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Calgary Design Group, Interior Designer, Residential Interior Design and Interior Decorator

Design Professionals

Lisa Danielewicz
Natalie Brierley
Lorie Ann Johnston
Lindsay Wilder
Sylvie Croteau
Georgia Martin
Ana Cummings
Charlene Threatful
Lara Hontzias
Kevin Gray
Rochelle Cote
Wanda Weston

Lisa Danielewicz – President

Lush interiors is a Calgary based multiple award winning design studio that proudly partners with local and Canadian based suppliers and manufacturers. Their focus is residential and light commercial with an emphasis on sustainable design, functionality and creativity. Together their team of experts have over 30 years of design and renovation experience.

Their best clients are busy professionals who eliminate the headaches and choose to save their own time and money by engaging a professional designer. They appreciate unique design and ideas that on their own, they would have never achieved.

From their design studio in Lower Mount Royal they offer full service interior design and renovation services. This includes project management, space planning, custom millwork drawings, material selections, custom draperies and furnishings and artwork and accessory styling.

Their extensive team includes Calgary’s foremost contractors, electricians, plumbers, painters, drapery specialists, upholsterers and other qualified professionals. Together, they provide a white glove turnkey service on time and on budget. This experience, along with a superior level of service is why they continue to win the Houzz Best in Service Award each year.

Lisa and Charlene’s work has been published in the Calgary Herald, profiled on HGTV, has appeared on BT Calgary, and they have been sought out as design experts to speak at various industry events throughout the city.

Lisa and Charlene are both founding members of the Calgary Design Group, which includes the city’s top design specialists. Together they share best business practices in order to maintain the highest level of integrity, service and value for all their design clients.

Contact Lisa Danielewicz at (403) 589-6574

Natalie Brierley – Treasurer

Natalie is the Interior Design Shoppe’s Construction Specialist. Her many years in the design and construction industries will bring all her knowledge and expertise to your project. Natalie earned her accreditation at the Centre for decorators and designers under the direction of the Arts & Letters Club. Natalie’s has worked as a designer with Ethan Allen, Kravet Fabrics and Bracko Brothers and she brings her considerable skill and passion of design to your project.

Her main focus is bringing our clients vision into reality. She has 10+ years experience managing the trades and has developed excellent working relationships with reliable people. Natalie’s construction background, renovation management expertise, and can-do attitude brings transparency, communication and humour to your home renovation process. On top of this, Natalie’s eagle eyes catch even the smallest mistakes. She is passionate about making sure every detail is up to par and meets expectations before concluding the construction phase.

The Interior Design Shoppe is a full-service interior design firm that specializes in helping homeowners design, renovate and furnishing their spaces. From selecting the perfect paint colour to overseeing your entire renovation, the Interior Design Shoppe can save you time and alleviate the stress of your home decor or renovation project. With specialties in small space design and construction management, our team brings a unique skill set to your next home improvement project.

Lorie Ann Johnston – Secretary

Lorie Ann has had a passion for design since early childhood, when she would spend hours designing castles. This passion lead her to Medicine Hat College to study Graphic Arts then to MSU in Bozeman, Montana to further her education earning a BA -Graphic Arts and a BSC- Home Economics/Clothing and Textiles. For the past sixteen years, Lorie Ann has developed and fostered her creativity by creating interior spaces, product design and painting.

In 2005 Lorie Ann was honored to have one of her client’s homes chosen for the Calgary Home and Garden Tour. She has since established her own company, Lorie Ann Johnston Designs. She uses a very personable approach to establish strong client/supplier relationships. She is successful in creating interior harmony by applying knowledge of the principles and elements of design.

Lorie Ann’s ability to listen and her attention to detail are essential qualities that will be portrayed in the unique design style created for your home, truly making it your own.

