If You Want to Build a Home, Be Prepared for the Process

Building your dream home is one of the most exciting things you’ll ever do in your entire life. However, this doesn’t mean that every step will fill you with joy. If you prepare yourself for a long wait and an even longer list of things to pay for, you’ll soon(ish) be a proud homeowner. If […]

Complete These Tasks To Sell Your Home Quickly

Interior Design by Urbane Design The goal of every home seller is to complete a rapid sale and receive a great price for the house. Buyers today want move-in-ready properties that currently have the features they are looking for. If you leave repair projects unfinished, you can expect a lower offer for your dwelling and […]

Psychological Effects of Color in Interior Design

Interior Design by Urbane Design Do you know that colors affect how you feel? Some colors can make you feel relaxed, tensed, happy, sad, energized, or calm. Although the concept of colors may sound straightforward and simple, there are some intricacies in it. That is why we have the interior design niche. Here, you can […]

The Interior Design Project Management Triangle

There is a project management framework called The Triple Constraint, Project Management Triangle or Iron Triangle that states that all projects contain three constraints: time, scope and cost. You can prioritize two, and any time a change is posed to one of the chosen elements, something else must change. For example, if you want your […]

Common Design Mistakes to Avoid a Home Renovation

Interior Design by Urbane Design Renovating your home can be a huge, daunting project. When renovating, you could be focusing on more technical things, such as replacing old electrical wires with new ones. On the flip side, your focus may be honed in on the design and cosmetic look of your home. Either way, there […]

DIY Home Projects: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

DIY Home Projects: Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them February 5, 2021 In Kitchen Renovation By Mary If you’ve ever done any DIY project then you know there’s nothing like the feeling you get after completing a task that you worked hard to finish. And not only are DIY activities fun, but they also […]

Jessica Love Named Fixr’s Top Interior Design Influencer in 2021

Jessica Love Named As a Top Interior Design Influencer in 2021 The annual Top 200 Interior Design Influencers, presented by Fixr, is an exclusive list that recognizes excellence and innovation in the design industry. Fixr employs a rigorous methodology to assemble this authoritative compilation of design visionaries, based on subject matter expertise, social media and […]

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 […]

Urbane Design Best of Houzz 2021

Urbane Design of Austin, Texas  Awarded Best Of Houzz 2021 Over 40 Million Monthly Unique Users Nominated Best Home Building,  Remodeling and Design Professionals in North America and Around the World Austin, Texas, January 2021 – Urbane Design of Austin, Texas has won “Best of Houzz Service 2021” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. Our established […]

Houzz TV Home Tour with Jessica Love of Urbane Design

When the marketing director of Houzz TV reached out and asked if I would be interested in featuring my personal home, I jumped on the opportunity.  I am excited the share my personal home with you! Houzz  YouTube Tour a Designer’s Personality-Filled Home in Austin, Texas In this episode of Houzz TV Live, Austin, Texas, […]

Realistic Cost of Remodeling a Home

Realistic Cost of Remodeling a Home Remodeling your home offers lots of benefits. A new home remodeling job is a great opportunity to take advantage of state-of-the-art smart home technology and make your home more energy- efficient. Also, home remodeling increases your home’s overall livability, comfort, and boosts resale value. An important question that is […]

Designing Family Friendly Spaces- Waterways Magazine October 2020

We believe that interior design is more than making a space beautiful, functionality is equally as important, and in order to achieve the best design for our client’s we must get to know them and their unique lifestyle in order to deliver impeccable design.  Check out our interview with Waterways Magazine and our thoughts on […]