The Collaborative Design Studio is a Full Service Interior Design Firm based in the Greater Vancouver Area. We specialize in Interior Design Services for Multi-Family and Single Family Home Developments.
Although we specialize in Project Developments we also supply Full Design Services for private clients Custom homes and Developer Spec Homes.
Our team works as an extension of yours, successfully collaborating as one unit with Builders, Developers, Architects, Marketing Companies and Home Owners. We Stay true to our innovative process and collectively approach every new project as an exciting and creative opportunity. It is our objective to bring accessible quality appointed design details to each and every project.
While staying on top of the trends and new products, we pride ourselves on our ability to understand our client’s needs, budget and consumer profiles.
We meet with your designated project team to review the project. Discuss budget, timelines, consumer profile, comparable competitive standard offerings and upgrades.
The Design Team will then collaborate to bring all their creative ideas to the project. A conceptual Design Concept will be presented in a Power Point format with proposed colour schemes, finishes, fixtures and sketch up renderings.
Based on the approval of the Design Concept, finishes, fixtures and furnishings will be selected based on the scope of work and consumer profile for the project.
Once you have signed off on the Specifications and Design we document the details of all specifications into a manual with cut sheets and Auto CAD drawings. This manual has been specifically developed with construction execution in mind. Samples and/or Construction boards will then be coded, labeled and assembled for easy reference.
Furniture layouts millwork designs and Design Concepts will be presented for approval. Procurement of furnishings will be completed and installed.
An itemized spreadsheet will be completed with reconciled receipts attached for your records for all purchases and services.
Shelley oversees the day to day operations of the studio, and has since 2005. Her attention to detail and organization has allowed Donna to flourish and expand in the creative field. Her role and organization is very important when completing the design of our projects and display home installations.
Hilary leads and coordinates multifamily, residential and furnishing jobs with The Collaborative Design Studio. She has over 10 years experience in the design and architectural field with specialization in multi families, commercial and hospitality.
Jordan spent 3 years working with the Collaborative Design Studio in the staging division, and is now one of our core interior designers and specification writer. Jordan’s work ethic, customer service and management experience has gained her the reputation of being the “nuts and bolts” of our studio.
Julie leads and coordinates multi-family projects with the Collaborative Design Studio. She enjoys focusing on the more technical aspects of design, and loves space planning the most. She prides herself on her excellent communication and organizational skills that help keep projects on track. She has a number of years of experience in commercial design, and a background in fine arts.
Luba brings a wide variety of skills to the Collaborative Design Studio. Along with her Interior Design education, she has experience in office administration, customer service and is also a Registered Nutritionist. Luba has a great eye for detail and enjoys helping clients make their vision into a reality.
Aditi has always had a passion for working in the design field. Her main focus at the Collaborative Design Studio is preparing construction documentation for multi-family projects. Aditi has strong technical skills and believes in the union of form and functionality when space planning.
Yvonne has been with the Studio since the beginning.
She is our behind-the-scenes Bean Counter and an intricate part of the Company.
Annie does a little bit of everything! From ordering and organizing, to building furniture and styling displays, Annie enjoys helping out wherever needed. She brings her love of design (both fashion and interiors) to the studio, and keeps everyone on track with her efficiency and attention to detail.
Alanna provides invaluable assistance to the team at the Collaborative Design Studio by helping out with installations, finishes boards and administration. She also keeps the office and warehouse organized and tidy.
Although Artie only works part-time and cannot be relied upon for punctuality, he is a great morale booster and brings a lot of joy to the office. He does his best to follow instructions and he puts his all into every task.