Monica Cardanini


Monica Cardanini has a remarkable ability to understand and translate your desires and needs into spectacular, one-of-a-kind interiors. She sources well-crafted, distinctive yet comfortable furnishings and combines them with fine antiques, beautiful art and unique accessories to complement your individual taste and create a warm and inviting environment.

Monica works closely with architects on room layouts and architectural details, and with contractors during the construction phase, to create a home that blends functionality with aesthetics. The end result is a comfortable and livable space that’s all your own. Her expertise, humor and personalized service keep the process fun and engaging; once it’s completed, you will have gained a great experience as well as a wonderful new home.



After studying accounting in college, Monica Cardanini earned her degree in interior design before honing her skills at Alice Wiley & Associates interior design firm in San Francisco. Working with Alice as a Design Associate allowed her to complete many great projects all around the San Francisco Bay area.

After 18 years with the well-respected firm, she relocated to New York City in 2008 and founded her own company. Monica splits her time between an apartment in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood and the California Bay Area, which allows her to work with clients on both coasts.



Monica’s studio specializes in remodeling, new construction and decoration and accepts a wide range of projects from homes and apartments to commercial spaces. Their latest projects includes home renovations in Woodside, a new home in Stinson Beach, a completely renovated apartment in San Francisco as well as homes in New York City and Westhampton.