Bessie is the founder and principal designer of Kardinia Interior Design. Her work includes full service interior design, renovations, new construction, interior decorating and styling for residential properties.

She believes good design involves creating a unique and customized space that feels lived in, that perfectly complements her clients’ style, and that incorporates design elements that the client wouldn’t have thought of themselves. Bessie is very hands on (a self-proclaimed perfectionist) and works tirelessly from conception to the last finishing detail.

Bessie lives in Orlando with her husband Jason and son Harrison.

Meet Bessie:

team members 

5

pillows fluffed

428

kitchens and bathrooms reimagined 

80

 I love brunches out with my girlfriends over mimosas 

Champagne Brunches

Much of my inspiration for each and every project comes from my travels

TRAVELing

I love having fresh greenery and fresh flowers in my own home at all times

FRESH FLOWERS

Beach days with my family are what makes me excited for the weekends

beach days

What I love Most:

Kardinia Interior Design, founded in 2018, is a full service boutique interior design firm specializing in residential interiors.

Our design style can be described as timeless, curated, bespoke, and our aesthetic seeks to balance beauty with functionality. We believe home is sacred and that thoughtful, enduring design stems from a deep understanding of the unique way you live inside your space.

Our ultimate goal is to give you a space that feels tailor-made just for you.

Meet the kardinIa team.

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Rita's role includes assisting in the development of each client's design vision with the Principal Designer, presenting design concepts, selecting and sourcing products, furniture and finishes, engaging with clients throughout the project, assisting in the preparation of design presentations and meetings and collaboration with the Principal Designer on project styling.  

RITA JOWDY - Lead Designer 

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Amanda’s role includes assisting on projects through all phases of design process, selecting and sourcing products, furniture and finishes, engaging with clients throughout each project, assisting in the preparation of design presentations and meetings, creating client pricing proposals and managing our order procurement process, and collaboration with the Lead Designer and Principal Designer on project styling and final installations.

Amanda Lowe - Junior Designer 

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iPad and LaCroix

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POP QUIZ

GET TO KNOW Bessie BETTER

Chips and salsa 

Melbourne, Australia 

A mix of modern and classic with a touch of vintage 

Seeing our vision come to life and our clients’ faces on install day 

Used to figure skate competitively