Katherine completed formal studies of Interior Design in 1999 through International Correspondence Schools. In the following years, she gained a wealth of knowledge and experience through owning her own consultancy and manufacturing business. During this time, Katherine worked in conjunction with International Design Source, Harvey Norman, Python Furniture, Spectrum Homemakers, Australia – Kresta, Luxaflex, Curtain Wonderland and now INSPIRED by design.

Inspired by design was first established in Bathurst in 2003. Katherine has worked with many clients both Commercial and Residential. Clients include Bathurst RSL Club, The Right Advice Accountants, YWAM Crowne St Cafe Newcastle along with Anne, Clive, Nona and Peter to name a few!

More recent studies directing Katherine’s approach to design and personal branding include Degrees in Health & Business with supporting certification of Soft Furnishings & Window Coverings, Feng Shui Interior Design, Fashion, Building & Environmental Studies.

When completing her works, Katherine incorporates colour psychology, solar passive design, personal branding, safe working & living design principles, promotion of positive mental health, and ageing in place. Wherever possible, she promotes DIY projects and will work with her clients through portfolio consults and workshops in her studio in Dungog, NSW.

INSPIRED by design, Dungog is a stockist of chalk paints, DIY tools & hardware, wallpaper, murals, furnishing fabrics, interior lighting, custom made curtains & blinds, Kashinka, Necessaire, Mezzie + Frank, Yoolies, PRESSED TIN PANELSยฎ and much more.