Investment partners approached Emily to help select the finishes for this Home Builder’s Association Parade Home. Shortly after, the home was presold, allowing Emily to personalize the paint selection, master bath, and kitchen finishes to align with the style preferences of the home buyers. This young family went with durable quartz countertops and classic design elements, like the grid applied molding fireplace surround with marble mosaic inset. Natural interior finishes, grasscloth wall covering, and a river rock shower floor, create a spa-like experience in the master bath.

Home Builder Investor: Anderson Construction

Parade Home Staging: Emily Hughes

Realtor Investor: Gloria Escarza

Location: Iowa City

Emily Hughes Portfolio Modern Transitional Farmhouse Living Room
Modern Farmhouse Dining Room
Modern Farmhouse Kitchen
Modern Farmhouse Dining Room
Modern Farmhouse Kitchen



The approachable design team at Mix Home Design Studio creates refreshingly modern and timelessly classic interiors for residential and select commercial new builds and remodels. We thrive on developing lasting client relationships and strive to capture your personal style through thoughtful collaboration.

We’d love to design with you! The first step for new clients is to complete our New Client Questionnaire. Once submitted, we will review your answers and be in touch within a week or two to schedule an initial meeting.

Please note: Due to high demand and full schedules, we currently have a 15-45 day wait list for new clients, depending on the scope of your project.


H&H Remodel

Cedar Rapids Custom Home

Project Shagbark

Lakeridge Estates

Modern Traditional – Cullen Drive

Custom Build – Poplar Street

Timeless Contemporary

Kitchen + Great Room Remodel

Modern Scandinavian

Neutral Transitional Townhome

Modern Traditionalist Townhome

Bohemian Bedroom Redesign

Modern Transitional Farmhouse

Glamorous Modern Townhome

Classic New Construction

Solon Lakeside Custom Home

Transitional Game Room

Modern White New Construction

Fireplace Surround + Built-ins

Modern Prairie

Casual Traditional River Cottage

Modern Eclectic Remodel

Mid-Century Modern Family Room