Kathryn Garrison

Kathryn Garrison

Birmingham, AL, US



Interior Designer


Southern Living Magazine, Birmingham, AL, US, Homes Department Fellow

Corresponded with designers, architects, manufacturers, and retailers to create monthly ‘Love it - Get it’ source guide. Produced product stories, extensive research of building materials, furniture, fabric, and home accessories. Styled products on photo shoots and propped sets for video shoots. Created content for blog posts, graphic design of marketing materials. Attended 12th Annual Editors Tour of the International Casual Furniture Market and 2014 Southern Living Custom Builder Conference.

Jul 2013 - current

Koncept Design Studio, Atlanta, GA, US, Interior Designer

Space planning, FF&E selection, construction documents, and finish schedules for Multi-Family design projects. Perspective sketches, computer renderings, materials boards, and digital presentations. Project estimates, purchasing, tracking, coordination with receiving warehouse, project installation. Organization of sample library, product research, and vendor management.

Oct 2012 - Jul 2013

Country Living Magazine, New York, NY, US, Style Intern

Assisted Style Director and Deputy Style Editor with 2012 show house. Maintained communication with vendors, designers, and PR/marketing team. Managed furniture, plumbing, and paint schedules. Procured edit trades, managed deliveries, and inspected inventory. On site for project install. Managed product call-ins for ‘Fresh Picks’ and ‘Shop Guide’ columns. Assisted on photo shoots, Researched products and attended trade shows.

Jan 2012 - May 2012

Bass & Bass Ltd Interior Design, Tallahassee, FL, US, Design and Appraisal Assistant

Documented and inventoried client estates including many historic plantation homes. Researched and art, antiques, personal property, and memorabilia for insurance and estate appraisals. Photographed and listed client silver and antique coins for online auction.

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Duval County Public Schools / RV Daniels Elementary School, Jacksonville, FL, US, First Grade Teacher

Provided differentiated instruction in English, Math, Science, Writing, and Social Studies. Created standards based lesson plans, learning centers, and bulletin boards. Administered assessments to determine individual needs of students. Chaperoned field trips, tutored, painted props/sets for school plays.

Aug 2007 - Jun 2009


Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, US, Masters, Interior Design

Aug 2009 - Apr 2012

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, US, Bachelors, Business Administration

May 2005 - Dec 2006

Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, US, Associate of Arts

Aug 2002 - May 2005

Areas of Specialization