Kathy Best Design, an ASID Award winning firm, offers full-service interior design. We create beautiful environments for our clients. We believe beauty is more than skin deep. Each project is carefully tailored to the client’s needs. Lifestyle, location, budget, likes and habits, pets, entertaining styles, climate, use, & environmental impact are just some of the details we consider throughout the design process.
Kathy Best Design is located in Jackson Square and maintains a keen focus on high end residential projects. We have designed signature interior spaces for clients from coast to coast since 1990.
KATHY GEISSLER BEST – PRINCIPAL
Kathy has long had a passion for the visual world. She draws inspiration from nature, old masters, and travel explorations. Her worldwide travel includes Western & Eastern Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, India, the Far East, Brazil, Mexico, and at least 43 of the 50 United States.
Since the formation of her design firm in 1990, Kathy has had the privilege of designing many homes in the San Francisco Bay Area, Washington State, and Virginia, including six of her own.
Her first degree was a BA from the University of Washington in Seattle, where she graduated summa cum laude with a Major in German Language & Literature and a Minor in Art History. After living and working in Munich and London, Kathy moved to San Francisco. She earned an MBA from San Francisco State University and worked in office furniture sales representing predominately Knoll International. Determined to work as a designer, Kathy pursued a BFA in Interior Design from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, graduating with honors and a focus on furniture design.