Jillian Lare is the only Des Moines interior designer specializing in kitchen and bathroom design with a Masters of Arts in Interior Design and an undergraduate degree in engineering. As a former engineer (aka efficiency expert), her primary passion is optimizing space plans for kitchens and bathrooms. She loves analyzing both existing rooms and new construction plans to create efficient, functional, and beautifully designed spaces.
Jillian is a full-time instructor in the College of Design at Iowa State University. She currently teaches Sophomore and Junior level students in the CIDA accredited Interior Design Program. She is a new mom, computer nerd, artist, and jewelry designer. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, blogging, and spending time with her husband Keegan, infant son Ashton, and dogs Eddie and Booker.