GABRIELE PIZZALE -
Gabriele Pizzale wants to live in a world where the spaces she designs reflect the people who enjoy them, perfectly tailored down to the last detail. The most important outcome of every project is that it brings her client joy. Gabriele is the founder and principal designer of Pizzale Design, established in 1994.
With her degree in Fashion Design from Ryerson University in Toronto, she is known for creating spaces that are above all fashionable. Her love of fabrics and meticulous detail is always evident, as is her talent for mixing colours and patterns. She is known as the Queen of Colour.
When she’s not creating unique spaces and refining every last detail, you can find Gabriele traveling, exploring and being inspired by the world around her. Always aware of the new trends and how the can be translated to interior design, always in a classic approach that stands the test of time, but also has a current edge.
As an interior decorator and business woman, you may recognize Gabriele from her 12 year experience as a design expert on the popular Canadian daytime television show, Cityline. Her bespoke designs can be seen in homes and offices across the Greater Toronto Area. You may also have seen her work featured in Reno & Décor & Canadian Home Trends magazines, as well as being published in the Unites States and the Orient. She can be followed online on Houzz, North America's premier design community, where she receives annual awards for design & customer service. In 2015 she also received the highest overall award "GTA Power Houzzer".
MELISSA GORTON -
Melissa has always been interested in making spaces pretty, even from a young age she was known to rearrange furniture and always knew design was her passion. She has been working in the field of interior decorating since the age of 15, then went on to graduate from the Sheridan College Interior Design program.
Her vast knowledge-base has been acquired from working at multiple prominent Toronto firms accumulating to 17 years of residential design experience. Space planning, three dimensional CAD drawings and an infinite attention to detail are what set her apart as a designer. Most importantly, she is always ready for a new challenge to learn and expand her knowledge with every new project. She always has fresh new solutions to complex design dilemmas, all with a smile!
jennifer hill -
Jennifer has 'an eye' for all things beautiful and interesting. She finds inspiration from fabrics and pieces that are organic and have a sense of authenticity, which tends to create warm and welcoming spaces. As an Interior Decorating grad from Sheridan College, she has turned her passion into a career while her creativity and positive energy is always evident in her designs. She believes it is important to live comfortably in an environment that brings you joy and fulfills you. Great design can change the way you live, so get out there and explore it!
Jo-ann d'amico -
Jo-Ann is a valuable asset to our team, coming from a corporate culture she is able to ensure all projects stay on track.
Her background as an executive assistant and account manager have prepared her to bring a different administrative skillset to the design firm. Her love of organization and tackling obstacles is a great asset.