Design Services

Kriste Michelini Interior Design Services

Kriste Michelini Interiors offers residential interior design services throughout San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Marin and the Wine Country.  Our streamlined approach simplifies the process of designing a home or entire house.  We manage each project from concept to completion;handling order procurement and installations, with a keen eye for detail and efficiency.

Kriste Michelini Interiors provides a range of services including:

  • Turn-key residential interior design
  • Furniture, rug, fixtures, finish and accessory selection
  • Cohesive color and fabric schemes
  • Custom furniture, window treatments, soft goods and cabinetry design
  • Coordination of trades, installation schedules, and project timelines
  • Family friendly home design

Interior Decoration

We utilize our trained eye for color, composition, and scale to create a home that you love.  We interview you extensively which helps us discover your style preferences at the start of a project, saving time and ensuring a successful outcome.  The design scheme addressed the following: fabrics, furniture, window treatments, paint, rugs and lighting.  Detailed budget spreadsheets streamline the design process, making it easy to pinpoint key investments while staying within budget. 

Half Day Consultation

We offer a 3.5 hour onsite consultation for the client who needs direction and help making decisions, but likes to take that information and do the legwork themselves. We have helped clients rework rooms, source furniture to purchase, select finishes, choose paint colors, and review architect plans. After our meeting, you will receive an action plan with all of the recommendations that we discussed. This one-time service is a great way to invest in your home to insure what you are purchasing for your home is appropriate.  It also provides you the freedom to work on your project as your time and budget allows, all while following professional advice. 

Space Planning

The foundation of a well-designed space is a thoughtful and well-edited furniture plan.  We evaluate your family’s needs and lifestyle to create furniture layouts that provide optimal flow and easy conversation.  Scale plans are provided to the client and necessary contractors. 

Remodeling & Ground Up Construction Services

We offer full remodeling and ground up construction services. We create all the interior drawings throughout the house such as the kitchen, bathrooms, fireplaces, cabinetry, etc. We select all the materials, fixtures, and all the finishes. We provide schedules and detailed drawings and elevations to your contractor to ensure that our design details translate to a beautiful finished product.

Custom Furniture Design

We specializing in creating bespoke furniture pieces tailored to your space and personalized for your comfort. Fabricated locally in the Bay Area, we offer a sit-test for upholstered items so you have the opportunity to make adjustments before your item is completed.

Offerings include: sofas, sectionals, dining banquettes, dining tables, coffee tables, beds, nightstands, chairs, and cabinetry. Healthy, non-toxic upholstered items are available with natural latex and organic wool, eliminating the use of harmful flame retardants and chemicals.

Artwork & Accessories

We work closely with art consultants and galleries to provide the finishing touches for your home. Multiple options are presented with mock-ups, illustrating how the pieces will look in each room. We also offer styling services and accessory selections to personalize your space.

Billing Process

Design work is billed on an hourly basis. Invoices are sent monthly and a retainer is required to begin work. An estimate of design hours can be provided once we learn more about your project.