An interior design firm founded on a love for
design and the built environment.


Whether it be furnishing a whole house, designing custom light fixtures, or selecting dinnerware, our approach is a collaborative one. We take pride in listening to our clients’ vision and incorporating their living style when creating a new space filled with layers of textures, comfort, and elegance.


Nice to meet you.




Julie Hawkins
Principal, Designer



A Wisconsin native, Julie Hawkins’ love for design began at an early age when she traded in Barbie’s dream house for a miniature collectible farmhouse to furnish and decorate. Julie attended Boston Architectural College and graduated from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. In 2005 Julie joined acclaimed Backen Gillam and Kroeger Architects, with offices in Sausalito and St. Helena, CA.

For 10 years Julie worked in the Interiors Department going on to lead the Department and become an Associate with the firm. She worked on projects ranging from high-end residencies in Napa, Aspen, Long Island, Nebraska, and Seoul, Korea. Her experience also includes designing wineries and restaurants in California wine country. 


Associates & Staff


Kara Strickland
Junior Designer

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Kara joined the JHD team in 2016. She attended the University of Oregon and graduated from the Interior Architecture Program with minors in Architecture, Architectural History, and Business. Her continuous quest for learning makes every new design problem an exciting opportunity for growth.

Her passion for design comes from a firm belief that the built environment has a meaningful effect on our lives. She strives to create spaces that help us live better.

In her free time, Kara loves to create music and explore the great outdoors that Oregon has to offer.

Dylan Tibbetts
Design Assistant

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Dylan is currently attending the University of Oregon for Interior Architecture with a minor in Historic Preservation.

His design intent is to create spaces based in practicality and individuality through furnishings, materials, and spatial relationships. 

Dylan spends his free time exploring Eugene, enjoying a good cup of coffee, or hunting for vintage modernist furniture.