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.


Justin Kosoris
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Oct 2018

Kelly has a personal touch that made working with her so easy. She walked through the property with me and quickly submitted a proposal that was cost competitive. Her design delivered, showing off the... Read More

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

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