We’ve all gotten used to the quarantine theme of
being trapped in our properties perpetually embracing our private house, and exhibits like Netflix’s The Home Edit and Reno My Reno have supplied inspiration for a way we are able to higher use our properties for private enjoyment whereas pretending we learn about design. Our present obsession is the brand new Netflix show alongside these traces is Dream Home Makeover, that includes the husband and spouse crew of Shea and Syd McGee, house owners of Studio McGee, an inside design agency that aspires to “make life lovely.”
A local of Texas, Shea McGee started working as an inside designer in 2013, she explains within the first episode of the show, and her official bio calls her one of the primary design influencers on Instagram (@studiomcgee), having constructed a following of 1.4M followers from the work she would publish to her social media web page. McGee is a 2007 graduate of Brigham Young University, receiving a level in communications. She married Syd shortly after faculty in 2008 and ended up dwelling in Laguna Beach, CA. After renovating their very own residence in 2010, Shea’s social media posts gained momentum and they launched Studio McGee, now based mostly out of Salt Lake City, in addition to McGee & Co., the retail arm of their firm which is bought at Target.
Syd McGee serves because the CEO at Studio McGee. You can attempt to good friend him on Instagram however he’s one of these fascinating individuals whose account is personal. Shea has written (in her ebook, Make Life Beautiful, which comes out October 27, 2020) that she met Syd as a result of he was a good friend of her brother’s and when she went to assist her brother transfer into a brand new house at some point, “there Syd was on a skateboard, carrying the skinniest skinny denims I had ever seen. We went on our first date the subsequent evening.”
Over ten years later, the 2 have constructed a thriving enterprise than employs over 70 individuals, two daughters, Wren (6) and Ivy (3), and a model new TV collection that’s certain to make you need to paint all of your partitions white and set up some ornamental wooden beams in your ceilings.