Throughout life, Rachel has always had a passion for fine arts and design. She enjoyed building homes out of her brother’s Lego and decorating her room as a way to express her creativity as a child. As she grew older, Rachel drew inspiration from shows on HGTV and always found herself involved in any home improvement projects her parents had.
In 2009, Rachel decided to fulfill her dreams and pursue a career in Interior Design by enrolling at The Art Institute of Vancouver. After receiving a diploma in Interior Design and Foundation of Design, she started her professional career at a small boutique firm in the Fraser Valley. Rachel’s love for residential design only grew over the next four years and allowed her to develop her own design style through enhanced skills and techniques.
Rachel then decided to take some time to travel and live abroad. She spent two years calling Scotland home and ventured around Europe and the Middle East before accepting a position at SGDI–bringing her home to Canada. Throughout her travels, Rachel experienced diverse cultures, traditions, and architecture which helped create a new perspective and appreciation for design. She hopes to continue her travels in the future and see as much of the world as possible.
“Form follows function – that has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.” – Frank Lloyd Wright