The Wish List: Home Pros Pick Their Splurge Items

The Wall Street Journal / December 2017

Kari Whitman, of Kari Whitman Interiors, talks about her choice of plants for a living wall in the bathroom of a project in her home town of Boulder.  Lavender, mint, moss, and sage make up this green bathroom wall, which becomes more effervescent as the humidity of the shower warms it.  Because these plants don’t need a lot of sun, it’s perfect for bringing the outside in regardless of the season, and the natural humidity makes these a low-maintenance choice for plant life inside the home.

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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, Nikki Sixx, Justus Parmar, 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, ColoradoAspen, Jackson Hole, Miami, and Dallas. To spend more time in nature, Kari now operates out of her residential interior design office in Boulder, Colorado.

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