"Interior Design is my passion, but customer service is my business" - Colleen Flanigan
Colleen Flanigan is an interior designer that has been part of Upper Room family since 2015. She came to us with over 30 years of design experience, having attended Parsons School of Design in New York, and was a professor at Algonquin college teaching in the Residential Interior Design Program.
Prior to joining Upper Room Home Furnishings, Colleen worked on several commercial, hospitality and high-end residential design projects throughout North America. Her areas of experties include custom furniture and window treatments.
Colleen's natural talents combined with years of experience and have contributed to her ability to create stunnig rooms layered with colour, texture and style. One o her first encounters with decor and design was as a child. She would build doll houses out of cardboard boxes, complete with walls, paint, carpets and furniture. Interior desgn and home decor have always been a driving force in her life.
"My passion in life is to bring beauty and order in to other people's lives" - Patty Racine
Patty Racine is an interior designer that has been a part of the Upper Room family for over a decade. She has over 20 years of design experience, having graduated the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Interior Design, and a previous background in landscape design.
Prior to joinin Upper Room Home Furnishings, Patty worked primarily on residential design, with emphasis on spatial awareness, floor plans, custom furniture and colour palettes. Her passion for colour brings a fresh take to any room in a home.
Patty comes from a family of artists and imaginative creators. Growing up Patty would constantly arrange her bedroom, wanting to always re-organize and bring a new look to her space. Her love of textiles, design and colour introduced sewing into her life. Patty was guided towards a career in interior design and decor by a teacher that took an interest in her talents.
Which colours appeal to you? From refined neutrals to entertaining and lively hues, we'll help you choose a colour palette that will set the stage for your entire room.
Whether your're traditional or modern: or somewhere in between, we'll help you create a room that's as unique as yor are.
From fabrics and leathers to wood, metal and glass, use a combination of elements to express your style.
Use colour, lighting adn texture to create he perfect setting in your home. Let our knowledgeble interior designers show you how.
LIFESTYLE / FUNCTION
Size and function play a role in creating a room that works with your daily life. Let our designers help by creating a personal room plan.