Bumi Lauren Kristen, AIA, ASID, LEED AP, is a licensed architect, interior designer, and pioneer in design psychology – the scientific study of how our surroundings affect our feelings and behavior.
For over 20 years, Bumi has designed and built buildings ranging from multimillion-dollar hotels, offices, schools and condominium complexes to private homes, which are her greatest passion.
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Bumi has shared her message with various national media, and has been endorsed by leaders in the design industry.
She is the founder of The Design Psychology Studio™ and author of the groundbreaking do-it-yourself home decorating online program:
New Home, New YOU - The Science of Decorating Your Home to Make You Happier, Calmer and More Productive, and Enhance Your Relationships.
Bumi is a member of the American Institute of Architects, The American Society of Interior Designers, and the US Green Building Council. She’s passionate about providing clean water, electricity and decent housing to African villagers.
“Having worked in home furnishing for a couple of decades and moved many times, creating a home that feels right is still intimidating every time. What a gift Bumi's down-to-earth, simple approach has been to my latest project. Every room in my home feels just right.”
Former President, IKEA N.A.