Our Firm

iN STUDIO is a team of Creative Thinkers. With a deep and varied set of skills, each one of us brings a unique perspective to our work.

We believe that Great Design makes a difference.
From the biggest gestures to the smallest of details – it is all important.

We believe in the Big Picture.
Our design is always aligned with your goals.

We believe in building a relationship with you that doesn’t end when your project is complete. Trust is everything.

Meet the Team

  • ANTHONY ORASI – PARTNER

    What would you sing at Karaoke night?
    Watching by the Detectives

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Paulistano Armchair

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “Settle – I’m just here to change the filter.”

  • DEANNA HAYKO – PARTNER

    What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    I don’t have ice cream very often but when I do, I will treat myself to a big bowl of Strawberry Häagen Dazs Ice cream with fresh sliced strawberries on top. But its gotta be Häagen Dazs or I won’t indulge.

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Oh that’s easy, the Danish designed Shell Chair by Hans J. Wegner.

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Hmmm, that is an interesting question. Not sure why a polar bear is entering” the room, but let’s go with it. She would say, “didn’t I see you many years ago when you lived in Churchill, Manitoba?  I think I took a few cookies off your mother’s kitchen table while you were fast asleep upstairs.  Hope I didn’t disturb you.”

  • GUY PAINCHAUD – PARTNER

    What is your favorite Starbuck’s drink?
    I am a flavour of the month kind of guy, if it’s Pumpkin Spice, that’s mine – if it’s Eggnog, that’s mine! But most of the time I like a Chai Tea Latte.

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Without hesitation – Eames Lounge, it’s just soooo comfortable, and fits all shapes and sizes.

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    She got lost on the Jersey turnpike and says “Wait a minute, this isn’t Kansas!”

  • HEIDI PAINCHAUD – PARTNER

    What would you sing at Karaoke night?
    No Question… DANCING QUEEN. ABBA 1976

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    The Bibendum Chair

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “First the paws, then the claws… and then we can deal with the unruly hair nest under this hat!”

  • VINCE ZHAO – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Rocky Road

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “Where is my Coca-Cola?”

     

  • OMAR FARUK – ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

    What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Coffee vanilla or chocolate vanilla or mango vanilla…never mind, let`s say just vanilla!!

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Eames Lounge Chair

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “Can you re-design the arctic circle according to my toque, or should I head to IKEA?”

  • CARL JO – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What is your favorite Starbuck’s drink?
    My favorite drink in general is London Fog

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “Hey guys, I heard the air conditioning is mind-blowing here. Mind if I chill for a bit?”

  • MARY LUNA – PROJECT COORDINATOR

    What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Mint Chocolate Chip

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    The Barcelona chair

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “I just walked 2000 miles for a Klondike bar.”

  • KATIE FERRIER – INTERIOR DESIGNER

    What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Pistachio gelato

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Saarinen Womb chair

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    “I hear you have a fantastic design team… I’m all about COOL spaces too!”

  • ALEXANDRA DOBRZYNSKI – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Gold Medal Ribbon

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Charles & Ray Eames – Lounge chair & Ottoman

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Good question! I actually have no idea, haha.

  • BETTY CHOR – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Mint Chocolate Chip

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    The Shell Chair

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    I’m pawsitive I brought my mitts with me, but I seem to have lost them along the way. Do you have anything that will match my tuque?

  • JAYMIE COOPER – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

    What’s your favorite Starbucks Drink?
    Café Latte or Jade Citrus Tea

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Hans Wegner’s Shell Chair. In all black, of course. 😉

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Please don’t act like you’ve never seen a polar bear in a restaurant before. What is the soup du jour?

  • JAVIER SAAVEDRA – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

    What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream?
    Candy Cane! I love those small pieces of mint candy.

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    The Egg Chair designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958.

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    The tuque is red and she says, “here is your Coke Javier.”

