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TODAY IS THE DAY!!! My new book #downtoearthbook is finally OUT!!! Years’ worth of work from so many amazing people went into this baby and I couldn’t be more thankful for all of them books are 100% a labor of love and this one is really special to me because it’s my first that I really start digging into my personal design philosophy which was eye-opening for me it’s available now ~ link in profile!! Thanks for coming on this journey with me!! | book photographed by the talented @helennorman #loveyourhabitat #thatwasNOTplanned ♀️
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Lauren Liess continues to be on the up and up. The woman behind interior design firm and textiles company, Lauren Liess & Co. (founded 11 years ago and based in Great Falls), is now on HGTV with her own show, Best House on the Block, and continues to work with clients throughout the Northern Virginia region.
Most recently, Liess released her newest and second book, Down to Earth: Laid-Back Interiors for Modern Living on Oct. 8, showcasing her signature designs made for easy living. The book features design tips on how to incorporate nature and approachability into readers’ homes, alongside vivid photos and advice on creating a lifestyle of both creativity and functionality.
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In celebration of Down to Earth, Liess will hold a book tour party on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Ballard Designs at Tysons Corner Center from 7 to 9 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to meet Liess and get their copies of the book signed. The event will also include light hors d’oeuvres and Champagne.
For those who won’t be able to make the event in Tysons, they can mark their calendars for Thursday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 14, when Liess will be back in town for two more tour stops, at Red Barn Mercantile in Old Town Alexandria and Nest Egg in Fairfax, respectively. // Ballard Designs: 8084 Tysons Corner Center, Tysons; book tour event free, Down to Earth $38