Founder, Dee Dee Taylor Eustace

Dee Dee Taylor Eustace is an architect and interior designer living in New York City practicing both in Canada and the United States with offices in Toronto and New York. She graduated with honours from University of Toronto School of Architecture and is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada.

Her full-service firm Taylor Hannah Architect Inc. specializes in the residential/hospitality sectors in a timeless elegant style both in architecture and interior design. With over hundreds of residential and commercial projects, Dee Dee and her team work on premier addresses.

Dee Dee’s timeless work was seen by upwards of 68,000 spectators at the featured exhibit in the Interior Design Show, 2009. The Interior Design Show 2012 Dee Dee designed a complete living space within 485 sq. ft. sponsored by Sub-Zero and Wolf. Taylor Hannah  Architect Inc. has participated in the Designer Show Houses for The Junior League of Toronto as well as The Gardiner Museum’s Designer’s Twelve Trees of Christmas. Dee Dee was also chosen to speak at the Delicious Food Show, The Toronto Designer’s Showcase, The University of Toronto Faculty of Architecture as well as the Women of Influence lecture series.

Dee Dee hosted HGTV’s Love By Design, a home makeover series that aired both in Canada and the U.S.A., the Canadian HGTV Designer’s Christmas Special, three visits to The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Marilyn Dennis Show, a regular on CBC Steven & Chris Show, The Global Morning Show, ET Canada and the new series for HGTV The Real Designing Women.

Her writing credits include a column for the National Post newspaper entitled “Constructive Criticism,” as well as a weekly columnist for the Globe & Mail, Canada’s premier newspaper, Style Section as Canada’s Design Expert in a column titled “Design: Ask Dee Dee Taylor Eustace”,  Ask a Design Expert: answers to reader’s design questions plus numerous features in the Globe & Mail.

Dee Dee’s work has been published in several of the top magazines in both Canada and the U.S. such as Style at Home, Beautiful Kitchens, Better Homes and Gardens, Canadian Design and Architecture, Canadian House and Home, Luxury Homes Canada and Traditional Home. As well as a new Ebook entitled Dee Dee’s Rules.

Charity is a large part of Dee Dee’s life as she sits on several Boards and Committees. Highlights of her charitable contributions include: President of Out of the Cold Foundation, Committee Member of the Governor General’s Performing Arts, Property Development Task Force of Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Board of Governors North York General Hospital, Chair of the Gala in the Garden for the Toronto Botanical Gardens, Committee Member of the University of Toronto Boundless Campaign for the Faculty of Architecture and Vice Chair of American Canadian Relations NYC.

Dee Dee is currently a spokesperson for Kruger Products representing Scotties Tissues as well as designed a new line of Tissue boxes to be launched in 2014 in Canada. Her New York residence, and Nassau beach house and a summer cottage in Canada will be featured internationally in numerous magazines. Just completed many travel destination photo shoots of her new work on planes, yachts, and residences in Miami, Nassau and Ocala that will soon be published.

Photography by Kevin Allwood