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Designer Appreciation Day: The Impact of Sustainable and Timeless Design by Light & Dwell



In the world of design, where innovation and aesthetics collide, there emerges a firm that not only captures the essence of beauty but also treads lightly on the planet.



Light and Dwell, founded by the dynamic duo of CEO Aymee Kuhlman and Principal Designer Molly Kidd, stands as a beacon of creativity, seamlessly blending the old-age charm of European culture with the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Pacific Northwest.



Based in the heart of Oregon, Light and Dwell draws inspiration from the natural splendor that surrounds them, crafting spaces that harmonize with the environment. Molly Kidd, the visionary behind the designs, infuses each project with an ethos rooted in old-age European culture, resulting in the signature L&D aesthetic – a harmonious blend of elevated ease and warm refinement.



From the misty forests of Oregon to the sun-drenched landscapes of California, the firm's portfolio extends far beyond its homeland. Light and Dwell's design-forward approach has attracted a roster of A-list celebrity clients, taking their distinctive style to locations across the nation.




Molly Kidd, the Principal Designer, employs a nuanced approach to design, categorizing her work into six main styles that resonate with the personalities and lifestyles of their clients. From the charming allure of Cottage Tudor to the rugged warmth of Mountain Ranch, the sophistication of European, the grounded Organic Earthy vibe, the sleek lines of Modern, and the timeless elegance of Traditional – Light and Dwell covers the entire spectrum of design, ensuring each project is a unique reflection of its occupants.



What truly sets Light and Dwell apart is their unwavering commitment to sustainability. In a world where the environmental impact of design is increasingly scrutinized, Aymee Kuhlman and Molly Kidd have taken a bold step towards responsible luxury.



The design promise at Light and Dwell includes the integration of 50% well-loved vintage pieces with custom-made products, extending the life of materials and supporting artisanal makers.



This sustainability initiative is deeply rooted in localism, where the firm sources and antiquates materials in the homeland of each project. The Firm finds elements woven into the design that narrate the story of that town. Each antique piece tells a tale, creating an atmosphere that whispers of generational heritage and timeless charm.



At Hauer Market, we find ourselves captivated by Light and Dwell's dedication to both aesthetic excellence and sustainable practices. The fusion of European grace with Pacific Northwest allure creates a unique and appealing narrative in each project.



As the design world shifts towards conscientious choices, Light and Dwell stands tall as a beacon of inspiration, proving that luxury and sustainability can indeed coexist in perfect harmony.


xx, Hauer Market


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