Jillian Lare is an interior designer located in Des Moines, Iowa. She has over ten years of experience in interior design and holds a Masters of Arts in interior design from Iowa State University. As a former industrial 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 also lectures part-time in the College of Design at Iowa State University. She currently teaches design studies, residential design, institutional design, and graphic communication. She is a computer nerd, artist, and jewelry designer. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, blogging, and spending time with her husband Keegan and dogs Eddie and Booker.