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The award-winning interior designers at KTI create distinctive hospitality, commercial, and residential projects, and make spaces come alive with unique interior merchandising. Founded in 1997 by Kimberly Timmons-Beutner and based in Denver, Colorado, KTI’s spirited approach has earned them a loyal local and international clientele, as well as national industry recognition. The KTI team is filled with lively, meticulous people who love the design process as much as you’ll love the outcome! As a team, we are collaborators first and enjoy working with each client and one another to create memorable spaces that realize our clients’ vision. We are industry leaders who deliver integrity, teamwork, and originality to produce tailored design, timeless elegance, and a thoroughly unique “KTI sense of place.” KTI team members are active participants in the design industry through ASID, IIDA, NEWH, SMC for the HBA of Metro Denver, The Art Institute of Colorado, NAWIC, and other professional associations.
At KTI, we measure success by client happiness. Our job is to make our clients’ vision a reality– on time and within budget. KTI designers are committed to understanding our clients’ challenges and goals and designing spaces that meet those needs. Our versatile style ranges from classically-inspired to creatively contemporary, from sensible to spectacular. Always tailored, never fussy, KTI’s award-winning interiors have clean lines and smart contrasts that defy the ordinary. Our collaborative, flexible approach invites open dialogue and produces thoughtful solutions. Whether we’re working together on a clubhouse, restaurant, recreation facility, luxury resort, model home, sales gallery, or private residence, your project will benefit from the direct involvement of KTI founder Kimberly Timmons-Beutner. With 37 years of experience and a passion that is contagious, Kimberly leads KTI’s dedicated team of experts in creating interiors that leave a lasting impression.
Kimberly Timmons-Beutner ASID, IIDA (NCIDQ Certificate No. 020479)
For the last 25 years Kimberly Timmons-Beutner has been making her mark in the design industry. She founded KTI in 1997 and continues to build upon an exceptional portfolio of work. Her passion for design is contagious and she encourages her team to create the best possible design solutions and believes great design is in the details. An avid learner who stays current with the latest design trends, Kimberly is also a keen listener with an unerring sense of what will delight each client. Her leadership, honesty, and commitment to artistic excellence and client collaboration has helped KTI develop long-lasting relationships with the nation’s premier builders, hospitality developers, restaurateurs, and architects worldwide. Kimberly graduated with honors from the Art Institute of Colorado. In 2008, she was inducted into the Art Institute’s Hall of Fame and in 2010, she was awarded a Doctorate of Humane Letters. She is an active board member of the HBA of Metro Denver’s Sales & Marketing Council. Previously, she served on the board for the HBA’s 50+ Housing Council and as a member of HomeAid Colorado’s Fundraising Committee. Kimberly is also a member of the National Association of Women in Construction and a devoted supporter of the arts and local design schools. International travel for work and with her family feeds her soul and inspires her creativity. When she is not working, she enjoys tandem cycling with her husband.
Favorite time of the year: Summer
Favorite color: Anything purple, from indigo to magenta
Quirky talent: Racing BMWs on ice.
Favorite KTI project: Our latest project is usually my favorite.
Carissa Thompson (NCIDQ Certificate No. 019747)
Design Director, Hospitality & Commercial
Carissa has comprehensive experience in hospitality design including resort hotels, restaurants, spa & fitness, private golf clubhouses, entertainment and gaming. She holds membership in both IIDA and NEWH and is NCIDQ certified, being very active within the Denver design community where she is highly respected by her peers in the industry. Carissa has a passion for design and carries it throughout her professional and personal life, holding a countless number of hobbies from making jewelry, sewing elaborate Halloween costumes to creating decorative masks. She enjoys the outdoors, loves to hike, camp and is fervent about rockclimbing in the stunning mountains of Colorado.
Favorite time of the year: September / October and Halloween
Favorite color: Spicy Hue
Quirky talent: I organize and pack like I’m playing Tetris
Favorite KTI project: Guard & Grace Steakhouse
Director of Production, CAD/IT
Dean is not a native of Colorado, but his heart has always been drawn to the mountains. After graduating from Kansas State University in 1993, he spent four long years in KC building on his professional skills. In 97 he and his wife decided it was time to move to Colorado. Since then, he has worked for Interior Design and Architectural firms as well as being a successful small business owner. With over 20 years of experience, Dean has established standards and practices that help KTI produce quality documents efficiently and economically.
