Kathryn Herman

Kathryn Herman is a Principal at Kathryn Herman Design and has been with the firm since 2000. Ms. Herman’s strong horticultural background and intense interest in architecture, as well as extensive travel around the world, has informed her design work on various residential and commercial landscape design projects throughout the United States and around the world. Successful landscape designs have garnered many Palladio and Stanford White Awards and also include awards from the Connecticut chapter of the ASLA. Many of the firm’s projects have been published in the U.S. and abroad. In 2012, Ms. Herman was elected into the New England Design Hall of Fame for her contributions to landscape design in the New England region and in 2018, her firm was honored with becoming a recipient of the Arthur Ross Award.

Ms. Herman received her B.A. from Emory University. In 2013, she co-authored a monograph on the firm’s work, titled “The Landscape Designs of Doyle Herman Design Associates”. She has lectured around the U.S., including being a speaker at the San Francisco Fall Art and Antiques Show and the Architectural Digest Design Show. She has served as the garden writer for several magazines.

Ms. Herman has served as a trustee for the National Board of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art from 2007 to 2015 and she currently serves as the Chair of their Travel Programs. Kathryn was recently elected to the ICAA College of Fellows. She has also served as a trustee for the Merritt Parkway Conservancy. Kathryn has also served on several juries, including being the Jury Chair for the 2012 Arthur Ross Award, the inaugural Julia Morgan Award, the Phillip Trammell Schutze Award, the New Hampshire Home Design Award and the Alma Shapiro Prize. Her own garden will be included on the Garden Conservancy Open Days and it was featured in the February 2018 Architectural Digest issue.