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Teresa Beck

From custom homes to kitchen and bath remodels, and from law offices to dental offices, Tbektu Design + Development believes spaces should not only support the basic activities and needs of the inhabitants of those spaces--they should also enhance that experience. Teresa's keen attention to detail ensures the incorporation of elements that please the eye and also consider the way people move in a space. 

Ms. Beck began her career in interior design at the former David & Associates, Ltd. (a commercial design firm) in Phoenix, AZ in 1983. In 1985 she opened her own design firm in Columbia, TN (Interiors, Inc.) and in 2005 added property development to her repertoire. Thus, her former interior design business became Tbektu Design + Development, LLC. Forty years and over 350 hours of continuing education hours have afforded Ms. Beck the understanding of the common needs of people and, more importantly, the unique needs of individuals. 

Tbektu (tee bek too) Design + Development, LLC's mission is to provide clients designs with a "mindful concept for living"--mindful of the current and future needs of occupants, mindful of the way humans move comfortably through spaces, mindful of minimum environmental impact, mindful of how we spend our time (low maintenance) and mindful of the impact of color and beauty on humans.

Services Provided
Areas Served

All interior design services for commercial and residential spaces; custom home plans, plans drawn for remodels, add-ons, renovations




and surrounding areas in Tennessee

New Mexico



Certifications & Awards

Allied ASID 
1990 Governor's Award/Historic Renovation/Columbia, TN 
1997 Silver Award/Residential/TN ASID 
1998 TN ASID Silver Award/Healthcare 
2008 Spectrum Award, 1st Place/residential/Coverings Tile & Stone Show 
2008-(2) Silver Awards/2 kitchen remodels/TN ASID

Member NKBA

2016-ASID Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards for bathroom, entire house & kitchen categories

2016 Finalist in the Society of British Interior Designers’ International Design Excellence Awards for her design of Mother of Pearl Coffered Ceiling.

2021 ASID TN Silver Awards for Entire Residence under 3500 Sq. Feet category and Silver Award for Large Kitchen category
2022 Coverings Tile and Stone Show: Won the Residential Tile Category for a master bathroom remodel

2023 ASID Gold Award/ Large Bathroom Category

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