I have had the pleasure of having Maggie as an intern for the past few months during the Spring 2022 Semester. She is a graduating student at Liberty University. Maggie has graced us with her smile and many talents over the past few months. Next for her, she will be moving back to Maryland where […]

Business, Interior Design

April 28, 2022

Designer Interview | Maggie Anderson | Intern Graduate at Lauren Ashley Design

The interior design industry is currently booming. Innovation is at an all-time high when it comes to creating spaces by consuming natural resources like rainwater collection to supplement water needs and using environment-friendly materials such as bamboo to design furniture and other things. Sustainability within design reflects the sincere commitment to protecting the environment. It […]

Interior Design, Lifestyle

April 19, 2022

Why Sustainable Interior Design is Important

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Brandi Wilkins is a multi-talented woman and powerhouse of a business owner/interior designer, whom I’ve had the pleasure of working with. She has graciously accepted my offer to respond to an interview we conducted about working with a rendering artist outside of your design firm. Thank you so much Brandi for taking time outside of […]

Interior Design, Rendering

April 13, 2022

Designer Interview | Brandi Wilkins | What it is like working with a Rendering Artist

We’re all about the details here at Lauren Ashley Design. We believe in the creation of excellent rendering within the details. Architecture Visualization is more than just clicking a button to render. Learning a craft that allows designers and architects to visualize every fiber is essential. Each rendering is a communication tool used by those […]

Interior Design, Rendering

April 13, 2022

New Animation | Lauren Ashley Design Presents | In Bloom | Sring Inspired Animation Video

As an interior designer, it’s important to make a lasting impression. Not just in someone’s home but with our documents, blog posts, and social media content. How do we do that? Graphic Design. This is not something we learn in interior design school. Canva allows for easy access to graphic design elements, themes, and curated photos that make the graphic design and marketing process easy!

Business, Interior Design

April 4, 2022

Why use Canva? How Canva Can Benefit Your Interior Design Business?

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Interior Design

March 30, 2022

Protected: Valerie Husley Virtual Tour Kitchen | Lauren Ashley Design

Lauren Ashley Design is honored and humbled to have been selected as Top of the Trades of Virginia for 2022 award. Thank you to the Lynchburg, Virginia Community for your tremendous support as we transition to this new area.

Business, Interior Design, Press

March 28, 2022

Lauren Ashley Design Receives Virginia Living’s Top of the Trades Award

It is my favorite time of year, Spring! Now that spring has officially arrived, it is time to gather around the table to celebrate new beginnings. For my family spring has always been a time where love grows along with the beautiful flowers. This year we are in our new home of Lynchburg, VA which has been a whole new adventure but I don’t want to forget the springs spent in my small-town upbringing. For my tablescape this year, I included some pieces that brought me back home.

Interior Design

March 25, 2022

Simple Spring Tablescape | Garden Inspired Tablescape | Easter Blog Hop

In recent months many social media platforms including Pinterest and Instagram have updated their platforms to include shoppable tags that allow consumers to shop images. It is important for all of us to remember as designers, these are consumer-driven platforms their goal is not to assist a designer in their own consumer-driven business. However, their […]

Business, Business Tips, Interior Design

March 14, 2022

Designers Guide to Not be “Shopped” by Social Media Platforms

Lauren Brantley of Lauren Ashley Design entered the Fall 2021 contest by Chief Architect with a modern Cali coastal-inspired kitchen, focused on what is to come in 2022 in kitchen design.

Business, Interior Design, Press, Rendering

January 5, 2022

Lauren Ashley Design’s Entry in Chief Architect Kitchen And Bath Contest