Formal Living Room at Heights Modern Project in Houston, TX.

The Laura U Design Collective is a "wholistic" studio, specializing in residential building design and interiors. From foundation to furnishings, everything we do, we do for the love of home.

The leadership team at Laura U Design Collective - Laura Umansky, Melissa Grove, Gina Elkins

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A modern living room with Mies van der Rohe chairs in Houston. Interior Design by Laura U Design Collective.

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We design curated residential spaces that are a beautiful reflection of what’s most important to you. Our portfolio spans all style disciplines, from traditional to contemporary and everything in between.

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Living room vignette of the home on Green Tree with soft side chairs. Interior Design by Laura U Design Collective.

OUR FOCUS

With our exclusive focus on residential design, we offer a full-service practice focusing on residential building design and interiors. From foundation to furnishings, our collaborative process blends form with function for a home that is authentically yours.

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In The Journal

Virtual Tour of Remodeled 1930s Rice Residence

January 11, 2022

Home to a young family – two Rice University alums and their boys – the Rice Residence was built...

Seamless Home Technology Integration with Paragon Systems Integration

January 10, 2022

When building a new home or undergoing a renovation, there are so many items to keep in-mind. And th...

2021 in Review: Our Residential Design Firm Looks Back

December 28, 2021

2021 was a magical year for the entire Laura U Design Collective team. Looking back at a wonderful y...