Laura Umansky, Allied ASID

School: University of Texas at Austin
Company: Laura U Interior Design
4306 Yoakum BLVD
Houston, TX 77006 map
Phone: 713.522.0855
Email: design@laurau.com
Website: www.laurau.com

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Designer Profile

Laura U Interior Design is a leading design firm known for its bold aesthetic and polished, livable interiors. Founded by celebrated interior designer, Laura Umansky, the company’s renowned “Classically Current” style incorporates clean lines with striking details to bridge the gap between high design and practical living.

Laura earned a bachelor degree in art and masters degree in architecture before gaining professional experience designing destination interiors. Laura U was founded in 2006, when Laura set out to design for clients whom, like herself, were in search of “warm luxury” within a functional family home. Laura draws from her architectural background to create a cohesive, collaborative work environment among the design, building and installation teams. Highly personalized customer service is paramount to the firm and a chic yet easily accessible design studio caters to the most discerning clients.

Services Offered

We provide turn-key, full home design services including space planning, FF&E selections, detailed finish schedules, custom drapery and upholstery, in house procurement service, installation management, fine art advisory, and continued home care and aesthetic updates.

Awards & Publications

Our most treasured awards:
Style Spotter (High Point Market)
International Design & Architecture Awards (shortlisted)
40 under 40 (Houston Business Journal)
Star on the Rise (Decorative Center Houston)
Leader in Design (Houston Design Center)
Luxe Gold List
Best of Houzz (multi-year winner)
ASID | TGCC - 20+ industry awards including Best of Show (2012)

Top Tier Publications:
Wall Street Journal, Veranda Magazine, Houstonia Magazine, Houston Chronicle, Houston Modern Luxury, Interiors Texas, HGTV Magazine, Martha Stewart Magazine, Luxe Magazine, Domino Magazine, Rue Magazine, PaperCity Magazine,H Texas Magazine, and many more.

Memorial Park Modern
Memorial Park Modern
Memorial Park Modern
Memorial Park Modern
Memorial Park Modern
Memorial Park Modern
Memorial Park Modern
River Oaks Residence
River Oaks Residence
River Oaks Residence
River Oaks Residence
River Oaks Residence
River Oaks Residence
Soho Loft Kitchen
Soho Loft Bedroom
Soho Loft - Dining/Living
Soho Loft Family Room
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Southampton Moroccan
Hollywood Hills Home
Hollywood Hills Home
Hollywood Hills Home
Hollywood Hills Home
Hollywood Hills Home
Award winning Uptown Pied-a-terre
Contemporary and natural guest suite. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Contemporary guest bath. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Award winning Theater Room
Contemporary and colorful pied-a-terre. Interior by Laura U. Poggenpohl kitchen. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Award Winning, Uptown Pied-a-terre
Warm and contemporary pied-a-terre. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Warm and Contemporary Pied-a-terre - Living Space
Warm and contemporary pied-a-terre. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Contemporary High-Rise
Contemporary High-Rise
Contemporary High-Rise
St. Genevieve
St. Genevieve
St. Genevieve
Sawyer Park Sports Bar. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Sawyer Park Sports Bar. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Sawyer Park Sports Bar. Interior by Laura U. Photography by Jill Hunter.
Flora and Muse at CityCENTRE
Flora and Muse at CityCENTRE
2008 Award Winning Commercial Office Space
2008 ASID Award winning design: Commercial Single Space. Interior by Laura U. Photography by PWL Studio.
2008 Award Winning Corporate Office Interior