Know The Difference: Quartz vs. Quartzite

Many of our clients ask us, “what is the difference between the two?” We are here to break it down for you. Quartzite is a natural metamorphic stone, quartzite is created when sandstone is under a lot of extreme heat and pressure from compression of tectonic plates in the earth’s crust. The stone is then […]

Join Us at The Second Annual Design & Build For the Cause

Urbane Design is partnering with Cate Black Photography to raise money for Austin Habitat for Humanity.  Join us for a unique three part fundraising event and change lives in our community.  The Second Annual Design & Build For the Cause will take place Monday, September 24th and includes a Scramble Golf Tournament, Pool Party, & After […]

Classic Interior Design Ideas For Small Homes

Gone are the days of people wanting big, extravagant homes. Now, people are more interested in downsizing to smaller homes that require less upkeep and give them more money to do things they love. Although the home is smaller than average homes, homeowners do not need to sacrifice style and design. Here are some great, […]

Featured Artist- Lana Nguyen

Lana Nguyen was born and raised in the beautiful city of Kiev, Ukraine. The very first painting she made was when she was only 2 years old with her mom’s red lipstick on a very large mirror. Since then, her parents knew there was a messy little artist in the family. Lana currently lives in United […]

Urbane Design’s Flagstaff Remodel is Featured on Remodelista

We are excited to announce that our Flagstaff Remodel is featured twice on Remodelista.com! Check out our features for “Remodelista Considered Design Awards 2018” in the categories of “Best Professional Living/Dining Space” and “Best Professional Kitchen“.

Urbane Design is Featured on Houzz

Urbane Design was hand-picked by Houzz to be featured in an editorial ideabook on the home page of Houzz.  The article is about how to choose a ceiling fan, check it out here.  You can find our featured photo under “Outdoor Ceiling Fans” or just look below… The fan is pretty cool, but how about […]

Featured Artist- Elizabeth Carrington

As some of you may recall, we used to have a monthly spotlight for our favorite artists, and, well…we’ve been pretty terrible at it for some time now (our last spotlight was in 2015!  Oops!).   Our principal, Jessica Love is a self-proclaimed art fanatic and collector.  It has been a dream to one day […]

Jessica Love- Austin Woman to Watch (Austin Woman’s Magazine)

Our principal and lead designer, Jessica Love is featured in Austin Woman’s Magazine as an “ATX Woman to Watch”.  Check out the official link here and pick up your copy of May 2018 Issue at your nearest news stand.

Why Hire a Designer and what is the Difference between and Interior Designer and a Decorator?

Interior designers specialize in creating a home environment that supports the health, safety and welfare of the client.  Interior Design involves many practical and procedural considerations that affect comfort, function and safety. A good interior designer conveys an objective, creative and critical eye as well as an artistic flair to your home.  Equally important, a […]

Q&A With Jessica Love

Who is Jessica Love? One of my greatest strengths is connecting with people; this skill has proven to be a phenomenal asset with over 14 years in the interior design industry.  In addition to being an interior designer, I am an entrepreneur, philanthropist, mentor, mentee, lover of arts, antique enthusiast and world traveler.  In all […]

How to Make Your Home Elegant and Environmentally Friendly

Green living is more than a fad. It is a conscious way of existing that more and more people are embracing every day. For those who have been researching and implementing environmentally friendly elements to their homes for years, green living is essentially second nature to them. But for those who are in the process […]

Urbane Design is Nominated in Two Categories for 2018 Armadillo Awards

2018 is shaping up to be a great year all around and we are filled with gratitude!  We are excited to announce that Urbane Design has been nominated in two categories for the 2018 Armadillo Awards.  This makes our 4th year to be nominated!  Good, bad or otherwise this award goes to most popular vote. […]

Best of Houzz

Better late than never…we have been meaning to post for a bit now.  One of our photos from the Mountain Residence won ‘Best of Houzz ‘.  How fun is that?!  This space was designed for the gentleman of the house in mind.  He wanted a place to escape with all of the luxuries of manliness […]

Fourth Annual Open Door Showcase 2018

We are proud to announce the Fourth Annual Open Door Showcase 2018, benefiting Austin Habitat for Humanity.  The First Annual Open Door Showcase in 2015 was the brainchild of Jessica Love, Principal of Urbane Design.  Through her love of live music, Austin, her clients and local business Open Door Showcase was born.  By partnering with […]

How to Find a Mattress That Fits Your Antique Bedframe

How to Find a Mattress That Fits Your Antique Bedframe An antique bedframe can offer a beautiful aesthetic for your bedroom, but it can be harder than you think to find a mattress that fits the frame appropriately. Not all antique bedframes take today’s standard size mattress, so finding a match can be a challenge. […]