Favorite time of the year: Middle Fall
Favorite color: Pantone® 268 - Kansas State Purple
Quirky talent: Pit master - I love to smoke Brisket, Tri Tip Steak, but mostly Pulled Pork
Favorite KTI project: Saddlebrooke Ranch Fitness Center, Tucson, AZ
Office Manager, KTI
Patti brings over 20 years of experience to Kimberly Timmons Interiors, with experience in accounting from the banking, oil and gas, aerospace and non-profit industries. She has two grown daughters, one married, following Patti’s career in Banking and living in Ohio while the younger daughter is a successful massage therapist living in Mobile, AL. Patti manages the day to day activity of Kimberly Timmons Interiors, as well as keeping the finances in order. In her spare time, Patti enjoys spending time with her husband, two puppies and waits for the next Bronco season to start!
Favorite time of the year: Fall & Winter / I love decorating for the holidays!
Favorite color: Green
Favorite KTI Project: All of them! I love all our clients and all our projects!!!!!
Project Manager, Interior Merchandising
Savannah has been a member of the KTI team for eight years. Savannah graduated from Arapahoe Community College with an Associates of Applied Science Degree in Interior Design. From starting as an intern just out of college to working her way up to Project Manager, her passion for design drives her desire to create fresh, creative, memorable homes. She enjoys working with each builder, alongside her talented design team, to create beautiful homes that enhance and compliment the interior architecture in each community. Savannah’s passion for design carries into her personal life, where she enjoys spending time with her husband remodeling and updating their home. Life is busy with three boys at home but her favorite hobby will always be her family.
Favorite time of the year: Summer
Favorite color: Never the same, but usually shades of green.
Quirky talent: Queen of Multi-tasking
Favorite KTI project: Continues to change, but for the time being, Celebrity Custom Homes Pradera and Taylor Morrison Skyestone and Leyden Ranch.
Project Manager, Hospitality & Commercial
JoLeigh has over a decade of experience in the creation of artful interior spaces with extensive expertise in the design of large office spaces for corporate clients. Her experience also includes spas, coffee shops, fitness centers, clubhouses, restaurants, and casinos. Passionate about designing spaces that minimize the use of natural resources, JoLeigh is committed to sustainable practices and is LEED certified. Her enthusiasm and positive attitude along with her excellent technical and design skills make her a strong addition to KTI’s design team. JoLeigh graduated from Drexel University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Interior Design and a minor in Architecture and is NCIDQ certified. In her free time, JoLeigh enjoys spending time with her husband and seeing the world through the eyes of her young daughter. Practicing pilates and cooking and baking for friends and family are also top on her list.
Favorite Time of Year: Autumn, I grew up in Vermont and the foliage took your breath away.
Favorite Color: Magenta
Quirky Talent: Memorizing song lyrics. A song comes on the radio from my childhood that I haven’t heard in years and I can sing every word.
Favorite KTI Project: Skyestone Sales Office
Project Manager, Residential
Kelly offers creativity within inspired design sensibility and understanding of business to work projects with care and attention to detail. With over a decade of experience in high-end residential design, Kelly understands projects from the construction process of a home as well as the people who will live there. Communication, integrity and ingenuity are her keys to working successfully in design as she assists clients to develop their individual sense of style. Family is where her heart is and enjoys Colorado activities such as hiking, enjoying local dining, culture/art, cooking and music. Kelly is proud to have gained her education at ACC in Littleton, CO.
Favorite time of the year: Crisp air of Fall as the cozy sweaters come out of storage.
Favorite color: Who could choose just one?
Quirky talent: I am surprisingly good at parallel parking.
Favorite KTI project: Private Residence in Heritage Hills
Project Manager Consultant, Hospitality & Commercial
LeKathryn Champine is a highly qualified, motivated, creative professional with extensive experience in hospitality. Her experience includes resort casinos, hotels, restaurants, spas, retail, senior facilities, multifamily housing, historical, new construction, and renovation. LeKathryn is engaged in all phases of the design process including client contact, programming, concept vision, schematic design, animation coordination, design development, FFE and construction documents, purchasing coordination, construction administration, installation, and photography styling. She has a strong passion for the creative design process and a deep respect for the client’s needs. Her ability to respond quickly while maintaining excellence in creativity and quality of design sets her apart from many. LeKathryn is a member of ASID, NEWH, LEED Associate and is NCIDQ qualified. She enjoys spending time at her mountain log cabin with her husband and labs, gardening, hiking, and being patted on the back by the mountain gorillas in Rwanda.
Favorite time of the year: SPRING!
Favorite color: All greens except hunter
Quirky talent: I can still do the splits.
