Coton Designs is a full-service design studio led by President and Creative Director Laurie Coton. Its mission is to bring customized and considered style to residential and commercial spaces through extraordinary experience, service and attention to detail for each client.
Laurie is a 3rd-generation Houstonian who has lived and worked in the inner loop for over 35 years. After graduating with degrees in business and interior design, Laurie embarked on her design career by purchasing and renovating homes for resale throughout the Houston area. Laurie cultivated experience by remodeling and at times completely renovating homes from foundation to roof. She went on to provide residential as well as commercial interior design services to a growing list of clients. As Laurie enjoyed increasing success with sales of renovated homes and interior design services, she recognized that developing expertise in real estate marketing and sales would allow her to grow her business.
Laurie soon discovered that proficiency as a licensed realtor complemented her skills as a designer. As she helps clients buy and sell homes across the Houston Metropolitan area, she understands how appropriate (and inappropriate) design choices for homes in different neighborhoods may significantly impact the valuation of those homes. Attentiveness to her real estate clients’ tastes and lifestyles helps her to stay alert to emerging design trends as well.
Laurie’s unique expertise, her natural design talents and personal attention to each client provide a value difficult to find anywhere else. Laurie and her team strive to create for each client an ambiance that says “home”.
Certifications: TAR, ASID, SRES
December 2017 – Merry Christmas
November 2017 – Dining Room Renaissance
October 2017 – Refreshing the Facade
September 2017 – After the Storm
August 2017 – Design for Commercial Space
July 2017 – Why Use a Professional Painter?
June 2017 – Renovate or Rebuild?
May 2017 – Dining In
April 2017 – Featured Company: Hellman Chang
March 2017 – The Season of Green
February 2017 – Re-Shaping the City
January 2017 – Worldly Inspirations