Laura L. Bauer

Interior Designer

Laura graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1988 with a degree in business and a concentration in interior design. She began her career in residential design and after five years moved into the commercial design field where she has remained since. Laura joined Krech, O’Brien, Mueller & Associates in 2000.


Why Interior Design?

As a kid I was always rearranging our furniture. My mom signed me up for a class at Dayton’s design studio and I decided that is what I wanted to do when I grew up.

Favorite restaurant?

Las Tortillas – they have the best margaritas and chimichangas!

Favorite movie quote?

The Big Chill – I love the line from the Rolling Stones song “you can’t always get what you want, you get what you need.” And “Yo Adrian” from Rocky.

When you’re not at work you…

Run, golf, snowshoe, eat out, and relax with family and friends


InterKOM Articles

It’s the Small Things…

Late this summer I finally pulled the plug and began a re-design in my home kitchen. My youngest son is graduating high school this coming June and we all know that means hosting a party, so what better excuse! I couldn’t wait to bring the design process I use every day at the office into my own home and get to be the client as well as the designer. Projects as you know are never as simple as they seem at first glance and this one was no exception. But I’m a firm believer that with a little space planning and a creative approach, a space can be completely transformed into something new without a large amount of time, labor, or cost.  More »

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