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    Interior Design's Top 2019 Fall Trends

    Is it wishful thinking or are you feeling a slight breeze early in the morning and when the sun sets? This has got us feeling excited about Fall! Today we are sharing the upcoming Autumn trends, hope you enjoy the read.

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    Interior design firm to celebrate 30 years of beautifying Houston!

    We are in the news! Thank you Community Impact for featuring By Design Interiors in the "News from Spring/Klein" section!See the article here >By Design Interiors, Inc., located at 5629 FM 1960, Ste. 113, Houston, will celebrate its 30-year anniversary in October.

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    Houston modern transitional home renovation: Before and After

    Do you believe home renovation is tough, stressful, and downright unpleasant? Don’t worry, we are here to help! Take a look at this gallery of whole home renovation Before and After, consider yourself armed with our best transitional/modern home renovation ideas. Need more inspirations of other projects our designers have worked on?

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    Latest Houston Home Renovation Reveal: Chic and Sophisticated with delightful details

    Our Principal Interior Designer Peggy wants to share her latest whole home project with you all today! We promise this is a exciting one, lots of details that's worth looking over. Pay special attention to the bathrooms, the granite in the powder and master is amazing!Scroll down to see all the delightful details, and don't hesitate to contact us if you want to elevate your own home to the next level!Designer: Peggy FullerPhotography: Daniel Angulo For additional interior details photographs, do...

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    Let's review the top bathroom trends of 2019!

    As we pass the half way mark of the year, it's a good idea to review the top trends of 2019 and see whether the predictions were correct. Our designers had a lot of fun incorporating trendy elements with functionality. Let's take a look at some of our favorite bathroom designs today!Trend number 1: Preppy and nautical: A fresher take on navy and white.Trend number 2: Black and white: Black is unexpected and bold, it gives off a high end feelingTrend number 3: Wood and white: Too much white can b...

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    Let's review the top kitchen trends of 2019!

    It's the halfway mark of 2019, can you believe it? We thought it would be fun to look at the top trends of 2019 today, see what our designers came up with. Let's start by focusing on the heart of a home: The Kitchen.Trend number 1: Colorful cabinets.

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    Houston Interior Designer reveal her latest project (Before and After!)

    Whenever we post Before and After photos, the blog post tends to get tons of attention. Today we want to share some snap shots of our designer Ayca's latest project. A custom home completed back in 2004. Ayca was surprised to find yellowish maple stain with orange floors.

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    Our favorite bright and happy rooms!

    Even though it's not officially Summer yet in Houston, as the temperature gets closer and closer to 100, we are in the mood to share some bright and happy designs! “I want a house that my kids and grandkids will love!” #challengeaccepted All of the fun colors and patterns!! Designer: Erika BarczakThese tiles are what happy dreams are made of! Designer: Erika BarczakA breakfast nook that's open and welcoming.

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    Houston Interior design firm's latest before and after transformations

    Who doesn't love a good Before and After blog post about interior design room transformations? Well you are in for a treat today! Our designer Ashton wants to share her latest completed whole home project, and we are lucky enough to have the "before" photos to showcase how a professional can turn the same space into something so beautiful yet functional.

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    Our Favorite 2019 Interior Design Trends from High Point Market

    It's that time of the year again! Yes, it's time for our designers' favorite trip to High Point Market! There are so many great finds; we had to split all the photos into three blog posts. Please enjoy part 2 of 3: Fabulous and Botanical

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    Houston Interior Designers share their latest finds from High Point Market 2019

    It's that time of the year again! Yes, it's time for our designers' favorite trip to High Point Market! There are so many great finds; we have to split all the photos into three blog posts.

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    Houston Interior Design Firm awarded "Best of HOUZZ" for both Design and Service in 2019!

    We are excited to be among the 3 percent of Houzz’s 2.1 million active home pros who was awarded the "Best Of Houzz" awards.Best of Houzz is a people’s choice award. It is the Houzz community’s pick of the top-rated professionals and popular home designs across and around the world. There are 2 types of award to be won; Design and Customer Service.A Best of Houzz Design award celebrates home professionals whose work was most popular among Houzz users in the past year, meaning photos of that work...

