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Honoring Top Canadian Designers


June 8, 2018

The Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA Canada) recently revealed the winners of its Canada-wide annual Decorating and Design Competition at a gala event in Toronto. Now in its 24th year, DDA Canada’s competition inspires decorating and design professionals by celebrating the most outstanding Canadian residential and commercial interiors designed in the past year.

View the winning projects here. 

“This national competition showcases our fabulous members and their talent,” said Mary Dancey, chair of awards for DDA Canada. “There were so many outstanding submissions this year, it’s clear our members are continuing to advance their craft on every level.”

Competition entries were evaluated based on complexity, concept, materials, functionality and other criteria, like creativity and aesthetic. Three projects have been selected to take home the gold, silver and bronze awards in 10 categories:

GOLD: Kitchens Under $50K
Enza Ricco, Fig Interiors, Toronto, Ontario

SILVER: Kitchens Under $50K
Rotem Golan, Ace of Space Interiors, Toronto, Ontario

BRONZE: Kitchens Under $50K
Elena Gouchtchina, Maison Interiors, Toronto, Ontario

GOLD: Kitchens Over $50K
Leanne Tammaro & Adolphina Karachok, Designtheory Inc., Toronto, Ontario

SILVER: Kitchens Over $50K
Sarah St. Amand, Sarah St. Amand Interior Design Inc., Toronto, Ontario

BRONZE: Kitchens Over $50K
Evelyn Eshun, Evelyn Eshun Design Inc., Vaughan, Ontario

GOLD: Bathrooms Under $30K
Cara Lawson, Cara Interiors, South Surrey, British Columbia

SILVER: Bathrooms Under $30K
Margaret Struthers, Margaret Struthers Interiors, Ottawa, Ontario

BRONZE: Bathrooms Under $30K
Jennifer Costello, Jennifer Costello Interiors, Newmarket, Ontario

GOLD: Bathrooms Over $30K
Linda Mazur Olijnyk, Linda Mazur Design Group, Newmarket, Ontario

SILVER: Bathrooms Over $30K
Lara Kalins, Breathe Interiors, Toronto, Ontario

BRONZE: Bathrooms Over $30K
Caroline Harrison, Caroline Harrison Designs Inc., Minesing, Ontario

GOLD: Powder Room
LeAnne Bunnell, LeAnne Bunnell Interiors, Calgary, Alberta

SILVER: Powder Room
Gabriele Pizzale, Pizzale Design Group, Elmira, Ontario

BRONZE: Powder Room
Evelyn Eshun, Evelyn Eshun Design Inc., Concord, Ontario