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

With over a decade of experience, Vanessa's eye for artfully pairing modern and warm interiors has garnered the attention of Domino Magazine, Design Milk, Apartment Therapy, Design Sponge, San Diego Magazine and many more.

after working for two prominent designers in the san francisco bay area, vanessa branched out on her own in 2014. She lives in north county san diego with her husband jude, her daughter paloma and little fluff ball, maxwell. She enjoys traveling, cooking, yoga and gardening.

at SMI, Our mission is simple; to elevate the lives of our clients through their surroundings.