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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.

DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

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.

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TEAM

Dedicated to excellence in design, KTI’s dynamic team of professionals is committed to working with owners, architects, and contractors to envision and realize interiors that blend premium elegance with functional purpose and cutting edge design. Click on a designer to learn more.

  • Kimberly Timmons-Beutner PRINCIPAL
  • Carissa Thompson Design Director
  • Dean LeManske Director of Production
  • Patti Nies Office Manager
  • Savannah Schafer Project Manager
  • JoLeigh Hennessy Project Manager

Kimberly Timmons-Beutner ASID, IIDA (NCIDQ Certificate No. 020479)

PRINCIPAL, KTI

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


Dean LeManske

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


Patti Nies

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!!!!!


Savannah Schafer

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.


JoLeigh Hennessy

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


Kelly Flynn

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


Amber Bryan

Project Manager, Hospitality & Commercial

An NCIDQ certified interior designer, Amber’s career has concentrated on hospitality interiors where creating luxurious user experiences have been the primary focus of her work. In her nine years of practice, Amber has been involved in the design of ultra-premium hotels, casinos, restaurants, spas, and event centers, among others. A skilled project manager, Amber is equally adept at leading clients through the finer details of the decision making process and the hands-on development of life-like renderings and construction documentation. She strives to balance project costs and schedules with a refined appreciation for the destination qualities required to achieve high-end hospitality environments.

Favorite time of the year: Early Fall
Favorite color: Fresh Spring Green
Quirky talent: Finding local happy hours with great patios to enjoy our beautiful Colorado weather.
Favorite KTI project: Guard & Grace Steakhouse


LeKathryn Champine

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


Stacey Drake

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


Rachel Vanek

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


Kelsey McNatt

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


  • Kelly Flynn Project Manager
  • Amber Bryan Project Manager
  • LeKathryn Champine Project Manager Consultant
  • Stacey Drake Designer
  • Rachel Vanek Designer
  • Kelsey McNatt Designer

Holly Royval

Designer, Residential

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


Alice Failoni

Designer, Residential

Over the past decade, Alice has become well versed in luxury residential design, with experience ranging from Upper East Side and Miami Beach apartments to vacation homes in Turks and Caicos and Vail. Passionate about all aspects of design, Alice often dons her hardhat and joins contractors onsite to consider detailed custom millwork and furniture. Her design philosophy is to have every client’s home become a reflection of their personality and style.

She graduated Cum Laude from the Art Institute of Colorado, with her hands in every IIDA event, as their student chapter Events Coordinator.
A true southpaw, Alice lives outside of "normal" and indulges in a life of creativity. From music to art to the components of her new road bike, she strives to find moments of perfection in her work and life.

Favorite time of the year: Fall, right around Halloween
Favorite color: Violet
Quirky talent: Jump rope – she can win any double under contest
Favorite KTI project: Berardi-Sprague Residence


Trang Dang

Designer, Hospitality & Commercial

At the age of 15, Trang left her home in Vietnam to pursue her educational dreams, first in Tulsa, Oklahoma and then in sunny Sarasota, Florida. She graduated with honors from Ringling College of Art and Design, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Design with a minor in Business of Art and Design in 2014. Today, Trang is happy to have reached the beautiful mountains of Colorado’s Front Range, calling Denver home.
Having worked on many different types of interiors - from model homes to single family residential, restaurants and resorts - Trang found her calling in designing for hospitality clients. In her work, Trang believes in the unlimited and universal power of design as the solution to each project’s unique challenges.
In addition to her love of all things interior, she has a passion for graphic design and photography. Trang finds constant inspiration in nature, whether at the beach or in the mountains. She loves paddle boarding, boating, hiking, snowboarding, and travel adventures of all varieties, especially when her travels lead her to exotic cuisines of any sort.

Favorite time of the year: Autumn
Favorite color: Changes with the season, base color is shades of gray.
Quirky talent: I’m an expert mover
Favorite KTI project: Any current project is my favorite project.


Lisa Oleynik

Designer, Commercial-Hospitality

Born into a family of custom home builders, Lisa discovered her passion for design at a young age. Lisa is a LEED Accredited Professional with diverse project experience ranging from historic preservation and community support facilities to Washington D.C.’s magnificent Union Station. Lisa’s innate design talent is gracefully complimented by her commitment to team work and a warm engaging personality, both of which cultivate strong relationships and an atmosphere of camaraderie. A graduate of Colorado State University, Lisa often takes inspiration from her travels and seeks to impart unique experiential qualities into every design she is involved in.

