A modern dining room in the Southampton neighborhood of Houston, designed by Laura U

The Laura U Design Collective is a "wholistic" high-end design studio specializing in interior and residential building design. Everything we do, we do for the love of home.

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

Update on the Studio

For the safety of our clients, partners, and team, our studio has moved to remote operations. During this time, we will be available during our normal business hours of 9am – 5pm by phone and email. Our work is very important to us and we will continue to push forward creatively and safely. We welcome your new projects and hope you will reach out if you are embarking on a new project during this challenging time.

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A modern living room with Mies van der Rohe chairs in Houston


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


With our exclusive focus on residential design, we specialize in new construction, full-home renovation, and furnishings only projects. Integrating ground-up planning with interiors expertise, our collaborative process is unified and highly efficient.

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