04 Feb Katharine Pooley, Director and Founder of Katharine Pooley Limited
Katharine Pooley is one of the most sought-after interior designers in the United Kingdom and commissions for landmark commercial and residential properties around the world.
Having once worked in finance, Katharine is a shrewd businesswoman and under her leadership Katharine Pooley Ltd has grown enormously each year from a UK firm undertaking predominantly domestic projects to an internationally well-respected brand and design studio encompassing architectural design, interior design, product design and property development.
Overseeing her team of 45 interior designers and architects Katharine’s highly personal approach – she immerses herself in every detail of her client’s complex projects – ensures a loyal international fan base for her impressive designs. She also boasts a flagship showroom in Doha and a growing roster of clients based in North America and The Middle East.
Recent global assignments include properties in many of London’s most prestigious addresses, a private family home in Washington, a Villa overlooking the sea in the south of France and a large villa in Kuwait.
Alongside her successful design studio, Katharine has a standalone boutique in South Kensington, showcasing a range of curated accessories sourced from all over the globe. Katharine has also been the worthy recipient of many industry awards and is consistently featured in the Andrew Martin Top 100 international interior designers.
In 2017, and in partnership with Assouline, Katharine released Journey by Design. The book explores the creative processes and diverse inspirations behind nineteen of her inimitable projects.
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