Early in her career, Kathleen Justice discovered that designing retail store environments allowed her to combine a passion for interior design and a love of fashion.  Kathleen proceeded to build a career leading store design teams for globally recognized brands like Old Navy and Gap, building a depth of knowledge and a broad portfolio of work.  


After many years in corporate retail store design, Kathleen founded Local Studio.  Based in Mill Valley, California, Local Studio is a boutique design consultancy specializing in Small Retail Store Design and Hospitality Projects.  


Kathleen is an NCIDQ certified Interior Designer and a California Licensed Architect. Her minimalist aesthetic and love of juxtaposing textures and tones produces timeless yet on-trend environments.