Jackson Hole, WY – March 25, 2019 – House Beautiful recently revealed its top picks across the U.S. for interior designer-owned shops. The WRJ Design Showroom in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, was a standout in the article, “17 Interior Designer-Owned Shops You Need to Visit,” as the only Mountain West firm in a group that includes “some of the best from New York to Nashville, Houston to the Bay Area,” as the magazine puts it.
“Because why not shop from the experts?” asks House Beautiful, going on to say, “Dozens of designers across the country have stores, offshoots of their design practices where they can share their favorite finds with the masses—and, if you're lucky enough to catch the designers themselves in-shop, likely impart a little wisdom on how best to use them, too.”
Calling Jackson Hole “picturesque,” House Beautiful recognized the WRJ Design showroom created by owners Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer for its offerings of “big-name brands” like Cassina, Ralph Lauren and Loro Piana to clients in its Jackson Hole destination mountain town home. Other brands the firm offers include Calvin Klein, Verellen, Arpin and Hermes. Jenkins and Baer are known for sourcing exceptional pieces from around the world to express a unique blend of natural, mountain elegance, casual contemporary, classic sophistication and natural luxury.
WRJ Design opened its downtown Jackson Hole showroom in 2012, creating a harmonious space that reflects the firm’s personality and taste. The showroom unfolds like a story to guests, offering surprises and intrigue as they make their way through the space, taking in exquisitely curated interior vignettes and artwork.
"We designed the showroom so that the experience of walking through it is like progressing through a home's interior," says Baer. "The space is constantly changing, and we're able to bring in works of art and incredible pieces from all over the world."
The showroom also serves as a terrific venue for the special events WRJ hosts throughout the year, which have recently included photography exhibitions and book signings by famed photographers David Yarrow and William Abranowicz. The firm also offers exhibitions of work by its featured regional artists whose art is often incorporated into interior design clients’ homes. And WRJ is known for its ultra-chic seasonal parties at the popular downtown showroom, including winter holiday gatherings, summer kick-offs and festive open houses during the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival.
House Beautiful also recently recognized WRJ in its “Best Paint Colors in Every State,” choosing a Rush Jenkins favorite shade, November Skies by Benjamin Moore, to represent the state of Wyoming. “WRJ Design’s stunning residential design work will be featured in an upcoming book, Natural Elegance: Luxurious Mountain Living, published by Vendome Press. Scheduled for release in Fall 2019, the book’s captivating imagery was captured by world renowned photographer, William Abranowicz.”
The WRJ Design Showroom is located at 30 South King Street in Jackson, Wyoming, and is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and by appointment on weekends.
About WRJ Design: Headquartered in Jackson, Wyoming, WRJ Design imparts the special serenity of its local Teton landscape to interior designs in Jackson Hole and across the country. Begun out of a passion for great design by Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer, WRJ creates experiences and environments through its designs that provide timeless reflections of homeowners and their collections, combining the work of regional artisans with finely crafted European furnishings and accessories, and historically rich one-of-a-kind pieces curated from around the world. WRJ Design has been honored as top U.S. mountain designer by Rhapsody magazine and awarded the Home of the Year by Mountain Living in both 2016 and 2018. Two WRJ projects are featured in the recent book Rustic Modern. For more information visit wrjdesign.com.