Launched in 2009, Kelly Smiar Interior Design (KSID) is a full-service residential interior design firm located in Carlsbad, California. The firm is led by Owner and Principal Designer Kelly Smiar. Kelly holds a bachelor’s degree in interior design and is a professional member of ASID. Working alongside architects, contractors and trade professionals, Kelly Smiar Interior Design touches on all aspects of the Interior Design process. From initial architectural planning, to coordination with contractors and installers, to the finished product—a beautiful and cohesive home.

Kelly Smiar


The diverse natural beauty that we are surrounded with in Southern California inspires Kelly. She has developed a distinctive style that combines both modern and classic elements.

Using a combination of rich and varied textures, clean simple lines with an emphasis on highly functional spaces, she creates interiors that are modern and sophisticated, yet timeless. Kelly’s infectious enthusiasm and exceptional attention to detail, combined with a vast knowledge of products and materials help make the entire process feel carefree.

Her innate ability to narrow down the best choices quickly allows her clients to make decisions easily, while truly enjoying the process.