Sure, we think creating a beautiful room is an adventure. But our clients Rolando and Gina take the word adventure to a different level. They and their children are going to walk the 500 mile long Camino De Santiago to raise funds for the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, IA Chapter! The history of this incredible hike [...]

Sure, its a beautiful home when you drive up.  But… wow… when you walk into the living room this home is stunning.  And, that is the result of a beautiful partnership between client and the by Design designer.  Here’s how Carol and Steve described the process: We knew we wanted a sectional, but we were having [...]

Duty above and beyond the call— I’ve been so fortunate over the years to be surrounded by great designers here at by Design.  But, what truly makes them special is the fact that they’re wonderful people.   They care so much about their clients.  They will go to incredible lengths to help their clients. We [...]

Room fun on zero budget?

I was at a friend’s house the other day and we had so much fun.  We didn’t spend any money— we just changed her furniture around.  We moved a rug from one room in to the other.  We changed her shelves.  We put books, greenery and some interesting accessories on them.  What I have found over the [...]

Contemporary Room Inspired by Art

Building on the clients art collection for inspiration, Channing creates a contemporary look with a twist.  This home is a work in progress! Lynn and Dave knew they wanted to base the design of their living room on the colors of an abstract floral custom-painted for them by a local artist.  What a great way [...]