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Jamie Langan is a native of New Jersey who went to school in New York and has opened a new interior design business in Las Cruces.
After earning an associate degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan, Langan knew she was tired of the hustle and bustle of the big city. Her parents retired to Las Cruces in 2017, so she also moved to start her own business. Last November, she opened Studio Langan, Ltd. Co., an interior design firm of which she is the owner and principal designer.
You’ll find her at Art Obscura, 3206 Harrelson St. in Mesilla Park. The gallery is owned by her boyfriend, artist Deret Roberts, and is also her home base.
Langan’s focus is interior design – creating unique spaces that offer clients an experience and help them to relax and escape.
“It all starts with concept. Concept-based designs never fail. Everything has a reason and a purpose,” Langan said, including the colors, fabrics and other materials chosen for each design.
“Hand rendering is my specialty,” she said. “It allows the client to see the space in a light application of what it could look like.” Three-dimensional renderings “tend to be too realistic to where the client then expects the end product to be the exact same, which will never be the case,” she said.
In addition to creating a floor plan, Langan works with clients to find architects and builders and to locate exactly the right tile, window treatments, appliances, furniture or whatever is called for in the design she helps create.
“It’s a very intimate job,” Langan said. “I’m coming into your space and getting to know you as a person.”
In fact, one of the first things Langan does is ask new clients to fill out a “Getting to Know You” worksheet that includes questions about lifestyle and design preference, like, “Is there anything you wish you had in your home?” “Where do you spend most of your time in your home?” How do you want your house to feel? and “What did you love about your childhood home?”
“It’s a very intense focus,” Langan said.
For more information, contact Langan at 732-570-2022 or visit www.studiolangan.com.