Welcome back to our blog series, Designer Highlight, where we ask our designers 10 questions to get to know them! How are you liking the designer series? We hope you're getting to know the designers a bit and that you'll look forward to meeting your assigned designer as a homebuyer. This week, we have Austrie M., she's our Design Studio Manager in St. George! Did you know we have a brand new design studio to St. George?! We're thrilled about it and look forward to sharing the design studio with you when we have interior photos on our studio page - coming soon!
See Austrie M.'s responses to the questions we've asked her to get to know her a bit more!
Her favorite room in our St. George Sedona model home she helped design for Visionary Homes
Austrie says "Being a part of the Parade of Homes by assisting with the finish selections was exciting! I really loved the contrasting cabinets in the kitchen and the countertop."
A Bit About Austrie M.
After graduating with my Bachelors in Interior Design, I worked in Vegas doing high end residential design. My favorite project I worked on was the penthouse at the Waldorf Astoria on the LV strip.
Random Fact About You
I grew up in a home attached to a dance studio, so music and dance has always been a huge part of my life.
5 of Your Favorite Things
Movie nights, dill pickles, road trips, Indian food, and baseball games.
1. Who in Your Life Inspires You the Most?
My sisters! They’re a great reminder to me to work hard, be confident, and never settle for anything less than you deserve.
2. Best Part about Working at Visionary Homes?
3. Current Favorite Song?
Levitating- Dua Lipa
4. Guilty Pleasure?
5. Ideal Vacation?
Go to Italy for the architecture, stay by the ocean, and eat gelato for every meal!
6. Best Decor Advice You Can Give?
Be confident in your design decisions. Don’t be persuaded by what other people think your home should like. If you love it, go for it!
7. Worst Fad in Design?
Stenciled patterns along the top of your walls.
8. Favorite Trend in Design Right Now?
Use bold décor such as large ceramic vases, colorful art, and lots of plants.
9. Favorite Design Decor Style?
I gravitate towards Mid Century Modern for their streamlined furniture, sculptural light fixtures, and most of all, colorful pop art.
10. Top Designer You Follow?