Award winning interior design and architecture has earned Southam Design a reputation of being fresh, creative and passionate. With 20 years of design and architectural experience, we have strived to create spaces that engage the senses and stimulate emotion. We utilize the client’s individual self-expression and unique personality to design interiors that enhance human activity. Our “out of the box” thinking pushes the limits of creativity to expand the possibilities of physical space, and connects us to our clients for the optimum synthesis of vision and reality.

Southam Design’s philosophy encompasses the theory of structural honesty. We believe that the architecture of interiors should be focused on sculptural-quality displaying the true purpose of a space, as opposed to simply cosmetic decoration. Our strong understanding of structure allows us to push the boundaries and manipulate space. This knowledge is reflected in our objective to fully understand dimension and the spatial activity requirements while incorporating the client's diverse aesthetic expression, their desires, needs, deadlines, and most importantly their budget.

Our focus is to foster the culture of the built-environment by integrating interior design with architecture in both residential and commercial applications. We believe in cultivating a sense of unity and harmony by involving all aspects of a project into our overall design concept, in both interior and exterior architectural design.

Our designs express, with sensitivity and strength, that modernity is best captured through dramatic understatement - A fusion of modern lines coupled with classic elements.

Services Provided
Architectural and interior design, custom home design, lighting design, kitchen and bath design, renovations and additions. Commercial: retirement homes, dental clinics, spas, business offices

Areas Served
Ottawa, Ont; Montreal, PQ, Vancouver, BC

Certifications and Awards
30 design awards in both interior design and architecture
Ottawa Architect & Designer
Winner of Best of Houzz 2013 and 2014!

Contact: Penny Southam
Location: 110-950 Gladstone Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 3E6
Commented: Dimensions Hi! We answered that question above; The pantry is roughly 6'-0" wide x 11'-0". Shelving is 24" on fridge side and 12" on the other therefore the isle is roughly 3-feet wide which is minimum.
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Commented: Kitchen tiles Unfortunately we do not have the tile specifications on file - sorry about that.
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Commented: How is glass suspended from ceiling? The glass is hung with stainsteel standoffs, I believe they were 6" long. An installation of this type would require additional support in the ceiling to carry the weight of the glass; we call this backing...
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