Élan Studio & Showroom is a full-service interior design firm, founded by Heather Silbernagel-Somers. At Élan studio we are inspired, passionate, and care not only about design but creating spaces that express your unique sense of self. We take pride in creating beautiful and exclusive surroundings that are unexpected, comfortable, and expressive.  


At Élan, we strive to bridge the gap between high design and practical living. Our creative designers are here to help you define your unique style that each of our handpicked items offer. Ranging from furniture and lighting to décor and gifts, Élan offers beautiful quality products that will fulfill the philosophy of our company and your home.



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Heather Silbernagel Somers is a local interior designer whose passion in design and vision for lifestyle integration have positioned her as one of the area's best. Each project receives her personal signature of refined elegance and innovative simplicity. By studying her father's architecture firm since she was young, Heather's strength is in the coordination of interior and structure.  Her trademark style is evident through the sophisticated use of texture, color, and light, creating environments in which people love to live.  Her distinguished designs can be seen in luxury homes and commercial spaces throughout the state of Louisiana.


-Bachelor of Interior Design from Louisiana State University

-IIDA - International Interior Design Association Member

-USGBC - U.S. Green Building Council Member


BRENT TAlavera

We are pleased to welcome Brent Talavera to our team!

Brent Talavera has had a passion for art and design as long as she can remember. She was born and raised in Gulfport Mississippi. She cultivated her natural design talent while attending Mississippi State University where she studied Interior Design. Her design style can best be described as classic, elegant, and timeless design. She creates the perfect balance of the past and the present, letting her love for nature, architecture, and function greatly influence her work. Her work is consistently reflective of her client's wants and needs, always resulting in beautifully  cultivated  spaces.