Dee Dee Taylor Eustace is an Architect and Interior Designer with her practice located in Toronto, Ontario. She graduated with honors from the University of Toronto School of Architecture and is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada. Dee Dee is the founder and owner of Taylor Hannah Architect Inc., an architecture, development, and interior design firm specializing in the residential and hospitality sectors. With a global portfolio, the Taylor Hannah team continues to push boundaries and be at the forefront of helping to evolve the industry.
Dee Dee has contributed greatly to the architecture and design community sharing her knowledge, donating her time, and inspiring others. Her continuous involvement with the University of Toronto School of Architecture through her annual scholarship fund as well as being on the Boundless Campaign highlights how she is invested in the next generation of architects. Recently, Dee Dee took on the position as a board member of the McEwen School of Architect, which was the first new school of architecture to open in Canada in forty-five years. Her work with these institutions highlights her belief that education is never-ending, and that learning and teaching are both profoundly important.
As a creator, having the flexibility and freedom to create something exceptional and unique drew Dee Dee to become involved in various forms of media. Her involvement began in 2002 when she broke new ground bringing design to television when she hosted, Love by Design, on HGTV – jump-starting her career as a “celebrity architect and interior designer”. From appearing on the Oprah Winfrey show three times, a guest on the Steven and Chris Show on CBC over ten times, a celebrity judge on Game of Home, to filming the documentary series Real Designing Women Dee Dee has had a vast range of TV exposure where she was able to broadcast her talent, knowledge, insight and personal experiences as an architect, interior designer, and business owner. Within her own firm media and technology plays an enormous role, and they continue to reinvent design and architecture.