Top Interior Designers
Austin's top 5 interior design stars to watch right now
Home sweet home is even sweeter with the right look. Whether it's a simple coat of paint in the perfect neutral gray or a complete kitchen remodel, inspiration is easy to find when you know where to look. Keep an eye on these Austin interior design experts for fresh ideas.
She's been named one of 16 designers to follow by Domino magazine. She's styled three looks for Anthropologie. Her DIY cat bed reached across the pond in a splashy spread in a German magazine. Claire Zinnecker is a bright new star on the style map. Her clean, airy look is punctuated with pops of pastel, shades of living greenery, and a furry friend or two. Follow her enviable Instagram to get the first scoop on her projects and watch her progress as she updates her own home.
Erica Evensen's portfolio speaks for itself, but an award never hurts. The designer won a Best of Houzz award for 2016. From the spa-like atmosphere of her nonesuch project to the rustic touches in the meadow, Evensen's look is relaxed and uncluttered. Her Instagram is a study in stylish simplicity. Get inspired with her meticulously curated Pinterest, with fun themes like Marfa Meets Manhattan and Petal to the Metal.
Curious about how to choose the right tile? Let Maureen Stevens educate you! Her easy-to-read infographics can take you from novice to know-it-all with rundowns of the different options, the pros and cons of each, and gorgeous photos for reference. Follow her frequently updated blog for sofa guides, the best of gray paints, "Fab Friday" finds, and more. Check out her portfolio to see her apply her knowledge to her versatile, sophisticated projects.
A Houzz superstar, Allison Jaffe has been recognized year after year by voters for her designs as well as for her service, and has been designated a Houzz influencer. Nominated for Austin Under 40 two years running, it's easy to see why Jaffe stands out. Her portfolio includes one award-winning project after another and stunning touches like eye-catching light fixtures and varied tile work. Shop her store for unique throw pillows or check out her glass-topped geometric coffee table to add a little Jaffe to your home.
After years of costume work for Office Space, Varsity Blues, and Friday Night Lights, Stephanie Moore now focuses on fabrics with Cush Cush Design. Specializing in window treatments, you can find her work in chic places like the Saint Cecilia Hotel, Uchi, Uchiko, and Perla's. Her work is striking but never overbearing, adding flair and subtlety at the same time.