Meet the SDS Team: Yoko Kato
Yoko Kato is one of Sullivan Design Studio’s Senior Designers. Bringing over 15 years of design experience, her ability to create beautifully crafted and well-thought details combined with her ability to unify architectural components in a seamless architecture-to-interiors approach make her an integral part of the team. This month, Yoko shares the most important thing when working on a team and the person she admires most.
Q | When did you join the team?
A | December 2015
Q | What is your role?
A | Senior Interior Designer
Q | What attracted you to Sullivan Design Studio?
A | I wanted a friendly working environment for a working mom and to gain experience in residential design.
Q | What is your professional background?
Beck & Tabeling Architect
Domokur, Robinson & Edwards Architects
BFA Interior Design, Kent State University, Cum Laude
Q | What is your favorite interior design style?
A | Simple, modern, and pops of color and graphics.
Q | Who do you admire and why?
A | My dad because he has always guided me through my life and given me comfort to build my confidence.
Q | What is one item you wish you could have in your home?
A | Genkan – Japanese entryway.
Q | What is the most important thing when working on a team?
A | Trust and the right attitude.
Q | Morning or night person?
A | Morning person now since my daughter was born!
Q | What is your favorite food?
A | Inari-sushi, Japanese curry, and any of my mom’s home-cooked meals.