Corey Klassen, CMKBD, DDA Accredited
Corey is a multiple international and local award-winning interior designer with a passion for creating beautiful and functional spaces from awkward and dated environments. As a classically trained artist, he has a personal eclectic style that blends Modern-Casual and Craftsman with colour, pattern, geometry, and texture. Corey truly believes that every interior designer is influenced by their Clients’ individual style and that their personal influences do not apply.
Corey comes from a long line of builders, draftspersons, drapery workrooms, floral designers, and construction material makers. This means his aptitude for problem solving and finding functional solutions is deeply rooted. Believing that our interior environments do not need to be tidy or perfect, Corey knows from experience that they need to functional and adaptable for each of our unique needs. Corey truly enjoys taking awkward, dysfunctional, and dated spaces into bold, functional, and inspiring areas that surround us with joy.
Corey is a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMBKD), Accredited Member of DDA Canada. He has worked with brands such as BLANCO Canada, DXV, Perlick Residential, and more to develop products, feedback, and design award-winning spaces. His design projects have been featured in the Globe & Mail, Wall Street Journal, Gray Magazine, and Dering Hall and launched the NKBA BC Design Competition in 2010. In addition to being a professional designer, Corey is a professional instructor in a local design school and as an NKBA Instructor he travels to deliver his custom curriculum across North America. On the business of design side, Corey is recurring monthly guest on LuAnn Nigara's A Well Designed Business(TM) podcast.