Located in Vancouver, Canada

We guide our clients from concept through to completion, using dedicated design processes and a clear understanding of construction with a focus on logistics. Our dynamic team offers top professional insight and seamless collaboration with architects, vendors and trades, creating beautiful spaces with success and efficiency.

We provide exceptional service, focused on collaboration and pride ourselves on creating trust with all project partners. Interior design is our vehicle to participate with our community and provides us with the platform to transform the way we live, work and collaborate.


Annaliesse Kelly


Annaliesse has been in the design world for 20 years. Throughout her award winning career, Annaliesse has worked with Canada’s top architectural firms, contractors and artisans to create spaces that reflect the individual needs of her clients.

Maude Olignon


Maude has loved the architecture and design world since she was 14 years old. She grew up in Angers, France and studied Art and Literature in the French town of Sablé-sur-Sarthe. After graduating with a Masters degree in 2016, Maude worked at a few design and architecture firms in Paris, landing her first project manager job for the renowned French architect Fabrizio Casiraghi.

Maude enjoys designing minimalistic spaces with a touch of European and vintage elements throughout. She loves being involved in the design process from construction to completion, transforming a blank space into a home. Outside of her design work, Maude enjoys knitting and taking photos with her vintage 1970s camera.

Camila Basavilbaso


Camila loves the simple, day-to-day design details that shape a space into something special. She was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and moved to Madrid, Spain when she was 15 years old. Much of her inspiration comes from visiting Europe’s beautiful museums and historical landmarks.

Camila later moved to back to Buenos Aires to study architecture, working for two large design firms before moving to Vancouver in 2020 and joining AK Design. She enjoys designing homes that are timeless and minimalistic with splashes of colour and texture.

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Natalia Osuna


Born in Mexico, Natalia has always had a love for the architecture and design world. She previously worked as a project manager for two design firms in Mexico City before moving to Canada in 2013.

Inspired by how interior design can shape people’s moods and influence their lives, Natalia’s design ethos takes a ‘less is more’ approach with a bit of whimsy through colour and texture. She loves to design clean, soft spaces that put colour to use in creative ways.

Andrea Smith


With a background in Environmental Design from the University of Manitoba, Andrea has always been drawn to how well-designed, beautiful spaces can change a person’s mood. She brings a modern and eclectic style to AK Design, pulling inspiration from European architecture and timeless moments throughout history.

Andrea excels at exploring new design ideas that complement each other in creative, stylish ways. Outside of work, she enjoys visiting her summer cottage in Manitoba or cross-country skiing in the wintertime.

Shani Bakker

Shani Bakker


Shani grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa and moved to Canada in 2010. She comes from a family of designers and artists; her grandfather was a graphic designer who taught her to colour and draw, while her father and aunt worked in real estate.

With a background in events and customer service, Shani loves how interior design blends the technical with the creative. She enjoys sustainable design and natural textures, and uses her technical skills and expertise to source the perfect finishes for every space.

Frederique De Raucourt

Frederique de Raucourt

Designer & Marketing Manager

Growing up in British Columbia’s North Shore, Frederique’s design style blends traditional details with modern comforts. Before starting with AK Design in 2018, Frederique lived in Paris, France for a year studying Art History at the American University of Paris. She draws much of her inspiration from her French roots, travels, and nature.

Currently studying at Toronto Metropolitan University – formerly Ryerson University – and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Interior Design in the Spring of 2023.

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Cristiana Ion

Operations and Business Development Manager

Cristiana has always loved being creative and is drawn to the interior design world for its intersection between creativity and business. She was born in Romania and lived there until she was 8 years old, before moving to Edmonton and later to Vancouver.

Cristiana attended school at the University of Edmonton, obtaining a business degree with a focus on Business Economics. Before becoming AK Design’s Operations and Business development Manager, Cristiana managed a marketing firm.

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