Juan Montoya, one of the world’s most renowned interior designers, once famously said that “A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy.” And if that’s what you’re aiming for, turning your interiors in a beautiful forever-after (or into the perfect scenery for ‘right now’), here are the top interior design companies in Vancouver that can help you get there.
Patricia Gray Inc.
With the admirable goal of helping create “exceptional homes for exceptional people,” Patricia Gray is a leading name in the interior design field, a name that appeals to stylish homeowners and celebrities alike. John Travolta and Rob Feenie are just two of the high-profile names who turned to Patricia and her team, most likely drawn by her unique style that holistically integrates luxury, finely crafted detail and a contemporary vision.
Creating inviting spaces based on their clients’ lives and personal experiences, the team at Falken Reynolds prides itself on the ability to balance contrasts in order to deliver visually appealing spaces. Combining warmth with modernity, richness with restraint, and sophistication with levity, Falken Reynolds-designed spaces ooze intimacy and authenticity, while also being worthy of interior design magazines spreads. Have a look and you’ll see what we mean.
Oliver Simon Design
This Vancouver-based design firm believes that every space should be an extension of the owner’s personality and style. And they hold true to their words, as all of their customer testimonials seem to send out the exact same message: that Oliver Simon Design works closely with its clients to take their own vision of how they’d like their spaces to look, add a professional touch to it, then turn that vision into an eye-pleasing and inviting reality.
What is their ‘design motto’? Well, they “design beautiful contemporary homes that make people feel good”. And since we can’t put it any better than that, make sure you check out their portfolio to see what they mean – and contact the team if their message resonates with you.
ZWADA home Interiors & Design
Born out of love for home and everything that word stands for, ZWADA home Interiors & Design is the creation of Don Zwarych and Kyo Sada. But ZWADA home is much more than just a design studio that manages to perfectly blend timeless and modern design, as they also offer exquisitely crafted custom furniture and home furnishings – which you can see displayed in their Vancouver store.
Amanda Evans Interiors Inc.
Michelle and Brent of West Vancouver said that “Amanda has a depth beyond her years and can transform an idea into an elegant, comfortable, and welcoming space. She is able to read our style and take our preferences seriously and is very easy and enjoyable to work with. Because of her attention to detail, she was able to transform our new house into an elegant home.” And that’s to be expected of an interior designer who, along with her team, has created spaces so beautiful that they’re bound to get you more Pinterest followers.
Interior Solutions Design Group Inc.
Since 1995, Interior Solutions Design Group Inc. has been telling wonderful stories through design, one beautiful room at a time. And a full four pages of outstanding reviews stand as proof that the team at Interior Solutions can help you envision your dream home, then proceed to turning it into a reality.
Chrissy & Co. Design Savvy
With an aesthetic foundation that fuses classic and contemporary interior design elements, Chrissy blends form and function in a way that captures the essence and individuality of each of her clients. Throughout her work, you can see a mixture of elegance, sophistication and a sense of approachable luxury that also stays true to her love of timeless elegance and European nuances.
UpStage by Lili
If what you’re aiming for is the best first impression possible, UpStage by Lili will help you set the stage. That means that if you’re looking to sell your home (or you’re a real estate professional who needs to better highlight the assets of a home during an open house), Lili is your go-to person for the entire Tri-Cities area. Check out the before-and-after gallery with homes she’s prepped so far and I guarantee you’ll be impressed.
Area3 Design Studio Inc.
With a wide range of skills and projects – starting with a simple area rug and spanning all the way to decorating entire hotels – the talented team over at Area3 Design Studio strives to always deliver interiors that are innovative, creative, and memorable. And since they believe design is better when it is the result of collaborative work, we think you should meet the team: Brenda Chiu, Kulpreet A. Warraich, Lisa Hansen, and Marion Nordin.
Shelley Scales Design Associates
The “2016 Best of Customer Service” award on Houzz – the leading platform for home remodeling and design – is just one more nod for the highly professional Shelley Scales Design Associates, which prides itself on an impressive track history of over 30 years of award-winning designs. If you’re consider hiring Shelley Scales and her team for your interior design needs, know that you’d be joining a client roster that includes Canadian, American, and Italian award-winning actors, designers, and entrepreneurs, as well as professors, engineers, banking executives and diplomats, to name just a few.
Stephanie Hilton Design
Stephanie Hilton gave up a promising career in business and accounting to pursue her passion for architecture and beautiful spaces; and we’re really happy she did, because her company, Stephanie Hilton Design, offers unparalleled expertise to execute eye-grabbing interior renovations. Not to mention that “her love for interior design shines through,” as one satisfied client nicely put it. Stephanie Hilton Design services Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, and areas from Whistler all the way to the Fraser Valley.
This company will not only help you envision a home that will best accommodate your style, but can also help you out with the furniture you need to make that vision a reality. Grapevine Designs’ work extends beyond new home and renovation design by also facilitating that daunting task of buying furniture, as the company works with a great selection of furniture manufacturers so that you can take your pick.
Project 22 Design Inc.
