Historic Office with a Modern Twist

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This office is located in a historic federal building in downtown Bryan, Texas. The space has high ceilings and original plaster walls. The space was dark and had been filled with other people’s leftover garage sale finds for furniture.


My client, Ben, is a local pastor in town and rents this private office space in a large building shared by other companies and individuals. While Ben loved the historic feel of the building, as well as the price point for rent, he reached out to me to see if the space had potential.


I wanted to give a nod to the building’s 1950’s build, while keeping it modern and fresh. I knew I wanted to bring in live plants to liven it up and wanted a masculine look for this professional male. Both Ben and I were incredibly pleased with how the project turned. It’s been a great space for him to be productive and also host countless community members.

Hey there, I'm Michelle!

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