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About Us

Karista Hannah

Interior Designer, Owner & New Construction Designer

Karista Hannah is the founder and lead designer of Set the Stage who focuses on new construction. With experience ranging from traditional to modern, her many years in the industry puts her clients at ease during the decision making process of building a home.

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Katie Karl

Interior Designer

Katie was born and raised in Louisville, KY. She attended Western Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design. Katie focuses on Remodels and Redesign projects. She loves to collaborate and work very closely with her clients to leave them satisfied. Her main goal is to reflect client’s styles and character in spaces they want designed. Her favorite style is modern with neutral, sleek and clean colors and finishes.

Laura Canfield

Interior Designer

Laura Canfield grew up in Cincinnati, OH. Her first brush with fate as an interior designer came at the age of 5 when she escaped to Laura Ashley during a trip to the mall with her mom. By the time she was found, Laura had pulled all the textiles and wallpaper for her new bedroom. Laura, a University of Kentucky Merchandising, Apparel, and Textiles graduate, has honed her design skills through various design and DIY projects in her two former Louisville homes. As a mom of three young children, she understands how to bring the unique balance of style and functionality to a home. Laura appreciates all interior styles, but has a special place in her heart for light and crisp transitional designs.

Tayler Reid

Interior Designer Assistant

You may recognize Tayler's keen sense of style and bright personality from when she was our retail manager. She keeps up with modern trends making her a vital asset to our clients’ designs. As if her two boys don’t keep her busy enough, Tayler and her husband love tackling DIY design projects to improve their home.

Summer Casse

Retail Manager

A graduate from the University of Louisville, Summer has an extensive background in retail and marketing. A wife and mother of two adorable girls, Summer’s positive personality radiates throughout our store. Her experience renovating her own home incorporates industrial and modern design styles.

Lindsay Gorter

Office Manager

Lindsay graduated from University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. She worked in advertising and medical sales for 11 years before deciding to stay at home with her 3 beautiful girls. She was able to pursue her food and cooking passion by helping busy families with meal planning on the side as a sales representative at Wildtree. Now, as her kids have grown, she welcomes the opportunity to be part of a team of talented and empowered women at Set the Stage.