FEATURED REVIEW

BELLe MAGAZINE — AUSTRALIA

“An esoteric weaving of history, design, decor, fashion and culture enthrals in this captivating book that sees historic US properties given fresh context and reinvented with characteristic chutzpah by interior designer Kelee Katillac. Set on creating a thread linking the properties’ histories with their contemporary updates Katillac utlilses recoloured antique wallpapers and mixes styles and periods with bravura that result in some surprising synergies.”

HOMESTYLE MAGAZINE – UNITED KINGDON

“Known for her modern reinterpretations of classical historical style, US-based interior designer Kelee Katillac is no stranger to bold color and pattern… in Historic Style she shares her process of restoring a historic home (among 50 projects included) the Henry Blosser House in Missouri, as well as inspiration on how to approach a fixer upper yourself.”

Kelee Katillac transformed a ruined missouri mansion into a Masterpiece.
https://www.1stdibs.com/introspective-magazine/kelee-katillac/

IN KANSAS CITY MAGAZINE

Tradition, Reimagined: A Historic Arrow Rock Home is Re-Envisioned for the 21st Century.

INKC MAGAZINE – TRADITION REIMAGINED

“In Historic Style, Kelee Katillac tackles historic properties; taking 19th century houses and reinventing them for the 21st century. Inspired by some of the country’s most famous homes, she mixes pop and classical with an assured hand to create a living environment that honors the past and celebrates the future.” Zim Loy, Editor in Chief, INKANSASCITY, Founder SPACES Magazine

PRESERVATION INFLUENCER ABBY NOVAK/@ LOVE OF HOUSES

“The vibrancy of this book in unmatched. The color popping off each page will lure you to flip through the book quickly then take you back to the beginning to savor each page and every detail. Historic Style deep dives into each project with historic information on each property, pristine photos, personal thoughts from Kelee’s design diary, and intricate design details. Preservation of historic homes is so important, and Historic Style shines a light on the soul and history of the house, yet intertwines the design with innovation for today.”

Kingsley Hammet

the late Founder and Publisher, Designer/builder Magazine:

“Kelee Katillac’s work reaches far beyond the walls of material structure. In fact, her philosophy implies that our lives and history can be changed by how we design our homes as places of origin and acceptance of ourselves and all others.”

Riley Price

National Trust for Historic Preservation / Executive Director,
Missouri Preservation/Places in Peril:

“Historic Style is as practical as it is indulgent. When it comes to saving historic places Katillac is a preservationist above all and lives by the “The Standards” for historic rehabilitation. With color, diversity and wit she shows us a way forward with fresh ideas and inspiration for even the most traditional among us.”