Design Director

San Antonio, Texas

As an interior designer, Kate Mraw brings more than 17 years of K-12 educational design experience and knowledge to each project. She provides thought leadership in the process of planning, programming and design for next generation educational environments through an alignment of pedagogy, people and place. She leads the design process from envisioning sessions all the way through construction administration.

Kate has made research-based design part of the integrated approach, focusing on understanding spatial impacts to the learner. The experience she brings to the team creates an authentic and effective educational design process resulting in innovative design solutions for tomorrow’s students.

Her curiosity and desire to create a cultural shift in the learning experience have contributed to Kate’s lifelong learning mission. Her dedication to the study of technology and sustainability in educational spaces provides for the development of high-performance, 21st century learning environments. Kate’s responsibilities include analysis of interior functional needs, execution of the interior concepts from construction to client occupancy.

Kate influences the educational design industry through speaking sessions, webinars and attending advanced educational courses in the field of educational design. Her guidance and leadership have resulted in numerous design awards.