About

Tucker residenceA Passion for Design:
Interior and Outdoor Spaces
Since 1993

Kim Abbott’sā€™ worldview is shaped by experience. Extensive European travel, coupled with living and working in the Okavango Delta of Botswana Africa as a Zoologist/Ethologist for four years, all combined to broaden her artistic vision, while elevating her design aesthetic.

A northern Michigan native, Kim returned to Traverse City in 1990 to, as she’s says, “to start Life #2.ā€ Always possessing a keen eye for fashion and interiors, she pursued a design degree and started her business.

Since founding her firm over twenty years ago, Kim has designed an extensive number of versatile projects, not only in northern Michigan, but also, throughout the country, from the most chic of homes to casual weekend retreats. Kim strives to help clients live beautifully by creating homes with a relaxed approach to elegance, while remaining timeless.

Kim, and her team approach each project in a spirit of collaboration with their clients, converting their dreams and ideas into something real and livable. She works diligently on her design process with strict attention to detail, from concept to completion. She also loves searching for new sources from various trades, including art and antiques, which she combines with new ideas and fabulous finds from her travels. This is what makes her designs exceptional and results in enduring relationships with her clients.