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    10 things to consider when planning for your dream kitchen renovation project in Houston

    Have you been thinking about making that dream kitchen come to life in 2019? Homeowners invest the most on kitchen remodeling than any other home improvement projects. This is all with good reason due to how often we use the space, and the return on investment/increase on home value.We want to share some of our favorite kitchen projects today, also to help you think ahead of the project. The following are important factors to consider before you start the kitchen renovation.Do you have a de...

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    Interior Designer Vs. Interior Decorator, what is the difference?

    What is the difference between an Interior Designer and an Interior Decorator? We get asked this a lot, and we totally get why it's confusing. Read on as we explain the differences.Many people use the terms “interior design” and “interior decorating” interchangeably, but these professions differ in critical ways.

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    How To Choose The Right Interior Design Firm in Houston

    Purchasing a home in Houston can be very exciting, but it can also become stressful when you start trying to find a trustworthy interior design firm to meet your taste and more. Just type “Houston Interior Design Firm” on Google, and about 25,000,000 results pull right up. With many options to choose from, where should one even begin?

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    Popular Houston White Kitchen Design Ideas for 2019

    It's the beginning of the year, here at By Design Interiors, we are getting lots of requests about space planning, and how to design homes so it's easy to stay organized. Since the kitchen is the heart of a home, we would like to share some of our favorite projects. We are focusing on white kitchens today, because it's classic and never goes out of style. Enjoy!This white kitchen is stunning with high-end appliances and a crisp, clean transitional feel.

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    3 Important Factors In Choosing The Right Houston Interior Design Firm

    So you just purchased a luxury home in the best part of Houston, and you can’t wait to move in because it’s the home that you have always dreamt of. But there is just one problem; you are not sure which interior design firm to choose.The scenario is pretty normal with most new homeowners, you want to live in a home with your stamp of approval, yet with that extra touch only a professional design firm can provide. While a lot of Houston Interior Designers would provide you with style ...

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    Houston Interior Design, 11 Before and After Room Transformations

    As we approach the most magical time of the year, other than starting on various fun holiday decorating projects, we are also in the process of finishing up some large scale design projects. This is a good time for the designers to reflect on everything we've work on for the year, also look forward to many more in 2019.We want to share some of our favorite Before and After photos here, we also want to thank all of our clients who believed in our visions and expertise, let's collaborate a...

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    Traditional Interior Design in Houston

    Is there a particular style you absolutely adore? All of our designers are well versed with multiple interior design methodology. Whether you are starting from floor up or are combining your current furnishings with distinctive new pieces to refine the style of your space, By Design Interiors is here to help.

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    Open floor plan interior design in Houston

    Are your windows open? Can you smell the fresh cool air? To celebrate the starting of the Fall season, we want to share a very special project that was recently completed by our designer Aston. This is an open floor concept, the home owners want to invite as much of the outdoors in as possible, while still have the comfort of A/C when the weather is warm.

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    Rustic Home Remodeling in Houston

    “I carry a Louboutin purse and I love to flyfish… make my house look like that.”To many, this may seem like a puzzling description – but to an interior designer, this is a perfect statement of style. The best homes are the collected ones, ones that look as if someone has spent a lifetime collecting and surrounding themselves with their favorite things. Using the Louboutin/Flyfish as a mantra, our designer Erika created a home melding rustic outdoor elements with bits of glam and sparkle. Th...

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    Houston Interior Designers sharing their latest finds from High Point Market 2018

    Did you enjoy part 1 of our High Point Market 2018's favorite finds? Here is a link to the post if you missed it: Click here > Today we are sharing more of the furniture, arts and accessories, plus fun shots of our designers while on the trip. Enjoy!  Check out this dramatic headboard!

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    Houston Interior Designers always on the look out for the latest trends!

    It's that time of the year again! Yes, it's time for our designers' favorite trip to High Point Market! There are so many great finds; we have to split all the photos into two blog posts.

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    Top 5 Houston Spring interior Design Trends of 2018

    We assume, like us, you are enjoying the most gorgeous Spring weather of your life! The sun and breeze have us inspired to create more, the flowers popping up everywhere make us want to incorporate beauty into each design. With that said, let's talk about the top 5 interior design trends of Spring 2018:1.

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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 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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    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!&...

  • Spotlight on Design - High Fashion Home in The Woodlands, Part 1

    We are excited to continue our series, 'Spotlight on Design', with all new projects so you can see what our talented designers have been up to! This month we will focus on a stunning and sophisticated home remodel in The Woodlands, TX, designed by Erika Barczak and remodeled by Keechi Creek Builders! This gorgeous 'high fashion' remodel transformed the home, making it current and integrating the fantastic views of the outdoors inward!