Favorite KTI project: Welk Resorts Breckenridge
Designer, Interior Merchandising
Stacey interned at KTI while completing her design degree at Arapahoe Community College. She quickly found her niche with the Interior Merchandising Team. The best part of her job is purchasing and expediting because it encompasses problem solving, organization, forming relationships with vendors, and sticking to a budget. In Stacey’s spare time, she keeps busy by spending time with her family and friends. She has a passion for cheerleading and coaches a weekly cheer class for high school girls. She also loves to hike the Colorado 14ers and dreams of visiting all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums.
Favorite time of the year: Spring
Favorite color: Black
Quirky talent: Being organized and detailed in any situation
Favorite KTI project: Celebrity Pradera
Designer, Interior Merchandising
Rachel has always had a passion for every type of design. Prior to establishing her career as an interior designer, she worked as a graphic designer where she achieved skills that help her in the interior design field as well. While pursuing her interior design degree at Arapahoe Community College, Rachel came to work at KTI as an intern for the Interior Merchandising Team. Her attention to detail and true love for the job has helped her become the designer she is today. Outside of work she spends time working on her numerous design related hobbies which include everything from scrapbooking to glasswork, photography to movies and even painting her nails.
Favorite time of the year: Spring
Favorite color: Teal
Quirky talent: Saying the alphabet backwards
Favorite KTI Project: KB Home Lyons Ridge
Designer, Hospitality & Commercial
Kelsey grew up in Oklahoma and ventured out east where she received a Bachelor’s of Science in Interior Design at Radford University in Virginia. She has a passion for creativity and is constantly inspired by all avenues of design. Kelsey is determined to help brighten people’s outlook on life through good design and innovative spaces. Her strength is having a positive attitude and a fresh mindset to let in all the possibilities that design can offer. Kelsey also manages a successful small business in her free time selling custom watercolor paintings and prints on Etsy. She is an artist that embraces imperfection and sees beauty in everything. Aside from painting, Kelsey enjoys working out, is a firm believer in seeing the world through travel, and spends as much time as possible with her 2 dogs, a husky named Sadie and a golden retriever named Chewie.
Favorite time of the year: Fall with November being my favorite month!
Favorite color: Turquoise
Quirky talent: Fantasy Football master
Favorite KTI project: Guard & Grace Steakhouse
Holly graduated with a degree in Interior Design from Colorado State University where she interned at a high end firm in Vail learning the ways of residential interior design. Taking her creativity to a different side, she became a graphic designer for a custom invitation company learning how to carefully balance clients and business. Her strength is going the extra mile for people and she enjoys teaching fun painting classes and freelance designing custom paper goods in her spare time. Holly’s favorite hobbies include running, baking/cooking/concocting, spending time with family and friends and enjoying everything the gorgeous state of Colorado has to offer.
Favorite time of the year: Sunny, hot summer, followed closely by Christmas time.
Favorite color: A very special combination of red, hot orange and little pink. I know it when I see it.
Quirky talent: As an intimidating board game player, I’m the first one chosen for teams during the holidays.
Favorite KTI project: Berardi Residence
Design Assistant, Interior Merchandising
Jennifer is a graduate of the University of Iowa with a degree in Global Studies. She studied Art History in Aix-en-Provence, France. After completing school she moved to Chicago where she worked for The Art Institute of Chicago, and then went to The Institute of Art at Chicago for interior design. Jennifer moved to Denver over three years ago and has loved all Denver has to offer. She is enjoying being part of the Interior Merchandising Team at KTI. In her spare time, Jen loves to hike, cook, and read.
Favorite time of year: There is something I like about each time of year, whether the colors in fall, snow in winter, the new beginning of spring or the warm heat of summer.
Favorite color: Right now it is blue
Quirky talent: Really good at the game dominoes
Favorite KTI project: Pinery West by KB Home but I am very excited about the Oakwood Cottages in Utah. The colors & textures we are using in this project are unique & creative.
Library Resource Consultant, KTI
Susan Rider has a degree in Early Childhood Development from Colorado State University and a teaching certificate from the University of Denver. She taught first and second grade for several years before raising her two, now grown, sons. Susan also promoted art shows in Colorado which gave her a unique look at local and national fine arts and crafts. At KTI, she has brought her organizational skills to keep KTI’s extensive library updated and functional. Her love of bowling has kept her on the same team for 27 years. The team name is “What’s For Lunch?” which explains her bowling average.
