Laura’s Reviews

Five Star Review - Laura Beeler - By Design

“Working with Laura was a real pleasure.  After moving into a new home it was apparent that the furniture we owned just didn’t seem to work in the new space.  We met with Laura, talked about what we wanted, and looked at fabrics to help her get some direction and she took it from there.  [...]

Five Star Review - Laura Beeler - By Design

“I had a great experience working with Laura Beeler on my living room redesign. She listened to my ideas and asked me questions to better understand my needs for this space. Laura was fun to work with and easy to communicate with. She is friendly and flexible. We were quickly able to arrive at a great [...]

“Working with Laura was a pure delight. She listened well and guided me towards these chairs which are as sturdy as they are comfortable. They are the perfect addition to my open-concept floor plan with an attractive and interesting back view. You can’t go wrong with the exceptional designers at By Design.” West Des Moines

“My husband and I stopped at By Design last May to take a walk through the storeand try out chairs and sofas. We were surprised at the comfort of the sofas andchairs. Laura Beeler approached us to see if we had any questions or neededservice. We liked Laura’s willingness to guide us and explain how [...]

“Laura is an excellent designer. Evaluating what is needed and knowing my likes to provide excellent choices of furniture and fabrics to accomplish a beautiful result. Thank you Laura!”Saint Charles

“WOW! The colors are just perfectly put together in the space! Laura was on point with every design selection and captured all of our requests for function, space, and style!” “The rug is remarkable, not only tying together all of the furniture and color selections but the existing features of the home—the beams and fireplace [...]


“I didn’t think we could afford custom furniture until we found By Design. Laura helps us select quality, personalized pieces that fit our style and our budget. In the end, it doesn’t cost much more to get higher quality furnishings. I feel confident buying and I know it will be delivered with care. I also [...]

Review for Laura at By Design

“We stopped at By Design to browse.  We had no intention of buying anything.  We were impressed with the uniqueness and comfort of the furniture.  Laura Beeler guided us to items we might like.  After our initial in-store experience we decided to contact Laura for in-home consultation.  She was spot on about what we like [...]

Review for Laura at By Design

“We are thrilled with our furniture from By Design, and Laura was exceptionally helpful start to finish!” (Keosauqua)

“We were so thrilled with our experience at By Design! The level of service and speed of delivery was night and day compared to the online retailer we worked with previously. Laura helped us all the way through delivery to make sure we got what we wanted and we love the couch!” (Des Moines)

“I was immediately greeted by Laura who impressed me with her knowledge of the furniture and how it would fit into my space. They have a great selection of fabrics for your made-to-order furniture. They may be a little more expensive than some of the other furniture stores but the quality of the furniture is [...]

“Laura was so very helpful with my recent purchase from By Design. She listened to what I wanted and gave me excellent recommendations. I will definitely be back again!” (Ames)

“I recently purchased a chair and rug. The customer experience was exceptional.  Laura Beeler was so helpful in guiding me to a chair and fabric choice I will enjoy for years.  I will definitely recommend you to friends and family, and continue to do business with you in the future.” (Waukee)

I had the honor to work with Laura Beeler on my couch and chairs. Everything turned out perfect, very well made, couldn’t be happier. (Clive)

“I had the pleasure of working with Laura Beeler. I am beyond happy with the outcome. My family room looks amazing and fits our lifestyle perfectly. During the consultation and design phase, she asked a lot of questions to understand how we would use the space and offered me multiple options. I never once felt [...]

“I worked with Laura at By Design. She is professional, talented and holds an ASID degree so you can expect exceptional knowledge and experience which Laura certainly possesses. Everything I received is beautiful, scaled appropriately and fits our space perfectly. Highly Recommend By Design for all your design and furnishing needs!” (Urbandale)

“I needed to complete my foyer and living room decor and stopped into By Design and was immediately greeted by Laura.  She listened to what I was looking for and quickly came up with great ideas that fit with my existing furniture.  We worked together and were able to find those missing pieces.  Laura was great to work [...]

“I spoke with Laura about how the process works, and she offered to come see my place, measure the rooms I was looking to fill, and give me some suggestions.  “She came over the following Monday, and instantly understood my aesthetic. She asked a number of questions about how I used furniture, what inspires me, [...]

“We discovered By Design several years ago when we purchased our current home. We met Laura on our first visit and since then, have returned multiple times. The atmosphere is always welcoming and we’ve never felt pressured. We have pieces from By Design in almost every room of our home and have enjoyed working with [...]

“My relationship with Laura at By Design began in 2005 when my husband and I built the house of our dreams. Laura knew just what I wanted and gave me a beautiful design! Then this past summer when I was anxious to update, she once again understood perfectly the look I was going for and [...]


“After purchasing furniture from another store, my husband and I decided it did not go with our contemporary home, so we contacted Laura for help!  She immediately came up with ideas that worked perfectly in our home and our family needs.  I can’t imagine working with anyone else!  Our home is beautiful thanks to Laura!! “

“My experience (s) at By Design is always a positive one!! Everyone is so willing to help, and give their honest opinion and I definitely trust their expertise!!! I have always loved the vibe of this store!!! I recently purchased a Beautiful piece of Artwork, and it is an absolute “ Show Stopper” above our [...]

“We had a wonderful experience with Laura Beeler at By Design when we were choosing furniture for our sunroom addition. She spent a lot of time listening to us and getting an understanding of how we planned to use the space, then provided recommendations. She helped me feel more confident in our choices and gave [...]