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
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.
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 is happy to be reunited with Western Interior Design Group as Office Administrator.
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.
April has been with the company for over 8 years, and is our company bookkeeper in charge of accounts receivables and payables.
DID, BA Coms, IDIBC, IDC
Ambre graduated with honours from British Columbia Institute of Technology's interior design program and has a background in communications and finance. Ambre feels fortunate to design and live in Victoria, as she is constantly inspired by the dynamic community and the beautiful West Coast.
Barb holds degrees in Administration and Music, and diplomas in Bookkeeping and Accounting. She has years of experience in accounting, administration and bookkeeping, and is bookkeeper for our company. Barb's hobbies include music performance, swimming, and snooker.
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.
Jennifer is an Architectural Technologist who is available to Western Interior Design Group for large technical projects.