Behind every destination there is a journey. We believe your home and work place should be a reflection of your passion, style, and explorations. Destination Haus offers clients a one stop shop in order to shop + curate a home which will create a preferred in-haus destination ambiance.
Destination Haus represents over 20 artists from around the globe and continues to expand. The globally curated home decor pieces + art reflect a variety of styles including Beach Shore Style, African Influence, Moroccan Chic, New England Decor, Montauk Bohème or a Hampton Haus Original. We offer an expansive variety of styles in order for shoppers + designers to curate their own personal destination.
ABOUT THE FOUNDERS
Destination Haus was founded by Laureen, Kendra, and Carlyn Vellante. Laureen Vellante is an established photojournalist in Fairfield County, CT and fine art photographer. She has been flipping homes for over a decade and is passionate about rebuilding, redesigning, & reselling properties. By flipping over 15 properties, Laureen has been able to transform a space into her own aesthetic + style, and profit this passion into a business.
Kendra has years of experience working in the luxury wholesale industry. After graduating university, she worked for an Italian fashion showroom managing sales for four European labels. Kendra’s love for travel has always been incorporated into her schedule- she now works for an African conservation, wildlife safari company. Applying her knowledge of travel, culture, and art, Kendra heads the buying department at DH, with having much collaborated experience working with stylists, photographers, celebrities, travelers, shoppers, and set designers. She has combined her passion for travel and wholesale/ retail, into creating Destination Haus; a showroom + gallery where one can curate and shop items from their favorite destinations to create a beautiful home.
Carlyn graduated with a BFA in Photography and Art Therapy, finishing her studies abroad focusing on Art History. Always wanting to open her own gallery, she began working as an art manager and gained much experience curating residencies, hotels, and yachts. She now manages all of the DH artists, works with artists on a commission basis, in order to provide clients with personally designed pieces by the artist of their choice.