Kathy Novo-Shumate is a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD by NKBA), Certified Interior Designer (CID by State of California) and a Certified Advanced Classical Feng Shui consultant. With over two decades of experience in the remodeling design/build field she has become a leader in space planning with focus on kitchen and bath remodeling in San Diego and throughout the Coachella Valley.
Kathy’s knowledge in the kitchen and bath remodeling business comes from certification by the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and American Society of Interior Design (ASID). She is the former co-host of “Let’s Talk Remodeling”; a remodeling talk show on 760KFMB in San Diego. She has won numerous awards and recognition for her designs and creative ideas for kitchen design and storage. She teaches free public seminars about what home owners should know before they remodel.
Kathy worked with her general contractor husband, Mikal, for over 20 years designing and specifying remodeling projects. Her projects have been featured in San Diego Union/Tribune, San Diego Home Garden Lifestyles magazine, and numerous local and national publications. Her kitchen and bath designs have been on several ASID Kitchen/Bath Tours during her career.
“Form follows function” is the basis for working with clients to achieve the highest compliment which is to hear a client say the project exceeded their expectation and they simply would not change a thing about it.