As the proprietor of Vintage Living, a trend-setting European antiques and home furnishings boutique in Snider Plaza near Southern Methodist University, Lisa ensures customers find an array of monochromatic sophisticated selections with a touch of chic. Lisa Luby Ryan is a talented interior designer, influential Dallas entrepreneur, and enthusiastic community and political leader.
As part of her design and retail businesses, she has introduced a private-label upholstery and case goods line, and in fall of 2010 will launch a lamp and accessories collection that will reach consumers nationwide.
In 2002, Lisa marked her entree into retail with At Home with a Past, a shop where she specialized in the romantic cottage look. Lisa began her career in 1985 when she established Luby Design Associates.
In 2002, Lisa marked her entree into retail with At Home with a Past, a shop where she specialized in the romantic cottage look. Lisa began her career in 1985 when she established Luby Design Associates. As a designer, she specializes in creating living spaces that reflect homeowners’ personalities, blending French, Italian and Swedish antiques and found objects with modern conveniences to satisfy today’s busy lifestyles. Custom-made home furnishings and accessories are hallmarks of her firm.
Lisa’s design expertise has been recognized by her peers, who selected her “D Home” magazine’s Best Designer 2004 through 2010. She has been named in “Who’s Who of National Interior Designers” and “Who’s Who of International Entrepreneurs.”
Lisa’s home was featured on the covers of “Veranda” (November/December 2008) and “British Country Homes & Interiors” magazines. Her work also has appeared in “Traditional Home” and “Country Home” magazines, as well as in Dallas area news and trade media and two coffee table books.
A board member of the Council for Life, Lisa is a sought-after public speaker who frequently is honored to testify about the role God plays in her life. She also is a board member of Park Cities Republican Women after serving as the organization’s president 2005-2006. In addition, she continues to support the Republican Party in other capacities on state and local levels.
Lisa’s involvement in community activities includes fundraising for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, assisting with extracurricular needs at The Shelton School and Highland Park High School, and participating in events sponsored by the Women’s Auxiliary of the Children’s Medical Center of Dallas. Despite building successful businesses and her dedication to community and political interests, Lisa makes time for her top priorities – faith and family – her husband and two sons. Lisa believes it’s important to keep her work in perspective and not take herself too seriously.