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KATIE’S ORGANIC APPROACH to design emphasizes the simple notion that a home should reflect the people living in it. As a result her aesthetic grows and changes with every project, while maintaining an unmatched level of sophistication and livability.

Designing furniture, carpets, and lighting in-house, as well as discovering vintage finds and unique objects, Eastridge Design creates residential interiors that are tailored to the distinct needs, lifestyles, and tastes of each client.

Katie is personally involved from the first client meeting to the final installation. By working closely with architect, contractors, and other professionals, Eastridge Design ensures exceptional results.

I am a lifelong visual artist — curious and aware — who, with my firm, works in the medium of making people’s homes beautiful and unique to them. I am an interior and furnishings designer with a keenly developed and collaborative process that respects our clientele’s vision and possessions.

 

Members of the Eastridge Design team collaborate on each project from beginning to completion. Katie has brought together a gifted and passionate group of professionals who collectively apply the highest standards to the entire design process.

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THE EASTRIDGE DESIGN TEAM is comprised of skilled individuals who are dedicated, collaborative, and tightly knit as a community. With Katie at the helm, they are known for their collective resourcefulness and creativity, which guides how they work with clients and how they work together.

Although the office is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, Katie has assembled and retained uncommon talent regardless of where team members currently reside. Thanks to a long history of working together and effective use of technology, the notion of the workplace has been re-imagined. Please read about the Individual team members who share their time between working in Princeton and working from Manhattan, Brooklyn, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Portland, Oregon.

Joel Woodard
Senior Designer

As Senior Interior Designer, Joel Woodard brings many years of high-end residential experience to Eastridge Design. His previous associations with such New York residential design firms as Albert Hadley; Lichten Craig Architecture; The Jeffrey Design Group; and Birchfield Studio, has ones his sensibility and expertise. The Alabama native is an honors graduate of The University of Alabama where he studied Journalism Communications and Textile Science. He moved to New York to begin his career in the fashion industry and worked with Arnold Scaasi and Geoffrey Beene before launching his eponymous eveningwear label, which sold to some of the premiere boutiques and retail shops nationwide. Subsequently, Joel attended The New York School of Interior Design to pursue his interest in residential design and décor.

Joel is also the former owner of J Design Antiques Garden, a home furnishings boutique specializing in Swedish furnishings, modern art and photography, and eclectic, curated objects. Joel resides near the charming village of Oldwick, NJ.

Lisa Cohen
Finance Manager

Lisa is a Human Resources and accounting professional with over 25 years of experience. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Paralegal certification in Pensions and Employee Benefits. At Eastridge Design since 2009, she deftly conducts the financial operations of the business and manages payroll in four states. Accounting, taxes, payroll, and benefits are all under her purview and she is known for her accuracy and care. Lisa is also a passionate gourmet cook who runs a baking business. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and has two grown children and one adorable grandchild.

Marguerite Fishman
Project Archivist

A multi-faceted talent with an MFA from Mills College, Marguerite is Katie’s dynamic sister. Before joining forces with Eastridge Design in 2014, Marguerite lived in the Bay Area and had a long and distinguished career in dance production and as a dance professor. The rigorous discipline of a dancer married with decades of managing six to eight productions a year dovetail with the demands of a busy design office. She has two cats and is a dedicated meditation and yoga practitioner.

Anna Gajian
Marketing Coordinator

Anna is Marketing Coordinator for Eastridge Design. Hers is the capable and ultra-friendly voice you may meet when you call. As a jazz vocalist and busy performer, she gained first-hand experience in both the creative and administrative sides of the music business. Discovering her passion for marketing led her to work for Warner Music Group as marketing representative. Recently earning her bachelor of science in music business studies from Loyola University of New Orleans, she is pleased to return to her hometown, Princeton, to work in her chosen field of creative marketing and media planning at Eastridge Design.

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Eastridge Design Home

Eastridge Design Home offers a private label collection of custom furniture upholstered in simple, luxurious fabrics, as well as a wide variety of unique gifts, fine and decorative arts, beautiful books, and vintage finds.

Store hours
Wednesday through Saturday, 11am – 4pm

For all inquiries, please contact

Katie Eastridge
342 Nassau Street, Princeton NJ 08540
609-921-2827
info@eastridgedesign.com