25 Interior Designers from Toronto You Should Know About

Posted by on May 29, 2012 | 12 Comments

Thinking of making minor modifications or embarking on a complete home renovation project? We recommend consulting with an interior designer before you start breaking down walls and installing fixtures.  If you don’t know any interior designers, don’t fret we know 25 that can help you create a living space that you’ll love.

Whether you want to redecorate a studio apartment or a beachfront estate, each of these designers can create a stylish and functional solution for any residential or commercial space.

3 tok Design (Kathy Daukant and Tina Costa)

3 tok design group is a multi-disciplinary Interior Design firm located in Toronto. The firm has distinguished itself with the ability to generate creative design solutions based on a deep understanding of how people live their lives. They design environments of lasting aesthetic beauty, quality and function to enhance and meet the needs of each client’s lifestyle.

Alan John Marsh

Alan has been designing interior spaces at the Brewery Lofts in Toronto. His unique signature feature being a hung mezzanine combining wood, metal and glass. In his design, Alan uses racecar suspension technology, which gives the floor a floating effect. Alan’s passions for visual aesthetic led him to also pursue a career as a professional photographer.

Alexander Interiors & Design (Jamie Alexander)

Originally founded over a decade and half ago as Deco Design, the newly named Alexander Interiors & Design has since been recognized as a prominent provider of top quality furniture lines, with design services second to none. The highly energetic and influential team behind Alexander Interiors & Design, lead by Jamie Alexander (former Co-host of Designs by 2) has provided some of the cities most compelling interior design showcases, spaces and homes.

Anna Melnikova

Anna’s work style can be described as timelessly-elegant and uniquely customized for each specific client. Her design philosophy features a refined use of sophisticated colors, sensual textures, classic shapes and exquisite accessories. She gives preference to natural materials, which make an interior look and feel “alive”. In her work, she incorporates the items of different time periods and cultures, which gives an interior its own history. She finds inspiration in European (mostly Belgian and French) interiors, historical architecture and ethnic elements.

Elizabeth Metcalfe

Elizabeth believes that it’s not enough to make a room beautiful- it’s also important to make it welcoming. She’s worked on a myriad of projects from luxury condos in Toronto to Estate Homes in the hills of Caledon.

Fleur-de-lis Interior Design (Eric McClelland and Peter Lunney)

Fleur-de-lis Interior Design was founded in 1989 by Eric McClelland and Peter Lunney, with a continuous mandate to create innovative and design forward interiors. The firm has established a strong presence in the residential market by presenting clean modern design, using simple playful forms and selecting a well-balanced mix of materials.

Henry Liska

For over 30 years, Henry Liska has been at the forefront of the interior design industry. Designing everything from banks and offices to restaurants and small hotels, his career stretches beyond Toronto. He has worked on projects in New York, London, Paris, Singapore and Bermuda (just to name a few).

II BY IV (Dan Menchions and Keith Rushbrook )

II BY IV is one of Toronto’s top four interior design firms and recognized in the World’s Top 50. To date II BY IV has earned more than 220 awards for outstanding design worldwide.

Jackie Di Cara

The spaces created by Jackie Di Cara Design are inspired by her travels throughout the world and especially from her time living in Europe. The aesthetic of her work is Classic Contemporary, but she always interprets the style of the client with the result being a space that uniquely reflects the client’s taste and lifestyle.

Jennifer Reid

As Barlow Reid’s proprietor, Jennifer Reid believes that the best design stems from the ability to understand and interpret clients’ lifestyles.This allows Barlow Reid to create rooms that are eye-catching, comfortable and functional – whilst utterly customized to Clients’ tastes and needs.Jennifer has the ability to balance the highest level of organizational skills and an easy-going manner so that the process for her Clients is as enjoyable as the results. From modern and contemporary to transitional and traditional environments – Barlow Reid has the expertise and flexibility to create your space within your budget and timeline.

Joseph & Vera Binns

Joseph and Vera Binns emigrated from Great Britain to Canada in 1957 and started “Binns kitchen + bath design”. They ran their company from their home until they had enough business to get an office and showroom facilities. The company has been in business for 49 years and is now run by Raymond and Anthony Binns.

Kendall & Co. (Kendall Williams)

Kendall & co. offers residential and commercial designs of decisive character. Their scalable repertoire of creative, technical, and management services accommodates the various needs of their clients. Kendall expanded Kendall & Co. into retail to bring extraordinary décor objects and home accessories that have longevity, a point of view and a certain wow factor to his clients.

Laura Stein

With the belief that a home is more than just a reflection of the owner, Laura Stein Interiors is dedicated to creating exceptional, distinctive and uniquely personal interiors for homes. Each design is fresh, lifestyle-based with a sense of understated luxury.

Lori Morris

Lori believes in taking a serious, artistic yet adaptable approach to her work, always keeping the client’s needs and ultimate goals top of mind. The client-focused approach Lori and her team take is the inspiration and guiding principle that has helped make client’s visions come true.

