A Collaborative Design Group

Services Provided
Interior Design, Project Management, Kitchen & Bath Design, Window coverings and Furnishing Selections, Home staging, New Homes and Renovations

Areas Served
Calgary and Area, Banff, Canmore, BC, and where ever our clients need our help

Business Description
Since 2007 Laurie McBain of Kaleidoscope Design Inc and Chris Salas of Cocina Interior Design Ltd have been forming a partnership in A Collaborative Design Group. Together Chris and Laurie specialize in luxury and estate homes in the Calgary area. When working on projects they conceive the overall concepts together. Chris' area of expertise lies in the technical drafting and design of cabinetry and overall interior design details, Laurie specializes in the finish selections, working with the trades on site and focusing on the finishing details. Combined, A Collaborative Design Group brings over 40 years of hands on design & trade experience.
The gallery you'll see on Houzz show projects completed by Kaleidoscope Design Inc, Cocina Interior Design or 'A Collaboration Design Group'.

Certification and Awards
NKBA Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer
Interior Designer
Featured in various Design magazines, Local & National
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Place in NKBA Design Competitions, 4 years
1st Place in Canadian Home Builder's Association's Sam Awards, Calgary
Placed in SubZero Wolf Design Competition
Calgary, AB CA 
Chris Salas, Laurie McBain 
Bay 3, 1732 41 Ave SE,
Calgary, Alberta,
Canada, T2G 1Y1 
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Both the front door and the cabinet door you see in the entry are stained. The cabinet doors were part of the custom millwork, the front door came from a local door company here in Calgary. Let us know if you need more information from the Calgary company and we would be happy to look back into the file. Thanks for your question, Chris & Laurie
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Our clients had a beautiful art collection which was a big part of the design concept. Sorry I don't know who the artist was.
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April 10, 2014

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Review by Stonemaster Granite Inc.:

Stonemaster Granite has had the pleasure of working with 'Collaborative Design Group' on numerous new home and renovation projects. The combined talent, expert...
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Review by Sitorro Woodworking Inc.:

The girls at 'A Collaborative Design Group', Chris Salas and Laurie McBain, were referred to us by a mutual friend in our industry, and our relationships since ...
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Review by Rock Point Cabinets:

These ladies really know what they are doing in the design industry. We have had the pleasure of working on quite a few projects together. I highly recommend ...
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Review by Maillot Homes:

We have worked with Chris Salas and Laurie McBain on numerous custom home projects and have yet to be disappointed. Their professionalism and attention to every...
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Review for Sitorro Woodworking Inc.:

We were referred to Sitorro Woodworking by a trusted colleague; always the best way to learn of a new company. As interior designers that guide clients throug...
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Review for Catuso Inc.:

As Interior Designers that guide clients through the complete design process, we feel it is of paramount importance to collaborate with excellent suppliers. We ...
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Review for Maillot Homes:

Over the last 5 years I have had the good fortune to be part of the Maillot Homes team on many successful projects. As a designer that specializes in interior...
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