Welcome to Platinum Coast Designs, Inc. PCD is a complete service interior design firm with a fully state licensed and insured staff. PCD takes on each project with the same attention, courtesy and professionalism regardless of scope or size. Colleen Kinder's designs have won her the One's to Watch award as well as Nightclub of Year from the Academy of Country Music. Colleen is a professional member of ASID, a member the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is also very active with the Merchandise Mart.
Colleen Kinder, ASID, Platinum Coast Designs, Inc. began her design career at Indiana University, Bloomington. She graduated with a BS in Interior Design and was presented the Outstanding Senior award in her major.
Colleen has a strong background in prominent residential and commercial work, lighting design, historic preservation, model homes, and kitchen and bath design. She also spent time volunteering with the LPCI helping promote historic preservation in Illinois.
After a hiatus from the field (working in corporate training, sales and marketing), Colleen re-entered the design industry in 2005 with gusto by passing the NCIDQ on the first try and starting her own interior design firm, Platinum Coast Designs, Inc. Her company portfolio includes both residential and commercial projects. As an Illinois licensed Interior Designer, Colleen is a member of ASID and participates in grading NCIDQ exams. She is a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and a native of Lake Forest, Illinois.
Colleen equates her success and happiness with her career by surrounding herself with wonderful clients and outstanding experts and mentors in the design industry.