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Kate Francis
Interior Designer

Kate Francis
  • Cornell University

How do you take your coffee?

Hi, I’m Kate and I am a Starbucks addict. I am the kind of person that needs coffee in order to turn into a human each day. I take my coffee unsweetened with a heavy splash of half & half.

What do you listen to while working toward a deadline?

Recently my go-to is my “funk” playlist on Spotify. There is a range from Wet and Cautious Clay to Khalid and Drake, so it always pumps me up to accomplish my work.

What’s the most important part of your morning routine?

Getting in a work out to clear my mind for the day and get my endorphins going!

Introvert or extrovert?

I just took a DNA test, turns out I’m 100% ambivert. According to google, ambiverts are equally comfortable in leadership and supporting roles, and tend to adapt to fill voids in their teams. You would have to ask my colleagues if they agree with this!

Beer or wine?

Why choose? A glass of Italian red wine is tough to beat, but nothing goes better with a Patriots win than an ice cold Boston beer.

What’s the best live music show you've seen?

Fleet Foxes at the Hollywood Bowl – what a venue!

What’s your favorite life hack?

My grandma always teases that there is an 11th commandment; “Thou shalt not take thyself too seriously.”