Born in England, Kathryn M. Ireland was raised between her parents’ homes in London and Scotland. She arrived in Los Angeles in 1986. Before launching her interior design business in the early 90’s, Kathryn was an actress, clothing designer, and filmmaker. Nowadays she is commonly mentioned among the top interior designers in the world.
That relaxed energy will be evident in soft pastels, such as indigo, and shears that cut glare without obstructing the views. “You can never go wrong with indigo and variations of white,” she says.
That ease and informality will also be evident in the use of water-resistant materials, such as washable fabrics, beautiful plastic wicker, and tile floors masquerading as hardwood.
“I think people are just going to get comfortable”, she affirms.
Kathryn has a signature style which exudes comfort and relaxation – yet it is never dull, with large pops of colour and a definite bohemian vibe. Completely life and family-friendly spaces that keep looking better the more they are used. This style is not just seen in her interiors, Kathryn has an amazing line of textiles which enable fans of her work to bring a little piece of her style into their own homes.
Her signature fabrics are distributed across the United States and her work has been published internationally including features in People magazine, theWall Street Journal, and Architectural Digest among others. Additionally, Kathryn was named as one of the Top 100 Designers in the United States by House Beautiful magazine and most recently named as one of Elle Décor’s A List designers.