What Makes Us Tick

Meeting our clients needs by following a tailored process that creates amazing results.

We’ve Been Doing This a Long Time


Serving the Ottawa area for over 25 years, we are a full-service commercial interior design firm that easily adapts to meet our client’s unique business challenges.

From Soup to Nuts


We have the experience, creativity, passion and a meticulous design and construction management process that creates amazing results.

We’ve Even Won Awards


Okay, maybe not an Oscar but our peers have recognized us nationally for our exemplary service—something we’re very proud of.

  • Liz Miller


    Partner

    Liz Miller Partner

    DID, IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, BCIN

    liz@parallel45.ca

    a fresh approach using classic design planning principles to bring your goals and ideas to fruition

    Whether the project is new construction or an office renovation, Liz incorporates a fresh approach using classic design planning principles to bring her clients’ goals and ideas to fruition. Liz shows off her stellar design and concept skills through projects in corporate and institutional design, law offices and other spaces, all executed in a well thought-out and efficient manner. Liz attributes her success to working with talented trades people, wonderful clients and treating every project with the utmost professionalism.

    Between shuffling her kids to their diving and hockey practices, Liz has competed internationally with her soccer team and enjoys playing volleyball and ball hockey.

  • Robin Peixoto


    Partner

    Robin Peixoto Partner

    IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, BCIN

    robin@parallel45.ca

    creating commercial spaces that exude function, elegance and innovation

    Robin’s design theory is to render a space for its ultimate purpose, encompassing both functionality and aesthetic. Armed with a building code and her strong technical skills, Robin incorporates client ideas with her own expert vision creating commercial spaces that exude function, elegance and innovation.

    When she is not running marathons or baking cakes, Robin loves travelling with her family to exotic places.

  • Sarah Oakley


    Partner

    Sarah Oakley Partner

    DID, IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, BCIN

    sarah@parallel45.ca

    a professional reputation for planning efficient, functional spaces, and high quality, timeless designs

    Sarah has established a strong professional reputation for planning efficient, functional spaces, and for developing high quality, timeless designs. Sarah’s in-depth portfolio includes a wide array of clients which span several market sectors including commercial corporate interiors, child care facilities, dental and medical offices. On every project Sarah incorporates practical and environmental principles in her design strategies while keeping budget at the forefront.

    When she isn’t designing, Sarah loves spending time with her family cruising in the Caribbean and travelling the world.

  • Catherine Laporte


    Intern

    Catherine Laporte Intern

    claporte@parallel45.ca

    knows what works and looks great.

    Catherine has a keen sense of design and knows what works and looks great. She is able to push the envelope with on-trend design or maintain a mainstream appeal.

    Catherine enjoys the outdoors whether it’s museums, nature hikes, festivals or even food trucks. And shopping – obviously!

  • Christine Pilon


    Intern

    Christine Pilon Intern

    christine@parallel45.ca

    detail oriented and excels at communicating with clients and contractors

    Christine is an organizational wizard. She knows how to get the job done and what is needed to get there. She is very detail oriented, an excellent quality when it comes to construction documents and excels when it comes to communicating with clients and contractors.

    Christine loves challenging herself with puzzles, listening to live music, painting and puppies (I mean, who doesn’t love puppies?).

  • Becky Naveda


    Intern

    Becky Naveda Intern

    becky@parallel45.ca

    Fun, functional and efficient spaces pulling them together through on-trend design.

    Becky likes functional and efficient spaces and is able to pull them together with her knowledge of on-trend design.

    Becky enjoys the outdoors, staying on top of new trends, current events, and is a serious #foodie!

Liz Miller
Partner

DID, IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, BCIN

liz@parallel45.ca

a fresh approach using classic design planning principles to bring your goals and ideas to fruition

Whether the project is new construction or an office renovation, Liz incorporates a fresh approach using classic design planning principles to bring her clients’ goals and ideas to fruition. Liz shows off her stellar design and concept skills through projects in corporate and institutional design, law offices and other spaces, all executed in a well thought-out and efficient manner. Liz attributes her success to working with talented trades people, wonderful clients and treating every project with the utmost professionalism.

Between shuffling her kids to their diving and hockey practices, Liz has competed internationally with her soccer team and enjoys playing volleyball and ball hockey.

Robin Peixoto
Partner

IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, BCIN

robin@parallel45.ca

creating commercial spaces that exude function, elegance and innovation

Robin’s design theory is to render a space for its ultimate purpose, encompassing both functionality and aesthetic. Armed with a building code and her strong technical skills, Robin incorporates client ideas with her own expert vision creating commercial spaces that exude function, elegance and innovation.

When she is not running marathons or baking cakes, Robin loves travelling with her family to exotic places.

Sarah Oakley
Partner

DID, IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, BCIN

sarah@parallel45.ca

a professional reputation for planning efficient, functional spaces, and high quality, timeless designs

Sarah has established a strong professional reputation for planning efficient, functional spaces, and for developing high quality, timeless designs. Sarah’s in-depth portfolio includes a wide array of clients which span several market sectors including commercial corporate interiors, child care facilities, dental and medical offices. On every project Sarah incorporates practical and environmental principles in her design strategies while keeping budget at the forefront.

When she isn’t designing, Sarah loves spending time with her family cruising in the Caribbean and travelling the world.

Catherine Laporte
Intern

claporte@parallel45.ca

knows what works and looks great.

Catherine has a keen sense of design and knows what works and looks great. She is able to push the envelope with on-trend design or maintain a mainstream appeal.

Catherine enjoys the outdoors whether it’s museums, nature hikes, festivals or even food trucks. And shopping – obviously!

Christine Pilon
Intern

christine@parallel45.ca

detail oriented and excels at communicating with clients and contractors

Christine is an organizational wizard. She knows how to get the job done and what is needed to get there. She is very detail oriented, an excellent quality when it comes to construction documents and excels when it comes to communicating with clients and contractors.

Christine loves challenging herself with puzzles, listening to live music, painting and puppies (I mean, who doesn’t love puppies?).

Becky Naveda
Intern

becky@parallel45.ca

Fun, functional and efficient spaces pulling them together through on-trend design.

Becky likes functional and efficient spaces and is able to pull them together with her knowledge of on-trend design.

Becky enjoys the outdoors, staying on top of new trends, current events, and is a serious #foodie!

But Enough About Us


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