The most damaging—interior design is a luxury reserved for a few. Her voice, advocacy for Design Equity™, and design practice have shifted the narrative, making interior design a standard for all. Kia is challenging the lack of these standards in economically challenged communities.
Her presence and leadership have created ripples, prompting housing developers, agencies, and industry partners in economically challenged communities to not just take notice of her work—but to do better.
- Corcoran College Art +Design, Master of Fine Arts, Interior Design
- Moore College Art + Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Interior Design
Awards & Honors
- Honorary Doctorate, New York School of Interior Design
- MHN The Excellence Awards 2020, Rising Star Award
- BD+C 40 Under 40