A passionate team

Arveaux Interiors - formerly Christy Drew Designs – is a boutique storefront and design collaborative.

Our unique design approach draws inspiration from our client’s individual personality and lifestyle. We pride ourselves in designing exclusive and premier quality residences, both domestically and around the world. We offer a variety of design aesthetics, implemented through interior architectural detailing, construction documentation, and complete custom furniture installations. Our talented and experienced team provides an enjoyable client-designer partnership with a personal focus and commitment to every detail of the creative design process. Our retail boutique continues to offer vignettes featuring artisan furnishings, lighting, and accessories from around the world. Whether you're looking for a single piece or a full design service, we welcome you to Arveaux Interiors.

Christy Drew

Founder – President – Interior Designer

After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from Texas Christian University, Christy entered the multi-faceted design world working on numerous projects from hospitality and restaurants to residential interiors. Her favorite though, is residential design where she immerses herself into each Client’s individual lifestyle and personality, becoming so well versed that she truly creates a physical expression of her client through architectural detailing, material selections, furnishings and overall design aesthetic. Her unique, diverse and genuine style is evident in an array of projects from contemporary marble homes in Israel, relaxing island sanctuaries, western ranches, and Texas Hill Country historical remodels, to mountain retreats and family homes in Dallas.

Carlie Boone

Interior Designer, Allied ASID

After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design from The Art Institute of Dallas, Carlie was offered a full-time position where she interned 30+ hours a week in addition to full being a full-time student.  Carlie worked for this industry leader in the multi-family residential realm of design and then later gained more experience working in healthcare architecture and design.  Carlie has worked to deliver many successful projects across the United States.  In the commercial field, she was able to further her knowledge and skill set in many aspects of the design process including, but not limited to schematic design, design development, construction documents, finish selections, custom FF&E and much more.  Carlie is not married to a favorite interior design style; she appreciates each and it’s period of inspiration, which is what makes her a unique designer.  Carlie has always dreamed of pursuing a career in residential design and is delighted to dive into the field at Arveaux and make a statement while building relationships along the way. 

Catherine Howser

Interior Designer, Allied ASID

Catherine is an Interior Designer who brings a passion for design and valuable experience in high‐end residential projects to Arveaux Interiors. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B. S. in Human Environmental Sciences, Architectural Studies with an Interior Design Emphasis from the University of Missouri. After graduating she moved to Dallas for a luxury residential design firm position. In a short period of time, she became an integral member in projects for cliental ranging from professional athletes to home builders to working moms. With a meticulous eye for detail and her strong organizational skills, Catherine looks forward to designing innovative and functional interiors that reflect the uniqueness of each client. Catherine is also an active member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) and her unique skill set, coupled with her listen and deliver approach helps to bring the client’s desires to life with the Arveaux Interiors style.

Kerri Martinez

Director of Operations

Kerri loves working with all financial aspects of our interior design business, an area she has always found appealing. Having many years of experience in the multi-family home renovation industry, Kerri focus’ on a smooth functioning operation, keeping overhead low, and thus keeping our client’s costs low as well. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Texas at Dallas, Kerri is dedicated to making sure all internal processes of the business are running efficiently, allowing both the Client and the Designer to focus solely on design - and have fun doing it! The financial aspect of each project is, most often, equally as important as the design aspect. No matter the size, each project deserves, and each client expects, the best value for their hard-earned dollar, we specialize in this every single day.

Paul H Johnston

AIA, Director of Business Development and Showroom Manager

Paul Johnston comes to Arveaux Interiors from the commercial architecture arena. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and practiced nationally and internationally for over 35 years. During this time, he easily became familiar with a great many of Dallas’ top design and construction firms as well as business leaders. Paul is now completely immersed in the exciting world of high-end Residential Interior Design – as Director of Business Development and Showroom Manager.  Paul’s inherent affinity for meeting people, finding common ground and building long lasting, meaningful relationships make him a natural for this position.