Carolyn built on her experience prior to establishing Concept to Design Inc. in 2007; working over 10 years in prominent architectural and interior design firms, and for one of the largest home builders in BC. She is a graduate of BCIT, Building Technology - Architectural Program. Registered with ASTTBC, she is a Certified Residential Designer through BDIBC.
Having worked with builders, multi-lot developers, city representatives, consultants, trades and suppliers, she collaborates well. She views projects from varying perspectives, and strives for an optimum design solution. With her diverse experience of over 20 years, Carolyn brings a wide scope of skills to every project. Her passion for design, developing client relationships and working as a team, is the foundation of the company.
Julia Jacob, BID
Senior Interior Designer
Julia, joined the Team in 2014 as a graduate of Vancouver Island University, holding a Bachelor of Interior Design. She is a quick thinker and gives solutions to the new challenges that come up every day! Her designs have a contemporary flair while she works on all Design types. She takes Client's style preferences and transforms them to professionally finished projects with the perfect balance of detailed features and simplicity.
Her design and technical skills make her a Key person in the company. Julia offers creative design perspectives with practical problem solving. Among her many skills, she is passionate about Space Planning and never tires of striving for the best layout for each client. Her vision extends past interior design as she also enjoys the architectural and building aspects of projects.
As a Senior Interior Designer, multi-tasking is a must. Evidently, this comes naturally to Julia. She manages Projects in all aspects including Design, Technical, Budget and Scheduling. Julia is a great Leader and oversees the Projects and Designers. She also stays on top the company's growth by working closely with Carolyn on Processes and Proposals. She is always looking to improve the daily business ongoings for the Team and Clients.
Haley, a Junior interior designer, graduated in 2020 from BCIT with a Diploma in Residential Interiors.
She comes experienced in working on residential renovations with interior specifications, budgets, and construction. She understands the processes and knows the importance of providing clear information to contractors + suppliers for quoting, ordering and construction. She applies her Creative Design and Technical skills into our Interior Design and Construction Drawings and Specifications.
Haley knows the demand of being a problem solver and multi-tasker in our office, and is always up for the challenge! We know is working thoroughly as we find her immersed in her project. She enjoys providing creative designs that are beautiful and practical.
Andrea is our Junior interior designer. She is working towards her Interior Design Diploma from BCIT while working fulltime with hands-on experience. She dives into everything with full energy to create and solve design challenges.
Fresh Designs and technical abilities are Andrea’s assets as millwork design + drawings have become her specialty. She is energetic and applies her customer service skills at our front line while managing clients, suppliers and reps.
She works on projects with all duties from sourcing, specifications, drawings and site measures. In additional to project work, Andrea is our social media go-to. She loves branching out and making new connections. Even under deadlines, Andrea keeps our office fun!