  • KATY KRAUSE – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

    What song would you sing at Karaoke?
    Changes by Davie Bowie

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    CH07 Shell Chair, Hans J. Wegner, 1963

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Go Leafs!

  • SALLY-JANE DENTZ – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

    What song would you sing at Karaoke?
    Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond or anything Shania Twain

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Shell Chair by Hans J. Wegner

    A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Hey friends, come outside and play with me.

  • MARIE-EVE PARIS – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

    What is your favourite Starbucks drinks?
    Tall half sweet London Fog

    What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Hans Wegner’s CH24 – commonly known as the Wishbone chair. It’s beautiful sculptural curves and woven aesthetics are timeless and made to last generations. A wonderful example of good design.

    A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Is this the Facilities Department? Hoping I can talk to someone about our broken AC!

  • AMANDA KAVANAUGH – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What is your favourite flavor of ice cream?
    Chocolate peanut butter cups with swirled fudge

    What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Eames Lounge Chair and ottoman

    A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Hey guys! Whatchu up to in here?

  • JUSTIN IN – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What song would you sing at Karaoke?
    Depending on the crowd – Gangnam Style by Psy or I Don’t want to miss a thing by Aerosmith

    What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Grand Confort Chair by Le Corbusier

    A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?Uhm… I’m here for a meeting, where can I park?

  • SHANNON KOEBEL – PROJECT DESIGNER

    What song would you sing at karaoke?
    Queen – Fat Bottomed Girls

    What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Do I have to pick only one?! I’d say the Eames Lounge Chair (but a close second is Hans Wegner’s Circle Chair).

    A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    I wonder what David Attenborough will say about this tuque. Think it works with my surroundings?

  • JON O’BRIEN – GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    What song would you sing at karaoke?
    Wonderwall by Oasis; I did, it was bad.

    What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Kodawood Oyster Chair in white

    A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Not much, polar bears can’t talk..

  • JESSICA JUVET – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

    What is your favourite Starbucks Drink?
    Tall Blonde

    What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
    Brno Flat Bar Chair by Mies Van De Rohe

    A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
    Can you direct me to the nearest sauna – it’s freezing out there.

ANTHONY ORASI – PARTNER

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
Watching by the Detectives

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Paulistano Armchair

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“Settle – I’m just here to change the filter.”

DEANNA HAYKO – PARTNER

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
I don’t have ice cream very often but when I do, I will treat myself to a big bowl of Strawberry Häagen Dazs Ice cream with fresh sliced strawberries on top. But its gotta be Häagen Dazs or I won’t indulge.

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Oh that’s easy, the Danish designed Shell Chair by Hans J. Wegner.

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Hmmm, that is an interesting question. Not sure why a polar bear is entering” the room, but let’s go with it. She would say, “didn’t I see you many years ago when you lived in Churchill, Manitoba?  I think I took a few cookies off your mother’s kitchen table while you were fast asleep upstairs.  Hope I didn’t disturb you.”

GUY PAINCHAUD – PARTNER

What is your favorite Starbuck’s drink?
I am a flavour of the month kind of guy, if it’s Pumpkin Spice, that’s mine – if it’s Eggnog, that’s mine! But most of the time I like a Chai Tea Latte.

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Without hesitation – Eames Lounge, it’s just soooo comfortable, and fits all shapes and sizes.

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
She got lost on the Jersey turnpike and says “Wait a minute, this isn’t Kansas!”

HEIDI PAINCHAUD – PARTNER

What would you sing at Karaoke night?
No Question… DANCING QUEEN. ABBA 1976

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
The Bibendum Chair

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“First the paws, then the claws… and then we can deal with the unruly hair nest under this hat!”

VINCE ZHAO – PROJECT DESIGNER

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Rocky Road

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“Where is my Coca-Cola?”

 

OMAR FARUK – ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Coffee vanilla or chocolate vanilla or mango vanilla…never mind, let`s say just vanilla!!

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Eames Lounge Chair

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“Can you re-design the arctic circle according to my toque, or should I head to IKEA?”

