Who, what and why

Kelly Marino has combined her lifelong love of interior design and 20+ years of marketing experience to start a full-service home staging firm. Why? Nothing pleases her more than a beautifully arranged room and helping people sell their homes fast. Kelly has a keen eye for creating fresh and attractive spaces, whether working with a client's existing furniture, or filling a vacant property. In the end, the results equate to top-dollar, quick sales.

Kelly Marino Designs

About Us

Kelly Marino Designs (KMD) is a professional staging firm with a successful track record of getting homes sold quickly at top dollar. Each staging job is custom designed because every property has a unique set of needs to get it market ready. KMD understands that a stunning online presence helps draw foot traffic, as well as make potential buyers fall in love with the home before even setting foot on the property.


Lisa Fieldhouse
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2018

Kelly Marino provided excellent staging services while I was in the process of selling my condo. Her work staging my unit was critical in creating eye-catching marketing materials that helped to sell... Read More

Rebecca W
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2018

Kelly did a great job staging our home in Capitol Hill. We got 3 offers in 5 days and closed higher than asking. She was responsive and everything was set up and then picked up right on time. Read More

V Abend
Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2018

Kelly has an incredible eye for what works in a space and her attention detail is unparalleled. She is a joy to work with and I am grateful for her input on my whole house renovation. From helping t... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2017

Kelly recently staged two homes for me. Actually, she transformed them. They both flew off the market in under a week and I give her all the credit. Kelly is extremely professional and talented, and... Read More

Katharine Modisett
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Mar 2018

Kelly staged our empty DC condo and did an amazing job. Communication was great throughout the process and we got a lot of compliments on the final product. We sold after one open house and 4 days on ... Read More

Jennifer Kilpatrick
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2017

I hired Kelly to stage a small one bedroom condo and the owners and I were both very happy with the end result! The condo received multiple offeres and sold in record time! I knew this was one that wo... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Aug 2017

My home was vacant when I put it on the market and I originally did not have it staged because I thought it would sell quickly. Well I was wrong. Finally after 3 months on the market with no strong of... Read More

Colleen Cancio
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Sep 2017

Kelly was great to work with. She had great ideas for how to present each space, and her elegant yet earthy aesthetic was just what the property needed. We sold the house in the first weekend. I would... Read More

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