Valley business leader and public relations veteran, Jackie Wright, has embarked on a new chapter of business ownership with the launch of Macy Lane Designs, an innovative interior decorating firm that will offer a wide array of decorating and home organizing services to homeowners throughout the Phoenix-area.

As the home remodeling industry grew exponentially throughout the COVID 19 pandemic, Wright saw an opportunity to bring her business acumen, combined with her passion for design, to homeowners looking for a more transparent and functional solution when it came to interior design.

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“I’ve always been passionate about interior design and decorating, but shied away from it because I don’t have a degree in that field,” said Wright, owner of Macy Lane Designs. “After working on a number of projects for friends and family, along with remodeling my own home, I decided it might be time for a new venture after getting numerous compliments on my work.”

During the quarantine, Wright used some of her free time to take several online courses that provided her with the knowledge she needed to be confident in creating design plans for new clients. The firm will focus on offering design services with a transparent pricing model that is not based on product sales, allowing Macy Lane team members to work with a range of budgets and styles.

“For many years, interior designers received a bad rap for only working with clients who had large homes or huge budgets to spend on furniture and accessories,” said Wright. “The goal of Macy Lane Designs is to bring smart, functional and realistic design solutions to people who don’t want to break the bank while decorating.”

The home improvement category is set to grow exponentially in 2021 and 2022 across the nation. It is expected that the remodeling industry will reach more than $352 billion in 2021, which is up $13 billion from 2020 and $62 billion since 2017, according to Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies’ Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA), which follows home improvement trends.