Colleen Mahaffie
Colleen Mahaffie

Joining team SRD as Receptionist and Administrative Assistant, Delaware native Colleen is endlessly inspired by the creativity housed at Sarah Richardson Design. Holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Villanova University, Colleen spent several years as the Marketing Coordinator for a family resort in Vermont before packing her bags to move to Toronto. She loves the fast paced, continuously changing environment in Sarah's chic downtown office and puts her organizational skills to use as she helps oversee projects from start to finish.

Though Toronto is now her home, Colleen enjoys spending time in her hometown of Lewes, Delaware on the beach and also in her second home, in the mountains of Vermont. She lives downtown with her boyfriend, and enjoys traveling, with a special fondness for the people and design of Copenhagen. When she’s not at SRD, you’ll find Colleen exploring her new city, petting lots of dogs, and spending time with her friends.

Q & A

COLLEEN'S DESIGN EQUATION:

Moleskine Black Leather Notebook

 

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MacBook

 

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Zebra Sarasa ECO Pen

 

Moleskine Black Leather Notebook

 

MacBook

 

Zebra Sarasa ECO Pen

THING YOU WOULD BUY FOR YOUR HOME IF MONEY WERE NO OBJECT?

All the rescue dogs!! 

FAVOURITE TWO-COLOUR COMBO:

Black and white – you’ll rarely see me gravitate towards much else!

FAVOURITE PART OF THE DESIGN PROCESS:

Watching our designers blend their unique talents to create something beautiful that our clients love!

WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE ROOM TO DECORATE AND WHY?

I love witnessing the work of our designers as they plan and execute kitchen designs. The kitchen is one of the most important spaces in so many of our design projects. It's the hub of most households, which makes for really interesting design.  

WHAT IS YOUR COMFORT FOOD?

Pasta!

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR NEXT DREAM VACATION AND WHY?

That’s hard to choose – Iceland, Italy, Colombia, or a return to Copenhagen or Paris!

FAVOURITE BOOK?

It's a toss up between Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, or The Alchemist. 

MY STYLE ICON IS...

Meghan Markle – pre and post Princess.

MY FAVOURITE FASHION DESIGNER IS...

Oscar de la Renta

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR THEME SONG?

Hopeless Wanderer by Mumford & Sons