Meet Savannah

Savannah Starring is a third-generation interior designer and owner of The House. Her approach to design is fully dependent on the house speaking to her. Savannah is passionate about creating a space where a homeowner can experience life as it happens. Outgoing and yet down to earth, Savannah’s design abilities cater to all stages of life. Dedicated to providing a one-stop-shop for everything home, Savannah has comprised a team of design professionals that is unmatched.

Meet The Team

The House team, comprised of five interior design industry experts, is locally-owned and operated. The team embraces clients across the Gulf Coast, the United States, and ultimately, the globe.

Bobbie Michalopoulos,
Office/Studio Manager

A wearer of many hats and a truly invaluable individual, Bobbie Michalopoulos is the go-to girl. She handles back-of-house operations, invoicing, vendor relations, and much more. Bobbie has been with the store for more than ten years, resulting in an impressive mental filing cabinet. From naming a fabric that reupholstered chairs years ago, to knowing everything about every project, she can’t be measured.


Tommy Nix, Interior Designer

Tommy Nix, a native of the Eastern Shore, has years of experience in the world of color. From floral arrangements to furniture, Tommy is the epitome of a talented designer. He approaches his projects by gaining an understanding of the client’s needs in order to produce functional, aesthetically pleasing spaces.


Holly Kern, Interior Designer

From childhood experiences at antique auctions to spending her first earned money on outfitting her personal spaces, Holly’s desire to be a design professional started at an early age. As a mother of two, Holly is mindful of creating and designing livable, practical spaces that withstand time while providing an aesthetically pleasing look and feel. Holly has a true talent for taking clients’ existing pieces, heirlooms and sentimental belongings to create a refreshed and revitalized design scheme with a collective, unique aesthetic.


Maconica Sawyer, Project Manager

Maconica is detail-oriented, organized and she never hesitates to add a new task to her to-do list. She is responsible for taking the design teams’ creative ideas and making them a reality for our clients. From procurement of all items from vendors and keeping track of deliverables and installations behind-the-scenes, she diligently and efficiently makes sure projects are on schedule.

Personable and enthusiastic about providing a positive client experience, Maconica wants to make everyone feel at home at The House. With her expertise and enthusiasm, she is dedicated to making every client’s vision a reality and ensuring their experience is nothing short of extraordinary.