Design By U

Modern Eclectic Style with an Ethnic Twist

Who's Design By U?

We've opened up Shop

at Brooklyn Commons

We're on the 2nd Floor

Looking forward to seeing you

'Let's Get Waisted'

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Workshops for Children

Upcoming Events



Really enjoyed making my own pair of waistbeads yesterday with a really lovely group of women

Nicole Stone

Sis! Tonight was, as you declared, ooohhh so much more than bead making! I am a fan and look forward to another class/gathering. Thank you for being so Fun, Affable, Talkative, Informative, Meticulous and Adaptaive.

Sonia Daly

I absolutely love my earrings! They are so lightweight and stylish, so different.

Samantha Jackson

My Gorgeous earrings from @designbyuessentials Thank you! I look Bomb!

Laurie Monti

I love my Nefertiti earrings by @designbyuessentials


Nazat wearting 'Honey'

Dolores wearing 'Aztec'

Obi got 'Waisted'

Laurie wearing 'Stellar'

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Our store at Brooklyn Commons

Trendy Market

495 Flatbush Avenue 2nd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11225

Mon - Fri, 9am - 6pm
Saturday, 11am - 5pm
Sunday, Booked Appointments Only

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