We are a boutique full-scope interior design studio based in Vancouver, British Columbia. We create customized interiors for residences and public. Our approach is to document, analyze, and curate a space that reflects our clients lifestyle, brand and values.
Corey Klassen Interior Design (CKID) is known for creating spacious, well-planned interiors that are contemporary, authentic, and tailored. As a design studio, we practice all aspects of residential interiors and commercial design from large to small projects. The CKID Team collaborates with our busy / professional clients in an organized and secure online studio that helps us manage your design project and maximizing your flat design fees. Our design services are also available nationally with our professional Online Design packages.
We are just the right mix of design and build
We have completed +/- 200 projects in 7 years (that's about 28/yr) while the average owner completes only 1 or 2 projects in their entire lifetime. Our professional experience holds tremendous value and through our trusted network of allied professionals, pre-vetted vendors, our custom cabinet manufacturing facility, and contractors,we provide a design-build solution to suit any busy professionals needs.
Our S.T.U.D.I.O. makes us different
Skillfullness in our technique
Teamwork with our clients and each other
Understanding the problems
Dedication to find solutions
Imagination with planning and materials
Organization to execute the project
Our Principal Designer
Corey Klassen, CMBKD, Assoc. IIDA, DDA Accredited
Corey a Certified Master Kitchen & Bath Designer (CMKBD), Associate Member of the International Interior Design Association (Assoc. IIDA), and an Accredited Member of the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA Accredited). He holds a B.F.A. from the School of Art at the University of Manitoba and a Kitchen & Bath Design Diploma from an NKBA-Accredited College.
Corey is known for creating symmetry in awkward spaces, with a use of strong line and form, and a pleasing material pallet inspired by the Pacific Northwest. More recently, Corey and his team have focused on the use of multiple colours and patterns in their work to bring a stronger and more creative design aesthetic while enhancing the users connection to their community and services.
As a master in his field, Corey is frequently called on by large brands as an insider expert in the industry with BLANCO Canada Inc., Perlick Residential, and DXV. He also is a professional speaker, co-author, educational instructor, and recurring guest on LuAnn Nigara's A Well Designed Business(TM) podcast.
Patrizia Stirpe, CKBD
Patrizia is a Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer (CKBD), the 2014 recipient of the NKBA B.C. Chapter’s scholarship, and the local winner of the NKBA GE Charette. She studied residential interiors at B.C.I.T. and holds a Kitchen & Bath Design Diploma from an NKBA-Accredited College.
Since joining CKID in 2015, Patrizia has become the lead designer on many residential projects from large-scale to single kitchens or baths renovation. She brings a broad depth of experience to the design studio and as a certified professional elevates the quality, professionalism, and design details for every project.
Patrizia is a advocate for the use of many colours, patterns, and textures together. Her design aesthetic is described as contemporary crisp, colourful, and reprised focus on functional needs while lifting the elegance and beauty of the space.
Graduating with an Interior Design Technology Diploma (D.I.D. Tech.) from the award-winning NKBA-Accredited Lakeland College in Vermillion, Alberta she assists the design team on all types of projects, from commercial to residential and LOVES restaurants (and their funky washroom designs.)
Ali joined Corey Klassen Interior Design is fall of 2017 upon completing her internship with us. Her role within the design team is essential by connecting with suppliers, sourcing products, and coordinating our Online Systems. Ali keeps us all organized and successful.
Ali has a modern design aesthetic that integrates geometry, a strong visual pallet, and naturalistic elements into every space.