In 2004, Ami founded Ami Austin Interior Design in Memphis, Tennessee, where she serves as principal designer and president.
She is an award-winning interior designer who has become known for a sophisticated and intriguing evolution of style. Her breadth of design knowledge combined with her passion for original design, have led to memorable, stunning interiors for her residential and commercial clients.
Ami has a wide-range talent for transforming homes to suit the personalities and lifestyles of her clients by adapting interiors with well-sourced design elements as well as custom-made furnishings, flooring options, lighting, accessories, and objets d'art. Ami is sought after for her wealth of design knowledge and unique, creative, comfortable, and functional designs. Her passion for design and pleasing her clients is of paramount importance to her and her team.
Having developed connections and working relationships with the world’s best craftsmen and select to-the-trade product lines, Ami provides her clients with vast resources for their interiors. She is known for her contemporary, transitional and traditional style elements, and ensures her finished projects reflect elegant, world-class, and one-of-a-kind results.
Ami’s design studio is called P & B Design Source, a design, furniture, lighting, and accessory studio in downtown Memphis. It is an independent business and subsidiary under the auspices of Ami Austin Interior Design. The studio provides a diverse source of commercial and residential interior products for the interior design trade and the general consumer public.
A bespoke line of merchandise personally designed by Ami under the brand name Parker Lauren by Ami Austin is also showcased at the studio. Ami provides interior design consultations and planning at the studio for her clientele, but she also schedules design sessions with them at their homes or places of business. Sought after by clients throughout the Southeast and nation, Ami travels to oversee select, larger design projects from coast to coast.
Ami is the recipient of numerous design awards such as The Interior Design Society’s prestigious “Designer of the Year,” among others. Her work and expertise have been published in many magazines and publications such as Interior Design, Romantic Homes, 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, Architect, Architizer, Residential Architect, At Home Memphis & Mid South, Memphis Magazine, Memphis Business Journal, and Memphis Daily News.