Katia Garoche

Katia Garoche

Miami, FL, US




Alumna of Miami Country Day, an award-winning private high school in Miami Shores, Florida.

Enrolled in an intensive college preparatory course in an exclusive home school program.

Graduated with an interior design degree from Florence Design Academy, a university in Florence, Italy.


Freelance Designer 2016. 

          - Designed 503 at 1 Collins av.

          - Designed 1805 at the continuum.

          - Staged $18 milllion dollar house, for million dollars listing.

          - Curated/Hosted several art shows at Lemon City Studios  

          - Designing custom furniture.                  

Drafter/assistant for Saladino Design Studios 2015.

Co-founder/Designer of hand bags for Maison Diamant in Florence, Italy 2014-present.                               

Co-owner/Designer/Manager for Lemon city Warehouse studios in Miami, Fl (co-owner) 2013-present.

Drafted for Schnabel lobby, Soho, NYC 2013.

Drafted for NYEHAUS Gallery for Tim Nye, Los Angeles, CA 2013.

Drafted (AutoCad) for Mercedes Benz Showroom, Athens Greece 2012 - 2013.

Worked for the Ferretti Group of America, Miami & Ft Lauderdale boat shows, achieving an internship, summer 2011.

Worked as sales representative for American Apparel 2010.   

Other Qualifications:

Fluent in French, English and Italian; proficient in Spanish.

Pro in numerous software’s, Matrix XLS, AutoCAD, CS5.5 (PS. AI, ID), Photoshop, Outlook Pro.

Proficient in 3DsMax

Leadership Skills:

Elected second vice president. Organized, generated funds, and assisted in original programming for the Junior Opera Guild, an ancillary organization of the Florida Grand Opera.

Participated and raised funds for the Miami Country Day School Environmental Club Roots & Shoots, an environmental service organization.

Translated and composed documents, letters, and emails for Solidarity Dame-Marian, an international non-profit working to build schools in Haiti.

Personal Highlights:

Outstanding interpersonal, presentation, and communications skills.

Skilled at learning new concepts quickly, working well under pressure, and communicating ideas clearly and effectively.

Self-motivated learner – Works well independently or in team environment.

Extensive travel experience in over 20 countries, and aspire to continue to experience life abroad and travel.

Inspired by nature.


Freelance Designer, Miami, FL, US, Designer

- Designed 503 at 1 Collins av.
- Designed 1805 at the continuum.
- Staged $18 milllion dollar house, for million dollars listing.
- Designing custom furniture.

Jan 2016 - current

Lemon City Studios, Miami FL, Designer

Curating/Hosting several art shows and events at Lemon City Studios.

Sep 2013 - current

Masion Diamant, Miami, FL, US, Fashion Designer

Designing women handbags in Florence, Italy.

Jun 2013 - current

Saladino Design Studios, Miami, FL, US, Drafter/assistant

Jul 2015 - Jan 2016

JBS, Soho NYC, Drafting/ Photoshop

Designed and drafted a lobby in Soho, NY.

Feb 2014 - Feb 2014

Tim NYE, Los Angeles, CA, US, Drafting

Drafted for a new art gallery in LA, California.

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Mercedes benz Showroom, Athens Gr, Drafting/ design

Designed and drafted a new showroom in Athens, Greece.

Dec 2012 - Mar 2013

Ferretti Group of America, Miami Fl, Assistant Marketing

Worked for the Ferretti Group of America Miami and Ft Lauderdale boat shows 2011.
Interned as a marketing assistant for the Ferretti Group of America Miami 2012.

Mar 2011 - Aug 2011

American Apparel, Miami Fl, Sales representative

Retail sale.

Feb 2010 - Jun 2010


Florence Design Academy, Florence, Italy, Bachelors, Regular

Interior Design

Sep 2010 - May 2013

Miami country day, Miami, FL, US, High School, Regular

Sep 2006 - May 2010

Areas of Specialization