Meet the Team

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
Interior Designer

Jin Lee Bang received her degree in interior design from the University of Texas at Austin. With about 20 years of experience in commercial and residential design, she brings a diverse knowledge to Design House. Jin has a true passion for interior design and enthusiastically tackles every detail. In her spare time, Jin enjoys watching sports and spending time outdoors with her husband, Steve, her two kids, Christian and Emily, and her French Bulldog, Gizmo!

Kayla Viers
Interior Designer

Kayla Viers joins the Design House team after recently completing her Bachelor of Arts with a major of Interior Design from Sam Houston State University. Kayla started with the team as an intern with Design House and Fabric House, where she was a great asset. We are thrilled to have her joining us full-time on the showroom floor! Kayla grew up in Dallas and made her way to Houston just in time to attend SHSU. In her free time, Kayla enjoys spending time with her family, friends and her three cats, Beemer, Harvey and Rosie!

Daniel Coronel
Showroom Consultant

Daniel joins the Design House team after two years in the Interior Design industry. Prior to that he attended Kingwood College where he obtained his degree in Interior Design. We are thrilled to have Daniel join the Design House team because of his love for design and sales combined in one position. His goal is to make every client’s design dreams come true! In his free time he loves kayaking on the water and arranging florals as a hobby!

Catalina Yturralde
Interior Designer

The Design House team is thrilled to welcome Catalina Yturralde to our Design Studio! Catalina started in the design business over ten years in Greenwich, Connecticut and had the pleasure to design luxury apartments in New York City. Three years ago she moved to Houston with her husband, Javier, and her three teenagers, Sebastian, Rodrigo and Cristina! Catalina loves to read, practice her painting and spend with her beautiful and well-behaved children in her free time. We are so glad she has decided to join our team!