Today I have the great honor of featuring interior designer
Laura Hunt at The Glam Pad. Not only is Laura one of my favorite designers, but
also a dear friend and role model.
Hunt is also featured today over at One Kings Lane! Click here to view her Tastemaker Tag
Sale, including an amazing assortment of furniture and accessories ranging from
Gustavian to Mid-Century.
pleasure of working with her on a PR project at one point. She is a class act in every way. In
fact, Laura is so classy that her clients often hire her to serve not only as a
decorator, but as an instructor in propriety.
Now don’t Laura’s regal nature intimidate you… This
Texas charmer has an incredible sense of humor.
She is a delight to be around, and her friends describe her as a real
former dining room in her Manhattan apartment
loves to cook, and she even wrote a book for her daughter, in long-hand,
featuring good, old-fashioned food, including short cuts. This is definitely a book that needs to be
Since formally incorporating her business in 2000, Laura has
become one of the most successful and accomplished designers in the world,
having been named among Architectural Digest’s “AD 100” Best
Architects and Interior Designers list every year since 2004.
is her custom-to-client approach. She hand picks her
projects, looking specifically for those that both inspire and challenge her
creativity. A consummate perfectionist, Hunt is committed to designing elegant
yet comfortable interiors for her special clients, who in most cases become lifelong
friends. Known for her keen
attention to detail, with every Laura Hunt design, there is also a hidden bit
Before embarking upon a new project, Laura takes
time to “live” the home and uncover the true essence of its soul.
take pride in capturing a client’s personality and reflecting it in every
single element within the home, not just décor, but details such as flowers,
art, family portraits, china and linens,” she said.
a signature logo or monogram for each of her projects, which is used to
personalize towels, notepads, pencils, even custom phone books.
has lived on four coasts, and her style tends to gravitate accordingly: Dallas
(woodsy, contemporary), Aspen (outdoorsy), NYC (sophisticated, traditional),
and the Bahamas (tropical).
A firm believer in community involvement, Hunt founded several charities during her twenties that have since raised millions of dollars for cancer and heart research, and she has served on several Charitable Boards in both Dallas and New York City.
wallpaper in the Designer Showcase Home Laura created for the Residences at the Ritz-Carleton, Dallas.
forget to check out Laura’s Tastemaker Tag Sale at One Kings Lane!
information on Laura Hunt may also be found at her website, www.laurahunt.com.