Coterie Crush on Design Darlings Kandrac & Kole

Mar 7 2013

by Cheri Leavy

At the moment Kandrac & Kole…

LOVES (fabric collection):

Kelly Kole – LULU DK child for Schumacher

Joann Kandrac – Jonathon Adler for Kravet

LOVES (china pattern):

Kelly Kole – J Chew Porcelain – the Arabesque pattern in Arabian Spice

Joann Kandrac – Versace by Rosenthal “Marco Polo” Dinnerware – Orange and Turquoise – one of my favorite color combinations

LOVES (design blog):

Kelly Kole – House of Turquoise, Rebecca Reynolds – Kitchen INK, Lisa Mende Design

Joann Kandrac – Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles, Design Indulgence

LOVES (design magazine):

Kelly Kole – Coastal Living (print), Dabble (online)

Joann Kandrac –House Beautiful (print) House of Fifty (online)

LOVES (paint color):

Kelly Kole – Sherwin Williams Loggia (SW7506)

Joann Kandrac – Benjamin Moore Wythe Blue – HC143

LOVES (candle):

Kelly Kole – Anthropologie, Capri Blue – Aloha Orchid

Joann Kandrac – Trapp – Guava Mango

LOVES (shop for antiques):

Kelly Kole – Scott’s Antique Market – Atlanta

Joann Kandrac – Scott’s Antique Market – Atlanta

LOVES (artist):

Kelly Kole – Kimberly Schuessler (Atlanta, GA)

Joann Kandrac – Jay Scott (Atlanta, GA)

LOVES (interior designers):

Kelly Kole – Nate Berkus, Liz Carroll

Joann Kandrac –Tobi Fairley, Amanda Nisbet

LOVES (to collect):

Kelly Kole – sand from vacations around the world

Joann Kandrac – old family photographs

LOVES (about the south):

Kelly Kole – bold design, big hugs, mild temps

Joann Kandrac – the friendly people, the design community, the sweet tea
Kelly can’t live without:

sunshine, organization, my faith and my family

Joann can’t live without:

colorful spaces, efficient systems in my office, my husband

Kelly’s secret to timeless design:

Design around what you love and what speaks to you no matter what the trends are at that minute. Don’t overdo it.

Joann’s secret to timeless design:

Using something that is handed down or meaningful to you in its existing form or re-purposed

Kelly’s style in five words or less:

tasteful, texturized, collected, comfortable, colorful

Joann’s style in five words or less:

colorful, happy, functional, lived in

Kandrac Kole is a nationally recognized interior design firm founded by principal designers Joann Kandrac and Kelly Kole. This successful duo has established a reputation well known for their approachable, dynamic personalities, signature use of color, and one of a kind, custom designs. Their work has been featured by The New York Times, House Beautiful, The Atlanta Journal Constitution,, Atlanta Home Improvement and Bloggers since 2009, Kandrac Kole’s blog has become popular for all types of design related conversations and has won the allegiance of thousands of readers per month. Joann and Kelly’s love and commitment to the power of interior design also extends towards their charity work throughout the U.S. and Guatemala.

Kandrac & Kole Interior Designs, Inc.
770.514.9699 (office)

Also ENJOY spotlights on other interior designers –

Cullen O’Steen of Cullen & Co Interior Design

Holly Phillips of The English Room

Anna Kristin Yarbrough and Cameron Weaver of Interior Canvas

Lisa Mende of Lisa Mende Design

Courtney Barnes of Stylecourt


Cheri Leavy View More Blog Posts from this Author

Cheri Leavy is a connector, cheerleader and marketing consultant for fellow entrepreneurs.
Building rapport and strengthening a sense of community:
• A community of female entrepreneurs through the The Southern Coterie and The Southern C Summit
• The faces and places of Athens that make our city so vibrant through guide2athens
• A community of devoted football fans through Bulldawg Illustrated
- Contributing editor to Coastal Illustrated, Executive Board Member of the UGA Alumni Association

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