Beverly Hills, CA
BANDERAS | GRIFFITH
New York, NY
Los Angeles, CA
Kari Whitman – Celebrity Interior Designer
Kari Whitman founded KWI – Kari Whitman Interiors – in 1994 as a design build firm specializing in high-end residential & celebrity interior design. Projects range from condominiums to estate homes and large-scale residential developments. Her celebrity clients include Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas, Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Emilio Estevez, and Don Henley.
An Allied Member of the prestigious American Society for Interior Design (ASID), Kari has showcased prominent, high-end interior design projects throughout California, New York, Aspen, Miami, and Dallas. Kari also holds the accolade of having been selected as the interior designer for Park La Brea, a large development in the historic Miracle Mile district in Los Angeles.
Kari’s high-end interior design, focusing on eco-friendly and pet-friendly design elements, has been featured on the covers of Luxury Home Quarterly, ASID Magazine, and Avenues. She’s also been featured in In Style, Home and Décor, People, Statement, GENLUX, Modern Dog, US Weekly, Ultimate Decorating, Homes by Design, Dream Walls, InStyle Home, and Homes of Hollywood Bachelors, among others. Kari starred in her own celebrity interior design show, Designer to the Stars, on the WE network, was a featured residential interior designer on The Discovery Channel’s The Dude Room, and is currently in pre-production for a new interior design show.
Traveling frequently throughout the world, Kari stays abreast of the newest high-end interior design styles, trends, and ideas and to offer creative results that are both functional and beautiful. With her signature style of “eclectic self-expressionism”, she finds salvaged artifacts to add time and wisdom to each of her projects, while integrating the latest offerings in green design and pet-friendly design. Out of her commitment to personalized service, Kari directly oversees each project and works with her clients to achieve specific interior design goals.
Kari offers her clients, whether they are celebrities or not, assistance in all phases of home design: selection and purchasing of furnishings, fabrics, and surfaces; remodeling and new construction from initial concept to contracting; project management; and, complete furnishing and final installation. She is also a leading expert in green design as well as pet-friendly design. Kari’s interior design firm includes several premier architects, engineers and contractors, and key wholesale contacts in the textile, appliance, and furnishings industries.
About Kari Whitman Interiors
Celebrity interior designer Kari Whitman founded Kari Whitman Interiors in Los Angeles in 1994 as a design build firm specializing in high-end residential interior design. Now based in Los Angeles and Boulder, Colorado, Kari is one of Hollywood’s most sought-after interior designer talents. Residential clients including Jessica Alba, Kristen Bell, Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas, and Don Johnson have embraced her eclectic design style and knowledge of eco-friendly interior design. Kari’s expertise also extends into commercial interior design, and projects range from condos to estate homes, boutique hotels to large-scale residential developments. A member of the prestigious American Society for Interior Design, Kari has showcased prominent design projects throughout California, New York, Denver, Colorado, Aspen, Miami, and Dallas.