Kate built her firm around Northern Idaho’s outdoor recreation and lifestyle. With her deep rooted appreciation of nature, you can rest assured that her work is unique, fresh and thoughtfully designed.

She is knowledgeable and skilled in creating spaces from historic to contemporary, and enjoys rolling her sleeves up to help you navigate the challenges and highlights every project brings.

Kate Lyster

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OWNER & PRINCIPAL DESIGNER 

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Kate built her firm around Northern Idaho’s outdoor recreation and lifestyle. With her deep rooted appreciation of nature, you can rest assured that her work is unique, fresh and thoughtfully designed.

She is knowledgeable and skilled in creating spaces from historic to contemporary, and enjoys rolling her sleeves up to help you navigate the challenges and highlights every project brings.

Base Camp Design is constructed from Kate’s experience, extensive travels, and admiration of what nature has to offer. 

Kate Lyster

meet the team

OWNER & PRINCIPAL DESIGNER 

From living off grid on 100 acres, to working out of her aunt’s New York design showroom, Kate has gathered cultural creativity and a deep understanding of design.

With this knowledge, she puts forth a creative intuitiveness to carry out projects throughout the North Idaho Panhandle and beyond. Her years of experience give her agility to be a multifaceted advocate and bring your visions to life.

When she is out of the office you can find her on the local trails, sailing Lake Pend Oreille, or juggling the many activities her son is involved in.

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LEAD DESIGNER

Carolyn

DIRECTOR OF SALES
& MARKETING

KATELYN

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER

KARLEE

jennifer

FINANCE & OFFICE MANAGER

ASSISTANT DESIGNER

PIPER

ASSISTANT DESIGNER

CORAL

Base Camp Design is an elevated design experience. We help you create your “BASE CAMP” where balance is reached between home & lifestyle. Established by Kate Lyster, the firm is well rounded from her extensive knowledge in constructing and running multiple successful businesses.

Our team is an eclectic group of innovative and organized professionals all contributing their skills to master the services provided to our clients and their projects.

At Base Camp Design, we take into account the entire design experience. From honing in on your style to executing the perfect balance between luxurious and liveable, it’s our goal to make creating your basecamp effortless and enjoyable. Established by Kate Lyster and guided by her extensive entrepreneurial background, the Base Camp Design team is made up of innovative, responsive professionals determined to provide an elevated, personalized experience to every client.

We are here to make the process fun and seamless.

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