I love supporting local businesses and it just so happens that interior designer, Emily Johnston Larkin (EJ Interiors), is based in Dallas, Texas!! A mere 3.5 – 4.5 hour drive (depending on how speedy you are) from Houston.
I really enjoy Emily’s sophisticated design approach and her bold wallpaper and color choices are fantastic! D Home Magazine also selected Emily as one of the best interior designers in Dallas! Here is some of her work –
I LOVE talking up Houston’s local businesses and the locals that I am going to talk about now are the peeps over at Plus Design. Plus Design is headed by designer and founder, Marty Joyce. Marty has over a decade of experience in creating custom furniture pieces and architectural fixtures for homes and businesses. You can see some of Plus Design’s handiwork at local Houston businesses such as Settlement Goods and Paulie’s. Here, here! Take a look. Well done, Marty! : ) (all photos from Plus Design)
The display shelves along the wall are a Plus Design creation.
Reclaimed wood. Reclaimed steel. Antique furniture being given new life and a makeover. Custom cabinetry and commercial work. Incredible, one of a kind pieces. Welcome to DumpTruck Design. Located on Washington Ave., right here in Houston, DumpTruck Design produces the most original, creative and beautiful work! Cory Wagner leads the crew at DumpTruck in creating unique and interesting pieces for their clients. Well done!
Dual Chairs designed by Cory Wagner and Marty Joyce. A broken antique chair given new life.
Dual Chair 1. Made from Antique Rosewood and Steel.