Founder of Toronto-based ESTEE DESIGN boutique firm and winner of “The Best New Designer of the Year” award by National Kitchen and Bath Association in 2016, Svetlana Tryaskina creates unique, livable and cozy spaces for a wide range of clients. Her approach to design embraces modern aesthetic mixed with tradition and ethnicity, creating one of a kind environments that are filled with art, textures and colours, and always reflect the client’s personality. Her interiors bring a sense of excitement and comfort and her designs are very practical in approach.
Born in Moscow into a family of professional artists and musicians, Svetlana was introduced to the world of art from an early age. Svetlana’s grandfather was a prominent artist in Soviet Russia and her grandmother a professional actress. After receiving her degree in music from the renowned Russian Academy of Music, Svetlana moved to New York, where she began her career as a textile artist.
During her years in New York City, working with many fashion designers and creating her own original work, Svetlana discovered her love for colours, textures, patterns, and textiles. Her extensive work experience with Ralph Lauren, Jones New York, and Escada, to name a few, has taught her strong communication, organizational skills, and an outstanding work ethic.
In 2001, Svetlana and her family moved to Toronto. Following her passion for interior design, Svetlana enrolled into the International Academy of Design and Technology of Toronto. As a graduate from this prestigious design school, Svetlana worked on many design projects and established a distinctive personal style that is recognized by her peers with multiple awards from the interior design industry. Svetlana’s work has been featured in multiple design publications over the years. In 2019, Svetlana Tryaskina was featured in THE WORLD’S LEADING DESIGN NAMES 2019 published by design et al magazine.