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Artistry Design Group interior design services, based in Victoria, BC, Canada, has graced homes, commercial spaces and institutional settings since 1994. Artistry Design's award-winning designs have caught the attention of architects, builders and editors alike for their innovation in meeting the needs of people of all ages and abilities.

Artistry Design is committed to providing clients with the highest level of customer service and integrity. State-of-the-art design, quality workmanship and explicit attention to detail distinguish Artistry Design Group as an industry leader.

Principal Designer
Donna Riddell, CKD, CBD, former RN

Creative. Skillful. Resourceful. Perceptive. With her knowledge and flair for design, Donna Riddell creates new and transforms existing spaces so they become beautiful, timeless interiors that stimulate the senses.

Donna is a Certified Kitchen and Bath Designer (CKD, CBD) with the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) and a former registered nurse. With over 30 years of combined nursing and interior design experience, she has advanced design training in creating sustainable living and working environments for people of all ages and abilities (Universal Design). This includes all types, levels and combinations of special needs, including agility, mobility, sensory, cognitive and invisible challenges.

Donna Riddell's unique designs have brought Artistry Design many prestigious Canadian and International awards. Artistry Design Group's leading-edge projects have been featured in prominent consumer and trade magazines, including BC Home, Design Quarterly, Homespa, and Better Homes and Gardens. Donna's work at Macdonald House, Cridge Centre for the Family, is recognized for excellence from the University of North Carolina as one of the world's leading universal designs. The project is used as a teaching tool and resource for students, professionals and consumers worldwide.

Publications
Articles and projects published in a variety of North American magazines and books include:

  • Victoria (BC) Times Colonist, Life section, Remodelling in a heritage home, July 2011
  • BC Home magazine (BC), Easy Elegance, story about European Classic Country Kitchen, June 2009
  • BC Home magazine (BC), Suite Escape, story about Luxe Eurospa, September 2008
  • Design Quarterly magazine (BC), authored Kitchens and bathrooms accessible for all Fall 2007
  • Douglas Business Magazine (BC), Workspaces that work, June 2007
  • Victoria (BC) Times Colonist, New Homes section, Romantic settings, February 2007
  • Victoria (BC) Times Colonist, Homes & Real Estate section, The home beautiful Spring 2005
  • Victoria (BC) Times Colonist, Homes & Real Estate section, Tangerine Dreams, March 2004
  • Headline Magazine (BC), four-part series on accessibility, Spring 2005
  • Vancouver (BC) Sun, At Home section, Accessible by design, January 2004 (also appeared in Edmonton (AB) Sun at the same time)
  • Victoria (BC) Times Colonist, Homes & Real Estate section, Rolling with the punches, January 2004
  • Better Homes & Gardens, Beauty without Barriers 2001
  • Better Homes & Gardens, Presto, Change-o!, 2000
  • The Bathroom Idea Book, 2000
  • Jenish Home Plans Annual, authored Comfortable, Simple, Cozy Kitchens 1999
  • Kitchen & Bath Business, 1998 and 2001
  • Home Builder, Kitchens that Sizzle, 1998
  • Design/Build Business 1997
  • Today's Homeowner, Tailor-Fit Kitchens: Everything at Hand 1997
  • Remodeling, Kitchen Comforts 1997