Pauline Van bloklanD
RID, IDIBC, IDC, IIDA
Principal, Founding Partner
Pauline founded Western Interior Design Group Ltd. In 1991, after managing the Commercial Interior Design departments for Eaton's and Woodward's Commercial Interiors. She is a registered Interior Designer, with extensive experience in managing projects from conception to completion for commercial clients. Pauline has a passion for art and is an amateur landscape and still life painter.
DID, IDIBC, IDC
Interior Designer, Project Coordinator
Sam joins the Western team after focusing on millwork and workplace design since graduating from design school in 2010. Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Sam has always found herself intrigued by how and why our surroundings influence our well-being. Fondly remembering time spent on her father’s construction sites, Sam enjoys projects that merge interior design and project management.
ann squires ferguson
RID, LEED-AP, BACHELOR OF APPLIED DESIGN, IDIBC, IDC
Ann has a decade of successful interior practice in the commercial sector in Victoria. With a focus on restaurants and hospitality, she brings an environmental focus to all her projects, as a LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) accredited professional and passionate outdoor adventurer.
Residential Specialist, Office Administrator
Cathy graduated from Imperial Design Institute in 1990 and holds a certificate in Interior Design. Cathy worked with Western Interior Design Group from 1991 to 2006 in project administration and interior design. Cathy spent 10 years at Pacific Design Academy as department head and instructor of Interior Architectural Design. Passionate about design and detail orientated, Cathy manages hospitality projects and multi-unit residential projects, as well as a variety of other work.
RID, BACHELOR OF APPLIED DESIGN, IDIBC, IDC
Originally from the East Coast, Sara moved to Victoria after graduating with a Bachelor of Applied Design from Mount Royal University in Calgary. Since then she has enjoyed getting to know Vancouver Island and the West Coast. Sara has a background in working in the technical side of the industry, and is excited to now be exploring the creative side of design.
Sue has been an Interior Design professional with Western Interior Design since its inception in 1991. She specializes in Hospitality and quality residential projects. Sue's clients love her attention to detail and her incredible project management skills. She makes the most complex projects run smoothly.