She describes her design as Naïve pop, but we could also use the word "irreverent" to define her work. Stout is designer and artist all at once, and that’s something that comes clear from the very second we take a look to her creations. She creates furniture primarily intended to prevent the conventions: from eye and hat rugs or soft chairs to lamps with extraterrestrial forms, each piece seems to come from another universe cartoon-like.
Things like fire inspire her – something pretty difficult to explain. Her design, by contrast, can speak very loud. To Katie Stout, there are no impossible forms or useless materials. She wants to characterize anything that takes itself too seriously, and her furniture design proves that. Why does a chair have to look like a chair?