Designer Projects

Des Moines interior design

How one Des Moines couple discovered their personal sense of interior design style… and the choices they made in their new home. Introducing the new Melhus home! Brad & Casey just purchased the cutest Beaverdale home! They are returning customers to BY DESIGN so they knew they were in good hands when looking to furnish [...]

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When I first met Rita, we found a shared fondness for color. You should consider using colors in your home’s interior design. Here’s why: Rita was looking to liven up her living room. As is often the case, her living room is the first room you see when you enter. And we know first impressions [...]

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My client, Nancy, recently purchased a new home. She completely remodeled the the home to give it a much needed contemporary update. All the dark trim was painted white with light gray walls, new carpet and flooring throughout. Modern black accents and light fixtures were added. Now she needed interior design that reflected her updated [...]

Old Friends

Sometimes clients are like old friends. You feel like you have known them for a long time. Rosa & Mel would certainly fall into that category. Their design style is what we refer to as New Classics. Modern lines, materials and colors with a nod to traditional. I have been working on their interior design [...]

MidCenturyMakeover

Tracy stopped in to BY DESIGN with a mission to refurnish her living room – she is working on remodeling projects through out her home. Before Functional Considerations One challenge of her living room was that it has a split focal point. This issue is not unusual! Her fireplace is on one end and the [...]

Sunny Lower Level Feature

Kaden Sectional, Stephanie Swivel Gliders, Lilly Ottoman and Oona Rug When Jayne stopped into BY DESIGN she was looking for comfortable furniture to refurnish and refresh her lower level. Our challenge was to find pieces that compliment the colorful and sunny walk out basement. She had a lot of space to fill and a few [...]

Rapport makes the difference in creating your perfect room When I first met Linda in the store we connected right away. She had told me about a major remodel that her son had completed on her home. She wanted to make sure it was furnished beautifully to complete the look they had worked so hard [...]