Professional Profile: Katherine Lytle 2020
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.