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We are a boutique interior design studio based out of Austin, Texas, who enjoy building well-loved homes and connections with our clients. Founded on the idea that art and design should bring peace of mind to all who encounter it, Hakuna Haus Design Studio began as a concept rather than a structured business. The word hakuna means ‘neither here nor there.’ As a creative thinker who is always striving to remain open-minded, this struck a chord with me. The idea behind hakuna allows doors to remain open to a variety of blank spaces and canvases. The word haus refers to the clean lines and bold, graphic style of the Bauhaus movement, resulting in a give and take of freedom of expression, intentional relationships, and refined quality.

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With a family lineage of craftsmen, artists, and entrepreneurs, I knew I was destined to be the owner of a creative company. My path began in middle school when I started to become heavily influenced by the talented females around me. I remember late nights, watching my mother feverishly sketch renderings for her critiques as she went back to school for interior design. I also had an eccentric sixth grade art teacher who encouraged me to not only make art, but to display my work as well.

In 2007, I obtained a degree in Visual Art Studies from The University of Texas with a plan to teach fine arts. However, I suddenly fell in love with retailer Anthropologie and became obsessed with working for the company. Out of sheer persistence and a decent portfolio, I eventually landed a job for them creating custom art installations, fashion styling, and home decor merchandising. I was with Anthropologie for over ten years, participating in multiple store openings, events, and visual management. It was there that I started to develop friendships with customers and help style their homes.

As I was moonlighting as a decorator, my experience with installation art and interior styling gradually grew into full home renovations. I started Hakuna Haus Design Studio as a way to connect with clients by sharing my personal aesthetic and passion for interior design.

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Our services are designed to complement projects of any size, scope, or budget. Whether you are looking to renovate your entire kitchen, or are just searching for a few pieces to make your living room look ‘finished,’ we can help guide you to make timeless, on-trend design decisions that you’ll love for years to come.

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Interior Consultation

An initial consultation is suggested prior to beginning the design process. This is a meeting with the client and designer that typically takes place within the client’s space in need of design services. A consultation includes a 1-2 hour assessment of design needs, a walk through of the space, creative discussions of design options, and a review of the client’s preferred styles, such as favorite pieces, inspirational magazine tears, and Pinterest boards.

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Full Service Interior Design

Whether you are building a new home or are looking to remodel your current house, we offer interior design packages customized to fit your space. Our design packages are prioritized by how you and your family function in each space, and can be broken up into phases. Each design concept includes a budget estimate, space plans, renderings, and selections for paint colors, finishes, lighting, hardware, window treatments, furniture, art, and décor.

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E-Design Services

Do you dabble in interior design but need some help putting the pieces together? Do you live remotely but want our expertise to help design your space? Think of us as your personal, virtual designer. With your help for room measurements, product purchasing, and installation, we can provide you with a design plan that includes a vision board, space plan, rendering, and list of retail resources to help put together a new look for your space.

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We have had the pleasure to work with some amazing clients over the past few years. Below is an up close and personal look into some of our most loved projects.

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We cannot wait to collaborate with you to design your dream space! Please fill out our questionnaire below to provide us with more information about what you are looking for.

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Kirsten Bymark

Austin, Texas

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