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Current Passion: Curved Sofas

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Curved sofas and sectionals add statement, drama and can be surprisingly functional. And that round organic form is so beautiful!

The New Classics interior design style is a blend of traditional design elements with very up-to-date fabrics and forms. A great look.

A gallery of great new products perfect for your “Organic Modern” interior design style rooms. Stylish, trend-forward and comfortable.

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Upgrade your life and work with a well-designed home office area Thinking of upgrading the work/office area of your home? You may have a separate office. Or you may work out of your bedroom. In either case, giving that space a bit of thought will pay big dividends. Here is a selection of new home [...]

Combining the best of Scandinavian, Italian and other great European design styles in an interior design style perfect for today’s homes.

The Modern Luxury Design Style is the unabashed embrace of luxury living in today’s contemporary style. It uses elegant fabrics and beautiful finishes. The scale and lines of upholstery pieces reinforce this feeling of elegance. Comfort is never sacrificed. Worn finishes may be used, but when they are, they still denote beauty and luxury – [...]

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If you like beautifully styled modern sofas, sectionals and chairs, you’ll love EASE. First let’s talk style. Here are a few examples of the EASE collections great styles. (We’d love to show you more!) Here is the Tess sofa. Flowing lines are emphasized by tight back and bench seat. Sculpted flair arms and steel legs [...]

New Bedroom Intro Videos

New Bedroom Introductions Here are some great Four Hands products in bedroom designs. Four Hands excels at the Modern Casual or Organic Modern design style so popular today. We love these looks! https://youtu.be/d8BuTas-AA4 Featured here: Dalton Headboard is coolly modern, featuring natural top-grain leather paneling features whipstitch detailing for a touch of texture, wrapping gunmetal-finished [...]

Vast choices await you Our great designers love ottomans more than most people. Why not? Ottomans are both beautiful and functional. They can act as either the star (focal point) of the room or as a supporting actor. They can add color, texture, sparkle and drama. What is not to like? Here’s the thing. There [...]

Undercover Sleeper

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A Sleeper that REALLY Doesn’t Look like a Sleeper One of the reasons we love the Comfort Sleepers is that they are wonderfully designed additions to your home. Each design is something we are proud to put in our client’s room. However, if you’d like a sleeper that will startle most visitors when you casually [...]

Our thoughts on the trade-offs of choosing leather furniture You love leather furniture:  leather sofas, leather sectionals and chairs, leather recliners.  Heck, you love leather ottomans!  And you’re right to love them.  Leather is a superb choice for your furniture in Des Moines and Iowa.  Here are the issues and our take on them: Cost [...]

Milford Sofa Group

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The Milford sofa group is showcasing the hugely popular Organic Modern design style.

1 – Consider a Writing Desk Offer you a great working surface while blending stylishly into your room design. Don’t underestimate the practical functionality you gain by adding a writing desk to your room. Kelby Writing Desk. Unique linear carving meets fresh dimension with an artisan slant. Mango wood casing is finished in a vintage [...]

Woven Textures Trend

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These natural textures and colors create warmth, comfort and sophistication.

Green Inspirations

Green. Its fresh. Its clean. Its organic. Heck – Its Spring! Yet many people are reluctant to use green in their interior design. We thought we’d do a quick post to whet your appetite for green. And maybe, inspire a few more of our wonderful clients to consider green. Our fabric wall has many new [...]

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Outdoor furniture is looking less and less like… “outdoor”. The reason is simple. Our outdoor spaces are becoming more important to us. And we want the same level of sophistication there as inside the house. Of course there are implications. How about Iowa weather, sun fade, dirt, cleaning codes and all of the other things [...]

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INTRODUCING… We’re excited to show you the new collection of sofas and sectionals we’ve brought into our Modern Luxury room at BY DESIGN. We now have the Carmet sectional on our floor. And this single sectional represents a myriad of design possibilities for you. Because each style has three sofa configurations, a loveseat, two chair [...]