Lieve Saether

Lieve Saether

Owner & Lead Creative
Lieve Saether is the lead creative mind behind Turnstyle Design. Determined to provide interiors that capture both the heart and personality of a home’s inhabitants, she skillfully guides our clients through what is often considered an overwhelming process. Driven by the philosophy that a home is the most poignant reflection of who we are, her hallmark is to truly understand a client’s needs and to push them beyond their comfort-level. This results in spaces that reflect individuality, playfulness and approachability. Her homes are meant to be lived in. Known for unusual patterning and complex color stories, Lieve’s work comes with a rich artistic sensibility, accommodating each project’s uniqueness. Her multi-cultural background from both Europe and different parts of the United States has infused her with a strong understanding of numerous visual and historical design references. Plain and simple, Lieve loves helping homeowners tell their stories, wholeheartedly believing that the process of designing of a home should always be an enjoyable one.

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Ashley Gierke

Ashley Gierke

Project Manager Team Lead
With a strong creative sense and attention to detail, Ashley oversees Turnstyle’s daily operations. Equally serving as team lead project manager, her big picture awareness and solution-oriented disposition make her a valuable asset to any project. Highly prizing a sense of home and the importance of loving the spaces you inhabit, she enjoys any opportunity to collaborate in order to achieve a successful outcome. Ashley is also an accomplished paper artist. A practice for over ten years, her creations of intricately and colorfully-cut paper pieces, dove-tail perfectly with Turnstyle Design’s creative approach.

Erica Brown

Erica Brown

Design Associate / Visual Content Director
A keen eye for detail allows Erica to lend a crisp filter (sometimes literally) to the Turnstyle brand. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and Photography, Erica leverages her skills to preside over the visual content that comes from Turnstyle Design. Also focusing on client services, as a Project Manager, she dedicates herself to spaces that are functional and welcoming as well as eye catching. Her charming, light-hearted nature pairs perfectly with the Turnstyle Design aesthetic. Erica is a passionate and hardworking creative – always willing and ready to expand her skill-set through experimentation and collaboration.

Catherine DiPersico

Catherine DiPersico

Design Associate / Public Relations and Social Media Specialist
With a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, Catherine handles Turnstyle’s communications. From managing content across our social media platforms to shaking hands at events, she devotes her positive energy to strengthening our relations within the Austin community. From digital concepting to conveying a space through a playful sketch, Catherine spends the majority of her time dedicated to design and client services as a Project Manager. Catherine’s bohemian style, laidback charm, and commitment to beautiful spaces allows her creativity to spiral freely – adding to Turnstyle’s aesthetic.

Chloe Smith

Chloe Smith

Junior Design Associate
As a recent college graduate with a degree in communications and a creative flair, Chloe started as an intern at Turnstyle and quickly transitioned into the role of Junior Design Associate. She brings a unique combination of skills to our team. Her affection for design and her ability to pass that enthusiasm on to existing and potential clients is invaluable. A great communicator, she continues to develop her expertise in various aspects of the design trade, and has discovered a desire to help expand a client’s perspective. Chloe’s strong interests in fashion, food, and travel reflect her love for the inventive and unexpected, tying in nicely to her role at Turnstyle Design.