Favorite time of year: Fall
Favorite color: Blue
Quirky talent: Can wiggle my ears
With a versatile style, flexible approach, and fresh, original thinking, KTI creates distinctive interior designs for a variety of spaces, from restaurants to retail to resorts. Browse some of our work below.
News / Blog
KTI Wins Big at the 2014 MAME Awards
The Marketing and Merchandising Excellence (MAME) Awards honored Denver interior design firm Kimberly Timmons Interiors (KTI) with a total of five... Read More >>
KTI Leads the Field with 4 Honors at ASID’s 2014 Crystal Awards
At the sixteenth annual Crystal Awards presented by the American Society of Designers (ASID) Colorado, interior design firm KTI was honored for... Read More >>
KTI and Chef Troy Guard Collaborate on Guard and Grace
A Modern Steakhouse that is a Feast for the Eyes Even in a city rich with steakhouses, Denver’s Guard and Grace stands out. Designed by KTI for... Read More >>
Grand Opening at Pradera Unveils the Ultimate Colorado Lifestyle
Pradera’s six European Collection plans are both artful and thoughtful, mixing classic European design details with modern floor plans that... Read More >>
Featured in Profile Magazine as an Industry Leader.
When hard work and passion pay off, it looks like an article in Profile Magazine along with other women who are breaking through the glass ceiling... Read More >>
Sweeping the MAME’s. No easy feat. But sweep them we did. 6 times to be exact.
Held at the Grand Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Center for Performing Arts, and decked out in our very finest designer regalia, our team attended... Read More >>
KTI Receives Five National Awards
Principal Kimberly Timmons recently attended the annual International Builders Show sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders in... Read More >>
KTI Gives Robson Communities’ Toscana’s Grill a Face Lift
Kimberly Timmons Interiors was the original designer for the Toscana’s Grill in Goodyear, AZ back in 2000. Now, 12 years later, KTI along with... Read More >>
Kimberly Timmons speaks at Local Denver Genesis Group Presentation
Principal Kimberly Timmons was pleased to speak on behalf of KTI at a recent Genesis Group Presentation. The Genesis Group is a market research and... Read More >>
Update on Yunling Mountain Golf Clubhouse
Kimberly Timmons Interiors is happy to be continuing work on the Yunling Mountain Golf Clubhouse in Kunming, China. We are currently working on... Read More >>
KTI Gives Robson Communities’ Wildhorse Grill a Whole New Look
Kimberly Timmons Interiors is happy to announce the re-opening of the newly renovated Wildhorse Grill at the Robson Ranch Community in Denton,... Read More >>
KTI Wins Award at 2011 HBA Bar Awards
Kimberly Timmons & her talented design team were proud to be in attendance for the 2011 Home Builders Association Bar and Care Awards held at... Read More >>
KTI Wins in 2011 Pret-a-Porter Fashion Show
The annual IIDA Rocky Mountain Chapters’ Pret-a-Porter Fashion show was held this September 16 at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House. It was a very... Read More >>
THE LUCKY WINNER OF THE ST. JUDE DREAM HOME IS…
Kimberly Timmons Interiors teamed-up with Joyce Homes, Woodley Architectural Group and Furniture Row this past summer to build the first Colorado... Read More >>
Parade of Homes and Industry Night Feature KTI New Celebrity Homes
August 2011 – Denver, Colorado – Kimberly Timmons Interiors’ newest models at The Overlook at Heritage Hills in Lonetree, Colorado are... Read More >>
KTI Named Regional Designer for McDonald’s reFRESH Program
April 2011 – Denver, Colorado – Kimberly Timmons Interiors was named the new Rocky Mountain Regional Designer for McDonald’s national program... Read More >>
KTI Designs St. Jude Dream Home with Joyce Homes and Woodley Architectural Group in Castle Rock, Colorado
St. Jude is happy to announce that Joyce Homes will be building the first Colorado St. Jude Dream Home in The Meadows Community in Castle Rock,... Read More >>
Update on KTI International Project: Yunling Mountain Golf Clubhouse in Kunming, China
US design firm Kimberly Timmons Interiors recently completed the construction documents for its first international project in China, the Yunling... Read More >>
Kimberly Timmons Testifies as Graduate of the Art Institute of Colorado at the State Capitol
The Colorado Association of Career Colleges and Schools (CACCS) asked Kimberly Timmons to testify to the Joint House and Senate Education Committee... Read More >>
Grand Opening of Celebrity Custom Home Models at The Overlook at Heritage Hills