Contact Lorie Ann

Lorie Ann Johnston Designs

Lindsay Wilder – Secretary

LOC Interior Design is a full service Boutique Design studio in Calgary, AB. We service clients in Calgary, and surrounding areas specializing in residential, hospitality and commercial design. Our residential team focuses on small and large scale renovations, new builds, furniture selection and color concepts. Our commercial portfolio includes a variety of projects ranging from start-up restaurants and trade show booths to large office spaces and retail stores. Our mantra is to increase the value, functionality and flow of each space we design and we ensure that our Clients have fun and enjoy the process as much as we do. Please visit our website, or check us out on HOUZZ

Contact Lindsay Wilder at (403) 869-8653

Sylvie Croteau-Willard – Social Media Liaison

Sylvie is the Interior Design Shoppe’s Small Space Design Specialist. Her unique and eclectic and distinct design perspective developed while growing up and working overseas. Seeing first-hand how people around the globe live feeds Sylvie’s particularly passion for the challenges of small space design and helping young Calgarian families continue living inner-city. Small space living is an art, and Sylvie is an expert at achieving the most function out of each and every square foot.

She has worked as an art- and framing consultant, a custom furniture design consultant and as a small business consultant. Sylvie has extensive knowledge in, and a passion for, process management and digital marketing. She excels at refining our client experience regarding space planning.

The Interior Design Shoppe is a full-service interior design firm that specializes in helping homeowners design, renovate and furnishing their spaces. From selecting the perfect paint colour to overseeing your entire renovation, the Interior Design Shoppe can save you time and alleviate the stress of your home decor or renovation project. With specialties in small space design and construction management, our team brings a unique skill set to your next home improvement project.

Contact Interior Design Shoppe at (403) 203-2242

Georgia Martin – Lougheed House CDG Charity Liason

Whether you need a luxuriously inviting bedroom, plush upholstery for your family room, custom iron work or want to decorate an historic old home for the holidays, Georgia Martin of Creative Touch can help you achieve your design/decor goals. After 30 years in the interior design industry in Calgary, Georgia has developed industry relationships that give her the creative experience and industry edge to give you the home of your dreams!!

Call Georgia before you move ahead with any changes in your home, whether it is just a new fresh look, new or refreshed upholstery or window treatments or a total renovation… You’ll be glad you made that call!!!!!

Georgia’s favorite quote is “I love to help my clients turn a house into a home that they will cherish and enjoy with family and friends for many years”!!!

Contact Georgia Martin at (403) 242-9835

Creative Touch By Georgia


Ana Cummings

Ana Cummings has been the principal of ANA Interiors since 2006 and in the design field for many years previous. A graduate of Mount Royal University, her work has been published in the Calgary Herald, Calgary Renovations Magazine, Calgary Condo Guide, Calgary Condo Living and her design mantra was quoted in Architectural Digest’s online roundtable, which was and still remains, “Inspired interiors indubitably involve ingenious imitation of inspired interiors”. From the simplest color consultation to the grandest kitchen redesign, Ana embraces every design dilemma with a creative, stylish, budget and earth-friendly solution.

See ANA Interiors on Facebook or check out her website for more information about design services.

Contact Ana Cummings at (403) 827-2137

Charlene Threatful

Lush interiors is a Calgary based multiple award winning design studio that proudly partners with local and Canadian based suppliers and manufacturers. Their focus is residential and light commercial with an emphasis on sustainable design, functionality and creativity. Together their team of experts have over 30 years of design and renovation experience.

Their best clients are busy professionals who eliminate the headaches and choose to save their own time and money by engaging a professional designer. They appreciate unique design and ideas that on their own, they would have never achieved.

From their design studio in Lower Mount Royal they offer full service interior design and renovation services. This includes project management, space planning, custom millwork drawings, material selections, custom draperies and furnishings and artwork and accessory styling.

Their extensive team includes Calgary’s foremost contractors, electricians, plumbers, painters, drapery specialists, upholsterers and other qualified professionals. Together, they provide a white glove turnkey service on time and on budget. This experience, along with a superior level of service is why they continue to win the Houzz Best in Service Award each year.

