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established in 2017

After years of dreaming about being small business owners, in 2017 Interior Designers Laura Johnson & Jenny Weidenaar founded Design Vault Interiors.  With previous careers in accounting, education, business and design they are a vault of knowledge in many fields and bring a well-rounded approach to their client centered designs.  A sincere focus is placed on creating fresh, timeless spaces that feel authentic to each client and provide comfortable sophistication.


meet our founders

Laura Johnson, allied asid

  • Accounting & Interior Design Degrees from University of Illinois Chicago and Joliet Junior College, respectively

  • Lives at home with husband and two daughters, there’s also a hard core press happening for a puppy right now:)

  • When not designing she is: at her Michigan Lake House with friends & family, taxiing and supporting her daughters in their various activities, or volunteering with The Home 2 Home Project.

  • Her favorite color is… any color your can pull from a peacock feather


JENNY WEIDENAAR, allied asid

  • Education & Interior Design Degrees from Western Illinois University and Joliet Junior College, respectively

  • Lives at home with husband and fur baby, Lola, a Jack Russell Terrier

  •  When not designing she is at the Autobahn Country Club enjoying Club Racing, spending time with friends & family, leading Bible Study, volunteering with The Home 2 Home Project, or watching movies on the Hallmark channel.

  • Her favorite color is Navy, or almost any shade of blue