Our Design Team

Our professionals will make the difference in your project

Our Designers will help you by analyzing your needs, determine the layout of your kitchen or bathroom, the new trends, the in-store product selection. They will help you stay within your budget and suggest the appropriate products. Our designers make Distinctive Bathrooms and Kitchen a turnkey operation.

Vida Kiani

Senior Designer / Design Build Professional

Good design results from the ability to understand real needs, then interpret them creatively.

Vida is a talented artistic designer who holds a MA. degree in General Art supplemented by an Interior Decorating diploma.  She has designed and completed more than 500 kitchen projects along with very intricate interior designing projects.

Before joining Distinctive in 2009, she worked as an interior design consultant for a custom home building company to design and execute several custom and model home projects.

Her ability, passion and excellent interpersonal skills have been assisting many of our clients to choose the best possible design for their kitchens.

 

Susan Mitchell

Senior Designer / Design Build Professional

Susan has been working in the design field for over 20 years, earning a design certification from the National Kitchen and Bath Association in 1992.  Having lived in Europe for over 10 years, build a custom home along with a few other full home renovations, Susan has creative solutions for every type of kitchens as well as a flair for contemporary design.

Susan attributes her ongoing success to dedication to her client’s project, be it large or small. Also, to her excellent communication skills. Finding out what her clients want, pointing out what they need, then bringing together both form and function to create an environment that her clients will enjoy for years to come is the key to success.

Shanna Malo

Bathroom Designer

Shanna enjoys the design process and working with her clients from start to finish.  She will be excited to help and consult for your material selections and layout plans.  Shanna will have the attention to detail & your budget in mind all while achieving your goals and wishes.

Shanna graduated from the Interior Decorating Program at La Cité and the Kitchen & Bath Design program at Algonquin College.

Showing great talent during 2 COOP placements at Distinctive, she was hired as a designer.  Shanna was quick to learn and is ready for your project. She is always glad to help you in English and French.

Renee Marcil

Senior Designer / Design Build Professional

To create a functional, beautiful kitchen that is unique and personalized for you, your family and friends to enjoy.

Renee is originally from the Montreal area and is bilingual. Having experienced the design industry for over a decade, Renee is anxious to share all the knowledge you will need to create the kitchen or bathroom of your dreams along with increasing your home’s value.  Good preparation starts with an analysis of your needs & wants, style & budget.

Her friendly approach will make your adventure pleasant and memorable.

Kelly Ouellette

Kitchen & Bathroom Designer

Kelly always had a passion for design growing.  This passion naturally brought her to pursue her love of design in her career. She graduated with honors from the Interior Decorating Program at La Cité and the Kitchen & Bath Design program at Algonquin College.  Kelly won 2 place with her kitchen design in the 2017 NKBA Student Design Awards.

Showing great talent during 2 COOP placements at Distinctive, she was hired as a designer.  Kelly was quick to learn and is ready for your project. She is always glad to help you in English and French.

Julianna Dykstra

Kitchen & Bathroom Designer / Design Build Professional

Proper attention to the smallest details make the best design.

Anna has always loved art and design. While pursuing her Bachelor of Commerce degree, she kept up with Fine Art and Art History courses to cultivate her creative personality. Her passion for designing spaces led her back to school to earn subsequent certifications in Interior Decorating and Kitchen & Bath Design.

With a family of her own, Anna understands the challenges of having spaces that work for busy families. She tailors each of her kitchen and bathroom designs to her clients’ unique needs and style aspirations. Anna’s philosophy is:

Emily Meechan

Bathroom Designer

After all, the project we are working on is something you will enjoy for years to come.

Decorating & design being a passion, Emily moved from the Toronto area in 2011 to attend Algonquin College and complete the Interior Decoration program thereafter graduate the Kitchen and Bath Design.

Emily catered her training & work experience to have the most experience for material and finish selection.  With experience working at Randall’s, Mondeau, and Orleans Carpet. Emily is very open minded and has great attention to detail.  Listening to the needs of every client is extremely important.

Caroline Trépanier

Bathroom Designer

For over ten years, Caroline’s keen eye for design has transformed interior spaces from dreams to reality. Specializing in color and material selections, form, and functionality.

Caroline is up to the challenge of working with all budgets; bringing creativity and innovative design solutions. Understanding and interpreting a client’s vision are Caroline’s top priority.

Caroline grew up internationally, revealing to her a world of design influences which she continues to explore and appreciate. Pursuing a career in interior design enabled her to fulfil her passion while working with her clients to create incredible, stunning, thoughtfully designed spaces.

Amandine Dénéréaz

Senior Bathroom Designer

The final result of a proper design is always amazing. To see clients blown away is the best reward.

Amandine Dénéréaz comes to us from the design and decorations field of Europe. Switzerland is where she studied and gained her initial work experience.

Amandine has been with Distinctive since 2009. Fluently bilingual (French and English), “European flair” and advice, Opinions and design consultations are in high demand often having repeat customers and referrals.

Her flair, passion, and knowledge will transform any bathroom space into a masterpiece. Her philosophy: Functionality, colors combination and good use of space are the 3 keys for a well-designed bathroom.

Amandine is completely dedicated to her clients. Renovation can be stressful, her attention to details, patience and professionalism will guide you through the process effortlessly.