Austin Life Magazine- The Backyard Project

You may not know much about The Backyard Project unless you follow Urbane Design on Instagram.  We are overjoyed that Austin Life Magazine has featured the project in their February issue.  Check it out here. Quincy Wakefield in progress. The first artist Jessica brought on board was Quincy Wakefield. “When Jessica first mentioned the idea…

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The Backyard Project- Featured in Haven Lifestyles Magazine

The Backyard Project is featured in this month’s issue of Haven Lifestyles Magazine.  Read all about Jessica’s inspiration and the future of project. Interested in learning more or want to build art panels in your backyard?  Reach out to Jessica Love at jlove@urbanedesignstudios.com or 512-522-6035.  

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The Backyard Project- Featured in Austin Life Magazine

If you follow us on Instagram or Facebook, you have likely already seen our posts about #TheBackyardProject. The Backyard Project’s overarching theme is clearly art, keeping artist’s and muralists relevant and paid through COVID and showing our audience that art can be more than a canvas or print hanging on your wall. The Backyard Project…

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Sixth Annual Open Door Showcase 2020

On behalf of Austin Habitat for Humanity and Design Changes Lives, we invite you to support our Sixth Annual Open Door Showcase 2020. Open Door Showcase encompasses everything we love about Austin: live music, support of local businesses and most importantly strengthening our community. Special Thanks to our 2020 Showcase sponsors Urbane Design, Expressions Home…

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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…

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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…

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Barkitecture Austin 2017

As many of you know Urbane Design loves Barkitecture!  We are excited to have teamed up with Pretty Kennels once again as “Barkitects” and have already completed our one of a kind creation.  We hope you join us and all of the other amazing local architects, designers and builders to check out all of the…

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Umlauf Sculpture Garden

We feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to do a private tour of the Umlauf Sculpture Garden, as well as a tour of Umlauf’s home and studio.  Charles Umlauf was a noted 20th century American sculptor who dedicated his life to the art, as well as teaching his craft at the University of Texas….

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Featured Artist- Andrea McArdle

As many of you know I am obsessed with art and love to promote local artists.  It has been a while since I have featured a local artist, but we are back on a blogging spree and hope to feature many more in the near future.  Check out Andrea McArdle; she does everything from portraits…

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Shop Urbane Launch

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new online store at http://shop.urbanedesignstudios.com/.  This significant milestone fully rounds out Urbane Design.  We can now provide you with a one-stop solution to all of your home good needs.  With 24 hour access, our goal is to make better use of your time and keep you…

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Featured Artist- Cody Hooper

Art! Art! Art! …and more Art! I just cannot get enough! I love discovering new artists and sharing their work with anyone and everyone I can. Cody reached out to me via Facebook suggesting that I incorporate one of his pieces in a room I designed- I admire his boldness- and rightfully so, his art…

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Featured Artist- Eagles’ Nest Artistry

Brian Allen-Aguilar is a brilliant, self-taught craftsman.  Like many Austinites’, he is proud to use raw materials, all locally grown and fabricated.  In the beginning, Brian had no formal training in carpentry, only a basic understanding of sanding and applying varnish.  With a background in Political Science, he was forced to use the trial and…

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