Kathryn Greeley, interior designer, author, and speaker, has been providing professional interior design services for elegant lifestyles in the Southeast for more than forty years, designing homes from the mountains to the beach and from the country to the city. Kathryn is the owner and principal designer of Kathryn Greeley Designs in Waynesville, NC.
Kathryn’s career began after she obtained her bachelors and masters degrees in Interior Design from Western Carolina University. Kathryn is a Professional member of The American Society of Interior Designers and is NCIDQ qualified. She has served as the President of the Carolinas Chapter of ASID, as well as serving in other offices and committees in the chapter. Kathryn was awarded the Dora Gray Award by the Carolinas Chapter ASID in 1993 and the Carolinas Chapter Media Award in 2020.
Kathryn’s aesthetic is rooted in the English country house look, which has led to the development of her design philosophy, which is “collected, not decorated”. Kathryn’s work has a sense of history and timeless elegance. In addition to designing elegant and comfortable interiors, Kathryn Greeley Designs puts a great deal of focus on client service and attention to details. Kathryn’s first book, The Collected Tabletop debuted in 2011 and is now in its third printing. Kathryn speaks often at art and antique shows across the country and continues to inspire gracious living and timeless design. Her work has been featured in Southern Home, Victoria, Traditional Home, Country Home, Carolina Home + Garden, At Home in Arkansas, Southern Living and Texas Home and Living.
Her second book, the collected cottage, is set to be released in early Summer 2022.
Kathryn lives at Chestnut Cottage in Waynesville, NC with her husband Wells and their second West Highland Terrier, Duncan MacDuff.