British-born, pre-eminent interior designer Kathryn M. Ireland is a true citizen of the world. From her legendary “sympathetic restorations” of landmark architectural houses and hotels to extraordinary homes for the Hollywood elite, the Million Dollar Decorator star brings the best attributes of grand European style and cool California chic to every project. A diehard fan of bold color, the layering of pattern and texture, and the beauty of imperfection, Ireland’s interiors convey an easy elegant vibe that is worldly and chic without trying. With a career spanning more than two decades, Kathryn continues to work with the Hollywood elite, from Steve Martin to Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Drew Barrymore to name a few. Kathryn has also become a major force in product manufacturing and has dedicated herself to producing her bespoke textile collections, weave collections, and upholstered goods all locally in the US.
Beyond her eponymous line of textiles and furniture, Kathryn has collaborated with several home furnishings brands including Grange, Scalamandre, and most recently debuted a paint collection with C2 Paints to complement her fabrics. Kathryn was also named North American Brand Ambassador for beloved European brand AGA Rangemaster in 2014. She is the author to 5 best-selling books, including her latest debut, “Inspired By…”.
Kathryn recently added mentor to her multi-hyphenate career hosting Design Retreat each Summer, and regular design bootcamps, where she shares her expertise and experience to help others succeed in the design industry, all while sharing her favorite local resources. Kathryn regularly appears as an expert on Good Morning America, Access Hollywood Live, and E! News. A shelter magazine favorite, Kathryn’s design work appears frequently in Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, World of Interiors, House Beautiful, Veranda, W, and InStyle. Kathryn is frequently honored as top of her craft named by Elle Decor and The Hollywood Reporter as Top 25 Interior Designers. When she’s not designing or entertaining, Ireland divides her time between her home in Santa Monica, CA and her restored farmhouse in Southwest France.