Lauri Lewallen has been involved in commercial and residential design for most of her adult life. Growing up in the flooring industry, Lauri has vast experience working with commercial architects and designers, contractors, contract end users and residential homeowners.

Her love and natural talent for space planning and design led her to become a buyer for an exclusive high-end home furnishings store in her hometown of Gainesville, Florida to which she returned after attending Georgia Southern University. Before establishing Laurel Design Group, Lauri has been a top performing sales executive for some of the leading contract flooring manufacturers in the interior design industry.

Lauri Lewallen


In addition to her 20 years of experience in merchandising and interior decorating, Nancy Hyer holds a degree in Fine Art with numerous published works. As an accomplished furniture designer, muralist, fine artist and book illustrator, Nancy has also appeared several times on HGTV.

Along with many private residences, she has contributed to Designer Showcase models and Parade of Homes. Most recently, her talents have been featured in showrooms at the world's largest wholesale furniture show, the High Point Market in High Point, NC.

Nancy Hyer