Heather Toolin is a Native Texan. She received her BS in Interior Design from the University of Texas at Austin, and started her career as a Corporate/commercial Interior Designer after college. She worked in the corporate world for 6 years where she designed and sourced fixtures and fittings, furniture and other materials for commercial spaces including law offices, doctor’s offices, mortgage offices, and title offices. Heather then moved on to restaurant design and residential design in 2003. While practicing residential design she became very involved in the design community and decided to open a To the Trade Furniture Showroom. The showroom was operated solely by Heather for twelve years. During her showroom time she was able to work on some very exciting projects all over the world. Her work was published in Better Homes and Garden, and Architectural Digest. She is now actively ramping up her independent design practice and taking on new clients. Over the past year her design firm has taken on many new projects ranging from remodels, new construction, and corporate design. Her business is registered as WBE/HUB business.
When Heather is not working she enjoys cooking, gardening, and playing with her children and Trudy the Miniature Long Haired Dachshund. She is also an active member of Impact Austin and an applicant to become a sponsored member of the Rotary Club of Austin