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    Best of HOUZZ 2017!

    Have you heard? We've won the prestigious Best of Houzz again! This makes 4 years in a row!

  • GHBA Prism Award!

    The GHBA's Prism Awards were held in October, and Keechi Creek Builders, and By Design Interiors' designer, Erika Barczak, went home a winner again! Best kitchen remodel under $50K!


    (Before photo: Keechi Creek Builders) (After Photo:

    (Before photo: Keechi Creek Builders) (After Photo:

  • Houston's Best Prism Awards!!

    We are thrilled to announce that Keechi Creek Builders along with our own, Erika Barczak won not one, not two, but three of Houston's Best Prism awards 2015 for their exquisite traditional home design! 

    They won best Custom Home Design, best Custom Home Elevation in the 1.5 to 2 million category and best Custom Home Kitchen in homes over 1 million category! Congratulations to Keechi Creek Builders and Erika for these awesome achievements! photo photo photo

  • By Design Interiors Was Named Top 20 Design Firms in Houston By Freshome!

    Best Interior Designers in Houston

  • By Design Interiors Featured in the Houston Chronicle!

    The Houston Chronicle featured By Design Interiors in the Sunday paper for an amazing project they worked on with Wamhoff Design Build!

  • Best of Houzz 2016

    February 22, 2016 - By Design Interiors won two Best Of Houzz 2016 awards! 

    Design Portfolio:  This award is given to the Houzz professional voted most popular by the Houzz community! 

    Remodeling and Home Design

    Customer Satisfaction: This award is given to the Houzz professional who ranked at the highest level of customer satisfaction! 

    Remodeling and Home Design

  • We were featured on Houzz!

      By Design Interiors was featured on Houzz for their "Eye Popping Powder Room!"

  • Best Of Houzz 2015

    May 5, 2015 - By Design Interiors won two Best Of Houzz 2015 awards! 

    Design Portfolio:  This award is given to the Houzz professional voted most popular by the Houzz community! 


    Customer Satisfaction: This award is given to the Houzz professional who ranked at the highest level of customer satisfaction! 

  • 2014 Houston's Best! Whole Home Renovation!

    We are so excited to announce that our very own Erika Barczak has been apart of not one but TWO winning home renovation projects!

  • Best of Houzz 2014

    February 4, 2014 - By Design Interiors won two Best of Houzz 2014 awards.   Customer Satisfaction: This award is given to Houzz professionals who rank at the highest level of Satisfaction by the Houzz community.     Design Portfolio: This award is given to Houzz professionals who's portfolio is voted most popular by the Houzz community.

  • Featured in National Publication!!!

    I am so excited to announce that Brenda Denny at By Design Interiors was featured in a National Publication!!! Her vibrant bathroom and bedroom design was featured in this months issue of the Design Bureau Magazine.

  • 2013 Houston's Best Prism Awards

    2013 Houston's Best 4 times winner and placed as a finalist in 5 categories!

  • 2013 Star Awards

    2013 Star Awards have been announced!  Best Specialty Room over $50K goes to a project by Gryphon Builders and Cindy Aplanalp of By Design Interiors!

  • Rug News and Design

    Our very own, Brenda Denny, was featured in Rug News and Design, March 2013 addition, page 26

    Article: How often do you purchase a custom rug and why?  More and more, I find I am buying custom. It is a great way to go if the client’s budget will allow it...

  • Feature in Houston Design Resource

    Welcome Home Houston Design Resource, Spring 2013 By Design Interiors, Inc. Designer on Project: Cindy Aplanalp, ASID Allied Assistant Designers on Project: Amber Reddoch and Erika Barczak Photography by Brad Carr, "Just beyond the city lights sits a country estate on the rolling landscape of Magnolia, Texas. This estate styled home is witness to a long–term dream realized. the acreage was purchased years prior before a job transfer took the owners to London...

  • 2012 Houston's Best Awards

    By Design Interiors was honored with three awards at this year's GHBA Houston's Best. Designer Cindy Aplanalp received the awards for Private Residence Interior Design in two cattegories, Bathroom and Living Room, and Designer, Brenda Denny received the award for Private Residenece Interior Design in the Specialty Room Category. The ladies enjoyed a wonderful evening with other members of the GHBA as they celebrated and recognized the best in the industry.

  • Southern Living Home - Houston Builder Magazine

    By Design Interiors' designer, Cindy Aplanalp partnered with MorningStar Builders on a recent Southern Living Home. Their design was featured on the cover of this month's Houston Builder's Magazine. Check out the link here!

  • It's Showtime!

    By Design Interiors' very own talented designer, Cindy Aplanalp will make her HGTV debut on Showhouse Showdown. This Friday, April 27th at 12:30pm.  From "In the middle of a hot Houston summer, two local Texas designers with very different creative plans but somewhat similar taste, Cindy Aplanalp (of By Design Interiors) and Angela Lee, take on identical model homes to create 5 original rooms each, ranging from a romantic couples-retreat master bedroom to an elegant eat-in kit...

  • By Design Interiors Partners with HomeAid Houston

    By Design Interiorswas honored to be a part of the team responsible for a make-over of the lobby and guest bathroom at the Santa Maria Hostel shelter in northwest Houston.The project completion in November was celebrated as many gathered to dedicate the space.HomeAid Houston, a Greater Houston Builders Association charity worked with Dennis Haws, the project's Remodeler Captain and owner of All Star Construction and Leslie King with Greymark Construction to complete the renovation called Project...

  • Featured on cover of Texas Home and Living

    This "simply stunning sophisticated" bedroom designed by By Design Interiors' designer, Cindy Aplanalp was chosen to be the cover for the April issue of Texas Home and Living! Excerpt from article: "Design is a living, breathing thing- it can comfort and offer joy" Houston-based Cindy Aplanalp of By Design Interiors, Inc, philosophizes. "I always begin by asking my clients how they want to feel in their space and how they plan to live in it.

  • ASID Award Gala 2010-2011

    The designers at By Design Interiors are all members of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers). The Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers is dedicated to promoting design excellence, serving its members and the public, demonstrating the value of the profession, and strengthening the partnership with industry and related professions.Each year they hold an awards gala - this year over 200 entries were submitted by Designers, Students and Industry P...

  • 2011 Houston's Best Award Winner 2011

    In an award ceremony on September 24th, By Design Interiors was presented with two GHBA Houston's Best Awards for residential design. The Greater Houston Builders Association's prestigious "Houston's Best" Awards have been recognizing excellence and superior acheivement in the home building industry for more than 30 years. Formally the PRISM Awards, Houston's Best honors builders, remodelors, designers and sales professionals in the categories of People, Product and Promotion...

  • Feature in Houston Design Resource Magazine

    By Design Interiors (BDI) is honored and excited to have Cindy Aplanalp, designer at BDI, featured on the cover of one our favorite Houston Design magazines. Houston Design Resource magazine featured this project of Cindy Aplanalp's, of By Design Interiors, in a 12 page spread! Check out Houston Design Resources Magazine in your local bookstore!

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