Design education

interior decoration & design education

Catherine has created and delivered courses in design education in Sydney Australia, for over 20 years. Design education is a place when dreams become designs and designs become reality.

Catherine started her design career teaching HSC Visual Arts & Design at several Sydney highschools. Decor InStyle, her family design business, was born just after her first son in 2001. Catherine continued teaching interior design and decoration at Enmore Design Centre. She is currently working full time at SWSi’s award winning Lidcombe Design.

Her areas of interest include:original_william-morris-wall-quote-sticker

  • interior design
  • interior decoration
  • spacial planning
  • interior branding
  • design management
  • interior styling
  • commercial interiors

Catherine actively shares her love of interior design teaching, lecturing, and curriculum writing development. Catherine strives to build lasting and meaningful relationships in the design industry, that provide work opportunities for budding designers.

Lidcombe Design offers courses face to face or online, for more information click below:

Click on the link below to hear about IKEA work placement and TAFENSW SWSi Lidcombe Design:

HSC art tutoring, design mentoring and curriculum writing services are available on request. Please email for any design education inquiries.

2015 Armory Gallery Exhibition Opening @ Sydney Olympic Park: Kate St James, Kathryn Leis

Celebrating Design Education at the 2015 Armory Gallery Exhibition Opening “Designing your future” by Lidcombe Design @ Sydney Olympic Park: Kate St James, Kathryn Leis, Catherine Whitting





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