ABOUT RACHEL BLINDAUER

Born into a community of architects and engineers, Rachel Blindauer attended the School of the Art Institute in Chicago, earned a bachelor degree in Interior Architecture and Product Design from Kansas State University, and continued her studies at Academy of Art University and the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. Rachel Blindauer has 12+ years of experience designing spaces and residential products. As an industrial designer, Rachel Blindauer has designed more than 800 furniture, seating, lighting and decor items for Williams Sonoma, Inc. Rachel Blindauer also custom-designs and develops rugs, sofas, mirrors, lighting, and furniture for interior design clients. Her firm was named top 20 design firms in San Francisco, Top 12 Interior Designers to watch on Instagram and nominated for the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award. She was also awarded the Emerging Professional Design Excellence Award and Best of Houzz for Customer Service.

Rachel Blindauer's interiors, advice & products have been in numerous books, articles and blogs including: Apartment Therapy, CA Home & Design, Decor 8, Design Sponge, Domino Magazine, Dwell, Huffington Post, L.A. Times, Oh Joy, and Seattle Times.

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"As Jim Rohn said, you are the average of the 5 people you hang out with the most. I would be ineffective without my best in field team, which includes a wallpaper hanger, painters, rug and carpet wizards, receivers, reps, photographers, our in house team, factories, and many others. It takes a village and thank you for continuing to make the world a more beautiful place with me."  -RB