Claire

Claire Rose Staszak is the owner, designer, and yoga instructor behind Centered By Design.

Centered By Design is featured on The Everygirl

For those of you who may not be familiar with The Everygirl, here’s a little introduction. The site is run by two lovely women (Chicago transplants) who have a passion for informing, educating and inspiring young women. I think the site is kind of like the older sister I never had. There are excellent career […]

Best of Houzz 2015 Award

I’m excited to share that Centered By Design received a Best of Houzz 2015 badge in the SERVICE category for our 5-star client reviews from 2014. You can read our reviews in full HERE. We’d love to make you our next over-the-moon happy client! Let us know all about your project HERE.   Here are […]

DIY Ball Jar Light Fixture

January is probably my least favorite month of the year, or at least it used to be. I don’t like to slow down and January always seems to know how to mess with a girl’s schedule. The snow, the boots, the general I don’t want to leave the house mood! But as I get older, […]

Elegant & Eco-Friendly Holiday Table Decor

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are just around the corner. If you’re having guests over, and ready to stray from the typical poinsettia you might like my elegant and organic tablescape idea! It’s easy to create a show-stopping table setting with items you have on hand, by simply adding greenery and fruit into the mix. The […]

Branding Your Small Business

Hello, I’m so excited to welcome you to the Centered By Design blog! I’ve spent the past six months developing my personal brand and business. I thought a fitting first post would be to explain and demystify this process. I think anyone can brand themselves or their small business idea. I’d love to share with […]