Katie is inspired by Elsie de Wolfe, Mario Buatta, Albert Hadley, Sister Parish, David Hicks, Billy Baldwin, Mary McDonald, Danielle Rollins, and her mother, Susan Watson.

With a business administration degree, a lifelong study of art and design, a husband who is a custom residential builder, and a parent who is an artist, Katie has broad construction, art and design experience.

Katie is gifted in spacial planning.