Katherinie Castaneda

Katherinie Castaneda

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Katherine is a Brooklyn-based Designer and Creative Director with a passion for storytelling, sustainable travel and diverse food experiences. 

Most recently, her work took her from New York to Latin America - Buenos Aires and Mexico City - where she oversaw Interior Design and FF&E for WeWork. As Creative Director, she led a team of over 25 interdisciplinary designers while also collaborating with Art & Graphics and Brand/Marketing teams. Her work spans brand strategy, spatial experience, interior design and styling, and custom furniture development and curation. 

Katherine is skilled in all aspects and phases of design, from creative ideation and development/execution to insight-driven strategy and talent development across Interiors, Industrial Design and Branding. 

Katherine is a strategic, creative and innovative thinker with a keen eye for detail, a focus on integrating design and customer experience, and crafting unique and engaging design solutions.


WeWork, Creative Director

Jan 2017 - Jun 2020

Rockwell Group, New York City, New York, Lead Designer

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

JFD Studio, Brooklyn, New York, Project Designer / Project Manager

May 2013 - Jan 2016


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, MS. Interior Design

Aug 2012 - Jun 2014

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, BArch, Architecture

Aug 2003 - Jun 2008

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