At Beyond Measure Design Inc. we feel architecture is secondary to the human experience inside a home. Our core desire…to infuse your distinct life story into a design that reflects who you are without having to utter a single word.

What We do

Beyond Measure Design Inc. offers a lifestyle driven design experience to Professional Home Builders & Renovators.


Custom Home Design Development & Construction Drawings

Stock Plan Development & Construction Drawings

Home Renovations Design Development & Construction Drawings


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I’m Krista Martens, Principal Designer & Founder of Beyond Measure Design Inc. I grew up in small town Saskatchewan where I was drawn to art, music & construction from an early age. I followed my passion for design to Saskatchewan Polytechnic(previously SIAST Palliser Campus in Moose Jaw)where I enrolled in the Architectural & Building Technology program. In 1999 I graduated & headed out into the home building industry where I have been working ever since.

In 2008 I took a leap of faith & started Beyond Measure Design Inc. My vision was to create a firm that had a different perspective on residential design. A firm that would take the time needed to listen to a clients dreams for their home & then through collaboration, help them create that space that uniquely reflected them. I love form & function and strive to make each design a home, not just a house.

When I’m not in front of my computer designing homes you’ll find me spending my time with my 8 year old daughter Haylee & husband of 18 years (yes I said 18!) Ryan. We are a family that enjoys cooking together, we play a mean game of Settlers of Catan & of course, enjoy the many festivals and events in this amazing City! 


Photo Credit Lillian Lane

I just want to say “Thank you!” to all the amazing clients who have entrusted me to create their dream home. This summer marks the 10th year for Beyond Measure Design Inc. & I can’t wait to see what the future has in store!


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