About Lori Howard | Home Staging & Interior Decorating Award Winner

Hope Designs owner Lori Howard Awarded Best of Houzz 2013-2016 Interior Decorator and Home Staging Company

Hope Designs owner Lori Howard Awarded Best of Houzz 2013-2016 Interior Decorator and Home Staging Company

Lori Howard is an award winning Designer and Home Stager, the Owner & Principal of Hope Designs. Lori is the driving force behind the Hope Designs team she personally oversees every detail of every design ensuring that the job is going according to schedule and the final product meets her clients’ expectations.

Lori began her career in design over two decades ago obtaining her diploma in Interior Decorating. Lori started on the path to a highly successful interior decorating and home staging career achieving her certification in Home Staging through the Canadian Staging Professionals (CSP) in 2007 really fuelled her business. Since these early days in the design and staging industry Lori & Hope Designs have successfully established a recognized brand and respected reputation in the community of home staging, decorating & design.

Lori’s expertise as a Toronto home stager landed her the highly sought after position as the “In-House Stager” for one of the world’s most well-known real estate brokerages. Thanks to her aptitude and talent in the field of Home Staging Lori was appointed as a Mentor for The Canadian Staging Professionals, an honour that only 17 Mentors worldwide have achieved. In 2012 Lori was awarded the title of “International Master Stager” by the CSP International Business and Training Academy.
In addition to her passion for the design and staging industry, as well as her experience, it is Lori’s personable approach, genuine smile and sense of humour with her clientele that sets her apart in the highly competitive Design and Real Estate Industry.

Lori continues to build on her knowledge and expertise by investing in ongoing education and training, staying current on relevant decorating trends and classic designs so that she can provide her clients with the best services possible. Complacency and mediocrity is not an option for Hope Designs.

The Hope Designs Team

With Lori Howard spear-heading the interior decorating and home staging process in every project she also relies on a team of experts to help her execute her design and vision and put them in to action.

Hope Designs offers an interdisciplinary approach to successfully serve the needs of all our clients. Our years of experience have allowed us to build a network to access the best in:

  • Professional Stagers
  • Professional Cleaners
  • Professional Movers
  • Professional Packers
  • General Contractors
  • Custom Cabinet Makers
  • Professional Painters
  • Handy Men
  • Highly skilled tradesmen including: drywall, flooring and tile experts

With experience, skill and a creative vision Lori and her team at Hope Designs have perfected the interior decor and home staging process. Let us put our expertise to work for you!