Vanessa Matsalla is the founder and principal designer of Studio Matsalla Interiors, a full-service design studio located in San Diego, specializing in both residential and boutique commercial projects.

Vanessa’s eye for artfully pairing modern and warm interiors has garnered the attention of My Domaine, Domino Magazine, Design Milk, Design Sponge, San Diego Magazine and many more.

After working alongside two prominent designers in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years, Vanessa opened the doors to her studio in early 2014. She lives in South Oceanside with her husband Jude and daughter Paloma. She enjoys traveling, cooking, yoga and gardening.

At SMI, our mission is simple; To elevate the lives of our clients through their surroundings.