With freezing temperatures set to last for a while yet and Winnipeg’s famous windchill making matters worse, we’re starting to wonder if maybe George R.R. Martin’s long Westeros winters from Game of Thrones are inspired by Winnipeg’s cold months!
But whether or not we should be refreshing our memories by watching the classic fantasy drama again, one thing is for sure: it’s the perfect time to cozy up with a warm cup of cocoa and start planning that remodel you’ve been itching to get started on. Whether big or small, low-budget or on a grand scale, you’re sure to find the perfect fit among Winnipeg’s best interior designers.
If you’re looking for a well-established firm with a proven track record, the 1994-founded Everitt Design is the company for you. Rated at the highest level for client satisfaction on Houzz, Everitt Design is also considered a major influencer on the home remodeling and interior design platform. The company also boasts awards such as Best Renovation (Manitoba Home Builders Awards 2015) and Ciao Magazine Best Kitchen (2012). Everitt Design focuses on residential and commercial interiors with a design style that is architectural, clean and modern. So whether you’re looking to spruce up a tired living room or you want a cohesive contemporary aesthetic in a new home build, Everitt Design has your back.
Design Shop Inc.
This high-energy interior design and branding firm is the one for you if you have an unapologetic style. Blending Millennial and Gen X aesthetics and philosophies, the #Designshopgirls tackle both commercial and residential projects. Whether you’re in need of custom millwork design, space planning, a new design concept or construction drawings, Design Shop Inc. has it all. They also offer styling and home staging services, branding and brand development and full graphic design services. Bonus: their blog, Gin + Diamonds, is inspired by Kate Moss!
S3 Interior Design
What’s in a name? For S3 – that’s 3 S’s – it’s sustainable, smart spaces. This top interior and lighting design firm takes a holistic approach that keeps in mind the emotional impact of built spaces and their functionality along with environmental considerations. With a mantra of good enough is not good enough, S3 Interior Design will help you turn your house or condo into a space that is not only tailor-made for your everyday needs, but also helps you save, thanks to efficient design and use of technology. Who wouldn’t want a stylish home that’s easy on resources?
Looking for a budget-friendly interior designer in Winnipeg? Do you understand the importance of professionally staging your home for buyers? Then DecoChic Interiors might be the perfect choice for you. Featured in the Home Trends Magazine, Kelly Penuita’s interior design firm is all about creating beautiful spaces, regardless of budget or project scope. If you’re too busy, live outside Winnipeg or are *just* laying your foundation, DecoChic also offers virtual decorator services, with consultations taking place over email to better fit hectic lifestyles.
Maximum Impact Plus
While plenty of interior designers offer home staging services as well, Maximum Impact Plus makes it a central part of their business. So, if you’re thinking of listing your home, this firm is dedicated to staging/redesigning for top dollar offers. But Maximum Impact Plus is not just dedicated to sellers – it’s also for the buyers. If you’re hesitant about committing to a paint color or that statement sofa you’ve been eyeing, the company’s 3D design and virtual home staging services can help you visualize your perfect home.
Inspired Business Interiors
By combining intuitive, imaginative design with functional, practical business solutions, the team of professionals behind Inspired Business Interiors aims to create office spaces which are both balanced and beautiful. Founded by Edit Bosshart and inspired by her love for interior design, fashion, color and space, the company offers products and services that fit the clients style, functionality needs and budget.
Kitchen Designs by Decor
If buying locally is important to you, why not extend that philosophy to your kitchen remodel? Winnipeg-based Kitchen Designs uses high quality Manitoba-made cabinetry, back-splashes, countertops and accessories in their customized kitchens. With a design ethos that places functionality and expression of your style and personality at the forefront, it’s no wonder they’ve been in business since 1995.
If you’re the kind of shopper who also has to touch, not just see, Dynasty Bathrooms boasts two locations in Winnipeg, one on the south side and one in the northern part of town. With the original location featuring 15,000 square feet of showroom space with design consultants on hand, updating your bathroom to a relaxing sanctuary can be as easy as pointing at wanted items. In fact, you might even find the bathroom of your dreams here, as many displays simulate fully furnished bathrooms.
This is a multidisciplinary architecture firm that is committed to a collaborative approach to design. So if you’re aiming for an office renovation or redesign, Republic Architecture is your pick! They provide a wide array of services including space planning, feasibility studies, life-cycle costing, sustainability, architecture, planning and development.
Charisma, the design experience
Operating under the mantra “an effective living space enhances your lifestyle, soothes the spirit and delights the eye!” since 1986, Charisma has amassed a bevy of gold and silver awards from the Manitoba Home Builders Association and RenoMark. This is unsurprising, as Charisma’s stunning body of work has earned the company a reputation for professionalism, creativity and accessibility.
Harwood Design Builders
Although this Winnipeg renovation company has too many awards to list, Harwood Design Builders claim that “winning awards is not what makes us different.” It’s their understanding of their clients and their functional needs. For over 30 years, Harwood has been delivering new builds and home renovations in exquisite style for customers of all ages and lifestyles. But Harwood doesn’t stop at delivering high quality work for their customers – the company also gives back to the community through its own charity. The Harwood Foundation aims to help smaller, local charities and causes that often get overlooked by bigger foundations.
