"Be faithful to your own taste because nothing you really like is ever out of style."

Billy Baldwin, Decorator, 1903-1983


Monarch Home & Garden Studio provides interior and landscape design services as well as furniture and accessories for your indoor and outdoor projects.

Please take a moment to get to know us a little better by meeting a few members of the Monarch team:

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    Dave Van Dam

    General Manager

    Professionally trained as a Landscape Architect, David joined the Monarch family in 1996. While overseeing all aspects of Monarch's activity from initial design consultation to final Client acceptance, Dave demonstrates a design flair integral to a project's success.

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    Christopher MacKinnon

    Retail Sales Manager

    Originally with our construction division, Christopher returned to Monarch to spearhead the opening of our Home & Garden Studio after several years working in Toronto. Christopher's goal is to provide our Clients with a relaxed environment to discuss their project needs whether it be design, construction or filling that favourite spot in their home or garden with the perfect accessory.

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    Janine Pot

    Interior Designer

    The most recent addition to the Monarch team, Janine couples her professional training as an interior designer from Georgian College with several years of experience working for interior design firms in the Toronto area. Janine provides our Clients with exceptional interior design and decorating abilities which complement our broader offering of services and products through our recently opened Studio.

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    Aaron Hill

    Landscape Architect

    Aaron is a graduate of the University of Guelph Bachelor of Landscape Architecture program and has been with our firm since his graduation in 2000. Aaron is our principal Landscape Architect and is responsible for directing a team of designers in delivering design solutions for Client and permit approvals.

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    Michael MacKinnon

    Construction Manager

    With Monarch since its inception, Michael's 17 years of construction experience provide him with an ability to solve the many unique challenges presented by each individual project. Michael is responsible for the management and execution of the work performed by our talented in-house team of trades people.