Incredible comfort.   Great style.   Incredible comfort. Unsurpassed quality. Wait… did we mention incredible comfort? It is worth risking redundancy to talk about the comfort of the Kaden. We’ve loved the Kaden in every color of leather (and occasionally fabric) that we’ve tried it in. Every. Single. One. We’ve done deep red. We’ve done [...]


Wow. Dramatic and Elegant. What a great room. We’ll be seeing a lot more of the “Char” interior design trend. Putting this light-colored Colton sectional in this deep, moody setting add incredible pop to this room.  Here is how Char is described: In Norwalk’s Char colorway we celebrate the absence of color, and the elegance [...]


Challenges Chuck and Ruth were building a custom home in Urbandale.  They weren’t newbies, they had built several before.  But they knew they wanted an interior designer to help them pull everything together.  The goal: a custom, one-of-a-kind look for their beautiful new home. I met with them and their daughter Katie at By Design. [...]


When Natasha came into by Design in Des Moines, she instantly fell in love with the Colton sectional.  What’s more, she knew she wanted leather.  What a great way to start.  The Colton’s combination of contemporary horizontal lines combined with rich turfted seating cushions and metal legs is a winner.  Adding leather to this design [...]