Principal Designer - CMKBD, Assoc. IIDA, B.F.A., Dipl. KBD
Corey is a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer and Associate with the International Interior Designers Association. After earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Manitoba, Corey went on to create production designs for malls and vendors. He has worked in luxury furnishings and home decor, and after earning his interior design diploma with distinction from a local college. Since 2011, he has won multiple international awards for his design work and has been mentioned in the Wall Street Journal, Globe & Mail, Vancouver Sun, Gray Magazine, Homes & Design Magazine, and more. He is an adjunct instructor in a local interior design program and regularly contributes to Ask a Pro with the NKBA.
When the creative mode is turned off, Corey enjoys a strong coffee and likes his sneakers. He is a recovering runner, yogi, and enjoys art galleries and cooking for 8 in his small kitchen. He, and his film director / story teller husband Jason, consider themselves lucky to live on and explore the beautiful West Coast of British Columbia.
Patrizia studied residential interiors at B.C.I.T., holds a Kitchen & Bath Design Diploma from an NKBA-Accredited College, earning her Associate Kitchen & Bath Designer (AKBD) appellation from the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA). She is the 2014 recipient of the NKBA B.C. Chapter’s scholarship and the local winner of the NKBA GE Charette. She brings a broad depth of experience to the Design Team and as a Design Professional she works on all projects to ensure design details are captured.
Outgoing and passionate about design, she loves colour, Patrizia looks forward to solving complex design problems with positivity and enthusiasm. Patrizia is fluent in Spanish and Italian, and is also working toward her Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer (CKBD) certificaiton!
Design Technician - Cert. ASCGT
Chris studied Architectural and Structural CADD and Graphics Technician at B.C.I.T. and joined the Design Team in fall of 2016 after completing his practicum with Corey Klassen Interior Design. His primary responsibilities include producing technical schematics and managing building permit applications. In addition to technical drafting and 3D computer rendering, Chris contributes to the Design Team by supporting project ordering, scheduling, and communicating with clients and contractors.
In his free time you’ll usually find Chris jamming out to some music or catching up on his favourite comic books. You’d be very surprised to not catch him in a pair of the trendiest sneakers.
Design Assistant - D.I.D.
Ali studied Interior Design Technology at Lakeland College, an NKBA Accredited institution, and joined Corey Klassen Interior Design after completing her practicum. Ali works with the entire Design Team, Clients, Vendors and Suppliers to keep us all organized and successful. She works on all types of projects, from commercial to residential, with Corey and LOVES restaurants (and their washroom designs.)
Ali grew up in the interior of BC and enjoys waterskiing, the outdoors, and is an accomplished gymnist.