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Studio Brunstrum


Wholistic | Inviting | Solution-Seeking | Cultivated | Unexpected

Studio Brunstrum creates residential and commercial environments that are individually tailored to each client’s lifestyle. Relationship driven, yet process oriented, the full-service interior design firm parlays its expertise in design and architecture to simplify the design process, yielding results that are inviting, cultivated, with a trace of the unexpected. Founder and creative leader, Susan Brunstrum extends her design aesthetic through her Studio Brunstrum Home product collaborations.

Our Portfolio

Welcome to homes and spaces that have been created with great care. Our Portfolio reflects the personalities, dreams and lifestyles of our clients. From a family mountain retreat to an urban bachelor pad, let us show you how we bring each client’s world to life.

Recent Projects

It is the collaborative journey that we take with our clients that leads to the best results.

Susan Brunstrum

Firm Philosophy

We want your journey with Studio Brunstrum to be as enjoyable and creative as the result it yields.  Understanding your unique narrative and inspiration allows us to design an environment that reflects your lifestyle and aspirations, with a wholistic vision that respects the dialogue that brought it to life.


Studio Brunstrum hopes that you find ideas, inspiration and the motivation to explore and try something new in Communiqué.  From weekly blogs on art and travel to our monthly journals on upcoming trends and behind-the-scenes designer insights, we invite you to discover and enjoy our worldview of design.

Recent Articles


Collaborating was a natural evolution for Susan Brunstrum. After years of creating custom pieces for her clients, she was invited by manufacturing partners to expand her aesthetic and created Studio Brunstrum Home. Each design offers the comfort and artistic flair that give a home balance — with a trace of the unexpected.

The first collaboration between Susan Brunstrum and Julie Dasher.

The rug collection includes: Eddies & Tide Pools, Sophisticated Splashes, Vibrations and Camelia.


Our monthly Reverie Journal and Design Prerogatives Blog Round-Up are designed to inspire.

Studio Brunstrum