Atelier Nouveau’s talented duo brings a diversity of experience, fresh perspective, and originality to its clients and their residential design projects.
We offer full interior design services, from conception through to the installation phase. Specializing in kitchen and bath design, we thrive on assessing our client’s needs and developing customized designs and specifications that feature exceptional space planning with innovative lighting plans and color schemes as well as quality materials and finishes that meet our clients’ unique needs. Our strength lies in our passion for creativity, bringing distinctive elements to both modern and traditional designs. We are able to deliver on any scale or type of project, including universal and sustainable design. We have well-established relationships with local craftsmen and sub-contractors who work with us to achieve the highest standards. We also have the capacity to work with your own installation team locally or remotely. Our clients appreciate our ability to truly listen to their needs and provide thoughtful solutions that feature timeless designs and comfortable, functional spaces. You can rely on Atelier Nouveau to deliver inspired designs that fulfil your expectations through collaboration and exceptional service.
Tia Payeur, Co-owner of Atelier Nouveau Interior Design Ltd., is a Certified Master Kitchen and Bath Designer. This certification, awarded by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, is their highest accreditation. Tia has been an active member of the NKBA, having served on both local and national executive committees for the past 25 years.
Her work has frequently been featured in magazines and newsprint and her design projects have won numerous awards, including the prestigious “Pinnacle of Design Award” in 2010– the overall top honour for design excellence among all NKBA competition winners.
Claudine Hansen, also Co-owner of Atelier Nouveau Interior Design Ltd., enjoyed a successful career in non-profit management before pursuing her endless passion for The Creative Process as an interior designer.
Claudine holds a Certificate of Interior Design as well as a Diploma in Kitchen and Bath Design from Vancouver Community College. She received the Al Pattison Scholarship for Outstanding Achievement in 2012. She has recently joined the National Kitchen and Bath Association’s BC Chapter Executive Committee as VP of Academics, liaising with local colleges and their design students to help them enter the work force and bring excellence to the kitchen and bath industry. Claudine was recently featured by VCC as one of their success stories.