Jo-Anne, who works on everything from workspace to reception areas, and board rooms to bathrooms in small and medium-sized offices, developed her cutting edge design skills and project management expertise while creating interiors for TD Waterhouse offices across Canada.
Jo-Anne, whose projects have been featured in publications nationwide, also has considerable residential design experience. She decorated new homes and renovated existing residences in the Kingsway, Forest Hill, Leaside and other communities, and has worked on vacation properties in the Bahamas, Muskoka, Haliburton and Land ‘O Lakes. Her work on the home of the owner of Renee’s Gourmet received recognition in the National Post.
Jo-Anne’s company, Design Excellence, offers a “one-stop shop” of design and decorating services, ranging from furniture selection and placement to window treatment design to remodeling and renovation. Jo-Anne is backed by a team of the area’s foremost contractors, kitchen and bath experts, window treatment specialists, flooring professionals, millworkers, electricians and plumbers.
Jo-Anne, an active member of the Canadian Decorators’ Association (CDECA), travels to design industry events and markets throughout North America to keep current on the latest products and trends. She studied interior design at the International Academy of Design in Toronto and earned a B.A. at the University of Western Ontario.
To contact Jo-Anne Kupiec by phone call (416) 457 – 8579, or click here to email her.
Hilary Hopps combines a creative flair for style with strong project management skills to deliver an exceptional customer experience.
Hilary Hopps joined Design Excellence after receiving a two-year Interior Decorating diploma from Sheridan College. She assists Jo-Anne in imagining, designing and creating beautiful living spaces for their clientele.
Hilary has a discerning eye for style, fabrics, finishes, furniture colour and floor plans. She envisions what works well together and knows how to execute her plan. Hilary keeps an eye on upcoming trends and understands how she can incorporate the latest styles, products and colours into her clients projects. Clients immediately recognize that she takes the time to understand what is most important to them and that she goes above and beyond to deliver!
Hilary’s academic achievements and professional interior design experience cover the full scope of disciplines needed for a smooth project. She excels in interior design and decorating, and also brings strong planning, project management skills and has a keen attention to detail.
Hilary is proficient in Chief Architect, creating beautiful and detailed 3D drawings for Design Excellence’s clients. Hilary spent 1 1/2 years working in a Benjamin Moore store where she combined in-store training with schooling to establish strong expertise in colour theory.
You can contact Hilary Hopps by email by clicking here.