Northern California interior designer Kerrie Kelly founded Kerrie Kelly Design Lab in 1995. She is an award-winning interior designer, author and multi-media consultant, helping national brands reach the interior design market. She is a certified interior designer with an Interior Design degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix.
She is a Member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association) and IIDA (International Interior Design Association). She is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS), sitting on the Advisory Board for Eskaton’s Livable Design and is an avid representative and speaker for Livable Design’s initiatives. She has authored two books: “Home Decor: A Sunset Design Guide” and “My Interior Design Kit,” with Pearson Professional and Career Education.
She is one of four national Subject Matter Experts (SME) for Home Depot. She serves as a Member of Design Advisory Board at Zillow, Inc and contributes monthly articles for their website, reaching Yahoo!, Forbes and Wall Street Journal. She also writes a monthly column for Sparefoot and Style Media Group.
She has received several awards, including the California Paints Exterior Palette Challenge, and the Jason Wu for Brizo Blogger-19 Challenge. She was named the 2012 recipient of ASID’s Nancy Vincent McClelland Merit Award for Interior Design Education and has received several local ASID residential design awards. She has received Houzz’s Best of Remodeling Award in 2012 as well as Best of Design and Customer Satisfaction Awards in 2013 and 2014.
As one of five national Trendspotters for Cosentino in 2012, Kerrie continues to forecast and identify the latest in interior design while assisting the solid surface company with their product development. Her latest international collaboration will be unveiled at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) in January 2015.