Katheryn W. Cowles
At K.W. Cowles in Pensacola,FL, our goal is to capture your style and make your dreams a reality. We specialize in the design and renovation of kitchens, baths and interior rooms including additions and outdoor kitchens. If you want a complete makeover or just a cosmetic update visit our Showroom to see examples of lamps and light fixtures, cabinets, countertops, appliances, hardware, flooring and design possibilities for your home.Click on the PORTFOLIO tab above and take a few minutes to look at our design work. For home owners who want to contract with a reliable firm to update the décor of your home, we will work with you to achieve a design that is timeless along with fabrics and furnishings that are durable and will standup to the test of time . Condominium or townhouse owners in Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key or Navarre will find that updating their rooms will increase the rentability of their property. We invite you to call, email or come into our showroom for a personal consultation.

Our Team

Katheryn W. Cowles

Katheryn W. Cowles,CKD,CBD,RBC is the CEO of K.W. Cowles Design Center, LLC.
She is also CFO of Paul Cowles Construction, Inc.

Katheryn is on the Advisory Board of the Drafting and Design School of the ITT Technical Institute.

As a professional designer and member of the design community, Katheryn’s designs have garnered numerous awards, regionally and nationally.

For 35 years, Katheryn has transformed living spaces for her clients along the Southern Eastern Coast and since 2001, the Emerald Coast.

Katheryn is active locally on the boards of the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra Guild, the Pensacola Woman’s Alliance, the National Kitchen & Bath Association, and Impact 100.

Raised in Dade County, Florida, Katheryn majored in Art History, attending Barry College, Miami Dade College, and La Esquela de Arte, San Jose.

Widely traveled, Katheryn has, in her adult life, lived in San Jose, Costa Rica, Richmond-Charles City, Virginia, and now in Santa Rosa County/Escambia, Florida

Katheryn is a CKD® Certified Kitchen Designer, CBD® Certified Bathroom Designer, and Licensed Residential Building Contractor.


Our in house construction firm has 26 years’ experience in renovation, additions and new home construction.
Paul Cowles, pictured left with son Brendon, started his career in the design field as a commercial artist and home coordinator of a major department store chain in New York.

In 1984, Paul moved to Santa Rosa County where he became a partner in his brother’s construction firm.

Today as president of Paul Cowles Construction, Inc., Paul is an exceptional hands- on contractor and master craftsman

Paul is also a contributing designer with K.W. Cowles Design Center.


During his school years, Brendon E. Cowles worked with his father, Paul.

In 2005, Brendan joined the company, Paul Cowles Construction, Inc. full time as Vice President of Operations.

While honing his carpentry skills, he is also studying for his Certified General Contractor Exam.

Brendon is presently the company’s Project Manager.

See Katheryn's Designs on HGTV!