Judy Buchanan - OWNER/DESIGNER - Kaleidoscope Studio of Interior Design

Judy Buchanan, ASID
Texas State License #7380
NCIDQ-1993

Judy Buchanan created Kaleidoscope-Studio of Interior Design based on principles and values learned throughout many years working in small design firms and furniture stores. Taking the best practices from each place, she has built a company that encourages creativity, inspiration and personal growth. She is highly regarded by her vendors, suppliers and workrooms, allowing her to provide the best service and best value for her clients.

Judy is passionate about helping her clients create the home of their dreams, whether it is an existing home in need of updating, or a new house. She has years of experience in new construction and remodel. She guides her clients through the process with simplicity and ease. Finding out their wants and needs and then making it all come together is what she does best. Her personal experience and professional knowledge give her a unique perspective that is invaluable in creating a polished yet comfortable home. Seeing the look on her clients faces when each room is finished and watching the difference it makes in their lives is truly her greatest pleasure.

Her career began with a small interior design studio in New Mexico. She knew right away she was going to enjoy working with people to make their homes beautiful as well as functional.  Judy has a degree in interior design and passed the challenging NCIDQ exam. She is licensed in the State of Texas by the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners and is a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers. These credentials allow her the honor of placing the initials ASID after her name.  She embraces the hard work and constant learning it takes to set herself apart as a true professional in the business.

Jordan Mullen - DESIGNER - Kaleidoscope Studio of Interior Design

Jordan Coursey, ASID
Texas State License #12448
NCIDQ 2018

Jordan is a native Houstonian with a Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from Texas State University. Her experience began in 2010 as a junior designer assisting on large scale projects in Mexico and Central America. Her passion for residential interiors grew throughout the years as she worked on numerous new builds and remodels.

After passing the NCIDQ exam she became licensed in the state of Texas as well as a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers. She completes several hours of continuing education every year to keep up with the latest knowledge and skills.

Jordan loves getting to know her clients and their families so she can make sure their spaces are not only beautiful but also functional.  She is creative and can add just the right piece to make a space something extra special. Jordan is an invaluable member of the Kaleidoscope team as she adds a fresh perspective when working on team projects and helps the process flow smoothly by doing a large amount behind the scenes. Following the principles and philosophies of Kaleidoscope, she creates unique and timeless spaces.

Jordan is a supporting member of Compassion International, a Christian based child sponsorship ministry.

Jordan Mullen - DESIGNER - Kaleidoscope Studio of Interior Design

Desiree Gipson
Design Consultant / Studio Coordinator

Desiree has a Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. While in school she interned and worked with a well-known design studio in North Houston while also catering to the booming area of The Woodlands and Conroe. She is an integral part of the Kaleidoscope team now and loves catering to her fellow Houstonians.

She has had a passion for interior design since a very young age. Her grandmother, Grace, has been a well-known designer in New Mexico for over 30 years. Following in her grandmother’s footsteps, Desiree gravitated towards the design world. Having encountered numerous types of styles and interiors in her life has given her a unique and fresh eye for creating all types of spaces.

Desiree is skilled at creating beautiful designs under a variety of budgets, styles, time frames, and requirements. Her main focus is to thoughtfully create interiors that uniquely reflect the clients’ personality and strives to design interiors that have a positive impact on client’s lives.

In her free time Desiree enjoys live music, crafts and scouring antique, vintage and thrift stores for hidden gems.

Shaunda Gomez
Design Consultant


For nearly a decade Shaunda has helped clients and friends remodel, arrange, and furnish their homes to reflect and enhance their style of living. She has an ability to quickly refine a room allowing it to flow and function with comfort. Shaunda has a keen eye for style and embraces hands-on hard work. She welcomes the opportunity to go beyond her client’s expectations, making a regular experience into a spectacular one.  

Her end goal is to get the utmost satisfaction of her client, which she will accomplish with creativity, dedication, sensitivity and good humor. 

She is a licensed Real Estate agent and is an accredited staging professional. You can be assured that she will help you visualize and transform an idea into your dream space. 

Shaunda Gomez is a native Houstonian with deep roots in Texas – her Spanish ancestor’s established San Antonio and the Alamo. She loves traveling with her family, going to concerts, and gardening. 

Our Support Staff

Marilyn Keepers - STUDIO COORDINATOR - Kaleidoscope Studio of Interior Design

Marilyn Keepers
Studio Coordinator

Marilyn has been around the furniture industry and interior design business for many years. She is an integral part of the daily workings of Kaleidoscope. She welcomes clients and daily shipments, helps with the accounting, unpacks and prices new merchandise, assists the designers with second opinions and a myriad of other things. She spends every minute thinking how she can help to keep everything running smoothly.