ABOUT BEYOND MEASURE DESIGN
At Beyond Measure Design Inc. we create home designs for affluent families that share your distinct life story, values and reflect your greater purpose in the world. You are meant to live a life beyond measure.
What We do
Beyond Measure Design Inc. is here to be a partner in this sometimes confusing, time-consuming process.
We start with our Initial Design Consultation process where we completed a full lifestyle assessment and start to ask questions – lots of questions. Let’s get into uncovering those large life goals you have, shall we? How can your home help you achieve these? Well, we can’t give that away just yet.
From here, we start into a custom Design Development just for you. No cookie cutter approach here. One of the main principles is we follow is context. A room inside a home, a home inside a lot, a lot inside a neighbourhood, and a neighbourhood inside the community. We take it all in, the whole picture.
Rest assured the fun doesn’t stop there. After the design is complete & approved we start bringing it full circle with creating the Construction Drawings. Collaboration is key at this stage. All your research into solar panels and ROI on double wall construction will now come in handy. This is where the full details come together, my friend.
Once Final Construction Drawings are issued you are set and ready to roll. At this point in the project, my hope is you can not only see excactly where you but you can clearly see where you want to be.
Photo Credit Joi Photography
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 client’s dreams for their home & then through collaboration, help them create that space that uniquely reflected them and how they wanted to be in this world. 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 9-year-old daughter Haylee(ok, she acts like she’s going on 16!) & husband of 19 years (yes, we were High School sweethearts)Ryan. We are a family that lives a minimalistic life. We enjoy cooking together, we play a mean game of Settlers of Catan or Risk & of course, enjoy the many festivals and events our city has to offer.
Photo Credit Lillian Lane
I huge “Thank you!” to all the amazing clients who have entrusted me to create their dream home over the years. This summer marks the 11th year for Beyond Measure Design Inc. & I can’t wait to see what the future has in store!
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