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Let the experienced team at the Empire Decor Studio guide you through the process of designing your new home just the way you imagined. Our showroom has an extensive array of product offerings from tiles to cabinets to paint and lighting, featuring the latest in trends and style options to help you design a home you’ll love for years to come.
Our Decor Studio features over 9,000 square feet of inspiring vignettes, curated displays and designer selected upgrade options you can touch and feel to help make your personal selections.
Before attending a personalized decor appointment with one of our dedicated team members, we encourage all homeowners to visit the Decor Studio as often as they’d like to get inspired and familiar with the products on offer. You can bring your friends and family and browse freely to help make your selection appointment more efficient. Can’t visit in advance of your appointment? Take a tour of any of our professionally designed model homes in our communities across Southwestern Ontario or get inspired on the Empire blog with videos and trend reports.
Our one-on-one selection appointments happen Monday to Friday during business hours. At your full day appointment, you’ll be guided by one of our knowledgeable Decor Consultants to make all the necessary decisions on the final touches of your new home.
We make the experience even more enjoyable with WiFi, catered lunch and unlimited lattes, cappuccino, coffee, water, juice and snacks to keep the design inspiration flowing.
Our dedicated and passionate Decor Consultants will be with you all day to help craft your dream home.
Maria is an innovative designer with over twenty years experience in all facets of new home construction and home renovation. Enthusiastic and passionate about home design, Maria has worked extensively in sales, design and home décor on a wide-range of projects, acknowledging the fact that every home is someone’s dream home. She is proud to have worked on over 1,000 homes with people in all stages of their lives – first time home buyers, young families, and empty nesters. When she’s not at work she loves to entertain her family, cook and travel.
Marilyn knew she wanted to work in Interior Design from the time she was in high school.
She graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelors of Art in Interior Designs, taught a design program at Mohawk College and was a manager at a Design Centre in San Francisco. Having traveled and lived abroad, she combines her eclectic design style with the technical knowledge she’s amassed working in the building and pre-construction industry. She loves guiding homeowners through the decor process with professional and insightful service and focuses on helping her clients envision their new home with Empire with the Decor Studio’s extensive selections of quality finishing as if it were her own dream home.
Diana is an interior designer based in Toronto, Ontario. Past experience has included a number of Toronto’s top private residential firms, House and Home magazine, and various builders across Ontario. A graduate of OCAD University’s Environmental Design Program, Diana has successfully merged her educational background and extensive professional experience to create a unique design approach, which she proudly brings to each of her diverse projects. This distinct style juxtaposes modern with refined while seamlessly blending colour and sophistication, the result of which is a truly vibrant interior. Combined with her travels around the world, Diana’s genuine passion for architecture, history, fine art, and modernism all play a vital role in creating spaces that are as contemporary as they are timeless.
Mary Anne is a graduate of Ryerson University’s design program and has had an extensive career in both apparel and interior design. After 15 years in the design and pre-construction industry, Mary Anne is passionate about her work and enjoys working with different types of customers to make their house a home. Her personal style is a mix of old and new, and she loves keeping up with new trends and trying new decor styles. When she’s not at work, Mary Anne enjoys sewing, crafting, swimming, fishing, biking and she loves to travel.
Philippa has over 15 years of experience in both residential and the hospitality design markets. Her expertise includes holistic design concepts for boutique hotels, restaurants, retail and new condominium and low-rise development and she’s well known for her creativity, functionality, cost-effectiveness and vision. Her personal style includes mixing traditional and contemporary design, to create an individualized, multi-layer living space. When she’s not at work, Philippa loves keeping up with fashion and design trends, improving her skills with the latest computer-aided design tools as well as playing golf.
Nicole is a Sheridan interior design graduate who has always been enthralled by the fast-paced homebuilding industry. She began her career consulting on design selections for condo owners, and then ventured into low-rise construction home decor. Her experience working with both sets of homeowners has helped to fine tune her customer service skills and knowledge of trades and finishing materials. Some of Nicole’s passions include architecture and travel.
To help keep the decor process as clear and simple as possible, we've put together resources to walk you through your decor appointment. Keep in mind that no two Empire projects are exactly alike, so you should ask your sales representative if there is any specific advice they would offer.
2240 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Suite 226
Monday to Friday: By Appointment Only
Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 virus, Empire is taking extra precautions to keep our team and customers safe and healthy. Our Decor Studio will be closed for weekend browsing hours until April 11. Thank you for your patience and understanding.