WRJ Design Named Top Wyoming Designers by “Business of Home” 50 States Project

Klaus Baer and Rush Jenkins’ passion for the Mountain West led them to Jackson Hole, where they have grown WRJ Design to a nationally recognized interior design firm.

I saw that we could offer an international perspective that the luxury residential [category] in the Jackson area was missing.

Business of Home, the respected must-read media for interior designers across the U.S., completed its yearlong “50 States Project” in Wyoming, selecting Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer, co-founders of WRJ Design, to represent the state. In her interview with the duo, BOH Editor in Chief Kaitlin Petersen discusses Jenkins and Baer’s “very different” but entirely complementary skill sets, as well as the growth of WRJ, which moved west from New York, opening its Jackson, Wyoming, showroom as a two-man operation in 2010. Ten years later, fresh off a successful book

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WRJ Design Fill a Jackson Hole Cottage with Auction Finds

The Jackson Hole home of designers Rush Jenkins and Klaus Baer is a lesson in insightful curation. The couple, who have lived in picturesque Wyoming for a decade and lead WRJ Design have brought their timeless aesthetic to an array of high-end homes, as seen in their book, Natural Elegance: Luxurious Mountain Living. But for their latest project, they revamped their own guest house, filling it with thoughtful memorabilia, antiques, and local flair.

Cue the fall colors, apple cider and elk bugling: It’s time to pack up and head to Jackson Hole.

While Jenkins was raised just 90 miles west of Jackson Hole in Idaho Falls, Wyoming, Baer grew up in the North Georgia Mountains. “Around 2009, we were hiking near Yellowstone and looked at each other and said, Why don’t we move out west?” Baer recalls, after years of living in New York City. They yearned to bring

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