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Interior designers Kristen McKinlay and Melanie Rose have over 25 years of design experience that will transform a space into a home clients never want to leave. Kristen and Melanie bring a passion for the design process and offer a seamless approach to creating spaces with functional and luxurious interiors. McKinlay Rose is dedicated to changing the way people look at interior design. Our full service firm provides a fun and friendly atmosphere and unique IVY Interior design software that keeps clients up to date on every detail.  

McKinlay Rose Interiors is the exclusive Tampa Miami Interior Design partner for Haute Residence/Haute Living specializing in the luxury interiors.

Meet The Team


Kristen McKinlay


"Our Full Service Design firm follows a two-step process that creates a foundation for the final look. First, neutral tones are applied to main furnishings, walls and materials. As a native of Sarasota I refer to that base color as “the beach”.  This second phase, or “the sunset” selectively infuses bold accents of art, glass, and custom fabrics into each setting.  The end result exudes class, quality and color."


Melanie Rose


"We listen very closely to our client's wants and needs. Like an artist with a blank canvas that starts painting, you don’t know exactly where it’s going until you move it along. They know we can give them the look they love.”

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Chris Rose

Project Manager

"An incredible amount of organization and planning goes into each and every one of our projects. We may make it look easy, however experience and being extremely detail oriented is why I look forward to every interior remodel and new build project, as no two projects are ever the same."


Megan Manno

Buyer/Design Associate

"Being the liaison between our clients and over 350 to the trade vendors and general contractors I am able to keep all custom orders and installations on a timely basis.  This is such a creative and fast-paced industry, I’m very lucky to interact with so many interesting people."


Destiny Nenno

Assistant Project Manager

"Developing a plan for every project requires a step by step approach and timing is essential.  It is a symphony of procuring items and contractors to reveal each vision.  The ongoing communication with clients is what I find most rewarding. This business has so many moving parts."  


Todd Blunt / Bryan Rickman

Installation Crew

"The experience with over 7 years of installation for the team creates a smooth transition. Fully implementing a design is about creating unique solutions to each project.  Our Full-time in house crew give our clients reliable and personal service. We are supported by over 50 highly experienced service crews and subcontractors each year."

Our Mission

To use our unique design process, our unending passion, and our painless approach to create functional, luxurious and amazing interior designs for your home.


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