HSA Design Inc.
Recognized as one of Manitoba’s largest independent design firms, HSA Design Inc., provides innovative and holistic design solutions to exclusive corporate, residential and retail clients. This interdisciplinary design consulting firm takes a collaborative approach on projects, with clients having full creative involvement throughout the design process. Their portfolio speaks for itself…
For Splendid Homes, architecture is more than designing buildings — it’s about creating memorable spaces. Seamlessly blending aesthetics and functionality in their work, Splendid Homes also emphasizes interpersonal relationships such as client-designer fit and a welcoming atmosphere as a vital part of the design process.
Envy Paint & Design Ltd.
With an energetic team that includes decorators, designers, construction specialists and chemists, Envy Paint & Design has been delivering a uniquely fabulous style since 2007. Their design aesthetic aims to celebrate diversity, personality, and eliminating dullness. Great customer service is one of the pillars of this team of talented ‘decoristas’ who make house calls even if you’re only interested in a fresh coat of paint.
Fenwick & Company Interior Design
Since 1992 Fenwick & Company Interior Design has catered to Winnipeg clients looking for long-lasting style regardless of design flavor. Be it modern, traditional, contemporary or transitional, casual or elegant, Fenwick & Company promise to deliver a style that is relaxed, unpretentious and enduring.
IDEATE Design Consulting Inc.
Serving Manitoba and Saskatchewan, IDEATE is a dynamic interior design firm serving a variety of sectors from government and healthcare to institutional and residential. Founded 15 years ago on the principle that genuine collaboration leads to innovation, IDEATE believes that any project can be creative – and they’ve got the portfolio to prove it.
Mondetta Interior Solutions
What sets Mondetta Interior Solutions apart from many competitors is their art consultation services. Whether they are creating original commissions or programs for residential or corporate clients, bespoke framing and installation are guaranteed. This progressive interior design consulting and project management firm also offers branding and graphics solutions. Thanks to a strategic partnership in Asia, Mondetta also delivers one-stop fixturing solutions to customers.
One of Winnipeg’s premier high-end furniture and accessories retailers, Interior Touches carries a carefully curated selection of interior design items, while also providing design services. Whether you need advice on furniture configuration or deciding on wallpaper, require custom blinds, drapery, re-upholstering or color consultations, you can choose from two locations in Winnipeg.
Dlux Design and Co
Obsessed with creating luxurious, stylish and functional spaces, Dlux Design merges both interior design and project development talent in their team. Their obsession is paying off with three consecutive years of Best of Houzz Awards for client satisfaction. Dlux offers a bevy of services from 3D renderings, full renovations and lighting design to a wide range of customizations. A special area of expertise for this Winnipeg studio is their millwork design, boasting three exclusive in-house lines.
Susan Rea Interior Design
Susan Rea, the force behind the company, discovered her love of design during her childhood spent in rural Manitoba, where her father, a self-taught carpenter and welder, and isolation from services inspired her to make things for herself. For Susan Rea, “communication is our most valuable design resource.” It’s always listening to what a client is really saying that becomes the basis of a project, and the challenge of translating is what makes this company tick.
Kelsey Kosman’s Dollhouse Design serves Winnipeg and surrounding areas, offering interior design consultation and drafting services to both residential clients as well as home builders, including home owner and home builder liaison services and home staging services.
Plush home+design inc.
Based in Winnipeg, Plush home+design inc (Ph+d) aims to design interiors in a modern prairie style, be they residential or commercial. Its design aesthetic is casual luxury, comfortable sophistication and modernity without minimalism. Ph+d co-owners Dayna Sigurdson and Jennifer Stephanson have been together for over a decade, combining their backgrounds in art history, textile sciences and retail design to continuously advance their design-build company. Several Manitoba Home Builders Association Gold Awards later, their portfolio speaks volumes about their vision.
Carol Standil Colour & Design
“Color is my day-long obsession, joy and torment” says Carol Standil, quoting master painter Claude Monet. Having studied with some of North America’s most eminent color experts, like Marian Killam and Janice Lindsay, Carol is passionate about helping clients find the right colors to suit their home’s architectural style and personal taste. Carol’s passion for design spilled over into the publishing world with a regular “Ask a Designer” feature in Covet Magazine.
Nu Life Kitchens Inc.
For Winnipeggers looking to update their kitchens, but who would rather avoid the cost and hassle of a complete redesign, husband and wife team Mark Bjornson and Sheri Anderson have an efficient solution: cabinet refacing. Nu Life Kitchen’s alternative comes at half the cost of traditional kitchen remodels and completely transforms your space in just a few days. It’s a simple, quick and no-mess solution that comes in several dozen styles and colors.
Tenten Kitchens & Contracting
While design and contracting duo Al Keith and Barb Hansford’s work mainly focuses on stylish kitchen remodels, they also tackle bathroom renovations, walk-in closets, basements, wet and dry bars, laundry rooms, mud rooms and lighting design. If the scope of your Winnipeg project is larger, don’t worry! Al, Barb and their team of highly trained tradesman also tackle more generalized renovations and contracting work.