Meet Kirsten !

Kirsten Hess is the founder and principal designer behind HvK Interiors. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies from McMaster University and a diploma in Interior Design from The Academy of Design in Toronto. After graduating in 2013, Kirsten honed her design skills under the mentorship of the prestigious and innovative commercial design firm Shikatani Lacroix as well as the celebrity Architect and Interior Designer, Dee Dee Eustace at Taylor Hannah Architect. 


After living and working in Toronto for some years, Kirsten decided to launch her own firm upon moving back to her hometown. Now at the helm of HvK Interiors, Kirsten translates her knowledge of branding and marketing into her love for Interior Design. She is passionate about building homes and businesses that are genuine expressions of her clients' stories and believes that good design will stand the test of time.

Kirsten lives in Hamilton with her husband and young son and works from her design studio to bring the HvK aesthetic to clients throughout the GTA.

"It's all about establishing a classic base and layering in the unexpected pieces. That interesting tension is what really takes a room to the next level!"  - Kirsten H.

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