As a former banker and a world-traveling addict, Katharine Pooley is a certainty when it comes to creating the most sumptuous yet comfortable interiors where glamorous and exotic influences mix with each other. The owner of one of the most sought-after interior design studios in the United Kingdom, the designer can provide an excellent service, meeting the tastes and needs of every client in the world. With a “keen eye for design” Katharine is an inspirational designer. Daily Design News had the pleasure of interviewing this designer we happily call one of the most CovetED “World’s Inspirational Designers”.
“No dream is too big. Clients often come to me with an incredible, completely unique and groundbreaking idea. I believe nothing is impossible and immediately set to work with my supremely talented team to realize their dreams.”
The British designer loves to be diverse, and “adores a challenge”, “We are currently working on one of the largest Chateau’s in Cannes, it was the backdrop to Hitchcock’s ‘To Catch a Thief’ and is quite simply mesmerizing. I am proud to be the leading British Designer in the field of Luxury International Interior Design.”, she concluded.
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Katharine Pooley is one of the most sought-after award-winning interior designers in London and internationally. She creates sumptuous and inspiring interiors for the most discerning clients. Her refined yet eclectic aesthetic has earned her many recognitions and commissions for landmark commercial and residential projects around the world.
The designer was named designer of the decade and believes that this is the biggest highlight of her career so far. “we work so hard to create some extraordinary design, it was fabulous to pause for a moment and feel appreciated for all that we do to introduce the best of British craftsmanship, manufacturing and artistry to the wider world. To be named a Great British Brand and leading British Interior Designer, specializing in luxurious projects, this year was then the cherry on the cake!”, she added.
Katharine works tirelessly in her philanthropic pursuits. Notable recent campaigns have included partnering with The Childhood Trust to aid London’s disadvantaged children in their ‘Decorate a Child’s Life’ program.
Katharine Pooley is a certainty when it comes to creating the most sumptuous yet comfortable interiors where glamorous and exotic influences mix with each other. “Each interior comes from a kaleidoscope of inspirations; from the natural world, fashion, architecture, art, but most of all from my travels. There are very few corners of the world I have not worked or travelled in now and it is an absolute joy to travel so much. I have always been inspired by my surroundings and my extensive travels are the seed of every design idea.”, Katharine told us.
“I love the variety of styles across every project and every client brief. For example in the next year, as well as the biggest Chateau in Cannes, we are also working on a truly extraordinary property new-build in Monaco, a collection of villas overlooking Hong Kong’s Discovery Bay, a really exciting yacht, a contemporary and very luxurious redesign of a chalet in Zermatt, Switzerland and various other projects in London, the English countryside, as well as ongoing work Kuwait, Qatar and further afield. It is a busy time but the variety of all the projects makes it incredibly rewarding and stimulating!”
The designer is currently working on a new yacht’s design, with a unique spirit and decoration. “It’s going to be elegant and chic and very luxurious, my Home Dressing team is ensuring that every accessory is considered and adds to the overall design.”, she concluded. This exclusive interview with Katharine Pooley proved that not only she’s becoming one of the most influential people in the interior design world, but also for all of her community.