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Anderson Design Studio Names New Partner

Katie Stix, Design Director of Anderson Design Studio, has been made a Partner in the Firm

NASHVILLE, TN-- Anderson Design Studio, an internationally renowned interior design firm based in Nashville, is pleased to announce that Katie Stix, IIDA has been made a partner effective May 1, 2018. Katie will play a key role working alongside founder and Principal Designer, Kathy Anderson, IIDA to advance the business.

Kathy Anderson founded the business in 1988 and quickly became Nashville’s go to celebrity designer with clients including; Alan Jackson, Blake Shelton, Josh Turner, Steve Winwood, Tony Brown, Kix Brooks and Ashley Judd. Her work has been published in magazines such as: Architectural Digest, People, Cambria Style, Music Row Magazine and Nashville Lifestyles to name a few. Kathy’s reputation for delivering unique design spaces resulted in 8 international design awards and her being featured on HGTV House Hunters. She was also named Nashville’s Top 10 Women in Business. A few of their exceptional projects include Printers Alley Lofts, Grand Ole Opry House, Ryman Auditorium dressing rooms, and historic RCA Studio A.

“It’s exciting to work with great clients and to create environments that reflect their unique personality and style. Today, more than ever before, people need to live and work in spaces that provide comfort and communication. I’m fortunate to have a talented team who work with me to make every project special. Katie and I have worked together for years as designers and friends. Now with her as my partner, we can share roles and responsibilities as we work together to take ADS to the next level” said Kathy Anderson.

Last fall, Kathy launched a home décor collection with Eightmood, a design company out of Sweden. Her line, Country Mood, is now available and flawlessly blends Scandinavian and Southern culture. Currently, Kathy is working on Fall 2018 collection with Eightmood as well as an exquisite line of rugs with Orientalist Home.

Katie Stix IIDA, LEED Green Associate, and Design Director, graduated with a Bachelors in Interior Design from Marymount University where she excelled in rendering and space planning. She moved to Nashville in 2010 where she is constantly inspired by the creative energy of the city.

Katie’s design experience includes high-end residential, commercial and hospitality projects. She enjoys creating eclectic and inspiring environments that are both beautiful and functional. Incorporating the history and charm of existing spaces with updated technologies and modern forms are especially exciting and she is always searching for new ways to interpret design. Her focus is to develop strong client relationships and create a stimulating design experience.

“Kathy and I make a great team. She has been my mentor and friend and I’m looking forward to taking on more of the responsibilities of managing the day to day operations of the business to free her to soar to new heights. We’re developing ideas to provide a more unique client experience and additional product lines for ADS” said Katie Stix.

Anderson Design Studio overlooks the Cumberland River & the Tennessee Titans stadium and is located in downtown Nashville on historic 2nd Avenue. The firm enjoys a wide variety of project types, which include hospitality, educational, institutional, retail, corporate, residential, and restaurants. Each client is approached with a special sensitivity to their unique project needs.

To learn more about Anderson Design Studio, please visit

To shop her Country Mood collection, please visit

Press contact: Christina Black - Dead Horse Branding | 720-301-2558

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