About

Award-Winning Design Professional

Designs Anew Houston is owned and led by Barb Mueller, who is fluent in several design styles from Traditional to Transitional to Contemporary. Barb worked in the new construction industry for 13 years as a Senior Designer and Design Studio manager for Custom, Semi-custom, and Production builders before starting her own design firm in 2009. She has assisted over a thousand clients to achieve their dream kitchen and bath, teaming  with new home builders and remodelers to provide a full-service product for you, our client.

Barb holds an MFA in Interior Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, a BFA in Studio Art History from Virginia Commonwealth University and is an adjunct professor in the Interior Design Departments of Houston Community College – Kitchen & Bath Design and Color Theory and Application classes  as well as the Art Institute of Houston – Human Factors class.

She was a former Adjunct Professor at Lone Star College and taught Kitchen and Bath Design and Space Planning classes before their Interior Design Program was discontinued. Barb is an avid attendee at national and international conferences where she has taught several classes on Universal Design, Bathroom Safety and Biophilic Design (bringing Nature and Light into kitchens and baths).