Calgary New Home + Condo Guide - Mar.6, 2020

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designer’s corner

Designers Edge freshens up Fish Creek Exchange

Designers Edge is keenly aware of the influence of style, how looks can inspire lifestyle. After all, the popular Calgary-based design studio has been doing interior design, home renovation and window covering work for the past 30 years. Coming up with a look for a multi-residential development as complex as Fish Creek Exchange though can be a huge challenge, but it was one that Designers Edge gladly undertook. Under the leadership of its president, Danielle Paul, Designers Edge came up with a sexy, sophisticated, nature-inspired look that suited these condos and townhomes situated on the edge of Fish Creek Park Calgary’s largest urban park. Graywood’s vice-president, development, Patrick Briscoe, credited the design as instrumental in the 34  New Home + Condo Guide  |   Mar. 6–Apr. 3, 2020

initial success of the development. “It drove sales, it got a great response from our buyers,” he says. Now, as Fish Creek Exchange progresses to its second phase and beyond, it was time to freshen up the look, and once again Designers Edge was up to the task of coming up with four new colour palettes to replace the original choices for the first phase. “It takes a lot of work and forethought to come up with a new design package, it is a long process and work on the past design selections started over three years ago, so it was time for a refresh,” Danielle says. So, almost the same time that the first phase of Fish Creek Exchange was being launched, they were already thinking of what’s next. Danielle and her team however have the background and expertise to stay ahead of the design