Kwong, a California native, is a high-end interior designer who specializes in residential and hospitality projects. Educated at Brown University and Parsons School of Design, she trained for many years in New York City designing interiors for Studio Sofield and flagship stores for Ralph Lauren.
In 2011, she moved back to her hometown of San Francisco to open her own firm: Catherine Kwong Designs. Her work has brought her all over the world, which has influenced her design style. She describes her style as a “fresh approach to elegant, tailored interiors- mixing modern with vintage; high art with personal treasures.”
She was named Architectural Digest’s “One to Watch” in the 2015 issue and her work has also been featured in Town & Country and House Beautiful. Her masterful use of colors and textures means her spaces will always look fresh while maintaining a minimalist and refined feel. Kwong is a talented addition to the design field, contributing excellent, innovative design and embodying the MayShad qualities of empowerment, drive, and grace. #bwYwb