About Lucas/Eilers

Lucas/Eilers Design Associates, LLP was founded in 1995 by partners Sandra Drews Lucas and Sarah Brooks Eilers to create timeless and imaginative interior spaces. The philosophy of the firm is to implement the principles and elements of design by combining vision, experience, and integrity in order to tailor cohesive designs from inception to installation. With an intelligent, confident approach, the designers create thoughtful spaces relevant to their clients’ diverse tastes and personalities, while incorporating exceptional attention to detail.

Award winning designs include traditional, contemporary, and eclectic projects across North America in locations including Houston, New York, Colorado, California, Tennessee, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Vermont, Washington D.C. and New Mexico.

The partners collectively draw on a wealth of experience, resources, and craftsmen.  Their long-term sharing of passion and ideas provides clients with access to invaluable information and gives the firm an edge when researching new concepts and products. Their professional team approach and excellent business practices ensure that projects stay on schedule and within budget.

Sandy Lucas

Founding Partner, ASID, NCIDQ, RID, LEED Green Associate

From an early age, Sandra Drews Lucas has harbored an appreciation for design, beauty and order. Over the years, she has developed a design philosophy which employs the principles and elements of design in each of her memorable, timeless and innovative interiors. An integrated team approach and clear assessment of her client’s vision ensures the success of each project. Sandy’s distinctive, award-winning designs have repeatedly been recognized from the East Coast to the West.

After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from the University of Texas at Austin, Sandy moved back to her native Houston and began building a strong foundation in design working with an architectural firm specializing in hospitality. In addition, she spent nearly fifteen years as a project designer with The Bryan Design Associates and taught Design and Drafting at the Art Institute of Houston. In 1995, she and Sarah Eilers founded Lucas/Eilers Design Associates, focusing on exceptional residential design. Sandy’s designs integrate a responsible respect for sustainable energy and environmental concerns and have frequently won ASID Awards for Green Design.

Sandy has been a professional member of ASID and NCIDQ since 1982, is a Registered Interior Designer in Texas and a LEED Green Associate. She is a member of the Design Leadership Network, as well as a life member and past chairman of the advisory council of the University of Texas School of Architecture. Sandy enjoys volunteering her time to various philanthropic design committees and serving on the Board of the Texas Governor’s Mansion.