Summer temperatures may be rising in Houston, but they aren’t slowing us down around the studio! We’re kicking it up a notch with our latest staff obsessions featuring some bright additions and fab interior pieces. From statement lighting to cool stone slabs, here’s what we just can’t get enough of this month!

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Aria Stone Gallery 

“Last week, Aria Stone hosted an industry lunch at the Houston Decorative Center with Luxe Magazine.  I was blown away by the beautiful new book matched slabs they had on display! Every piece was a work of art that I can’t wait to incorporate as focal points in kitchens, master baths, and beyond!” -Laura Umansky, President and Creative Director

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Rotating Light Fixtures

“This light fixture by Rose Uniacke is a perfect, beautiful, versatile element for any space! It’s perfect alone or even better if you put a few together like they did in the display photo. They range from elegant and silver plated to handsome and leather-wrapped, so they are appropriate for any aesthetic.” -Lexi Fink, Design Assistant

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Straw Marquetry

“After visiting Jean de Merry in Dallas during Market this past June, I fell head over heels with a gorgeous console that was covered in straw marquetry from Alexander Lamont. The intricate detail is impeccable as well as unexpected!” –Letecia Ellis Haywood, Principal Designer

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Kate Spade Light Fixtures

Kate Spade embodies and personifies everything I strive to be in life – so it’s no surprise the company’s home furnishings are unequivocally #goals. At Dallas Market last month, we saw the latest releases for the lighting line, and the first word to pop into my mind was “obsessed.”  My two favorites were a fresh take on the Hollywood style bath light and a super tall, whimsical floral wall sconce.  Since the product images haven’t been released just yet, my iPhone snaps will have to suffice for now.  But keep an eye out for these fixtures – they’re incredible in person!” –Blair Foster, Associate Designer

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VeniceM Statement Lighting

“I am currently obsessed VeniceM’s custom lighting right now, in particular the Mondrain Glass Ceiling fixture.  Their artisan crafted lighting makes such a statement it feels like a piece of art.  By using classic Murano blown glass techniques, every fixture is handcrafted with impeccable attention to detail, creating these bespoke pieces. They strike a perfect harmony between lines, color and shape.” –Shenay Keyes, Associate Interior Designer

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What summer designs have caught your eye this month? For more of my favorite finds and inspirations, head over to my Pinterest and Instagram!



Laura U

Laura Umansky is a story-teller at heart. Her unique perspective and tailored design process empower her to create singular interiors for clients all over the world.

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