2 Arizona Designers Share What’s Catching Their Attention


Scottsdale-based designers and Next In Design 99 honorees Lauren Lerner and Katie Bowe Taratsas dish on what’s exciting them, from top local shopping spots to eco-friendly accessories.

Bedroom with graphic blue-and-white wallpaper and coffered ceiling coated in blue paint

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Lauren Lerner


Interior designer Lauren Lerner

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Known for crafting interiors that blend clean lines and timeless pieces with mixed metals and bold colors, the principal of Living with Lolo brings an eclectic, modern ambience to each of her projects. Here, the LUXE Next In Design 99 honoree shares what has been catching her eye lately.

Go-to eco-friendly pieces? Recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) rugs for their durability and sustainability.

Recent product discovery? Sean Woolsey Studios—I love his modern approach to game tables! They are unique and fit perfectly into our aesthetic.

Artisan you’re intrigued by? Textile artist Caroline Cecil. Creatively, her work really speaks to my style and the projects we design.

Katie Bowe Taratsas


Interior designer Katie Bowe Taratsas

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Using classic details to ground her interiors, this LUXE Next In Design 99 talent approaches the home as an opportunity to tell her clients’ stories. Read on to discover what is on the Katie Bowe Design principal’s radar.

Favorite pattern? Cesar Noir Et Blanc by Pierre Frey, an embroidered black-and-white stripe on a natural linen ground. It is perfection and pretty much works in any interior.

Local craftsperson you admire? Bret Hopper of Hopper Finishes. He approaches both new and timeless finishes with a wonderful sense of excitement.

Must-visit shopping spot? The Collector’s House for their beautiful upholstery, linens and accessories.

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