Favorite time of the year: Autumn, nothing quite compares to the colors and smells of fall.
Favorite color: Always changing, always.
Quirky talent: Identifying ingredients in meals.
Favorite KTI project: Guard & Grace


Jennifer Good

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.


  • Holly Royval Designer
  • Alice Failoni Designer
  • Trang Dang Designer
  • Lisa Oleynik Designer
  • Jennifer Good Design Assistant

Portfolio

KTI is defined by our multi-faceted ability to operate seamlessly in a number of different design arenas from hospitality and commercial projects to high-end residential and interior merchandising. A selection of our experience is presented below.

News / Blog

As ambassadors of design and proud community partners, KTI combines active industry participation and community outreach to affect positive change. Catch up on our latest endeavors here.

  • Making a Difference with Every Dime

    Despite the near-constant churn of today’s “go-go-go” business climate, Kimberly Timmons Interiors (KTI) continues to look for ways to use design as a means of helping others. Today, we are pleased to announce completion of a new freshwater drinking well in the village of Anh Janh, located in the Siam Reap Providence of Cambodia. Through a charity called Together We Can Change the World, KTI’s donation has been transformed into a year-round supply of clean, sustainable drinking water for families who previously lacked a vital resource many of us take for granted. It’s a great feeling to know our relatively modest contribution will change many lives for years to come, and we want to spread awareness of the organization that made it all happen. Together We Can Change the World was founded in 2008 by Jana Stanfield and Scott Friedman, who had business relations throughout Southeast Asia. Today, the organization... Read More >>

  • Kimberly Timmons Interiors Named Top-100 Women-Owned Business

    Kimberly Timmons Interiors received a prestigious honor Wednesday night, June, 17th, 2015 from Colorado Biz Magazine as one of the Top Women-Owned Business in Colorado. Competing against many other women-owned businesses spanning all industries, Kimberly Timmons-Beutner was excited to be named along with some of the most entrepreneurial women in the state. “It’s a great honor to be recognized in this way, not for myself, but for the many talented women and men that work at our firm,” Timmons-Beutner said. As a vital source of opportunity and an avenue to improve economic circumstances for everyone, small-business ownership is essential to building a vibrant and sustainable economy. Currently, 9.1 million women own businesses in the United States, accounting for 7.9 million jobs and $1.4 trillion in revenues; a statistic that has been steadily rising. In recognition of this increase, Colorado Biz Magazine celebrates women-owned businesses and with this award, has... Read More >>

  • 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 awards for their work in a variety of spaces, including commercial, residential, and community amenity. KTI was also part of the Skyestone design team that was awarded Best Community of the Year. KTI won for a range of projects, including Best Sales Office Over 600 Square Feet for the Skyestone Denver Sales Office (Taylor Morrison) and Best Community Amenity for the Fairway Villas Clubhouse at Green Valley Ranch (Oakwood Homes). The firm’s work on detached model homes was also recognized. The Thompson River Ranch Park House for Oakwood Homes, Yampa Plan 905 won Best Interior Merchandising of a Model – Detached Home, 2,601 to 3,500 Square Feet. KTI’s Pradera Umbria Plan 6 for Celebrity Custom Homes took Best Interior Merchandising of a Model – Detached Home, Over 3,501... 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 their commercial, hospitality, and residential work, taking home four out of the fourteen awards given, the most of any firm. KTI was recognized in a range of categories: Best Hospitality, Best Commercial Custom Design Element, Best Residence Under 4,000 Square Feet, and Best Residential Temporary Installation. The most lauded project of the evening was KTI’s Best Hospitality winner, Guard and Grace, designed for chef-owner Troy Guard and TAG Restaurant Group. Described as a “modern steakhouse,” it features an open layout with rich pops of color and unexpected details, including bold red “steer art” on the focal wall, classic rock-and-roll art tiles in the men’s restroom, a rope wall, and a hopscotch run outside of the private dining rooms. The Guard and Grace hostess station, which won Best... 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 chef-owner Troy Guard’s TAG Restaurant Group, and named for his daughter, this is most definitely NOT your father’s steakhouse. Working hand-in-hand with Chef Guard and his wife Nikki, KTI designed a modern steakhouse with an interior that is less overtly masculine, and is filled with natural light, clean lines, and a sense of vibrancy. It is elegant without being stiff; a welcoming place for energetic power lunches, cocktails, special occasions, and evening dining. KTI and TAG have collaborated on several restaurants, each one unique. Guard and Grace is their biggest collaboration to date, and features an open layout, inviting pops of rich color, and artfully combined textures that reflect the steakhouse’s fresh ingredients and innovative, yet approachable high-quality food. “Our goal was... Read More >>