Kate founded KV+A in 2003. Her design skills and business savvy
have benefited clients like David Easton, Laura Kirar, Arteriors Home,
and Rockwell Group. She studied at Parsons School of Design,
helped to launch the iconic retail concept Moss, and blazed trails
in licensing and brand extensions in all categories of home product.
Milena Vankova has been with KV+A for over five years and is the Director of Design Management. Milena works closely with each client, ensuring that every step in the process, from creative seed to product launch, is on track and executed at the highest level. Milena liaisons with KV+A’s hand-selected outside consultants ensuring that our clients have the best talent on their project, and that deadlines are met and terms are honored by all parties.
Jessica Ludvik is KV+A’s Director of Client Services and New Business. Jessica evaluates all new business opportunities for KV+A, negotiates contracts, creates licensing strategies, assesses the potential value of private label collections, and leads all other aspects of business management and fiscal success for our clients. Jessica joins KV+A with an impressive career history, first working with industry maverick Charlotte Moss and then Frank de Biasi, whose firm quintupled in size under her management.