RID, IIDA, LEED AP
Owner | Principal Designer
Kelle is an accomplished registered interior designer with 17 years of professional design experience. Her eye for excellence and positive approach is widely respected across the industry. She collaborates closely with clients and offers fresh ideas and innovative solutions to the creative process. Her enthusiasm for design is marked by attention to detail, which elevates and sophisticates her finished work.
Along with managing projects, Kelle oversees operations at KCID. She is proud of the talented team she has assembled, and is continually humbled by their expertise and passion. Prior to founding KCID, Kelle spent ten years working at PPDS [design + interiors] where she served as Lead Designer and Division Director of Interiors. She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and was recognized as LSU’s most outstanding senior in the College of Design.
Kelle is married to Blake Contine and they have three beautiful children – Hayes, Sutton, and Elizabeth. She enjoys spending time with family and friends in the great city of Austin, as well as traveling back to her hometown of Baton Rouge. The Contines are actively involved in the Southwest Austin and Bee Cave communities, Regents School of Austin, and Austin Ridge Bible Church.
- NCIDQ #164396, 2003 (National Council for Interior Design Qualification)
- LEED AP, 2009 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
- Registered Interior Designer, Texas No. 10224, 2003
- International Interior Design Association