A company taking the interior design industry into the online era, Laurel & Wolf, has now raised $4.4 million in Series A funding for its web-based platform that connects professional designers with customers, allowing them to create personalized designs for both residential and commercial spaces. Though only live since late spring 2014, Laurel & Wolf has already served thousands of customers who pay a small, flat fee for access to high-quality design services from the company’s hundreds of design partners.

The new funding was led by Charles River Ventures; Laurel & Wolf has raised $5.5 million in total, which also includes investment from Karlin Ventures, Upside Partnership and Draper & Associates.

The idea for Laurel & Wolf came from Leura Fine, a long-time professional designer based in L.A. She saw there was a dramatic shift taking place around design, thanks to the inspirational boards and images being shared on sites like Pinterest and Instagram, alongside the growth…

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Backed By $5.5 Million, Laurel & Wolf Brings Interior Design Into The Digital Age