About Us

Rachel Bauer has worked in residential interior design in Texas and the Washington, DC metro area for over seventeen years.  She founded Rachel Bauer Design LLC in 2001 and loves helping her clients create beautiful interiors for their homes and businesses.

Prior to starting her own business, she managed high-end design projects for Drysdale Design Associates, Brown-Davis Interiors, and Jan Showers and Associates.  Her work at these firms has included The British Embassy, Columbia Country Club, and former President and Secretary of State Clinton’s home.  She has worked on several rooms for the National Symphony Orchestra show house and the Washington Design Center show house.  Additionally, Rachel worked as a design consultant on TLC’s design show Home Made Simple.

Her work has been featured in Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Southern Accents, Interior Design, Traditional Home, and the Washington Post.

Originally from Texas, Rachel studied at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where she earned a BA in Fine Arts, Business Administration, and German.  Then she focused on Interior Design at Parsons School of Design in New York City, earning her AAS in Interior Design.  She also spent summers studying languages, art, and interior design in Vienna, Florence, Paris, and Germany.   She lives in Gainesville, Virginia with her husband, James, and daughter, Tabitha.

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