Linda Price-Bennett is the owner and lead designer of Viali Design. Linda is known for her sophisticated, visionary designs and an innate ability to capture her clients’ points of view. Artfully mixing a myriad of styles and periods and incorporating the best of traditional and modern design, she oversees the creation of distinctive spaces that are both beautiful and functional and reflect the uniqueness of each client. Linda is a certified art consultant with extensive connections to prominent art galleries around the world, which she frequently visits to maintain her relationships with both artists and gallery owners. She has also taught college-level art and curates her personal collection of fine art. Linda travels extensively to the USA and Europe to stay abreast of the very latest in design, fashion, furniture, art and technology in home design and building. She has completed design projects for private residences, retirement homes, cottages, family homes, hotels, hospitals, medical clinics, and even the interior of a yacht moored in Naples, Florida. She currently holds the position of lead designer on the design/build team of a conglomerate developing several luxury retirement homes throughout North America.
Claire Landry's interest in interior design came from her desire to ameliorate the built environment. She graduated from the Bachelor of Interior Design Program at Algonquin College in 2017 and she also holds an advanced Diplôme d’études collégiales in Interior Design from Dawson College. Claire has been working alongside Linda since 2015. Her education and work experience in the field has allowed her to foster creative and practical skills for the built environment. She approaches design beyond aesthetics, creating atmospheres and spaces for individuals to enjoy and feel personal connections. Her strengths are in space planning, maximizing function, flow and light. Claire has the ability to anticipate and meet clients’ needs and to produce detail-oriented designs with the use of 2D and 3D drawings. Her goal for her clients is to enjoy a greater quality of life within their interiors.
Karyn’s love of Art and Design has led her on a life long journey of artistic expression. Originally schooled in Fine Arts at the University of Western Ontario, Karyn continues her painting exploration in large format abstract canvases and most recently encaustic textural creations. Her love of fashion inspired her to study Fashion Illustration at the Richard Robinson School in Ottawa. She spent more than a dozen years working in the props department at the National Arts Centre as a buyer, painter and set decorator. Other projects included large musicals (Miss Saigon) small film production (National Film Board) murals, sculptures and displays for restaurants, museums and private homes. Karyn graduated with honors from the Interior Design Program at Ottawa’s Algonquin College, and presently utilizes her many skills to create beautiful and functional spaces for Viali’s residential and commercial clients. With a design philosophy that favors a sophisticated contemporary approach, Karyn prides herself in guiding her client through the entire process. Introducing them to new possibilities, sometimes beyond their usual comfort zone, as well as the benefits of quality craftsmanship and products while always ensuring the clients needs are fulfilled and their personality reflected in their environment. She recently designed and built her own home as a showcase of her passion for simple modern aesthetics. http://ottawacitizen.com/life/homes/all-about-light
Yvonne Potter, BID, started her design career studying Architecture in Edmonton from 1986-1988. Yvonne then earned a Bachelor of Industrial Design in 1996 from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. That summer she became an apprentice furniture designer at Fratelli Motta, a modern furniture manufacturer in Milan, Italy. Her growing passion for modern Italian design lead to the creation of her company Y Design Studio and the launch of her own furniture line called Y Collection. Several pieces from this collection have been put into production and are currently being sold through Edimass furniture [Guangzhou, China] and David Edward furniture [Baltimore, MD]. Yvonne expanded into interior design in 2010, focusing on condominium customization and residential and small business renovations that include her bespoke furniture and built-in designs. 131 Holland Penthouse and Powell Lofts Condominium are 2 condominium turnkey projects featuring her signature style and modern furniture designs. Her multi-disciplinary, warm-modern design vision can be seen in Ottawa’s popular Black Cat Bistro, where the interior, furniture, lighting, upholstered acoustic panels, menu and environmental graphics are Yvonne’s creations. The combination of Yvonne’s diverse design experience brings a unique perspective and flare to all of Viali’s creative work, especially when it comes to architectural details, materials and craftsmanship.
The Viali team has the depth of skills and experience for even the most
sophisticated and technically challenging projects.