Connie M. Lefevre
Principal ASID RID | Curator
Connie LeFevre, an established interior designer with over 40 years of experience, is the only Houston interior designer to own her own studio, furniture and décor showroom, and fabric and wallpaper supply all in one convenient location. With unlimited resources at her fingertips, Connie and her team at Design House and Fabric House make realizing your interior design dreams easy and timely.
An expert in creating functional and beautiful spaces, Connie helps her clients achieve their dream environments while solving any would-be problems along the way, should any arise. Connie is well-versed in organization, downsizing, reducing clutter, and turning untapped space into useful areas. Her creative, fine arts background allows her to develop innovative solutions to client problems while maintaining a pleasing aesthetic.
The Design House studio has collected dozens of ASID, PaperCity, and other design awards for its luxury residential projects and commercial remodels. Throughout her years in the business, Connie has contributed her expertise in all things design to several magazines and publications, hence she has been published numerous times.
Connie received her degree in interior design from the University of Houston and founded the design studio in 1975. Armed with years of experience under her belt, she opened the furniture and décor showroom in 2002. In the past few years, Connie established a popular and extensive fabric collection, Fabric House, and launched her own private fabric label, the LeFevre Collection. Acting as a one-stop-shop, Fabric House also offers wallcoverings, window treatments and hardware, as well as custom-designed and installed drapery.
A professional member of ASID, Connie is a licensed, registered interior designer in the state of Texas. She has served as President of the Texas Gulf Coast Chapter of ASID and Vice President and Legislative Vice President of TAID (Texas Association for Interior Design).
Jin Lee Bang
Jin Lee Bang moved to Texas from South Korea when she was in high school and received her degree in interior design from the University of Texas at Austin. With 20 years of experience in commercial, residential and hospitality design, she brings a diverse knowledge to Design House. Jin has a true passion for interior design and enthusiastically tackles every detail of a project from finding out each client’s individual styles to space planning and custom designs. Her ability to create beautiful and functional spaces that are a reflection of her clients has been recognized in several magazines and through many awards.
Kayla Viers grew up in Dallas and made her way to Houston to attend Sam Houston State University where she completed her Bachelor of Art with a major in Interior Design. Kayla started with the team as an intern with Design House and Fabric House, where she was a great asset. After graduation, she became the Showroom Consultant for Design House where her product knowledge allows her to find the best solution for each client’s design needs.
Interior Designer and Marketing Director
Wendy Schiele grew up in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and graduated from Louisiana State University with a degree in Interior Design. She started her career in Atlanta, Georgia designing healthcare facilities for several years and then moved over to residential design. Wendy has had the privilege of living and working in several locations such as Miami, FL; Atlanta, GA; Houston, TX; as well as Scotland, UK. Wendy brings with her not only knowledge of design but a background in event planning and marketing.
Interior Designer and Showroom Manager
Noel grew up in Louisiana and studied design and social science. She brings with her not only knowledge of interior design but human resources. Noel manages both Design House and Fabric House, purchases product for the showroom as well as works on residential interior design projects. She enjoys creating and re-imagining beautiful spaces that reflect the lifestyle and budget of each client.
Kevin comes to Design House with a wealth of experience and product knowledge. He has a great rapport with clients and will be a big assets to our team. We are excited to have him as our newest team member at Design House.
Amber is originally from upstate New York but is happy to call Houston her home now. She brings with her a wide-range of skill, including interior design, real estate and finance. She keeps Design House and Fabric House running smoothly and enjoys seeing clients’ excitement throughout the shopping and buying process.
Lead Showroom Consultant
Nancy has been with Design House for over 13 years and has extensive knowledge of all our vendors and products. Her knowledge of all fabric types and wallpaper will help you in finding the solution for your projects. She is a wealth of information and ready to assist you.
Fabric House Drapery Consultant
Fatima has an extensive background in window treatments. Her wealth of knowledge about our products allows her to find the perfect solution for each client’s needs. She also has experience in reupholstery and wallpaper.
Fabric House Consultant
Carly graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelors of Art degree. She started with Design House as an intern but quickly became invaluable. She brings with her a passion and knowledge of textile design and color concepts. Carly enjoys helping clients find the right textile solution for their projects.