Lisa and Charlene’s work has been published in the Calgary Herald, profiled on HGTV, has appeared on BT Calgary, and they have been sought out as design experts to speak at various industry events throughout the city.

Lisa and Charlene are both founding members of the Calgary Design Group, which includes the city’s top design specialists. Together they share best business practices in order to maintain the highest level of integrity, service and value for all their design clients.

Contact Charlene Threatful at (403) 862-1840

Lara Hontzias

Lara Hontzias Born and educated in Calgary, Lara Hontzias graduated from Mount Royal University with a Bachelor of Applied Interior Design.

Lara began her career in the field of corporate design at a large and reputable firm in Calgary, establishing a foundation in business design and client communication. In 2009, Lara decided to pursue her ambition and passion for residential design and launch her own firm. Since that time, she has continued to build on her experience and knowledge to create attractive, innovative, yet practical and personalized spaces for families.

Blending art & architecture, from the first stage of planning to the last accessory set in place, Lara Hontzias creates beautiful and functional design that works!

Contact Lara Hontzias at (403) 606-7461

Kevin Gray

“My purpose is to open people’s minds to possibilities and reveal potential”.

Kevin Gray is an internationally experienced and internationally published residential interiors expert who has been inspiring and engaging people with great interior design solutions for 25 years, in both Canada and the UK.

He is the only interiors professional in Western Canada with a niche specialty in timber frame and cabin homes, which has provided him with a unique knowledge of design do’s and don’t’s for interior design and decorating of these unique structures. His studio has designed interiors for contemporary, traditional and highly rustic wood homes, in urban, lakeside and mountain locations for clients hailing from all around the globe.

Passionate about sharing interior design and decorating advice with private clients, audiences on home show stages, in hands-on workshops, and in post-secondary design schools, he has a knack for connecting with people while demystifying the design process and empowering people to achieve their design goals.

Contact Kevin Gray Interiors at (403) 453-6860

Rochelle Cote Interior Design

Rochelle Cote Interior Design is a Calgary-based group of highly qualified and experienced interior designers focused on high-end residential and light commercial interior design. Rochelle and her team get inspiration from helping people create a perfect surrounding that clients can call their own. Not only do they help with the interior selection process, but Rochelle Cote Interior Design has the ability and skill to offer custom millwork packages and interior finishing drawings. They can take a home from the drywall stage to the completion, including the selection of furniture, draperies and accessories. The Rochelle Cote Interior Design team happily work with owners, architects and contractors.

Contact Rochelle Cote Interior Design at (403) 800 9226

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Wanda Weston

After many years in the fashion industry designing collections for labels such as Mr. Jax and Nygard Signature, Wanda Weston’s love for textiles, textures, and colour, influenced her shift into interior decorating to continue with her passion for beautiful and inspired interiors. Originally from Vancouver, BC, Wanda has made Calgary her home for the past eight years. Her work has been recently seen at the 2014 Calgary Home + Garden Show’s “Ask an Expert” and 2014 Calgary Home + Design Show “Ask a Designer”. She also appeared on Shaw TV.

Previously at Country Living Furnishings, Wanda launched WW Design Studio in 2012, and is the owner and principal interior decorator. Specializing in creating unique spaces for residential interiors, WW Design Studio offers timeless, elegant and comfortable solutions to transform your home. From simply changing the wall colour to downplay less desirable elements, freshen up your décor, to more dramatic changes such as overhauling a kitchen or bathroom that has gone past its expiration date, WW Design Studio will help you create an personal space as distinctive as you.

Wanda’s mantra is “Where function meets design” for the well lived home. She received her training through Sheffield School (NYSD affiliate), and holds a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Business Studies from Simon Fraser University (BC) and a Diploma in Fashion Design and Merchandising from Kwantlen College (BC). Wanda is also a member of the national organization, CDECA and the Calgary Design Group.