Author Archives: Kate Dougherty

New Site! katedeez.com

Just launched my new site – katedeez.com. I’m going to be phasing this site out so go to the new one for all the lastest! Designed and built by my pal Val with Winsome Brave. Advertisements

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Remodelista love

Remodelista gave a little love last month. As one of my longtime favorite sites, it was a real honor. And I’ve just discovered, they’ve launched a gorgeous little gardening sister site.

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Presenting The Sporting Project

Shot & Directed promotional video for Part 1 of The Sporting Project. Part 2 in Paris! C’est Tres Brooklyn!

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The Queens Jubilee Poolside – Soho House, NYC

For the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this year, Silkstone hired me to decorate the Soho House NY for a rooftop pool party. Union jack bunting & classic British candies adorned the bar & tables while guests wore British guard costumes & … Continue reading

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Unforgettable Patagonia

  A trip like this must be mentioned. For Christmas, Benj gave me a trip to Patagonia, an area of the world I’ve dreamt of visiting since I was 15. The dream was heightened after watching this amazing documentary 180 … Continue reading

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The Family Band Traveling Photo Booth – New York Public Library

In April,  The Family Band Traveling Photo Booth was asked to do another gig – this time at the New York Public Library. Silkstone created a beautiful event complete with foods from Around The World. With this theme, we created perhaps … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Room – A Very Secret Dressing Room Bar in Times Square

This April, Silkstone hired me to create a secret backstage room at the Belasco Theater in Times Square for the new broadway show End of the Rainbow. The star, Tracie Bennett, who plays Ms. Judy Garland, uses the room to entertain & relax before & after … Continue reading

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The Fat Radish – Front Redesign

This winter, Phil from The Fat Radish hired me to redesign the front of his restaurant. The front was originally a coffee and juice bar, but he wanted to fill it with people at lunch and dinner. Seeing that The Fat … Continue reading

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Moonrise Kingdom International Poster Decoration – A Shotgun Post

Seeing as our movie comes out tomorrow, no more posting procrastinating, shot gun post! Adam Stockhausen, Moonrise Kingdom’s designer, called me in early February and asked me to dress the set for the international poster. After a few days of … Continue reading

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Krug in Aspen

Right before Christmas, I was hired to make another video for Krug Champagne. This time with the great help of Joey Termini. We were taken to Aspen, CO, to capture the Krug House and entire set-up. Every year, Krug picks … Continue reading

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Krug in NYC

This is a bit of a late post, but I wanted to show a video I shot for Krug Champagne this fall, commissioned by Silkstone & edited by their talented digital tech Stephen Lang. I followed the wonderful people from … Continue reading

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an English New Years

Three days before the new year, Ben & I decided to fly to England to visit his granny, Polly. Nothing better than a spontaneous trip, especially to the English countryside, a place I’ve always wanted to see. I lived a … Continue reading

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The Wren

This past November & December, I helped decorate & source for The Wren, a new restaurant by the same guys from Wilfie & Nell that just opened. It’s a beautiful space on Bowery and a fresh look for an Irish Pub. … Continue reading

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The Family Band Traveling Photo Booth – Bullett Magazine party

For Bullett Magazine‘s 1 year anniversary party, Silkstone hired The Family Band again for our famous traveling family photo booth. This time our theme was magical wilderness! So I ran to the flower district again for butterflies, birds, nests, feathers & … Continue reading

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Christmas comes & goes

Well, well, the holidays were very exciting for me this year – after Thanksgiving it was non stop. With all the holiday decorating jobs, I was in the flower district practically every morning – double parking my truck Walker Texas, … Continue reading

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work & ski in Aspen

Since February, I’ve been working on our house out in Aspen (see previous post). The little house was a total junker however it had a beautiful Victorian exterior we wanted to preserve, so we gutted the inside and started from … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Flea ‘Smogasburg’

Last Saturday, I walked the bridge with Sophie to Williamsburg for the final ‘Smorgasburg’ of the year. I was hungover & hungry, so the cold sun on my face was just what I needed. The festival was great, right on … Continue reading

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Wilfie & Nell

Over the past two weeks, I’ve been doing some interior & exterior decorating work for Wilfie & Nell, a beautiful little irish pub in the West Village. I hired my brother Patrick (aka Pallet Paddy) to build 2 flower boxes … Continue reading

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Turquoise Barn

This past weekend, I went upstate for my birthday to a little place called Turquoise Barn in teeny Bloomville, NY. The bed & breakfast is owned by a lovely couple Michelle & Mike, who have had the land since 1999. … Continue reading

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The Family Band Traveling Photo Booth – Red Hook Wedding

Something the lovely wedding photograher, Ro did not capture at the wedding was the photo booth we built. I hired my photographer brother Paddy to bring his polaroid camera & lights, and my little brother Mike to assist. I like to … Continue reading

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