roar, A Stylish New Creative Collaborative Space Opens In Webster Groves

By Sarah Stallmann
In Style

The spirit of collaboration is alive and well in St. Louis and a new co-working and event space in Webster Groves, roar, plans to nurture those collaborations in style. Owner Lisa Knight is both the creative mind behind roar, its decor and the first official tenant (via her venture, The Design House). Take a look inside roar, and view her interior decorating savvy at one of the chicest new spaces in the STL area.

Photos by Megan Magray.

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What is your space used for? 
roar is a creative office and event space. We want to bring creative professionals together to collaborate on projects and ideas, and having a space that is so adaptable makes events and pop-up markets another great opportunity that can take place here.

How would you describe the decor in your space?
The architecture of the space is very traditional, so for the decor we used a blend of contemporary and vintage pieces to tie everything together.

What was your inspiration behind your decor?
My inspiration behind the decor was to create a space that would inspire creativity and is easily transformable.

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What are some of your favorite places to purchase decor items? 
Anthropologie, Quintessentials, Lusso and Home Goods.

What is your favorite part of the space and why?
My favorite space is the bathroom. It was a space that had outdated finishes and we transformed it on no budget to a really fun space. We used old blueprints as wallpaper, painted the floor and used vintage accessories.

Do you have a favorite individual piece of furniture or art in the space? Why is it so special?
I love all the custom work by Robert Karleskint of Anew Nature. Our large conference work table is made to withstand all kinds of abuse but is so beautiful. And the coffee table is a work of art, it looks like the edge of a cliff.

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