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simple, classic design… and always practical

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Susan Abramson is the principal designer at Toronto Designers. A native of Montreal, she has lived and studied in Montreal, Ottawa, the UK and Toronto, having earned multiple degrees in both business and interior design. Her practical, unpretentious and honest approach to making every space a beautiful and comforting retreat for each client is what has earned her the most praise. As coined by one client - “This woman has great ideas, is a pleasure to work with and knows her stuff!!”


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“You have been terrific and I literally don’t know how we would have managed without you.”

Linda Smith

“I just wanted to let you know the sofas were delivered today….they are fantastic! The fabric is so soft and the size is perfect for the room. This is why I’m working with you… Thanks so much!!”

Gloria Yusishen 

“I couldn’t have done it without you. You are so creative and talented!!! So glad I found you.”

Deana Degrace

“You bring a great energy, talent and a commitment to perfection to your work.”

Ann Marie Keating

"I would not have been able to pull up this major task without your professional expertise. It was so much fun working with you!”

Stacley & Emi Au

“Thank you, Susan, for being the light at the end of this long tunnel. I'm so excited and motivated.”

Cristel Cuffy

“I told them they would be in great hands with you!!!”

Michelle C

“You have a real gift for reading people & deciphering what they want & then translating that into practical & beautiful reality!”

Wendy Saleh

“You’re always my go-to person!!”

Ellen Gutterman

“Blind trust in you has never steered me wrong!”

Sarah Boye 

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It’s not about the photo ready rooms, the perfectly matched artwork, or the ‘Marie Kondo’ closets (unless of course that is what you want). It’s more about creating the mood, the character and the system that you want in your space. So much of what we can do together can’t even be explained as it happens organically while we create - with things you have; while adding some new pieces.

Let’s start with two hours to get you going in the right direction. We’ll always consider your budget and your style first. You will acquire countless practical design ideas from the consult, and you’ll be privy to all available designer discounts too! Which makes the service, well, practically free in a way.

Best of all, we expect you’ll have fun!



$349 for the first two hours
Additional time - $95/hour
Follow-up visits - $95/hour

Design consultations
Colour consultations
Full renovations starting from scratch
Handling of contractors through your renovations
Designing kitchens and bathrooms
Working with architects at the planning and designing stage
Styling and tweaking
Hanging pictures
Moving furniture around
Spending a day unravelling a closet
Picking up the pieces from your last designer
Shopping and sourcing
Navigating you through the renovation process
Making a plan you can work from on your own
High level design ideas for older homes
… Or simply helping you make the right decisions, which can be exhausting on your own!

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