Etch is a collaborative creative studio focused on home, business and event design. We’ve dedicated our lives to art and design and as a blend of disciplines, our process is fluid, drawing from a variety of motivations. Our projects thrive on a constant interchange of ideas with a balance of conceptual and technical sensibilities. We love connecting our clients with local artists, galleries and fabricators to facilitate a custom design experience. Etch is a hands-on design team, committed to crafting authentic and individual spaces that are beautiful, functional and inspiring.
Kari lives for a purposeful balance of form and function. As a Certified Interior Designer, NCIDQ Certificate Holder and LEED Accredited Professional with a BFA in Interior Design, her 10 years of experience promises effective project interface. She takes pride in her coordinated construction drawings, loves the challenge of an efficient space plan and confidently wears a hard hat. Kari is fueled by the energy from her two boys and a daily non-fat latte.
Kate is the resident artist. She follows the mantra of more is more fun and jumps at the opportunity to infuse color in unexpected ways. Her favorite part of the design process is finding a project’s poignant moment, that idiosyncratic finishing touch. She holds an MFA in Painting, teaches art and exhibits regularly in the Washington, DC area. When Kate’s not art-making, you can find her getting muddy on the trails with her three kiddos and dog.