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    Does Hip and Modern equal Family Friendly?

    Does Hip and Modern equal Family Friendly? The answer is a definite "YES!" as proven by our designer Erika.When presented with a unique set of requirements, the challenge always excites our designers at By Design Interiors. The photos we are sharing today was taken in a town home resides in the heart of Houston.

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    Our latest completed whole home project: Elegant transitional home in the Houston area

    Were you one of the Houstonians out driving around doing last minute storm preparation before Hurricane Harvey arrives? All that running around and standing in long lines for drinking water or gas couldn't have been good for your sanity. Well don't fret, we have something to feast your eyes on and melt away all that stress!Our designer Ashton is sharing her latest whole house interior design project.

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    Latest Completed Project: Houston's Luxury Interior Design at it's finest

    Our senior designer Carly Crawford collaborated with principal designer Peggy Fuller, on a large scale project that's recently been completed. The magnificent home is now outfitted with opulent custom furnitures, unique accessories that are carefully chosen to suit the client's taste. Enjoy the photos below, we are thrilled with the outcome, and hope you feel the same!Photographer: Daniel Angulo For additional interior details photographs, do check out By Design Interiors' HOUZZ account, have a ...

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    6 Wall Covering Trends of 2017

    What’s the largest area in a room? The walls of course!To update a space, it’s vital to dress up the walls. We are very excited with this year’s trend, because wallcovering is back in full force.

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    10 tips on how to accessorize your home

    “Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love.” -Nate BerkusHome accessories make the room. They showcase your personality, make your home feel interesting and cozy, and they complete the look of a well designed space.Most people can make easy decisions when it comes to choosing larger pieces of furniture, but when it comes to accessories, things tend to get complicated. Today we are going to give you some helpful tips, that should make things easier from ...

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    When it comes to furniture buying: Quality > Saving Money

    Has this ever happened to you? You purchase a piece of clothing/bedding/furniture because it was inexpensive. Unfortunately, after a few times of wear/washing/usage, the item no longer looks/feels the same, in fact, it starts to fall apart quickly.There is absolutely nothing wrong with wanting to save money, but it’s important to know frugality doesn’t mean we should purchase cheap items.

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    8 tips to lighten up for Spring!

    Happy Spring lovelies! This week we want to showcase some gorgeous photos of our projects, also talk about how to lighten up your space for the season.Spring hues can be difficult to incorporate, they are cheerful and easy on the eyes, but can come off too childlike if not done correctly. Let us help with the following tips:Tip 1: Use a pop of Spring colorTip 2: Use a toned downed shade of pastel, mix with variety of textures, this ensuers the room feels mature instead of too childish.Tip 3...

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    Where does bad light end up? In Prism.

    OK we are sorry for that bad pun, but hopefully it brought you a LIGHT chuckle on this beautiful Friday! If you follow us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter, then you already know the topic of the week is: LIGHTING.The proper lighting should define your personal style, set the mood and perform the task of helping us see. Here are a few quick rule of thumb when it comes to choosing the right lighting for your home:Living room: Light up different corners Use a combination of types of lamps Use...

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    Pattern mixing, intimidating or exciting?

    Hello lovelies! Did this week fly by for you also? We can't believe January is almost over, though this is definitely not a complaint, it's been a very productive month for our designers, what a great way to start the year off correctly right?Speaking of 2017, did you know mixing patterns is on trend in a big way?

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    Quiet spaces in your home

    (Whispers) Hello there, We meet again.  This week we want to bring up something that's very important for everyone's sanity: Peace and Quiet... With the hustle and bustle of today's hectic life style, we understand how difficult it can be to quiet our minds. Do you find yourself feeling frustrated or agitated, even in the sanctity of your home?

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    2017 Interior design trend: Muted Metal

    Have you noticed we've been talking about bathrooms a lot this year? Granted it's only the second week of January, but we have been focused on this particular area of the home almost daily. Bathrooms are the absolute essential in one's residential structure, and we must feel comfortable in this most private area of the home. But comfort doesn't mean boring, and we are pretty excited to show you some of our favorite bathrooms projects that's on trend with 2017's muted...

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    It's almost 2017, time to rethink your colors!

    Hello lovelies, hope you are enjoying this very warm holiday season! We know it doesn't feel much like Winter, but the Fall leaves that are popping up all around town is quite stunning, and we will take what we can get!Speaking of colors, have you heard the official Pantone color of the year 2017 is "GREENERY"? Yes, it's definitely an eye opener, in fact, jokesters from Twittersphere have been making some not so kind comments about the color. Comparing it to guacamole and ...

  • Spotlight on Design - Modern Elegance

    This month’s “Spotlight on Design” features another one of our truly talented designers and her gorgeous "Modern Elegance" project ! Mary Blair will take you through the intricate thought process behind her design, the detailed process itself and the fantastic end results!

  • The Perfect Chair: It's all in the Details

    It’s the little things that about us that make us unique and individual people, and just like with people the same thing is true with chairs.

  • Christmas Countdown!

    With only 20 days left til Christmas, it is definitely time to start decorating! We here at By Design Interiors are no stranger to decorating for the holidays. Check out our favorite looks from Christmases past!

  • Living with Mom - Not so Taboo Anymore

    During the now called “Great Recession” of 2007-2009, a growing trend underwent a rapid boom! The number of multiple generations of families living under one roof in America grew a stunning 10.5% in those two years alone.

  • Lillian August at High Point!

    It was by far one of our favorite parts of High Point! This bright and fun collection by Lillian August stole the show, and had many of our designers wishing that some of these wonderfully put together rooms were theirs!

  • Some Interesting Influences in Design

    We have all heard the saying, everything influences you. What you read or watch and pop culture will help shape your style decisions whether you realize it or not. Interior Design is no different!

  • The Next Big Thing

    The past few weeks we have shared our designer’s adventures in design at High Point Market! The By Design Interiors team was able to see the latest and greatest products from their favorite companies, and there are some definite trends coming in 2015!

  • It's Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas

    It is only September, but it is already time to start thinking about Christmas!

  • Creative and Clever Kitchens!

    Keeping your kitchen organized can be a nightmare! With so many different kitchen gadgets, new gourmet spices, and millions of cookbooks out there it can be hard to know where to place everything!

  • Making Your Bed as Special as You Are

    We all in our life times have owned a bed in a bag ensemble. While that matching coverlet and pillow shams are super cute, there are thousands of others out there with the same exact bed set as you! This is something as designers, we just cannot stand for. We believe in making every space a unique and perfect reflection of our client’s personality.

  • The Truth About Designing in Texas

    As many of you know By Design Interiors is located in the great state of Texas. Houston to be exact. While we love it here in the South and wouldn’t change it for the world, there are just a few things that only Interior Designers in Texas will understand...

  • Why to Choose an Interior Designer

    Everywhere you look these days there is DIY this and DIY that when it comes to home design projects. While there some up sides to doing a few things yourself, there are even more advantages to hiring an Interior Designer. Let’s take a look at four great reasons you should use an Interior Designer for your next design project.