sense of look, texture, and function to make [...]

We had a wonderful experience. Instead of trying to show us the “best’ or the salesperson’s favorite we had the chance to find exactly what we were looking to find. Laura learned what we wanted and how to make the room exactly to our wishes.The coordination of our room was easier than any other store [...]


When Natasha came into by Design in Des Moines, she instantly fell in love with the Colton sectional.  What’s more, she knew she wanted leather.  What a great way to start.  The Colton’s combination of contemporary horizontal lines combined with rich turfted seating cushions and metal legs is a winner.  Adding leather to this design [...]