Cathy Whitlock is an interior design consultant,  lecturer, magazine writer and the author of the books Designs on Film: A Century of Hollywood Art Direction (Harper Collins, 2010) and re-de-sign (Fairchild Books 2009). A contributing writer with Traditional Home and The Huffington Post, her design, film, lifestyle and celebrity profiles have appeared in Architectural Digest, American Airlines Celebrated Living, Array, Glamour UK, Capitol File, The Hollywood Reporter and Veranda magazines among others. She also served as the Editor-in-chief of  Ruby Lane’s Addy Award winning online magazine Ruby Read.

Cathy also publishes the blog Cinema Style that celebrates and chronicles trends, inspirations and design in the movies and represents the marriage of her two passions -- design and film. Reaching readers in over seventy countries, Cinema Style was featured as one of the Top Ten Design Blogs of 2010 by Fox News.

A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Cathy has had more than two decades of experience in the interior design industry, designing residences and businesses all over the country. She appeared as a frequent on-air personality on Home and Garden Television’s top rated “Decorating With Style” where she served as spokesperson for companies such as Thomasville Furniture, Pierre Deux and Wilsonart. 

She has also been profiled in numerous media outlets ranging from the Wall Street Journal and  Italian Vogue to NPR and the Fine Living Channel and lectures all over the country on the topics of design and film and the interior design industry.

Formerly with Universal Pictures and the late British film producer Sir Lew Grade’s ITC Entertainment, Cathy worked on the marketing campaigns of Coal Miner’s Daughter, Animal House, Jaws, and the Academy Award winning film, The Deer Hunter. She was also Manager of Consumer Card Marketing with the American Express Company where she worked on the original “cause-related” cultural funding campaign.

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