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Houston Astoria Residence

This handsome pied-à-terre is located in Houston’s Astoria high rise. The stylish space hosts 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and a burgeoning art collection. With romantic, curved touches, this high-rise is wonderful for the entire family to enjoy. Photos by @juliesoefer 

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About Laura U

Award-winning residential designer Laura Umansky founded Laura U Interior Design in 2006. For more than a decade, Laura and her growing team built a reputation for elegant interiors that were bright, bold and contrasting. In 2020, her firm evolved once more. Now offering residential building design services, the Laura U Design Collective is a multi-disciplinary studio offering a “wholistic” approach to home design.

As a full-service studio, our design firm comprises a diverse, multi-disciplinary team with backgrounds in architecture, interior design, graphic design, and the Fine Arts. From small-scale remodels to entire-home renovations, our highly collaborative team will help you achieve your design goals.

Laura Umansky is a Houston-based interior designer best known for her warm and luxuriously livable interiors. As Founder and Creative Director of Laura U Interior Design, she has helped clients all over the globe articulate their unique personalities through the art of exceptional design. “Above all else, my interiors reflect the personality of the people residing within them,” says Laura. “I believe that telling the homeowner’s personal story is paramount, understanding our surroundings is our bedrock, and adding more than a bit of drama and romanticism is necessary.”

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