What Makes Josée Lalonde Design Stand Out
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About Josée Lalonde Design
We are an interior design and home staging business run by two colleagues who work together while outsourcing work we cannot handle when it gets a little too much. We have a small studio but are mostly mobile to clients. It is much easier to go view a space than have the client bring their space to us.
We started the company in April 2007 with home staging but grew into the design world shortly after. I was posted from Ottawa to Victoria with my military husband and decided to change careers. I used to be a surgical dental assistant for the last ten years and thought I needed to “jouje” it up a bit. So I took a course and started my business part-time until May 2010 when I decided to go at it full-time and have not regretted one minute of it.
Our client base is usually lower Vancouver Island, but we have done work in Vancouver, Ottawa, and Quebec.
The Josée Lalonde Design Difference
All our customers are important to us, we treat them equally and use the same process with each of them, no matter the size of the project. Seeing their faces and reactions, knowing we achieved exactly what they wanted and went above and beyond what they were expecting after completing a project makes it all worth it!
We pride ourselves on finishing our projects on time and within budget due to our fool-proof, 11 Steps JLD (Josee Lalonde Design) process which sets us apart from the others.
Most of my competitors are friends and just as good, one to the other. We share the same passion and desire; we all listen to our customers’ needs and wants and bring them to fruition. I think what we all bring different to the table are our personalities and styles whichever fit our potential clients, wins.
We always celebrate the end of any project with a dinner out, a little spa treatment or simply a glass of bubbly. Big or small, it is important to celebrate all the wins. We’ve worked hard, so a little tap on the back goes a long way. We also try to have a team building/work retreat away from the usual workspace, twice a year. It’s great for the mind, soul, and usually very productive and inspiring.
Our dream for the future is to continue growing our team but at the same time stay true to what we want.
We believe in giving back to society, and as part of that belief, every year we donate our design services (including industry-related supplies, i.e., paint, wallpaper, flooring) to the Visions Gala, Victoria Hospital Foundations. They raise money for urgently needed medical equipment for local hospitals.