Open floor plan kitchen with white marble island, copper pendant lighting and copper vent hood

Gorgeous Copper and White Kitchen Inspiration

Copper is often thought of as an industrial material. But with its eye-catching, shiny surface, copper works well in both modern and more traditional style kitchens. It comes in a number of finishes, making it a design-flexible material. From mid-century modern to farmhouse, traditional and even rustic style kitchens, adding copper brings warmth, elegance, and a touch of glam to your kitchen.

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7 Stylish Home Office Design Ideas to Create Your Ideal Workspace

Whether you have a designated home office or a desk in your kitchen, you want a stylish space that allows you to be focused, creative, and comfortable. Unfortunately, home offices can get messy and quickly become a place you can’t work in. But with intentional planning and a few personal touches, these home office design ideas will help you create a space that inspires you to work!

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2019 Lighting Trends | Bright Ideas with M & M Lighting

I’ve been working with Amy Margolin of M&M Lighting since the early days of Laura U Interior Design. When I first met Amy, I was impressed with her fantastic eye and knowledge about all things lighting. She always has the perfect light fixture in mind for our Classically Current interiors! With her keen eye for trends that will last and a deep understanding of the Houston market, it’s no wonder she’s become my trusted lighting expert.

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Designer LAura Umansky's backyard

5 Benefits of Working With a Landscape Designer

For us, creating a home the reflects your story goes beyond the interiors. It includes the physical space and the grounds outside your home as well. This exterior space is the first impression anyone has of your home and it sets the tone for the rest of your home’s design, the so-called “curb appeal”. If you’re investing in a complete interior design, it’s important not to neglect the exterior.

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How to Shop Vintage Stores Like an Interior Designer

When I shop for vintage or antique pieces, what I’m looking for is that spark, something I can connect with on a personal level. I find that many of my clients do this naturally. In their travels or throughout the generations, they have effortlessly acquired beautiful collections that fit seamlessly into their homes. But for some, this isn’t such an easy task.

I have made some fantastic finds over the years. Today, I want to share with you how I shop vintage stores and give you a peek into my favorite boutiques.

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Your Home Organization Questions Answered

Prepped with an organized studio library and helpful tips we’ve learned along the way, the Laura U design team and I have fully embraced our freshly tidied sourcing and design space. While Cathryn Linn of the Organizing Organization assisted us with an in-office project, her team really specializes in home organization. After receiving such great assistance and information throughout this process I had to sit down with Cathryn one more time to talk to her about best practices for organization in the home.

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Chic chairs for your home office by Laura U

5 Super Chic Home Office Chairs

Home office chairs can define the entire look of your home office. The challenge is that most chairs are either designed for comfort or style, but not both. Many of my clients think they have to sacrifice style in order to have a comfortable desk chair. But that’s not the case! You can have a office chair that’s comfortable and stylish. Here are a few of my tips for selecting your perfect office chair.

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Luxurious and Sustainable Decor

Whether I’m designing my own home or a client’s, using pieces that are durable and sustainable is essential. Choosing to incorporate sustainable decor prevents you from having to replace things quickly. It also allows you to make a positive impact on the community and the environment.

Sustainable interior designs give you the confidence of knowing that you’re creating a safe and healthy environment for your family.

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