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Focused planning for a successful year ahead might seem a little … well, daunting. No worries! Pipeline’s got your back. We’ve invited Laura Umansky – designer extraordinaire and multi-business owner – to serve up 10 ways to make next year your best year yet. 

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Laura Umansky

Laura Umansky

Founder & CEO, Laura U Design Collective

Laura Umansky is an award-winning interior designer best known for her warm and luxuriously livable interiors. As Founder and CEO of Laura U Design Collective, she has helped clients all over the globe articulate their unique personalities through the art of exceptional design. Her signature Classically Current aesthetic is a modern interpretation of iconic styles, resulting in interiors that are bright, bold, and contrasting. With this philosophy as a guide, Laura collaborates with each client to define a visual concept that seamlessly integrates art, family, and personal joy into every room of a home. With studios in Houston and Aspen, her firm specializes in interiors and extensive renovations.

Laura has her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and master’s degree in Architecture from the University of Houston. Laura – an active member of ASID and AIA – currently resides in Aspen with her husband, Michael, and twin daughters, Liv and Ryan. When not at work, Laura finds her inspiration in great books, travel, and leading DesignDash, a lifestyle platform for Creative Entrepreneurs. She sits on the board for the Aspen Youth Center and the Advisory Board of the University of Texas SFA Interior Design program.

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