Laurie Chriest brings to Interior Design her love of innovation and her passion for finding creative and practical solutions. She thrives on the challenge of determining the unique qualities in every situation and through her adaptability and positive focus, discovering a harmonious outcome in the form of an interior environment. She is a developer of ideas, seeing the potential in all things; a work in progress alive with limitless possibilities. Laurie Chriest constantly strives to stimulate the creative process and implement ideas through effective presentation and communication. She views herself as a facilitator of your individual style, bringing to you her vast wealth of talent, experience and resources.
Laurie Chriest’s personal interests focus on the Renaissance ideal of developing a well-rounded and balanced personal life. She enjoys the Arts and has a passion for music, theatre, dance, comedy and movies. She is fascinated with world culture, ancient civilizations, classical architecture, art history, philosophy and brain science. Her favorite travel adventures include visiting historic and sacred sites and immersing herself in local flavors and culture. Laurie enjoys “Art Night” with her designer friends where they have the chance to focus on their own personal creativity and self-expression; dabbling in painting, encaustic or glass blowing.
Laurie enjoys family life as a wife and a mother of three children. Married to her high school sweetheart, Laurie feels gratitude for the life that she and her husband have created together and look forward to the future with joy as they continue to raise their family. Laurie’s main priority as a parent is to constantly encourage her kids to discover their own personal dreams by introducing them to a wide variety of experiences. A typical weekend family adventure might include a trip to the ocean, some watercolor painting, antique shopping, a visit to a museum or zip lining in the forest.