Design Diary: Kate Patterson’s Brookline Home

I just got back from a gathering at the home of Brookline-based interior designer Kate Patterson. The house is absolutely stunning; Kate has incredible talent. We met last week via email as I was trying to organize a mini school bus. Turns out her son just started 7th grade with mine. It also turns out that she hosted the breakfast for the Fall 2013 issue of Boston Home magazine, since her house is featured.

The house, which is on a city street across from a park—with a distant view of the Prudential and Hancock buildings, dates from the turn-of-the-century, and was a complete mess when they bought it. Kate and her husband hired architecture firm Warner + Cunningham to help with the plans, CW Design for the custom cabinetry in the kitchen and master bath, the Remodeling Company to gut the place, and Faith Michaels of Faithful Flowers for landscaping. Obviously, she decorated it herself.

I want to move in. Probably the best I can hope for is an invite back. The first 7 images of Kate’s home are from the magazine, photographed by Trent Bell. Then, my Instagram snapshots from this morning.

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Above photos by Trent Bell

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5 Comments

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5 Responses to Design Diary: Kate Patterson’s Brookline Home

  1. Thanks Marni, you don’t need an invite back, my door is always open for you! xok

  2. Anonymous

    Great post, Marni! And great to see you, too. -Rachel

  3. Betsy Burbank

    This is a VERY talented designer!!! How can I hire her? Does she work out of state?

  4. Betsy – Here’s Kate’s contact: info@katepattersondesign.com
    (617) 480-2589

  5. Nancy Sharpe

    Thanks for sharing Marni. This is an amazing house!!! I love your style as well.

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