Name: Tracy Huntington
Business Name: Huntington ID
Social Media Handles: @tracyhuntington.id
How long have you been an interior designer?
I started my career as a middle school English teacher. I loved my students, but my heart was always in design. I was the friend people would go to for advice about paint colors, rearranging their living rooms or reupholstering furniture.
So, I went back to school and launched my studio, Huntington ID, over 10 years ago. Since then we have been published in HGTV, Oklahoma Magazine, Dering Hall, Tulsa People, and worked with clients across the United States. I truly love what I do, so it doesn’t feel like work!
Favorite thing about the job?
I love connecting with clients and helping them design a life they love! It is proven that the aesthetics of a space affect mood and productivity, so my goal is to give each client a beautiful space to enjoy.
How would you describe your personal style?
Each project is tailored to our client’s personality, lifestyle and needs. I listen intently to guide the design. Interior design is very personal as these spaces will hold moments and memories for our clients for years to come!
But for me, my style is always evolving as I engage with various types of visual materials for inspiration and see new products. However, you can never go wrong with the classics: a neutral colored wall, a few antique pieces and some funky accessories!
Where do you find inspiration?
Most recently, on a trip to New York I visited the Harney & Sons tea shop with my daughters. I fell in love with the space and the organization of it all. The wall is lined in colorful tins of flavor with a little seating area in the back for tea-lovers to enjoy. The cozy vibe is in stark contrast to the hustle of the SoHo streets and offers a nice escape. Now I drink the Victorian London Fog tea while I design!
What is your favorite natural stone right now?
My favorite stone is marble, hands-down! I would use it everywhere if I could. But more realistically, I love the classic Calacatta Gold or Tesoro Bianco for kitchens, Black Soapstone for fireplaces and Vogue Blue Quartzite or Crystal Noir for a bold powder bathroom.