Welcome back to our Designer Highlight series! Today, we’re spotlighting Kaye Sellers who has been in the field of interior design and sales over 33 years, 14 of them at Batte Furniture & Interiors.
Kaye is experienced in both commercial and residential design creating environments that are functional and appealing. She has a great perception of scale and loves to use color to reflect the personal tastes of her clients. Kaye feels that listening to her clients is important to the success of their projects and encourages them to participate in the process.
At a young age Kaye knew that she
wanted to be in the artistic world. She displayed a special interest in
color and design. Her formal education includes a degree in
Environmental Design with a minor in marketing from the University of
Southern Mississippi. Today you will find her at Batte Furniture
& Interiors assisting her clients by making their homes both beautiful
Here, get to know Kaye and check out a few of her in-stock favorite pieces (and on sale, too!).
Design style A mix of traditional and modern
Dream client A client who has confidence in my creative abilities
Client A wants complete overhaul; what is your preferred way to start? Begin by making an in-home appointment to discuss their lifestyle needs and expectations, followed by making a personalized detailed plan for them.
What is your “go to” paint color? Each job requires it’s own color schedule, so I don’t have just one “go-to” paint color.
Furniture or accessory every home could benefit from
A dining room table where family and friends can gather for good food and fond memories.
Do you decorate for the holidays, if so how? Yes, at Christmas with fresh greenery and special decorations that I have collected over the years.
Most underrated element of design scale
Where do you find inspiration for your work? I am inspired by my clients personalities, needs and special interests.
Interior trend you could have done without Victorian
Best work related advice you have ever gotten? Listen to your clients and ask questions about their homes.
Best advice you could give someone beginning a design
Encourage them to create an idea file by using pictures from their favorite magazines and design books that will reveal their individual sense of style.