In 2004, Ami Austin founded Ami Austin Interior Design in Memphis, TN. Ami is a nationally acclaimed award-winning professional known for sophisticated and intriguing detail in her designs. Her breadth of design knowledge and her passion for originality lead to memorable, personalized, stunning interiors for residential and commercial clients.
Ami is the recipient of numerous design awards, including the Interior Design Society’s prestigious “Designer of the Year” award. Her work and expertise have been featured in many publications, including Interior Design, Romantic Homes, Elle Décor, Lux Life, Architect, Architizer, Residential Architect, Home Accents Today, Interiors + Sources, Design Journal, Home Furnishings Business, Kitchen and Bath Business, Kitchen Bath Trends, Furniture World, Furniture Today, Mytrends, Editor at Large, Custom Home, Design Studio, At Home Memphis & Mid-South, MEMPHIS, Memphis Business Journal, Click, and Memphis Daily News/The Daily Memphian.
Her work will also be featured in the upcoming book release, “Inspiring Interiors,” due out in September 2021.
Ami’s show house experience includes ADAC vignettes for the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival and Art by Design benefiting Arts Memphis. Ami is co-chairing the inaugural show house benefiting Memphis’ Regional One Health in partnership with Flower magazine (fall of 2022 - spring of 2023). Additionally, HPMKT selected Ami to represent the Interior Design Society and she was chosen as Memphis’ favorite interior designer.
A bespoke line of merchandise personally designed by Ami under the brand name Parker Lauren by Ami Austin is showcased at her Memphis studio and throughout projects from coast to coast.
Ami serves on the board for the American Cancer Society and on the Greater Memphis Chamber Small Business Taskforce.