KB STUDIO PHILOSOPHY
KB Studio is a full-service interior design firm specializing in high-end residential homes. The studio brings a holistic design perspective & bespoke approach to curate a cohesive space which is stunning yet livable, with attention paid to every detail. Our mission is to guide clients in all aspects of creating their dream space from concept to reality.
KB Studio prides itself on its rich Los Angeles roots, and maintains a commitment to sustainable living by not only designing for today, but looking ahead to the future. KB Studio crafts all hand-made furniture with skilled artisans and master craftsmen in LA.
PRINCIPAL DESIGNER / CEO
Kourosh Babaeian launched his design studio while attending Westlake High School. His passion for interior design led Kourosh to the University of California Los Angeles, where he obtained both his Bachelor of Arts and his Certificate of Interior Design; he subsequently attended UCLA to earn his Masters of Interior Architecture. With over 15 years of experience in the field, Kourosh's dynamic expertise ranges from construction to custom furniture design. He has led the KB Studios team on countless interior design and ground up development projects across Los Angeles, Aspen, Sun Valley, and New York.
SENIOR DESIGNER / PROJECT MANAGER
Dorene Elliott graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a Bachelor degree in Social Ecology, and a Design Certificate from the Interior Design Institute. Upon graduating, Dorene began her career in hospitality design in Orange County, spending 15+ years with Hoffman Hospitality Group. Dorene brings 20+ years of managerial know-how to the KB Studio team, where she spearheads daily operations for the office and manages key projects.
JUNIOR DESIGN ASSOCIATE
Dylan Ford grew up in Huntington Beach, CA. His love for interior design stems from his father who owned and operated a custom design showroom. Dylan earned a certificate in Interior Design from Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, CA. Upon graduation, Dylan has been immersed in high-end residential projects across Orange County and Los Angeles, and practiced as a licensed realtor prior to joining the KB Studio team where he oversees day-to-day design operations.
SENIOR DESIGNER / PROCUREMENT MANAGER
Auria Williams's passion for design was instilled at a young age by her grandmother Nancy Linn, a prominent California designer and builder. Following in her grandmother's footsteps, Auria elected to study at the Interior Designers Institute in Newport Beach, CA, where she received her Interior Design Certificate. Auria spent the next 5 years managing a high-end furniture/antique showroom. Presently, she serves as the KB Studio Account Manager, guiding all of the team's east coast interior design projects.