Catherine "Cat" Carlson learned the interior design business by working for two of New York's most venerated designers. From 2000 to 2003 she was a designer and project manager at David Anthony Easton. In 2003 Ms. Carlson joined Charlotte Moss Interior Design as its Senior Designer where she remained until starting her own firm in 2006. Earlier in her career, Cat spent time as a financial analyst at New York's Museum of Modern Art and at Polo Ralph Lauren, where she was involved in their international licensing efforts.
During her career as a designer Catherine has completed a wide range of projects and installations; a small sampling of which would include numerous Manhattan co-op apartments, a Fishers Island, NY summer home, a Palm Beach winter residence, several country homes in Putnam and Duchess counties, a Denver, Colorado primary residence and a New York City townhouse.
In 2010 Catherine was named as one of the country's up and coming designers to watch out for by House Beautiful.
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Manhattan. She grew up on the Upper East Side, where she attended the Spence School. Cat then continued her education at the St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire followed by Duke University. While at Duke, Ms. Carlson earned a 3.8 grade point average while majoring in Art History and completing all of her pre-med requirements. An avid athlete, Catherine is a former ice hockey player and an accomplished marathon runner; having twice finished in the top 100 of approximately 10,000 female competitors in the New York City Marathon. In her spare time Cat enjoys spending time with her children, traveling and of course shopping.
Catherine lives on the Upper East Side of New York City with her husband and two daughters.