WHAT IS The Lemon Collective?

The Lemon Collective (formerly The Lemon Bowl DC) is a workshop space in Washington D.C. where the city’s creative and curious gather to teach and learn new skills. We are located in the Park View neighborhood at 3015 Georgia Avenue NW. View the calendar to view (and sign-up) for our upcoming workshops.

Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page.

  • For general inquiries and to teach a class at The Lemon Collective contact hellolemoncollective@gmail.com.
Founders Linny Giffin, Kathryn Zaremba and Holley Simmons | image by Allie Crafton for Houzz

Founders Linny Giffin, Kathryn Zaremba and Holley Simmons | image by Allie Crafton for Houzz


Holley Simmons, co-founder is the founder of Sill Life, a line of one-of-a-kind terrariums and potted plant life. Her plant designs have been featured on Apartment Therapy, Washingtonian, A Creative D.C., and DCist. A local journalist, Holley’s writings on food and D.C. culture can be found in The Washington Post, Express, The Washington City Paper, and Time Out.

Kathryn Zaremba, co-founder is an interdisciplinary artist who specializes in wallpaper! Her quirky and whimsical work can be found at katezarembacompany.com. Zaremba’s designs have been published in Elle Decor, Dwell Magazine, The UK Times, HGTV Magazine, and featured on the websites Design Sponge, Domino, Apartment Therapy, and Refinery29. When Kathryn isn’t drawing she is more than likely thinking about drawing.

Linny Giffin, co-founder is a fiber artist and interior decorator and stylist. She dreams of covering the world in pom poms and is fairly convinced she'll get to it. Watch her document the styling of her new apartment on her instagram @linnyfriend and view her professional work on linnyfriend.com


Lily Cox is a native Californian who has enjoyed a life-long connection with wildlife, and strives to bridge the gap between nature and city life. She is a floral and kokedama (aka string garden) aficionado and has learned the vast majority of her life skills from Pinterest.

Claire Keane works as a commercial interior designer and makes up the other half of Linny + Claire - the interior styling duo that can help you make your house feel like your home.  Claire hails from North Carolina where she studied art, interior design and historic preservation and has called DC home for the last six years. She loves exploring color, scouring the internet for furniture, and experimenting with mixed materials in her free time.