  • Design Geometry 201 !

    Last week we looked at geometric designs covering walls, upholstered furniture and floor rugs, this week we will focus on accessories and case goods! As you will see, geometry is literally everywhere in interior design, and that is a good thing!


  • Design Geometry 101 !

    Geometry is used in interior design more than you can imagine, from space planning to proportions to pattern play and of course to the shapes themselves! Skilled interior designers have the innate ability to find the 'golden ratio' with design and proportion and to make an aesthetically pleasing space based on geometric explanations. 


  • Keeping Current - Ambella

    How important is it to keep current in this industry? So, so very important! We are not talking fads or trends that will come and go in a year or two but keeping up with the times in general.


  • Global Glamour Part 1!

    In honor of this summer's 2016 Rio Olympics and the coming together of 207 nations from around the world, we thought it would be the perfect time to blog about the "global village" influences in interior design! 


  • Fabric Love!

    Every Tuesday morning we look forward to our vendor breakfast meetings! These meetings provide us with an inside look at the very latest and greatest products including fabrics, furniture, tile, rugs, accessories, and the list goes on! We also focus on keeping our training as up to date as possible, as there are always new innovations and new designs in the field of interior design! 


  • Spotlight on Design - Chic & Sophisticated With a Modern Twist Part 2

    In this week's blog we will continue our tour of this sophisticated and chic modern new build home in Houston, TX! This spectacular home was designed by one of our amazing designers, Ashton Morgan, and built by Flair Builders! In this blog, we will focus on the dazzling master suite, the bathrooms and the living areas.


  • Flirty Florals Part 3

    For the third and final blog on flirty florals, we will take a look at all things floral in accessories, faux floral arrangements and lighting! These smaller pieces can add a fresh, flirty and feminine element to the room!


  • Flirty Florals Part 1

    Flirty floral patterns have been blooming everywhere in interiors including; wallcoverings, fabrics, window treatments, rugs, accessories and even lighting! From large scale prints to old school vintage inspired botanicals, these florals have been reinterpreted to look updated and fresh and they can be incorporated in a variety of interior styles from classic to contemporary! 


  • Look Down, Look All Around!

     As designers, we love to put a little something unexpected into a room! It may be one of the first things you notice when you walk in but more often than not, it is a little more subtle, like a surprise waiting to be discovered! 


  • Spotlight on Design - Timeless Traditional in Tomball Part 2

    In this week's blog we will continue our tour of the elegant, traditional home in Tomball, TX, designed by one of our fabulous designers, Erika Barczak! This week we will focus on the living areas of the home and the magnificent master suite. In her own words, Erika will describe the design process.


  • Writing In Designer Style - Part 2

     Last week we took a look at some amazing writing desks and possible placements in the home. This week we will peruse different styles of desks that would suit a variety of tastes and styles from modern to girly to industrial and everything in between!

  • Beyond the Man Cave!

    In the next few blogs we will explore the world of masculine designs! Furniture, accessories and art that any man or woman can appreciate and that elevate the "man cave" to a new designer level!

  • Transforming Homes, Transforming Lives!

    As designers we often see our clients come full circle with their emotions during a project. During the initial  planning phase they are excited, hopeful and optimistic for the upcoming changes to their home.

  • Bringing Metal Furniture Inside!

    In our last blog we focused on the idea of mixing different metals into interiors, this week we will show you some alluring individual pieces that you can incorporate into your space! Each of these furniture pieces will add character to a space whether through shine, intricate patterned designs or the perfect compliment to another material!

  • Neutrals With a Twist - Part 2

    This week we will continue to look at neutrals in a whole new way! Great design can elicit a variety of feelings.  The exciting thing about neutrals is that you can create different moods depending on the warmth or coolness of the "colorless colors" you bring into a room!

  • Happy Holidays!

     We had a great 2015 at By Design Interiors and we look forward to making your dreams come true in 2016! We wanted to thank all of our clients and vendors and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a blessed 2016!       

  • Crushing on Velvet

    Just what is it about velvet that makes it so appealing?!  Maybe it’s the rich colors, the luxurious feel, the sumptuous look, or all of the above and then some! Velvet has been around for thousands of years but its allure has not faded!