CARL JO – PROJECT DESIGNER

What is your favorite Starbuck’s drink?
My favorite drink in general is London Fog

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“Hey guys, I heard the air conditioning is mind-blowing here. Mind if I chill for a bit?”

MARY LUNA – PROJECT COORDINATOR

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Mint Chocolate Chip

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
The Barcelona chair

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“I just walked 2000 miles for a Klondike bar.”

KATIE FERRIER – INTERIOR DESIGNER

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Pistachio gelato

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Saarinen Womb chair

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
“I hear you have a fantastic design team… I’m all about COOL spaces too!”

ALEXANDRA DOBRZYNSKI – PROJECT DESIGNER

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Gold Medal Ribbon

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Charles & Ray Eames – Lounge chair & Ottoman

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Good question! I actually have no idea, haha.

BETTY CHOR – PROJECT DESIGNER

What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Mint Chocolate Chip

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
The Shell Chair

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
I’m pawsitive I brought my mitts with me, but I seem to have lost them along the way. Do you have anything that will match my tuque?

JAYMIE COOPER – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

What’s your favorite Starbucks Drink?
Café Latte or Jade Citrus Tea

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Hans Wegner’s Shell Chair. In all black, of course. 😉

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Please don’t act like you’ve never seen a polar bear in a restaurant before. What is the soup du jour?

JAVIER SAAVEDRA – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

What’s your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Candy Cane! I love those small pieces of mint candy.

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
The Egg Chair designed by Arne Jacobsen in 1958.

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
The tuque is red and she says, “here is your Coke Javier.”

KATY KRAUSE – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

What song would you sing at Karaoke?
Changes by Davie Bowie

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
CH07 Shell Chair, Hans J. Wegner, 1963

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Go Leafs!

SALLY-JANE DENTZ – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

What song would you sing at Karaoke?
Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond or anything Shania Twain

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Shell Chair by Hans J. Wegner

A female polar bear wearing a bright colored toque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Hey friends, come outside and play with me.

MARIE-EVE PARIS – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

What is your favourite Starbucks drinks?
Tall half sweet London Fog

What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Hans Wegner’s CH24 – commonly known as the Wishbone chair. It’s beautiful sculptural curves and woven aesthetics are timeless and made to last generations. A wonderful example of good design.

A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Is this the Facilities Department? Hoping I can talk to someone about our broken AC!

AMANDA KAVANAUGH – PROJECT DESIGNER

What is your favourite flavor of ice cream?
Chocolate peanut butter cups with swirled fudge

What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Eames Lounge Chair and ottoman

A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Hey guys! Whatchu up to in here?

JUSTIN IN – PROJECT DESIGNER

What song would you sing at Karaoke?
Depending on the crowd – Gangnam Style by Psy or I Don’t want to miss a thing by Aerosmith

What is your favorite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Grand Confort Chair by Le Corbusier

A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?Uhm… I’m here for a meeting, where can I park?

SHANNON KOEBEL – PROJECT DESIGNER

What song would you sing at karaoke?
Queen – Fat Bottomed Girls

What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Do I have to pick only one?! I’d say the Eames Lounge Chair (but a close second is Hans Wegner’s Circle Chair).

A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
I wonder what David Attenborough will say about this tuque. Think it works with my surroundings?

JON O’BRIEN – GRAPHIC DESIGNER

What song would you sing at karaoke?
Wonderwall by Oasis; I did, it was bad.

What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Kodawood Oyster Chair in white

A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Not much, polar bears can’t talk..

JESSICA JUVET – SENIOR TEAM LEAD

What is your favourite Starbucks Drink?
Tall Blonde

What is your favourite chair that was designed in the early to mid-20th century?
Brno Flat Bar Chair by Mies Van De Rohe

A female polar bear wearing a bright coloured tuque walks into the room right now. What does she say and why is she here?
Can you direct me to the nearest sauna – it’s freezing out there.

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