Kristin graduated from Penn State with degrees in both French and Business and later returned to school to study Interior Design. Over the past twenty years, she has led a wonderful and prosperous career at Luxe as well as the former Norwalk Furniture. Throughout her long history with the company, Kristin has staged many model and parade home for some of Tulsa’s most prominent local builders. However, her favorite area of design is still working directly with her clients to create their dream home.
Michelle’s career began in Chicago where she studied interior design and cultivated her keen eye for style, home furnishings and expertise in window treatments. In 2010, she moved to Tulsa with her husband to start a family and found her niche as a designer at Luxe. For over a decade, Michelle has exceeded customer expectations by approaching every project, big or small, with a thoughtful eye for detail and artistic vision resulting in hundreds of functional, beautiful spaces. Her integrity, knowledge and creativity coupled with her passion for helping people provides a personalized experience for her clients. Michelle has built a strong referral base and enjoys working with everyone she meets. Her award-winning work has been featured in multiple Tulsa Parade of Homes and lifestyle magazines. Michelle also lends her talents as our visual merchandiser creating a dynamic environment that showcases the breadth of styles Luxe has to offer.
Since 2008, Robin has been managing both commercial and residential design project in the greater Tulsa area. An alumna of Oklahoma State University, Robin holds her Bachelors of Science in Design, Housing and Merchandising. She has a real appreciation for many types of design styles and hones in on how to bring that appreciation to life, while still creating a comfortable living space. Robin’s favorite part of the job is pulling different fabrics together to make a space that really catches your eye. She loves to have fun with projects and often says, “Your furniture is your outfit, your accessories are your jewelry, and your window treatments are your shoes. Pulling a room together is just like getting dressed.”
Maureen attended Bowling Green State University where she studied business and education. Her family moved to Tulsa and Maureen began her career as a buyer’s assistant for Renberg’s family clothing store. There she developed her ability to coordinate colors, fabrics and style when selecting merchandise for all four stores. As she began decorating her own home, it became clear she had a talent for interior design as well. It was a natural transition into the field as family and friends began asking for her help in their own homes. For the past 19 years, Maureen has helped clients achieve beautiful and functional rooms that reflect their taste. Whether you need a new sofa or window treatments or an entire house makeover, Maureen will guide you every step of the way making the process fun and easy!
While preparing for graduate school for interior design at Oklahoma State University, Kimberley completed a summer internship with a Tulsa residential designer. Her path quickly changed from pursuing a career in restaurant design to a passion for residential design. For 19 years, Kimberley has worked on a broad scope of projects including space planning for new construction, historical preservation, remodeling and outdoor kitchen design. Kimberley loves to incorporate doses of whimsy in every space she designs while meeting the needs of her clients. She finds it rewarding to build lasting relationships with clients and help make them proud of their homes.
Rachael has a passion for design that started at a young age when she taught herself how to design wedding gowns down to the last detail. She pursued an interior design position with a team located in Excelsior, Minnesota, and worked there for over a year before moving to Oklahoma in 2017. She comes from a background in the western clothing industry and has an eye for design and detail. Since starting her career in interior design, she has worked with many clients who have significant family heirlooms. Those projects have been the most rewarding to see completed with a fresh take on family pieces that were otherwise overlooked. She has curated versatile designs for many clients with specific tastes and lifestyle needs. Rachael has a keen sense for listening to her clients, creating an inspired vision that is uniquely developed for them and ultimately creates spaces for them to love and enjoy.
Tamara Noel has been owner of Luxe Furniture & Design since April of 2013. As a previous customer who had worked closely with the Luxe designers in her own home, Tamara believed so strongly in the product, services, and experience provided by Luxe that she jumped at the opportunity to step into an ownership role. While her educational background was not in interior design, she has always had a passion for it and brings with her years of business and marketing experience. Her main goal is to spread the message that designing and furnishing your own home does not need to be an intimidating or overwhelming process, and that the designers at Luxe can help you achieve a professional, custom, and high-end look — no matter your budget.
Robin Lewis is a long-time Tulsan. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Marketing and has enjoyed working in various industries in the Tulsa area including telecommunications, education, and fundraising. A favorite combination for Robin is working within a small community, such as the Luxe Furniture & Design team, while serving the larger community of Tulsa. There’s no place home and it’s such a pleasure to help Tulsa area families create the homes of their dreams at Luxe.