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    Houston Home Office Interior Design

    Do you have the luxury of working remotely? In 2016, 43 percent of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely. If you are one of the lucky ones that get to work from home, do you have a space that encourages productivity and makes you feel calm while there? Well, By Design Interiors have had the pleasure of working with many clients to design their ideal work space.

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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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    From Traditional Acadian to Soft Southern Charm

    Is it just us, or has June and July flew by so quickly this year? We are already gearing up for the Fall season. Which means soft neutral tones and beautiful mutes gold accents are on our minds.

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    Houston New Home Interior Design Projects

    Hi everyone! Hope you are enjoying the hot Summer days of Houston! Our designers have been staying very busy, and it's time to showcase some new home interior design projects by Ayça Stiffel today. These are large scale new home builds, Ayça has been working tirelessly with the builders and home owners to create spaces just the way they dreamed of.

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    Houston Kitchen Transformation

    We received some great feedback on the last Before and After blog post, so here is another one! Today we are showing off a kitchen renovation gone GOOD. Our designer Erika work closely with our client on this remodeling project, she was able to marry beauty with function.

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    Dramatic Interior Transformation: Before and After!

    Who here loves a good "Before and After"? This is the most requested feature on our website, and have we got a good one for you today! Our designer Erika worked tirelessly with Wamhoff Build on the project, enjoy!Entry: BeforeEntry: AfterDining Room: BeforeDining Room: AfterFireplace: BeforeFireplace: AfterKitchen: Before 1Kitchen: After 1Kitchen: Before 2Kitchen: After 2Kitchen: Before 3Kitchen: After 3Bathroom 1: Before Bathroom 1: After Bathroom 2: BeforeBathroom 2: AfterB...

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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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    Wonderful finds from High Point Market

    We are back from a very successful trip to High Point Market Spring 2017. Check out some of our favorite pieces from the show, and feel free to drop us a line or email with questions and inquiries. We feel so inspired, can't wait to incorporate these new ideas/products into our clients' spaces.Make a statement! Bernhardt FurnitureSimple, elegant staging Hooker Furniture We are loving these moody blues @theoblog Every room at the showroom was full of beautiful surprises!&...

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    High Point Market 2017, we've arrived!

    By Designer Interiors is currently at High Point, North Carolina. Why are we here? Well High Point Market 2017 is happening this weekend, we've taken over our Instagram account to show you the latest consumer trends, plus new product debuts.Here are a few IG posts so far, do follow our trip at https://www.instagram.com/bydesigninteriorsinc/ to see more interesting finds.

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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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    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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    Beauty Lies In The Details

    This week we are discussing the small things. With interior design, we usually start with something small to inspire our creativity; this could be a color, a texture, or a beloved object that belongs to our client. We want to show you some beautiful detailed photos of our works, and how each detail pulled the whole room/home together.Enjoy and hope you have a restful weekend!Entry way:Living Area: Kitchen: Bedroom:Powder Room: Wine Room:For more Inspirations, check out our HOUZZ account:

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    Tell us, what's your style?

    Let's talk about Houston weather, shall we? No no, stay! You are not at the wrong blog, just hear us out...

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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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    Continue with the green theme...

    Happy 2017! We hope you had a wonderful holiday, here is hoping for a great year ahead!At By Design Interiors, we listen to our clients closely, work with your style and preferences, then go back to our drawing board to come up with the perfect design for your spaces. This means we do not push the most current trends onto our clients, though we definitely keep in touch with the interior design community, and watch for new ideas.

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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 ...

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    Happy Holidays! It's the season to reflect and give thanks!

    Wow, can you believe it's the end of 2016? Many people might say it's been a year of turmoil and the unpredictable, though here at By Design Interiors, we are a bunch of optimists, and it's truly been a productive year for us.At each year end, we usually like to take some time to reflect on the projects we were fortunate enough to work on, also to thank the clients who believed in our designers to make their dreams come true. Looking ahead into 2017, we are currently busy reorganizing our librar...

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    Holiday Tablescapes: Old Hollywood Style

    Are you getting excited about the holidays? Will you be throwing parties that wow the crowd?This year we were invited to compete in Houston Design Center's 9th Annual Deck the Tables Holiday Tabletop Tour. Our theme was "Old Hollywood Glam", lots of gorgeous details were included.

  • Beyond the Man Cave Part 3!

    In the third and final part of our series on "the man cave with a designer twist", we are going to explore some ways to incorporate manly art, accessories and rugs into a room!

  • 2014- A Year End Review

    As we kick off 2015, we here at By Design Interiors would like to take some time to reminisce about this past year!

  • 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.

  • High Points of High Point!

    This past week has our Designers hit the great town of High Point, North Carolina for the semi-annual High Point Market! We are so excited about all the latest and greatest products and trend that we saw! Take a look at some of our high points at High Point! 

  • The Designers take over High Point!

    Our Designers have taken over High Point, North Carolina for the annual Fall Market!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Mosaics, Mosaics, and More Mosaics

    We love tile mosaics here at By Design Interiors. They can be used in any style of home from extremely traditional to super modern!

  • The Jewel Box of the Home

    A home’s powder bathroom is often overlooked when it comes to exciting décor. We here at By Design Interiors must say that is just a shame!

     

  • How to Pick and Place a Rug - Part 2

    Last week we told you a few of our favorite tips and tricks on how to pick and place your rug! This week concludes our miniseries and wraps up our expert advice.

  • How to Pick and Place a Rug - Part 1

    Choosing a rug for your space can surprisingly be one of the hardest things you do. There are SO many options! You have to select the size, shape, pattern, color, and texture. It can be a lot to think about!

  • Everything Must Go!

    We here at By Design Interiors, Inc. are gearing up for a bit of a re-model. It is as they say, "Out with the old and in with the new!" While we love everything here, it just simply can't all stay.

     

  • Houston House and Home Feature

    We here at By Design Interiors are extremely excited to announce that one of our Senior Designers, Erika Barczak, was recently feature along with Greg Wamhoff and Zach Dearbonne of Wamhoff Design Build in the July issue of Houston House and Home as a part of their spread called Designer Remodeling Projects!

     

  • Happy Independence Day!

    The By Design Interiors family would like to wish you a happy and safe Independence Day!

  • 25 Years Young – New Logo Unveiling

    This October begins an exciting time here at By Design Interiors! We will be turning 25 years old, and we could not be any more excited!