Kelly Harris Smith is an independent designer and creative director specializing in the application of natural and sustainable materials in commercial and residential interior design. Balancing intricacy and simplicity, Smith’s designs are distinctive for pattern, color and innovative functionality. Whether she’s creating small accessories or large interior architecture installations, Smith begins her design process with a thoughtful analysis of how people will interact with the product or environment. A co-founder of FilzFelt, she was Creative Director and VP of Design for Spinneybeck | FilzFelt, a Knoll, Inc. brand focused on wool felt, leather, and cork interior products. Kelly trained as an architect at Northeastern University.