“My wife and I have been using By Design, LTD. for the past 7 years and we are now working on our 4th & 5th projects together. We started with the design of our Bermuda Home and have extended that to our other residential properties. We have enjoyed an extremely professional and productive relationship and have been happy with everything that Patti, Jill and their team have done for us. They are creative, practical, responsive, and caring in their work. We could not have asked for better design partners.”


“By Design ltd was hired to do the interior design of the entire house and to ensure it was magazine ready! They did an excellent job! They captured everything that I wanted and more. I found them be extremely patient, understanding and completely dedicated to the job. They handled the entire project from design board to ordering and finally staging of the house.
I would highly recommend this company to anyone who's looking for a magazine ready design. The principles which were Jill and Patti and the entire staff were a joy to work with”.

Kyjuan Brown




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Suite 206,
75 Reid Street, Hamilton,
Bermuda, HM JX

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Patricia Crouch

Founding Partner, Director of Design
BSID, NCIDQ®certified

”The key to great design is capturing the spirit of the client, and the essence of the space.” – Unknown

As the Founder of By Design, I am totally energized coming to work every day, to engage in any, and all new inspirations and challenges that will turn our clients’ dreams and goals into reality. My job is to improve the quality of life in the home, or workplace through a creative design aesthetic, efficient planning, and seamless functionality. By really listening to my clients and drawing inspiration from the spaces, a clear vision is born that carries a project to its successful completion. My wide range of experience in both the residential and commercial fields compounds a mosaic of design projects of varying scale, and in each and every one I embrace the challenge of creating inspiring spaces for my Clients to live and work in. This passion has allowed me to grow By Design, by thinking differently, being open-minded, and as the world of design is dynamic, being primed for the next new thing.

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Jill Henneberger

Partner, Director of Design

”Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs

I moved to Bermuda in 1989 and it was love at first sight! As a graduate of highly recognized Ryerson University in Toronto, with many years of experience in the field, I have a wealth of knowledge that is the platform to my creativity. I pride myself on my ability to create inspired design resolutions to challenging spaces while incorporating functionality and individual aesthetics. I see each project as a creative puzzle that needs to be solved and thrive on finding the right solution to each.

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Jessica Mello

Interior Designer
BFA, BSID, Associate Member

“The details are not the details, they make the design.” – Charles Eames

I have been working as an Interior Designer for over a decade, working on a diverse array of both Commercial and Residential design projects. I have developed good relationships and established invaluable connections with a number of our general contractors and sub-trades partners. My specialty is the production and management of contract documents including Planning Department Liaison. I enjoy working closely with all my clients in ensuring all their needs are met, and strive to eliminate pitfalls during the fit-outs in their work-places or homes.

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Sandra Madeiros

Director of Operations

“Efficiency is doing things right, effectiveness is doing the right things.” – Peter Drucker

I manage the behind-the-scenes magic at By Design as a long-term member of the team. I ensure that our clients receive the very best service as I oversee all proposals, orders, invoicing and purchasing requirements for every one of our projects. I also manage the coordination of each shipment and delivery and take pride in being able to see our design jobs through to the end. You can often find me on-site during installations to make sure that every item has found its place in its new home!