Professional Profile: Katherine Lytle 2020

Katherine Lytle

Name: Katherine Lytle

Title: Senior Designer, Associate

Company: IA Interior Architects

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Bradenton, FL

Education: Columbia College Chicago

First job: Server

First job in real estate or allied field: Designer at Michael Goldsmith Architects

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am a senior designer focusing across multiple disciplines in Workplace Design.  I am responsible for managing the design team, coordinating with the client and delivering a successful project.  In the future, I plan to focus more on business development and maintaining client relationships.

How do you unwind from a busy day? It is hard to take the time to unwind during the week, but on weekends I cook, read and spend as much time as I can outdoors with my family.

Favorite book or author: Margaret Atwood, Zadie Smith and Haruki Murakami

Favorite movie: My husband is a director so we watch lots of movies…a favorite depends on what mood I’m in. 

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Fiona Apple, “Fetch the Bolt Cutters”

One word to describe your work environment: Synergetic

Rules to live by in business: Be Kind. Be Honest. Be on time.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Florence Knoll and we would go to Noma in Copenhagen.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Owning a small restaurant on a beach anywhere in the world.