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


    Principal

    Liz Miller Principal

    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


    Principal

    Robin Peixoto Principal

    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


    Principal

    Sarah Oakley Principal

    DID, IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, WELL AP, 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. Along with being a LEED AP, Sarah is also a WELL Accredited Professional, which signifies knowledge in human health and wellness in the built environment, which she is passionate about.

    Sarah is the recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s 2018 Forty Under 40 Award which is presented to business leaders who exemplify business accomplishment, professional expertise, and community giving. When she isn’t practicing Interior Design, Sarah loves spending time with her family, volunteering with local charities, and travelling to Australia to explore their unique climate and design style.

  • Jessica Vagner


    Intern

    Jessica Vagner Intern

    jessica@parallel45.ca

    Passionate about the environment and sustainable design.

    Jessica has a passion for the environment and likes to design sustainable interiors so our built environment will be safe, healthy, and enjoyable for future generations. She excels in communication with Clients and Contractors and this contributes for a successful end project result.

    Jessica loves music, dancing, spending time at the cottage, and relaxing lakeside.

  • Lindsay Bell


    Intern

    Lindsay Bell Intern

    lindsay@parallel45.ca

    A keen eye for design

    With a detailed artistic background, Lindsay has a keen eye for design and excels at construction documents, design concepts, and 3D renderings. Her organized nature is reflected in her projects and communication throughout the design process.

    In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys painting canoe paddles, and spending time with her friends and family.

  • Aanchal Agarwal


    Intern

    Aanchal Agarwal Intern

    aanchal@parallel45.ca

    Creative and organized

    Aanchal brings her creativity and organized nature to the forefront of her design elements. Together, along with her attention to detail, she uses these skills in the development of construction documents and concept schemes and likes to include biophilic design for a holistic environment.

    When she is not travelling across the world, she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.

Liz Miller
Principal

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
Principal

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
Principal

DID, IDC, ARIDO, NCIDQ, LEED® AP ID+C, WELL AP, 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. Along with being a LEED AP, Sarah is also a WELL Accredited Professional, which signifies knowledge in human health and wellness in the built environment, which she is passionate about.

Sarah is the recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s 2018 Forty Under 40 Award which is presented to business leaders who exemplify business accomplishment, professional expertise, and community giving. When she isn’t practicing Interior Design, Sarah loves spending time with her family, volunteering with local charities, and travelling to Australia to explore their unique climate and design style.

Jessica Vagner
Intern

jessica@parallel45.ca

Passionate about the environment and sustainable design.

Jessica has a passion for the environment and likes to design sustainable interiors so our built environment will be safe, healthy, and enjoyable for future generations. She excels in communication with Clients and Contractors and this contributes for a successful end project result.

Jessica loves music, dancing, spending time at the cottage, and relaxing lakeside.

Lindsay Bell
Intern

lindsay@parallel45.ca

A keen eye for design

With a detailed artistic background, Lindsay has a keen eye for design and excels at construction documents, design concepts, and 3D renderings. Her organized nature is reflected in her projects and communication throughout the design process.

In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys painting canoe paddles, and spending time with her friends and family.

Aanchal Agarwal
Intern

aanchal@parallel45.ca

Creative and organized

Aanchal brings her creativity and organized nature to the forefront of her design elements. Together, along with her attention to detail, she uses these skills in the development of construction documents and concept schemes and likes to include biophilic design for a holistic environment.

When she is not travelling across the world, she enjoys reading and spending time with her friends and family.

But Enough About Us


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