KRISTIN LAM'S STORY
“I want my clients to feel their home is a refuge from the hectic world.”
meet kristin lam
Kristin Lam is an award winning, published designer whose work brings a relaxed uncluttered feel to her homes that are meant to be loved and lived in.
Kristin has been creating beautiful interiors on the East and West coast for over 40 years. She brings design sensibilities to her projects that allow her interior spaces to flow seamlessly from room to room often bringing the view beyond the windows to the interior for a feeling that is palpable. From beautiful beach homes overlooking the Pacific Ocean spanning multiple counties to simple, elegant ranch homes in San Diego to homes in Las Vegas to a Cape Cod style lake house in Atlanta, Georgia. Each design is as unique and individual as her clients. The ambiance of her interiors is as elegant as they are comfortable.
Kristin’s designs feature a sophisticated mix of materials and color providing her clients with breathtaking living spaces that feel like home.
She strives for interiors that are appropriate for her clients, interiors that are a reflection of what they love.
Tastefully incorporating her client’s surroundings into the design is her forte’. She has a gift for reading her clients needs and personal style. “I keep my eyes and ears open for cues from my clients, both spoken and unspoken, that help me to facilitate a home that is perfect for that particular client. Each home is a reflection of their unique personal style. Walking through their homes is like a good novel unfolding page after page slowly revealing the personality of the inhabitants inside the space.”
After graduating Bauder College in 1981, Kristin began her interior design career in Miami, Florida at David & Dash and then Plummer Interiors. After moving to Atlanta, Georgia to raise her family, she opened Eclectic Interiors. In 2000 she moved to San Diego to open Kristin’s Eclectic Interiors where she continues her success as owner of Kristin Lam Interiors.
“Many of my clients are surprised at the number of moving parts that must come together in just the right order so the project is completed on time and within budget. Managing time, people and materials—all the while focusing on my client’s design goals—is my expertise.”
Kristin continues her education immersing herself in other cultures through her love of travel and adventure. Research thus far includes trips to Italy, England, French Polynesia, Bali, Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Turkey, India and Switzerland. This allows her to bring unique design elements, some seldom seen in our culture, to her clients.
Her skills include project management including managing sub-contractors, remodeling, kitchen and bath design, lighting design, space planning, furniture layout, custom furniture design, custom draperies and linens.Whether whole house design or a kitchen or bathroom remodel, Kristin is experienced to make the client’s house feel like home.