Design Wise is a family business located in beautiful Cardiff-by-the-Sea, in North County San Diego. Appreciating the value of your time and driven to make the design of your home simple, efficient and fun - Design Wise is one of the most committed and hardest working Interior Design firms in San Diego County.
From individual pieces to complete home and business remodels, Design Wise will see you through the entire project, taking you from start to finish. From design and materials selection to installation and construction, every detail is taken into consideration -- ultimately surpassing expectations, while respecting the budget in mind. They will bring your vision to life and design the home you have always dreamed of. A home that will delight your friends and neighbors, a home that is the vision, that lives inside of you.
Corena Lea Kessel - Interior Designer and President of Design Wise, knew since the age of 2 that she was going to be an Interior Designer. Even before obtaining her degree in Design she spent many years working as a consulting designer in furniture and accessory stores. She continuously keeps up her educations and stays up-to-date on all aspects of Interior Design.
In Corena's words - "It is my honor to help create just the perfect environment for all of my clients. I will listen carefully to your needs, save you time and stay within your investment range. I am committed to bringing your home alive just as you have imagined it, using my education, passion for Interior Design, and the support of the Design Wise team. Together you and I will make your design project an incredible and rewarding experience! After all, your home is the largest investment of your life."
Design Wise serves all of San Diego County including the City of San Diego, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Encinitas, Oceanside, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Bernardo, Santaluz, La Jolla, Mission Beach and Pacific Beach.
"I work with homeowners who want to increase their property value and turn spacial dreams into reality!
Articles & Interviews
Designing With Light
What’s Your Design Style?
Out with The Old & In with The New
Holiday Décor 101
What is Eco-Entertaining?
Home Is Where The Hearth Is
Blending Design Styles
Functional Art You Ask?
Stylish & Functional Windows
Is Your Bedroom Your Dream Sanctuary?
Holiday Decor & Design
Is Your Guest Room Being Ignored?
Choosing Color For Your Home
Decorating Children’s Rooms
Decorating For Entertaining
Creating Energy Flow in Your Home
Spruce Up Your Living Space
Interior Design 101
Home Design Budgets