Interior Design Features

A Daybed All Day Sleeper might be your best alternative to a sleeper. There are plenty of reasons to consider a daybed. Don’t get me wrong: I love our Comfort Sleepers. We’ve repeatedly called them the finest sleepers on the planet. They are amazing! But you do have to clear the area in front of [...]

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High leg sofa designs owe their current popularity to the influence of mid-century-modern design. This post features a collection of five designs that are contemporary or lifestyle looks. However – each piece is available with either high legs or low legs. (And many other options!) This choice makes a big impact on the story the [...]

Are they right for you? Low profile sofa and sectional designs are everywhere! Every BY DESIGN vendor now has introductions with a very low, European look. This design gives these collections a longer, more elegant look. The rooms they’re in even seem bigger. Who doesn’t love that? How about comfort? Low profile design almost always [...]

We fell for the Barcelona at first sight. Beautiful contemporary sofa design with square, buttonless tufting that screams luxurious comfort. It is available in sofas, loveseats, chairs and sectional pieces. That makes it a versatile style we can use in any size room. And yet… we didn’t order it. But now…


Three years ago, Norwalk Furniture chose Kim Salmela as a design partner. Their goal was to provide fresh, California Casual interior design style in custom furniture. And it has been a remarkably successful partnership. Kim has introduced new styles of sofas, sectionals, chairs and ottomans at every show. This means that BY DESIGN’S clients get [...]

The Modern Luxury Interior Design Style is the unabashed embrace of luxury living in today’s contemporary style. It uses elegant fabrics and beautiful finishes. Large scale and simple lines reinforce this feeling of elegance. Comfort is never sacrificed. Worn finishes may be used, but when they are, they still denote beauty and luxury – not [...]

Design impact you can make in weeks rather than months These days a “quick holiday room refresh” may sound like a pipe dream. You’ve heard the stories: supply chain problems, long order times, yadayadayada. But don’t fear, design lover… there are things that you can get done. There are changes that you can make before [...]

The sofa is usually the largest and most important piece in a living room. It is an important investment and deserves your best effort. We’d like to offer these eight living room sofa ideas to get you thinking beyond the basics. Scale your sofa for your room But what does that mean exactly? It isn’t [...]