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Heather, RID,
Interior Designer

Heather studied Interior Design at the Art Institute of Vancouver and BCIT, before being accepted into the competitive CIDA Accredited Interior Design Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Interior Design. She has over 8 years’ experience in the residential design industry.

Heather passed her Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design exams, and maintains her LEED AP ID+C credential, with a specialty in interior design, by continuously educating herself on the built environment. Her dedication to sustainability and volunteer work on the Cascadia Green Building Council and the Kwantlen Emerging Green Builders, won her the “Emerging Professional Leadership Award” at the 2011 Living Future Conference.

At SGDI, Heather enjoys working with clients towards a home that not only works for them functionally, but also represents them and makes them feel at home. She finds designing and seeing ideas come to fruition truly rewarding, striving to provide not only beautiful and functional homes, but healthy and happy ones as well.  

As a self-proclaimed homebody, Heather knows the importance of being in a comfortable, efficient, and healthy home. She is an environmentalist and animal lover, with a lifelong passion for design, art and architecture.

Heather has passed the National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) to be able to hold the title of Registered Interior Designer (RID).

“Underneath all design lies the solid belief that beauty is a positive force.” – Barbara Barry

What People Are Saying

Lawrence Green

"I was impressed not only by Sarah's design ability, but also with her level of construction knowledge. I have heard that a lot of designers are good at making things pretty, but are not that great at understanding how things are actually built- Sarah is fantastic at both. I recommend them to anyone and everyone I know without hesitation."

Diane and Vince Grdina

"We had the pleasure of working with Sarah on the construction of our new home. We had a lot of fun working with them and found them always thoughtful, mindful, and professional. We would highly recommend their firm and would use them again without hesitation."

Pete Rackow

"We were immediately impressed with Sarah's ability to assess our needs and understand the type of home my wife and I wanted for us and our 3 boys. Her attention to detail is flawless and every inch of our fully renovated home is thoroughly thought through. I felt like they cared about our home as much as we the homeowners did."