Kim Duncan Design provides interior design & luxury wedding & event design services throughout the the United States & world wide. To date Kim and her team has worked with clients in Arizona, California, Utah, Wisconsin, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Costa Rica & Mexico.

Photographer: Hanna Rose Gray

Meet Our Team

The Kim Duncan Design team is made of of Kim Duncan, owner and seasoned interior designer, Kristen Carnes, stylist, Alyssa Schmeider, a passionate and experienced planner,  Lauren Sully , an experienced planner with a diverse wealth of experience and Holly Golightly, office manager. Together, they turn visions into realities. 

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Kim Duncan |

Owner + Lead Designer

Kim has been passionately creating unique experiences and spaces throughout the United States for over 20 years. While she enjoys the beautiful quality of life that Flagstaff, Arizona has to offer, Kim loves to travel so there isn't a job that is too far away for her experience and expertise.

With a degree in Interior Design and a wealth of experience, Kim brings the principles, essential elements and the art of design to each of her events and projects. Each job Kim oversees is unique, special and reflective of the personalities, desires and wishes of the client.

| The most important thing is that you love what you are doing, and the second that you are not afraid of where your next idea will lead. — Charles Eames |

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Kristen Carnes |


Kristen! is a California girl living in beautiful Northern Arizona with her husband. Over the last 18 years she has spent her career working in portrait & wedding photography, event planning & design, and event catering . Having the opportunity to join the Kim Duncan Designs team has allowed her to combine all of her favorite career passions. She loves styling a great event and making our clients dreams come true!

| Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain |

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Lead Planner

For over 10 years now, Alyssa has been planning all kinds of events with enthusiasm and passion. Whether it be an elaborate affair or an intimate gathering, she pours her heart and soul into every last detail in order to see that delighted smile on her clients’ faces.

She has planned diverse events from weddings and festivals to non-profit fundraising galas, NFL championship games and annual company destinations, town hall meetings and golf tournaments.

Alyssa’s extensive experience has made her a highly sought after event planner in multiple Arizona cities. She will take on any challenge with gusto. Her satisfied clients not only rave about her fabulous events but also her animated and contagious personality.

Outside of work, Alyssa cherishes spending time with her family. You might run into her eating Mexican food with her husband Joey or playing in the park with the cutest toddler around, her son Jo-Jo.

| Do work you love with people you love - Mike Hughes |

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Lauren Sully |

Lead Planner + Marketing Director

Lauren’s love of weddings, and extensive experience in food and beverage and event management, make her the perfect addition to our team. She is extremely detailed oriented, organized and loves a good spreadsheet. Her cheery disposition and calm demeanor puts any bride at ease.

When not planning amazing weddings and events, Lauren enjoys listening to live music, and hiking and biking in the mountains with her iincredibly cute dog Woody.

| There are some years that ask questions and some years that answer - Zora Neale Hurston |

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Holly is the business end of Kim Duncan Design. Her organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to navigate Quickbooks is what keeps me free to do what I do best, create beautiful space.

Holly is always smiling, and is a glass half full kind of girl. She is also an amazing mother to 4 beautiful kids (whom she homeschools) and 3 fur babies. She is a joy to be around and makes any situation fun. You might even see her setting up a wedding or two.

| Live with the knowing that you are priceless. That you are lovely. That you are a delight. That you are a light. Live with the knowing that you are irreplaceable. - Kayil Crow |