"Kathy Wharton of Wharton and Associates was involved in our remodeling project from the beginning. We actually employed Kathy to preview Pearl District condos using her eye for renovation and decorating before making an offer. At the time we were living in Palo Alto California and unable to make many trips to Portland. Kathy oversaw every detail of construction, securing permits and working with the HOA board and MSI, the management company for Tanner Place. One of Kathy's many strengths is bringing together exceptional sub contractors. The project was completed on time and even a bit under budget. Kathy's attention to detail is terrific and she will treat your home as if it were her own."
Richard Royse and Rocky Blumhagen
"Kathy Wharton is the consummate interior designer. She has vast experience, impeccable taste, and high standards. As newcomers to Portland, we purchased a two-bedroom condominium in Goose Hollow to be closer to our family. We needed a designer with deep Portland ties to guide us through the process of creating a home in a new city that would reflect our new style of life.
A skilled listener, Kathy understood our priorities and our taste, making suggestions for furniture, floor covering. fabrics, color schemes, lightening, and accessories that were exactly right for the space and perfectly attuned to our sensibilities. Her access to contractors, craftsmen, cabinet makers, and vendors assured a flawless process. All of her resources were reliable, competent, and trustworthy.
Kathy delivered the project of time and within budget. She designed and supervised the installation of many built-ins, including significant wall space transformed into bookshelves for our library. She was responsible for furnishing the mast bedroom, the guest room, living and dining rooms as well as a large entryway and deck space. All this she managed while artfully incorporating our ideas and desires.
In all respects, Kathy provided superb interior design services. We feel privileged to have worked with her, and recommend Wharton Associates whole-heartedly. She is one-of-a-kind -- and will make your home feel that way, too."
Carolyn C. and David M.
"We highly recommend Kathryn Wharton as an interior designer. She completed a small project for us, selecting light fixture type, carpet and interior colors. Her fees were very reasonable and we are very pleased with the results."
Ed and Mary Gallagher