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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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    Are you ready for holiday entertaining in Houston?

    We know what you are thinking... "What a strange question to ask, it's only mid September!" Well as interior designers, we are very good at planning ahead. This is why even though it's only nearing the end of Summer here at Houston, the holiday season has been on our minds. The project we are sharing with you today is a classy formal dining room renovation.

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    Retro Master Bathroom Renovation in Houston

    Our designer Carly is sharing her latest master bathroom renovation project with you all today, and this is a jaw dropper! The home owner has a background in interior design herself, so she definitely has a keen eye when it comes to aesthetics. Carly was able to incorporate the home owners love of Art Deco and transformed the space into something very spa like while still family friendly. Scroll down to feast your eyes on this beauty!Would you like daily interior design inspirations deliver...

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    Unveiling our latest Houston kitchen remodeling project

    Our designer Erika has done it again! We had to pick our jaws up from the ground after seeing these gorgeous photos of her latest kitchen remodeling project. A white kitchen does not have to be boring. It's a wonderful backdrop to add layers of visual interests.

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    Masculine interior design in Houston

    Let's switch things up and talk about masculine interior design. What makes a handsome room? For our bachelor clients, the designers pay extra attention when it comes to clean lines, furniture choices, strong colors, and combinations of more rugged textures.

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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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    Updated Traditional Home Renovation in Houston

    Our designers are working hard this year! Multiple projects have been completed or are in the process of completion, we are so thrilled to share a home remodeling project by Erika today.A little back story: This home is so far removed from how it originally looked when the homeowners purchased it several years ago. Each space was closed off with dark walls and ceilings, insufficient lighting, and few windows.“I feel so depressed in this space” the wife said during her first interview with E...

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    Award winning rustic whole home design in Houston

    Happy Easter weekend everyone! To celebrate the holiday, also the unseasonable cool weather Houston's been having this Spring, we would like to showcase one of our most popular projects on HOUZZ: Cowgirl Renovation in Tomball, Texas.Our designer Erika worked closely with Wamhoff Development on the gorgeous home. They were the Winner of Houston's Best Prism Award: Remodeler's Whole House Renovation.The client's love of horses and rustic design can be seen the moment you step into this amazing hom...

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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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    Houston Multi-Generational Home Design

    It's 2018, and how we see the term "family" has evolved in a big way. The younger generation is getting married later, while the older generation's living a longer and healthier lifestyle. It's time to rethink what works best when it comes our living spaces. More and more builders within the Houston area are starting to offer homes that support Multi-Generational Living.

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    9 ways to incorporate Ultra Violet (color of the year 2018) into your home

    Happy 2018! It's time we start anew; and this year's Pantone color choice reflects just that... Say hello to ULTRA VIOLET!

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    The Gift of Giving

    Mother Teresa said it best: "“It's not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.” The By Design Interiors team participates in various charity efforts through out the year, though we are most excited about this one: Operation Christmas Child!Senior designer Erika headed the effort, picked up a bunch of boxes/labels for the rest of the office. Each ladies then got creative and filled the box with items they deem useful for the children, plus something extra ...

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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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    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.

  • 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. 


  • 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! 


  • 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!

  • Style Spotting at High Point Market - Katy Skelton!

    Trying to take in the hundreds of showrooms at High Point Market can be exhilarating and invigorating but overwhelming at the same time! Tours are offered to highlight some of the smaller showrooms or suites with designers or artist that possess exceptional talent or truly unique products! While on a tour with Celebrity Interior Designer, Bobby Berk, we were introduced to an exciting and up and coming furniture and textile designer!

  • Crypton - The Interior Design Super Fabric!

    Back in the day, the "plastic furniture cover phenomenon" was all the rage, some families encasing entire formal living rooms in the stuff! Well, thankfully modern day fabrics have come along to save us all, none more impressive than Crypton!

  • 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!

  • Let Your Creativity Flow - Designing for Children Part 2

    Whether you are first time parents planning a nursery, redoing a nursery into a big kid's room or navigating the tween/teen years, interior designers can expertly and beautifully guide you through all of it!