Kenji has been working with a culturally diverse clientele throughout his career in the interior design industry. He originated from Hong Kong and is fluent in Cantonese, English and Mandarin. Kenji received his interior design education from BCIT in 2006, before joining the design team at La-Z-Boy, he worked as a senior designer overseeing multiple design projects.
Sophisticated and trendy, Kenji favours contemporary and classic looks. He loves to combine traditional room elements, establishing strong function with accent pieces from today’s artistic styles, bringing life and comfort together. Think simple, with a soft yet vibrant flair.
As the Manager of a team of professional designers, he believes team collaboration is the key to success. He shares his widespread interior design experience in team support and brings a holistic design approach to his clients. He is inspired by the lifestyle of each of his clients, discovering their hopes and then works within the resources given to effectively create their dream living spaces!
Alan joined La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries as a design consultant and his success has given him the ability to take on the role of in-home designer. He is a graduate of the Interior Design program at BCIT. Alan brings vast experience from the interior design industry. Being fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Alan is able to connect with people from different cultural backgrounds. Alan is fueled with a passion for research and design, providing enthusiasm through his unique ability to deliver personalized results based on his client driven solutions. His diverse and varied design background will help his clients shape their space with imagination and vision.
Alan constantly keeps up to date with the latest design trends in the industry. Whether classic or contemporary, across a vast range of styles, Alan balances colors, textures, and space planning to create an environment that reflects his clients’ personalities and suits their design needs.
As a designer at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, Alan is skilled at creating modern designs under a variety of price ranges, styles, and client requirements. He remains committed to building valued relationships and helping clients reach their vision.
I was educated and trained in Brazil. I have 28 years of experience. I also studied Interior Design at BCIT in Vancouver, BC and Graduated with honours from the Residential Interior Decorating & Design program at the Vancouver Training Institute.
With an educational background in Interior Design I have extensive experience as an interior /exterior designer in Residential and Commercial projects Internationally. I have collaborated on projects with Architects and Constructors for most of my Design Career. For 22 years, I was the principal designer of my design firm working with the technical drafting of floorplans, lighting plans as well as the space planning of the designs. Great designs, whether personal spaces or commercial properties, begin with a comprehensive understanding of clients’ needs and expectations.
Today, I work one-on-one with clients to bring their design dreams to life. Accommodating budgets and projects of all sizes, I offer design creativity, talent, problem solving to help my clients achieve a space that is both beautiful and comfortable with the variety of styles, timeframes and requirements and most importantly, the ability to develop client relationships based on respect, trust, and confidence is the key to success as a designer.
I believe in the power of beautiful interiors to transform daily life creating polished spaces that are functional, friendly and beautiful.
Golnaz Gorjestani is an experienced interior designer, providing high quality Design service for customers. She worked as an architectural technologist and Interior designer on wide range of residential and commercial projects.
Golnaz graduated from BCIT interior design program in 2012, she also holds a degree in Architecture.
Golnaz’s experience and knowledge enables her to create beautiful and functional spaces. Her approach to design is to offer professional services that combine technical knowledge and creative artistry to our customers. Her design aesthetic is cheerful, elegant, and relaxed, creating comfortable spaces that are pleasant to live in.
Rohini’s an Interior Designer from Dubai, U.A.E. with over 5 years of experience with Architectural & Interior Design projects. She has pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design from Heriot-Watt University Dubai and a Master’s Degree in Project Management from Vancouver, BC.
Her interior design experience includes interior architectural detailing and working on hospitality, commercial and residential projects. She is well versed in space planning, understanding her client needs, and executing plans with an eye for design aesthetic and space functionality.
Rohini's inspiration is identifying her client's requirements to develop creative approaches and design solutions. Her past experience has given her the confidence and ability to create strong designs, as well as the reputation for being a great decision maker and collaborator. We are excited that she joined our In-Home Design Team because of her ability to create spaces that become thoughtful experiences.
Michelle is an experienced Interior Designer with a background in décor, architecture and colour consultation. She studied design in India, has a diploma in design from Vancouver, and has travelled around the world in pursuit of her interest. She has been a La-Z-Boy Design Consultant for 5 years, and has spent another 5 years working with clients in her personal business.
She has a talent of visualizing the end result after working with a client. She helps the client visualize the concept by using tools like sketches, samples, mood boards, and AutoCAD. She describes her personal style as “Classic Elegance" - timeless and unbound to trends. Her time in India studying textiles compliments her experience as a Colour Consultant making her an expert in the space.
Her ability to connect with clients takes the stress out of furniture shopping and can make the overall design process fun and fulfilling. She loves seeing her clients’ reaction when presenting her work. It is important to her that the spaces she creates are beautiful and functional, because your home is your haven; a space for you to relax, be calm and be happy. If you’re ready to take the next step towards achieving your dream room, schedule your free, no obligation design consultation today.