Garrison Hullinger is an interior designer with a passion for creating home environments that are as warm and beautiful as they are comfortable and functional. He believes in maximizing every space using colors and textures, preferring palates inspired by the "amber waves of grain" landscapes of his Midwest childhood. Those early years of living far from traffic lights and skyscrapers also shaped his fascination with cities. These days Garrison incorporates urban textures - from masonry and stained glass to gates and grates - through fabrics, lighting, wall coverings and art.
When he founded Garrison Hullinger Interior Design in 2010, he tapped into breadth of experience, including work in retail and corporate project management at Neiman Marcus and Gap Inc., and his years as a design consultant at Williams Sonoma Home, when he worked on all manners of projects for clients around the country. But his past as a serial home renovator really informs what happens at GHID. After renovating his own homes in five U.S. cities, Garrison earned real respect for budgets, timelines and the rewards of transforming whole spaces instead of going bit by bit. That's why he always defers to experts, the people he's sought out over the years for their knowledge and ability to get things done.
In every design project, Garrison works to achieve his ultimate vision by following through and personally ensures each element is executed as planned. It's the same kind of process he uses when entertaining at home, one of his favorite ways to relax. From the second the first guest knocks to the moment the last wine glass has been put back on the shelf, Garrison maximizes time and space to create a beautiful, fresh experience.