Kirsten Steno … CV
My passion for interior design started in my teen years. After finishing BA in Business Languages (English & French) I studied interior design while working as a secretary – and then I finally pursued my dream:
Interior Designer (Classical Letter School – no on-line classes in those days!)
Certified Martha Beck Life Coach (brilliant columnist O’ Magazine)
Life Coach + Interior Designer = House-coach
Interior Design Portfolios
Started my first interior design company: Domus Interiør, Kolding.
My first interior design store: Steno Interiør was a dream come true: A personalized store with focus on interior design, home visits, fabrics and furniture.
Sold Steno Interiør – and established 4 minor companies in House of Steno.
Store plans, designs and development of new shop concepts within the Danish kitchen & curtain industry. Development and establishment of new concepts in office environments at headquarters of Danish companies all sizes – including the award winning hotel, Fakkelgaarden.
Upgrading/adding new interiors to coastal cottages in Denmark. Through workshops, teaching and implementing a new concept: “Cottage with a Heart” for Visit Denmark.
Books & On-line Video Courses
Home With a Heart (The first self-help book on Empathetic Interior Design in Denmark/the world?)
Come Home to Yourself (Self-help book + E-book) in collaboration with BoConcept A/S.
House-coaching – Your Heart Will Take You Home (Video Course)
6 entertaining and engaging sessions on how to create homes and lives, which reflect your personality, re-charge your soul, make you feel safe – and grateful. Same home – new outlook!
Coaching, Teaching, Speaking, Workshops & On-line Courses
Establishing – in collaboration with BoConcept University – an additional course with focus on their international interior design students: BoConcept House-coaching.
Worldwide training/coaching of interior designers, sales staff and store managers for BoConcept International in the following countries: Japan, USA, , Colombia, Peru, Germany, Belgium, England, Sweden and Denmark.
Topic: “Adding value to the company, clients and yourself by serving others – confidently & wholeheartedly”
40 Trend Talks for BoConcept International worldwide:
San Diego, , Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, New York, Cambridge/Boston, Washington, Detroit (USA), Vancouver (Canada) Hamburg, Regensburg (Germany), Brussels (Belgium), Tallinn (Estonia,) Riga (Latvia) , London, Guildsford, Wandsworth, Kingston upon Thames, Bournemouth, Bristol, Newcastle, (UK), Bogotá (Colombia), Lima (Peru), Tokyo, Osaka (Japan), Stockholm, Malmø (Sweden), Copenhagen, Aarhus, Odense, Roskilde, Vejle (Denmark)
House-coach Speaking Tours with partners:
Mad&Bolig (Interior Design Magazine) & BoConcept Copenhagen
Feriehjem med Hjerte (Cottage with a Heart): 15 cities along the Danish coast line.
Stockmann & BoConcept: Riga (Latvia),
Living North & BoConcept: Manchester (UK)
Garant (30 concept stores providing curtains & flooring ): 5 cities in Denmark
”How to Come Home – to Your Soul” : Global Workshops in collaboration with corporate and church organizations.
For more information on upcoming seminar, speaking events and workshops check Events.
Born in Vejen, 7th of March 1962
Mother of Nikolai (23), married to Frank and Bonus Mother of Frank’s 2 adult children, Morten and Mona.
Frank, our dog Sally and I live in Kolding in a traditional Danish “60ies Retro Design” house (yellow brick, flat roof) – Frank’s childhood home – which we have “adopted” with love and turned into our very personal Soul Oasis!
My press archive contains few of the first articles from my work and the publishing of my first book. More recent internationl statements/ information and free downloads can be found here