Gorgeous whimsy meets comfortable functionality to create unforgettable interiors in Kathryn M. Ireland’s work. One of the most famous interior designers in the world, Kathryn is consistently named as one of Elle Décor’s A-List designers. Her signature look is comfortable, bohemian and family friendly – with dollops of colour and lashings of style.

Always the innovator, Kathryn has most recently set out to disrupt the digital design industry, working with major Silicon Valley tech companies to found ‘The Perfect Room’, the first luxury online concierge design service, providing unparalleled design expertise in a simple online platform.

Her clients include actors and playwrights, Steve Martin, Drew Barrymore, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and David Mamet, plus Tech entrepreneurs from the Dollar Shave Club and Apple. Kathryn is the author of six best-selling books, including Timeless Interiors, Summers in France, and Kathryn At Home. She has also starred in Bravo TV’s Million Dollar Decorators, and on ITV’s Design Wars. She continues to appear on Good Morning America and other morning shows.

Kathryn took part in the first virtual Australian House & Garden International Seminar Series at Decor + Design 360, which you can now watch ‘on demand’. Register here to purchase a Virtual Master Pass to watch the entire seminar series or to book an individual session.

We asked Kathryn to share her inspirations…plus which artist from history she’d choose to be in lockdown with!

How would you define the ‘Kathryn M. Ireland aesthetic’?

Colourful and comfortable, with a lack of orthodoxy.

What’s one design rule you live by? 

More is more!

Which artist or designer from history would you choose to be in isolation with?

(Italian Renaissance architect) Andrea Palladio. 

Why is interior design important for the world right now?

We are all focused more on how we live, due to being in exile in our homes.

Watch Kathryn’s session now ‘on demand’. Register here to purchase a Virtual Master Pass to watch all 16 seminars or workshops, or book the session separately. Plus…mark your diaries now for 15th – 18th July 2021! Decor + Design and the Australian International Furniture Fair will be back at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.