Emma Wingfield  15 Feb, 2017   Designer, architecture, Art, community, corporate, Design, design trends, Designer Series, Installation, Painting, hospitality design, Hotel, hotel art, hotel design, Hotels, Indiewalls, interior design, interiors, office design, Art x Community

Bethesda, MD based Kavitha Iyer is the Senior Design Manager at Marriott International. She excels in creating memorable guest experiences through great design and is a firm believer in good design cultivating good business. Here she answers a few of our questions on her personal style, her favorite design trends, and what inspires her.


Rapid Fire Questions

  1. Beer, wine, or margarita? - Wine
  2. Instagram or Snapchat? - Instagram
  3. Podcast or Music? - Podcast



Industry Questions

  1. What inspires you? - Traveling
  2. When does art enter the design phase for you? - It's the start, finish, and end
  3. What design trends interest you right now? - Transformative elements
  4. What design trends do you see making a comeback? - Color



Personal Questions

  1. Describe your personal style in a few words. - Everyday chic with a touch of, what?
  2. What book do you recommend the most to people? - Shel Silverstein's book of poems, Where the Sidewalk Ends.
  3. Outside of your work, are there any other creative pursuits that interest you? - Painting.



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