Color Trend: Under the Sea


Organic and natural, the Under-the-Sea interior design color trend is perfect for so many rooms. It’s a look that will wear well for years and years.


The Sophia sofa offers a wonderful combination of contemporary and traditional design cues. From it’s unique and elegant leg treatment to it’s lush semi-attached arm pillows, this is a great sofa design.

The Versatile Drink Table

Grace Drink Table

More Good News From Market Drink tables are so versatile, so usable, just such a valuable furniture addition to any living room or family room. Their small size means you can fit them in almost anywhere. But they are magic when you’re entertaining and can just scoot them up beside a guest or two to [...]


The Taylor collection is an elegant new introduction from the recent High Point market. It offers a selection of stain colors and finish options on the wood tops and several finish options for the steel bases. These wonderful tables are hand-forged in America. Their artisan quality makes them truly a piece to be prized for [...]


Some designs have such wonderful lines, they change a room. The Harlowe chaise feels like one of those pieces. If rooms tell a story (and they do), then the Harlowe can set the mood in any storyline. The sweeping lines reek of romance, sophistication and seduction. The totally exposed legs and wood frame can be finished [...]


A Small Taste of What Is To Come Bonita just returned from Pre-Market. And in a few days Laura, Andrea and Bonita leave for the High Point International Market. It’s the largest furniture & interior design show on the planet. Check out these teaser photos and be sure to check back next week as we bring our [...]

The Edinburgh Sofa

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With embracing wings, a sculpted back, and deeply pitched seat, the Edingburgh incorporates every comfort element in Norwalk’s repertoire. We love the new Edinburgh sofa at by Design.  Photos of if only do partial justice to the depth and luxurious comfort offered by this new style.  Cushy back and seating cushions combine with wonderful depth [...]

The New Dexter Sofa


The Dexter is a great new design from Norwalk Furniture.  It is a wonderful combination of elegance and comfort.  The important design queues are: High flared shelter arm and back Rich button-tufting Flared arms and backs with curvy, tapering lines Elegance is emphasized by single-seating cushion This design really, really works.  As is so often [...]


Our friends at Saloom Furniture have introduced the South End Collection.  Taking it’s inspiration from the hip, eclectic culture developing in Boston’s South End neighborhood, South End seeks to combine the visual and literal strength of oak and steel with a contemporary design aesthetic. This is the rustic-modern idea.   Industrial Design.  Executing an industrial [...]


There is no question — going to market and finding a great new collection to bring to our floor at by Design is one of the best things that can happen.  We can’t wait to get it in… then we can’t wait to show you!  The new Modern Artisan Collection is a wonderful example.  Here [...]


Not every design is a statement piece… but the Gaylord certainly is. Wow.  This is a great look.  I mean really.  Look at the drama.  That comes from the simple, straight lines and severe back angle.  The new edginess is going to be particularly fun when shown in a very surprising fabric application.  Picture it [...]


Reyna Moore does a quick video introduction of a fun new sofa from Norwalk Furniture.  It is the Marie Sofa and the Marie chair, part of the Urban Studio collection.  Inspired by Mid-Century Modern design, the Marie has sleek, contemporary lines and scale that will appeal to condo lovers and folks with less than huge [...]

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The Melanie sofa shown with a whole new personality We’ve been working hard on our Retreat Room (but it’s really been fun).  Our vision for this space is to create a feeling of tranquility, of calm… of relaxing on your favorite vacation.  Creating a space in your home, whether it be living, family or maybe [...]

Design trends board

Below is a video of some of the important design trends from around the world that are informing the style and fabric introductions this Fall at the High Point market.  Fashion trends are a constant evolution. Rather than radically new things every six months, these trends are longer-term movements that are informed by fresh new [...]

Take a look at this video showing some of the new looks that Norwalk Furniture got ready for the Fall High Point furniture market.  Not everything in the video will make it to the Norwalk showroom, but it’s a great preview.  And you get to listen to Billy Joel.   We’ll get back to [...]


We now have several pieces of the American Bungalow Collection from Vanguard Furniture on our floor at by Design.  Here is how Vanguard describes this collection: A unique solution for today’s consumer. Created with simple lines and hand-crafted detailing, the American Bungalow Collection is furniture for the generations. Eighteen of the most sought-after upholstery styles [...]

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Please click Read More… (over there to the right) to view the video & read the post! Now you can click on the image below to watch it… It may seem to be a bit “inside baseball”, but if you love design, new furniture and other products for the home, High Point market is the [...]

Great attitude, great comfort and great quality. Contemporary furniture with an urban attitude, these compact sofa silhouettes are perfect for today’s condos and space-conscious homes. Every aspect of their scale, style and construction have been designed with an eye to the customer who is both design and price conscious. In fact, Urban Studio sofas in [...]

Corbin Sectional at by Design Des Moines

We really love the Corbin sectional We’ve featured the Corbin a couple of times before.  But, all of us at by Design really, really love it!  It is such a powerful combination of great contemporary furniture lines and dramatic shapes, that placing it in a room makes a huge impact. What a great choice for [...]

seatbelt chair in hunger games movie

This is just kinda fun: The Seatbelt Chairs featured in the entry of our store right now are also featured in the Hunger Games movie. They are a hugely important part of a futuristic looking scene. That give you some idea of how dramatic these chairs are. They are available in a wide array of [...]

The Cooper tables have solid steel frames which are complemented by a beautiful, 2¼” thick Maple top. Available as a Cocktail Table, End Table, and two Consoles, a 70-inch and a 34-inch. Made with solid, hand-welded steel, Covina boasts a clean, contemporary design. The collection includes a Cocktail Table, End Table and Console. Based on [...]