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Honoring Our Design Neighbors


August 14, 2017

The Canadian Decorators’ Association (CDECA) has announced the winners of the Canada-wide 2017 Decorating and Design Competition, now in its 23rd year. Industry leaders from across Canada selected gold, silver and bronze medal winners in nine categories. The submissions are evaluated based on complexity, concept, materials, and functionality.
                “We work in a creative field, so being exposed to excellence in interior decorating and kitchen and bath design using the latest in finishes and applications is very inspiring,” says Mary Dancey, chair of the 2017 awards for CDECA. “It’s also important to recognize how CDECA’s accredited members across Canada are advancing their craft.”

View a gallery of the winning kitchen and bath projects here.

2017 AWARD-WINNING PROJECTS

Bathrooms Under $30K

Gold: Tobi Brockway, Tobi Brockway Interiors Inc., Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
Silver: Margaret Struthers, Margaret Struthers Interiors, Navan, Ont.
Bronze: Pia Hugglestone, Pia Hugglestone Design, Mississauga, Ont.

Bathrooms Over $30K

Gold: Lara Kalins, Breathe Interiors, Etobicoke, Ont.
Silver: Evelyn Eshun, Evelyn Eshun Design Inc., Toronto, Ont.
Bronze: Joanne Padvaiskas, Wow Great Place, Pointe-Claire, Que.

Powder Room

Gold: Evelyn Eshun, Evelyn Eshun Design Inc., Toronto, Ont.
Silver: Rebecca Lees, Rebecca Decorates, West Vancouver, B.C.
Bronze: Geeta Kewalramani, Kimaya Designs, Mississauga, Ont.

Kitchens Under $50K

Gold: Caroline Harrison, Caroline Harrison Designs Inc., Minesing, Ont.
Silver: Lisa Goulet, Lisa Goulet Design, Ottawa, Ont.
Bronze: Rebecca Lees, Rebecca Decorates, Vancouver, B.C.

Kitchens Over $50K

Gold: Jo-Anne Kupiec & Sharon Brownhill, Design Excellence/Wetherlys Interiors Inc., Toronto, Ont.
Silver: Andria Cowan, ACM Designs, Haliburton, Ont.
Bronze: Katherine Porath, Katherine Joy Interiors, Newmarket, Ont.

Student Project

Gold: Michelle Di Rocco, George Brown College, Toronto, Ont.
Silver: Rebekah Brown, RCC Institute of Technology, Merrickville, Ont. Bronze: Maria Gordilho, Sheridan College, Oakville, Ont.