Blair Girtel Interior Design Ltd.

The Principal of the firm, Ms Blair Girtel, graduated with a Bachelor of Interior Design from the University of Manitoba in 1985.

In 1990, Blair Girtel was awarded the NCIDQ designation (North American certification) from the National Council for Interior Designers.  Ms Girtel has worked as a Professional Interior Designer for the past 20 years.

Blair’s professional design experience includes many Commercial establishments:

Offices: credit union branch, law, insurance, dental, medical, physiotherapy, property management, travel agency, tribal council, funeral homes
Hospitality: nightclubs, beverage rooms, restaurants, first nations community hall, hospital waiting rooms
Retail: specialty food store, jewellery store, collectible store, athletic apparel store, arcade, bakery, convenience store

Blair has also accumulated a great deal of professional design experience in Personal Living Spaces where she has assisted residential clients with customized house plans, major home renovations and professional decorating advice.  Recently, she provided extensive interior design services in relation to a 50 unit strata development, including the design and furnishing of a display suite.

Ms Girtel’s design experience also includes specialty projects such as the interior design of an 118 foot yacht and the conversion of a highway bus into a luxurious motor home.

Blair taught a course entitled “Retail Design and Merchandising” for 7 years and she has been the recipient of a number of design awards in recognition of her design skill and creativity.