I am an interior designer, creative director and brand spokesperson dedicated to creating richly-layered and memorable experiences of beauty and comfort at home. 

Having spent most of my life in the world of design, I’ve seen just how deeply our surroundings impact us.  A well-designed space can change everything, from our mood and sense of well-being to our efficiency and productivity. Whether I’m planning a top-to-bottom renovation, decorating a room or providing creative direction, my designs aim to make people feel inspired, happy, and cared for.

I value a holistic approach, which caters to my clients’ individual needs and is never formulaic. During the eight years I was Editor in Chief of House & Home magazine, Canada’s leading authority on design and style, the projects I loved most were never simply beautiful; they also had meaningful moments – they were authentic, not just showpieces. My own work is about creating depth and character through thoughtful layers, unique details and striking a balance between less and more, old and new, high and low. Pulling together a mix that’s at once familiar and delightfully unexpected is a defining feature of my projects.

As a product designer, guest expert, consultant and spokesperson for a range of media outlets and brands, I’ve learned how to translate my insights and ideas into practical advice. Together, the journey from starting point to finishing touches will be rewarding and distinctly personalized.

Highlights

  • Co-host and co-producer of Snow Ball charity event in support of Casey House
  • Co-host and co-producer D/X Auction in support of the Design Exchange:
  • Board member of Friends of the D/X
  • Host and co-producer of HGTV series the Style Dept
  • Judge on Designer Superstar Challenge on HGTV
  • Cuisine of Canada Food Media Awards Food and Drink photography, Editor
  • National Magazine Awards Gold Medal, Tablet Magazine of the Year, Editor (2012)
  • Regular guest expert on Cityline for 15 years
  • Keynote speaker on the main stage at IDS Toronto for 8 years
  • Keynote speaker at IDS Vancouver for 3 years
  • Communication Arts Award for consumer magazine ads - Spot the Ikea
  • Premier's Award Ontario College Graduates nominee
  • National Magazine Awards Gold Medal, Home and Gardens, Editor and Stylist (2011, 2009)
  • Advertising Design Club of Canada Silver, Still Life photography, Editor, (2005)

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