Our newest models at The Overlook at Heritage Hills located in Lonetree, Colorado are producing extraordinary results for custom home builder... Read More >>
KTI Sponsors Fundraiser for HomeAid Colorado
April 7, 2011 – Denver, Colorado – Kimberly Timmons Interiors hosted a table at the “Building Homes, Rebuilding Lives” breakfast for HomeAid... Read More >>
Golf Inc. Magazine Honors KTI with 2010 Best Clubhouse of the Year Award
Golf Inc. honored Kimberly Timmons Interiors (KTI) with the 2010 award for the Best Clubhouse of the year in the remodel/renovation category. The... Read More >>
KTI Shines at the ASID 2011 Crystal Awards
April 14, 2011 – Denver, CO – The Thirteenth Annual ASID Crystal Awards was held in Ponti Hall in the North Building of the Denver Art Museum.... Read More >>
KTI Project Featured in Local IIDA Online Publication
March 23, 2011 -In case you missed it, the Rocky Mountain Chapter of IIDA posted a link on their local chapter blog of the interview Kimberly... Read More >>
KTI periodically sends out a newsletter to keep clients, associates and vendors in touch with our latest happenings. Click a title below to read the... Read More >>
KTI Project Featured in IIDA Online Publication
March 21, 2011 – Kimberly Timmons is interviewed for an article about the Robson Communities La Hacienda Club project in the IIDA Design... Read More >>
KTI Awards Featured in Design Publication
December 2010 / January 2011 – Kimberly Timmons Interiors is featured in the opening pages of an article about the ASID Colorado’s 2010... Read More >>
KTI Wins Silver Award for Best Clubhouse at Nationals
January 12, 2011 – Orlando, FL – At The Nationals, hosted by the NAHB National Sales and Marketing Council, Kimberly Timmons Interiors... Read More >>
The Art Institute of Colorado Honors Kimberly Timmons with Doctor of Humane Letters
December 17, 2010 – Denver, Colorado – Kimberly Timmons was honored to receive a Doctor of Humane Letters after speaking at The Art Institute... Read More >>
Colorado Firm Designs the Yunling Mountain Golf Clubhouse in Kunming, China
US design firm Kimberly Timmons Interiors is in the process of completing the design of its first project in China, the Yunling Golf Resort. Located... Read More >>
KTI Hires New Designer for Hospitality Team
October 2010 – Denver, Colorado – Kimberly Timmons Interiors recently hired Carissa Thompson, NCIDQ Certificate Number 019747, NEWH as a... Read More >>
KTI Honored with 2010 Gold Nugget Merit Award for Renovated Golf Clubhouse
Kimberly Timmons Interiors was awarded a prestigious Gold Nugget Merit Award for the Best Rehab Commercial/Industrial Project for the Tonto Verde... Read More >>
The Art of Model Home Design
This article appeared in the Fall 2010 issue of South Denver Lifestyles Magazine. People are simply captivated by model homes. Whether they are... Read More >>
KTI Design Team Wins Award in IIDA’s 2010 Fashion Show
September 10, 2010 – Denver, CO – The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Rocky Mountain Chapter’s annual Prêt a... Read More >>
KTI Sparkles at the 2010 Crystal Awards
July 14, 2010 – Denver, CO – The ASID Annual Interior Design Awards, newly renamed The Crystal Awards, was held in the historic Sherman Street... Read More >>
KTI’s Newest Denver Creation in the Heart of Larimer Square
TAG Restaurant Larimer Square, Denver February 25, 2010 – As you enter TAG you are immediately transported into a wonderful environment of the... Read More >>
KTI Wins Award in IIDA’s 2009 Fashion Show
September 11, 2009 – Denver, CO – The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Rocky Mountain Chapter’s annual Prêt a... Read More >>
KTI Sets the Bar High, Lands Five Coveted 2008 Awards for Exceptional Interior Design
November 20, 2008 – Denver, CO On November 1, the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver recognized architects, interior designers and... Read More >>
KTI is Recognized Nationally and Locally for 2008 Award Winning Designs
Kimberly Timmons Interiors received awards at The Nationals – 2008, The Best of 50+ Housing Awards – 2008, and The ASID 10th Annual... Read More >>
KTI Sweeps 2007 ASID 9th Annual Interior Design Awards
May 23, 2007 – Denver, CO – Three first place awards were presented to Kimberly Timmons Interiors at the 2007 ASID 9th Annual Interior Design... Read More >>
KTI 2006 Best in American Living Gold Award for Best Amenity/Facility
February 21, 2007 – Denver, CO – In recognition of outstanding interior design, the Best in American Living Gold Award for Best... Read More >>