Satomi Yoshida-Katz, Allied ASID

YZDA | Yoshida + Zanon Design Atrium

Satomi Yoshida-Katz, International Interior Designer, is celebrated for her refined, culturally eclectic design style. With projects as far as afield as Australia, Italy, Japan, and throughout the United States, her boutique design studio approaches the timeless design of stylish hotels, resorts, restaurants, corporate offices, and private residences with a sense of curiosity and a variety of design experiences. Satomi has traveled widely, absorbing experiences and ideas from people, fashion, music, and cultural phenomena that are evidenced in the form and aesthetic of her work.

Satomi specializes in bringing the projects identity and the clients vision to the forefront and engages them throughout the design process. Her goal is to create sophisticated and inspirational environments that reflect the clients lifestyle and values, all delivered within their budgets and schedules while respecting the environment, health, and quality of life. Satomi has been devoted to creating more sustainable built environments for a number of years. Additionally, Satomi endeavors to bring a biophilic perspective into her designs where the forces of life and nature are palpable within the space. Satomis work has been featured in design exhibitions and has appeared in leading design publications worldwide, particularly in the United States, Italy, and Japan.

Satomi has contributed her talents to a collection of home and office accessories produced by a design-driven manufacturer whose line of products has been sold to MOMA, Guggenheim, and other museums and contemporary interior shops throughout the world.

Satomi holds a bachelors degree in interior design from Iowa State University (FIDER accredited). She is an allied member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), New Jersey and Metro New York Chapter, and a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). She is also a member of Color Marketing Group is the premier international association for color design professionals.

For 8 consecutive years since 2014, Satomi has received the"Best of Houzz" awards. Her recent media appearances including Kansai TVs 7 Rules, a feature documentary, and a business segment on Nikkei-CNBCs Yoru Express have aired nationally in Japan. Additionally, Satomi has been featured on TV Nishi Nippons Bi No Kodou, a regional lifestyle program. She has recently featured on Nikkei Keizai Shinbun Nihon Keizai (Nikkei) Newspapers, 5 days series of her documentary as Ningen Hattsuken Discover Human nationally. Rounding out her recent projects in Japan, Satomi conducted a lecture series for a leading retailer of interior furnishings in Tokyo, Japan and Interior Decoration Association in Hiroshima, Japan. Satomi recently conducted online panel discussion organized by University of Hiroshima, Japan.


Project Title: Photo Gallery

Service Area
  • NJ
  • NY

US and Japan

  • Best of Houzz Award Since 2014 ; 8 consecutive years (2014~2021)
Project Types
  • Residential
  • Office
  • Hospitality/Restaurant
  • Health Care