From large-scale remodels to quick makeovers, Leu Interiors will create a functional space that reflects your personal style and fits your unique needs.
Leu Interiors is a full-service residential design company assisting clients with a wide range of challenges including architectural layouts, the selection of fixtures and finishes, builder collaboration, custom millwork design, and completing a functional, beautiful space with furniture and accessories.
You've been thinking about upgrading your home. You've assembled Pinterest and/or Houzz inspiration boards. You've even talked to your friends about the changes you want to make, but you have no idea where to start.
Which tile is best for your needs? Which countertop will withstand the test of time? How do you know what will go well together before it's installed? How do you find trustworthy, qualified trades that will understand what you want? How will you find the time to schedule everyone, let alone be there to oversee the project?
The mission of Leu Interiors is to bring great design to those who have no idea where to start and/or don't have the time or resources to DIY their own projects. Let us transform your home, from complete remodels to furnishings & decor. We'll see your project through from beginning to end, making sure it turns out just right.
I received my BFA in Interior Design from the Iowa State University College of Design (CIDA Accredited). Shortly before graduation, I began my career as an interior design assistant at a Design + Build firm in West Des Moines, IA where I worked my way up to lead interior designer and fully realized my love of collaborating directly with clients.
In March of 2016, on my brother's birthday and the day I received word of my last living Grandmother's death, it became all too clear that life was short. I'd had a dream of running my own interior design company since I was a little girl, and "some day" was no longer going to cut it. I took the reins, parted with my 9-5, and started Leu Interiors, or more simply, "Leu". A week later, I launched a website. A month later, I hired an accountant and got the paperwork back; my new business was officially a registered LLC. With the local word spreading fast and cross-country inquiries beginning to come in, I realized I wanted my designs to be accessible to everyone. I quickly transformed Leu into a multi-level company, serving both local and online clients. Still young, Leu has seen steady growth since day one, and I don't intend to pull back those reins. My life-long dream is in full swing! And a big thanks to my behind-the-scenes accountant, Viki Stodden of Capital Business Solutions, for always being there and helping me make this all possible! XOXO
When I'm not meeting with clients or designing, you'll find me teaching interior design students part-time at Iowa State University. My role at ISU is one I hold very dear, as I credit much of my own success to those who have mentored me. In my free time, I love training and/or lounging with my Miniature Australian Shepherd puppy, Toby! I also enjoy listening to podcasts, making music, organizing (yes, really), collecting chopsticks, acrylic and watercolor painting, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends and family.
My love of residential interior design and my design philosophy both revolve around client happiness. "Home" is a place that you're always excited to return to. No matter whether you're coming back after work, after dinner or even after a vacation, you should be happy to be home. I believe that quality design respects both form and function, and that both are essential for a successful end product. Interior Design is much more than an aesthetic transformation - it is the curation of an experience. As humans, we spend about 90% of our lives indoors; that time is precious and should be treated as such. My goal with every project is not only for my clients to feel that their space functions for them as well as possible, but also that they're able to function as well as possible IN their space. Never underestimate great design!
Located in West Des Moines, Leu Interiors' on-site work spans the Greater Des Moines metro. Virtual packages are available to anyone in the United States. If you're not sure if you're close enough for full-service design, just ask!
Hours of operation vary; by appointment only.