After years of designing great spaces in markets like Toronto and Australia, Denise Ashmore – principal of Project 22 Design – settled in Vancouver to offer superior services to people looking to add more style and elegance to their homes. And that’s what she’s being doing for the past 14 years, alongside successfully putting together a network of trusted professionals that have advanced the company’s name to the top of the list when it comes to Vancouver interior design services.
With a broad range of services – including everything from interior design to custom drapes & window treatments to commercial space renovations – Urban Aesthetics’ name is synonymous with quality design and attractive interiors. Led by Mohawk College Interior Decorating alumna, Nancy DeVries – who is also an accredited member of the Canadian Decorators’ Association (CDECA), which advocates for interior decorating excellence – Urban Aesthetics is a great choice for any homeowner looking for quality custom home interior solutions.
Ambience of Eden Design
True to its name, Ambience of Eden Design strives to highlight the correlation between our environment and our emotional response, and then it shapes our spaces to highlight both their maximum potential and their owners’ personality.
If what you’re looking for is function, comfort, and style with a touch of European personality, Brillante Interiors is sure to help. Led by Albarosa Simonetti, a Milan-born designer with a flair for refined spaces and a modern sensibility, Brillante Interiors helps Vancouver homeowners add a touch of sophistication to their homes, whether they’re thinking of renovating their interiors completely or just adding a few pieces of furniture.
A highly convenient business concept that allows you to start your project from the convenience of your home, sitting comfortably in front of your laptop, using Crush Interiors is a great and affordable way to up your interiors. All you have to do is select a package that best suits your needs – with prices starting at $499, and no hidden costs – then wait no more than one month to get your design and see what are the best ways to maximize your space. Moreover, you can purchase all the products you need for your redesign with a few clicks, and then they’ll be delivered straight to your door. I personally couldn’t imagine a more convenient approach!
Alicia Sebel Design
With a vast experience in design – that dates all the way back to her childhood, when she first discovered her love for designing dream homes – Alicia Sebel is the perfect assistant if you need help with material, colour, and furnishing selections for key areas of the home (exterior, kitchens, masterbaths etc.)
A regular media darling, MāK Interiors is a full service creative interior design studio whose name you might have already seen on the covers of Design Sponge, Canadian Interiors, Douglas Business Magazine, Poppytalk, and even the Vancouver Sun. And that’s because the team led by Amber Kingsnorth – a Registered Interior Designer and LEED Accredited Professional – has the wonderful goal of creating spaces with meaning. Check out some of their past projects to see exactly what they mean by that!
Alex & Lily Home
If a family business that specializes in small interior design projects – one that cares about the home and the people who live in it – is a better fit for you, make sure you give Alex & Lily a call. They’re in the business of updating interiors and making them reflect their owners’ personalities, but they’re also here to help if you need to set up a home for a private event or to de-clutter the family garage.
For over 25 years, Kathryn Wilking has been helping people find balance and harmony through Feng Shui. And based on the many testimonials people have been leaving on her website, she’s been tremendously successful in attaining that goal.
Colbie Cargill Interior Designs
Working closely with their clients to identify their tastes and create a space that perfectly matches expectations, the team over at Colbie Cargill Interior Designs is a great choice for your next design project. Owner and lead designer Colbie Cargill has over 15 years of experience in working with traditional, contemporary, and eclectic spaces alike, and she doesn’t sacrifice functionality for the sake of beauty.
CHAN + DEE DESIGNS
If you happen to be living in a smaller space – and Vancouver living may often lead to that – CHAN + DEE Designs is your go-to firm. With a design philosophy centered on making small space living beautiful, they strive to help people embrace city living and enhance small spaces through thoughtful space planning and good organization.
Inside Design Studio Inc.
Fluent in the language of modern interiors, Inside Studio Design aims at creating spaces that are functional, sustainable, and inspiring. To reach that goal, they work closely with their clients and mix in fresh ideas and trends, new materials, and distinctive colours. But their work extends far beyond single- and multi-family projects, and chances are your favorite Vancouver restaurant or hotel may bear the signature of Inside Design Studio.
Meme Brooks Design
Strongly believing that beautiful spaces inspire healthy lifestyles, Meme Brooks Design puts well-being at the center of every design decision they make. With “non-diva decorator” Meme Brooks at the helm, this interior design firm benefits from their lead designer’s 10+ years of experience, constantly securing rave reviews from happy clients.
Erin Michelle Design
“A home is not just a space to be looked at, it is meant to be lived in and a true reflection of who we are”. That’s the philosophy of Erin Michelle Design founder, Erin Semancik, who commits to working as closely as possible with her clients – and gets to know them personally – in order to deliver that “perfectly imperfect” home that best suits their needs and personality.
Shift Interiors is helmed by creative director Jamie Deck, a truly versatile artist that not only grew up surrounded by good design, but is also highly skilled in adapting solid concepts to client needs. Specializing in private residential and boutique commercial projects, the Shift Interiors design philosophy is geared towards the exceptional, and is perfectly encompassed by their motto: „Plan. Refine. Purify. Shift.”
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