Marina Khajetoorian

It should come as no surprise that the vivacity of Marina Khajetoorian is the driving force of MK Interior Designs. A vibrant model of success, she puts into her business the same zeal she holds for life. As a wife and mother, Marina glows with a natural, graceful touch – something paralleled in her timeless designs.

Mary Bannet

JUST the THING was founded in 1989 with the mission to help individuals create their own personalized spaces with style, flair, and sound design principles.Whether you’re simply looking for professional interior decorating guidance before doing it yourself, or want someone to look after it all for you, JUST the THING’s services are tailored to fit your needs.

Monica Bussoli


Monica Bussoli Interiors has been providing a full range of interior design services to residential and commercial clientele in the Greater Toronto Area for almost a decade. She excels at blending sophisticated style and taste with technical precision to guide her clients through the interior design process, transforming the spaces where they live and work. Monica is also a contributing editor for Condo Life magazine.

Peter Brooks

BedfordBrooks Design Inc. specializes in personalized interior design for both residential and commercial projects. Forefront in all of our designs is to create a space that is timeless, sexy and sophisticated. The team at BedfordBrooks work closely with our clients, the architect and the contractor/trades to ensure a seamless process.

Philippe Beauparlant

Philippe studied industrial design in Toronto and began his career in the design of high quality furniture and bespoke cabinetry. Working in a contemporary and current context, Philippe is best known for developing creative solutions and reinventing interior spaces. He is often credited with finding an outcome reflective of the shared vision between Beauparlant Design and his clients.

Powell & Bonnell (David Powell and Fenwick Bonnell)

Powell & Bonnell creates custom interiors for and international clientele seeking unique, creative solutions and exceptional quality reflecting their individuality and enhancing their lives.

Shelley Kirsch

Shelley Kirsch Interior Design and Decoration was established in 1983 and provides a full service approach to creating highly imaginative and functional interiors. When working with Shelley Kirsch and her team, the client is introduced to new ways of thinking about their personal environments in order to improve and transform the experiential reality. Clients will benefit from the flexibility, one on one contact and exceptional creativity that her small practice provides. Her work is published frequently in national newspapers and magazines.

Stacey Cohen

After working for two years doing design and interior styling for a high profile condominium developer, Stacey opened up her own firm IBSC (Interiors by Stacey Cohen). Her focus is to generate creative and functional solutions to meet the needs of her clients.

Susan Hall

Susan Hall is an interior designer serving the Toronto and Golden Horshoe area. Susan Hall interiors was started twenty years ago and has helped many satisfied and loyal clients from Toronto to Niagara-on-the-Lake realize their interior design goals with the assistance of the knowledgeable and creative team of interior designers.

WilliamsCraig Inc.(Karen Williams and Joelle Craig)

WilliamsCraig Inc. is a progressive, multidisciplinary design studio providing complete design services to corporate, residential, hospitality and retail clients. Combining innovative, original thought with an understanding of commercial and practical realities, the team’s skills, experience and relationships allow for a one-stop service facility.

Yabu Pushelberg

With studios in New York and Toronto, the design studio is divided into 6 teams comprised of design and project management personnel specializing in luxury design for hotels, restaurants, retail and residential spaces.

12 comments

  1. Andrea Stajan-Ferkul
    May 29, 2012

    Stunning work; just makes you want to see more! You go – Toronto!!

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  2. Ian Alexander
    May 29, 2012

    Great to see our Toronto designers doing such cutting edge work. Congrats to all.
    Ian Alexander
    Copacetic Woodwork & Design

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  3. Tamsen
    May 29, 2012

    I love Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors. I went on her website http://www.emdesign.ca – WOW!!!! Great designer!!!

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  4. Joseph
    May 30, 2012

    I agree! Top 25, unbelievable !

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  5. Sarrah
    May 30, 2012

    Great to see so many different designers featured. One thing though: it’s Laura Stein, not Lauren.

    Reply
  6. Ruth Hellkamp
    June 6, 2012

    Gorgeous interiors…especially the stunning bar desinged by Henry Liska!

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  7. office interior design firm
    July 20, 2012

    These are one of its kind work !! Fantastic interior design.

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  8. Lindsay C
    September 26, 2012

    These are all great designers/firms but I feel like many of the multi-family residential design firms have been left out! To name a few, chapman design, tomas pearce… check out some sales centres they have designed and you will be blown away!

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  9. andrea gray
    December 15, 2012

    Hi I am an interior designer and my website
    is http://www.andreagraydesign.com
    Are you ever looking for new designers for your site.
    Please check out my site and let me know.

    Thanks
    Andrea Gray
    416-819-8146

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    • Mica Le J
      December 18, 2012

      Thanks for sharing Andrea! If we make a second look we’ll be sure to keep you in mind.

      Reply
  10. V
    March 17, 2014

    You forgot about Burdifilek!

    http://www.burdifilek.com/burdifilek.php?fuie=142

    Reply

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