EDITOR-IN-CHIEF | FOUNDER
This beautifully curated publication was created and designed by Tracie Zorzi. Beautiful Home & Life Magazine brings her love and passion for design, decorating, fashion, travel, fitness and publishing together.
Tracie has a formal education in both Interior Design & Publishing. Studying Interior Design at Sheridan College (Oakville, ON) as well as Publishing at Ryerson University (Toronto, ON). Beautiful Home & Life magazine is the perfect melding of her field of studies.
Tracie embraces and celebrates life, living in the quant historical village of Rockwood Ontario (Canada) on 4 beautifully forested acres, along with her amazing husband, 4 beautiful daughters and their 8 pets …yes 8!
TRACIE’S FAVOURITE QUOTE:
“Styles come and go. Good design is a language, not a style”
– Massimo Vignelli
AUTHOR, BUSINESS COACH AND FOUNDER OF THE CLARITY PROJECT
Bestselling author, speaker, and business coach. Butts is focused on helping others discover and find their life purpose. As the creator the Clarity Project she makes a positive impact on the world as well as sharing her insight on best ways to be living-well with us regularly. Darlene is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
FOUNDER OF TARA WEST PHOTOGRAPHY
Tara is based in Toronto and her work is recognized as being internationally published. Not only does she shoot magazine editorials, she’s covered amazing events (like New York Fashion Week) and has worked with many celebs. West comes by her creative side honestly—her father was an interior designer and her mother was a choreographer and singer. Tara is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
PRINCIPAL DESIGNER AT REBECCA HAY DESIGNS
Rebecca has more than a decade of experience in design. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University she taught in the south of Spain. Afterwards she returned to Canada and completed her design degree. Hay has worked in the engaging and high-paced world of television, as a designer on HGTV’s “Income Property” and “The Property Brothers”. Rebecca is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
CO-FOUNDERS AND PRINCIPAL DESIGNERS OF KALU INTERIORS
For over a decade this Vancouver based design firm has become known for its focus on creating thoughtfully curated interiors -enhancing and inspiring how you live. The firm provides bespoke design services for clientele Canada wide. Kalu Interiors is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
PRINCIPAL DESIGNER AT SARA BEDERMAN DESIGN
For over a decade this Toronto bespoke design firm has become known for creating stylish, thoughtfully curated and livable interiors. The firm provides residential design services for projects of all sizes and work across Toronto, the GTA. and beyond. Sara is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
PRINCIPAL DESIGNER AT KHACHI DEISGN GROUP
Known for his timeless, elegant and uniquely customized spaces, Ramsin’s work is synonymous with innovation, sensibility and sophistication. Always keeping on top of current design trends, new products and the latest in technical gadgets, Khachi enjoys travelling to find insight and inspiration. Ramsin is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
AWARD WINNING EDITOR, WRITER AT LISA VDG
Van de Geyn is a COPA-, NMA- and Folio award-winning journalist, blogger, experienced editor, unparalleled editorial packager and a 14-year veteran of the Canadian magazine industry. Van de Geyn is also the mom of two sassy girls (I wonder where they get that from?) and she also has a not-so-secret obsession for eyewear. Lisa is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
Sarah is the owner and Principal designer at Sarah St.Amand Interior Design. A full scope design firm, specializing in luxury design for residential & commercial clients in Toronto, across Canada and the US. Sarah and her team work closely with each client to develop beautiful interiors that reflect their personal style and sensibility. Sarah is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
Cynthia Soda is the owner and principal interior designer of Soda Pop Design Inc. She runs a multi-disciplinary interior design firm that provides complete renovation and design services for mid to high-end residential clients throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Cynthia is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
PRINCIPLE DESIGNER AT CARRIE BRIGHAM DESIGN
Carrie spends her days immersed in interior design and making spaces come alive. The thrill of seeing details once sketched on paper come to fruition is a feeling she’s always in search of. Carrie has received several design awards was delighted to be included in the top 25 interior designers of Southwest Florida. Carrie is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
PRINCIPLE DESIGNER AT AMANDA AERIN DESIGN
Amanda is a nationally recognized expert in home construction, design, and lifestyle trends. As a TV personality and brand ambassador who has appeared on multiple shows and in print, she brings 20 years of practical experience and a beautiful aesthetic to the design industry. Amanda is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
PRINCIPLE DESIGNERS AT DESIGN THEORY
With over 25 years of combined experience, the award winning duo of published Designers have been providing the highest standard in design excellence, space planning, and function while keeping a close eye on the bottom line. Bringing a fresh perspective – they are driven to create spaces which reflect home owners in the best way possible. Design Theory is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
FOUNDER OF KITCHEN SANCTUARY
Nicky began her career as a food blogger in 2014. She is a firm believer in sitting with the family for a home cooked meal and a daily catch-up. She focusses on cook-quick and simple recipes during the week, saving the more time consuming cooking (as well as baking) for the weekend. She’s a self-proclaimed food magazine and recipe book addict, sharing her own creations as well as recipes from others that have caught her eye. Nicky is on our team of contributors – latest feature.
Chef, author, TV personality and entrepreneur. Ricardo is a man of many talents. As a celebrity Chef who has become a household name nationwide, he represents a brand that embodies a modern vision of the art of family living. His mission is to inspire, educate and promote the importance of cooking and eating together. Ricardo is on our team of contributors – latest feature.