Intern Spotlight: Katelin Simpson

Intern Spotlight!

Tell us a little about yourself. (Name, school, program you’re studying, where you’re from.)

My name is Katelin Simpson I am from Elon, NC.  I am 19 years old and I attend school at the San Francisco Design Institute. I am studying Interior Design with hopes of becoming an interior designer.  


What made you interested in interior design?

I have always loved design and creating new spaces and bringing old ones to life.


Who are some of your design icons?

I love Joanna Gaines and her farmhouse style but I really love Phillipe Starck and how all of his work is French inspired.


Describe your design aesthetic.

I love a french farmhouse and everything antique but I also love the clean lines of a modern home. There is really something I love about every style of design.


What do you do at Vivid Interiors?

I get to look at plans and watch Gina and Laura work, which is awesome. I also get to  “fluff and puff” the store.


What do you like best about interning at Vivid?

How friendly everyone is! I like getting to seeing how Gina and Laura work and all the real life experience that comes with it.


Who are your favorite musicians?

I can’t choose just one, I have so many.


Favorite drink?

Sweet Tea


What is your sign?



If you could invite anyone to dinner (living or dead) who would it be?

Audrey Hepburn


Tell us three words that describe you.

Kind, determined,and  respectful


What are your plans after graduation?

I have hopes to work under someone professionally for a few years but my ideal plan would be to own my own business someday.