Christine Hains

Christine Hains is a Toronto Interior Designer who graduated with honours from Ryerson University with a degree in Interior Design.

Having worked in high-end residential design shops for 10 years, Christine ventured on her own in 1988 creating her company Environment by Design Ltd. continuing to grow her client base, maintaining long-term relationships with many clients onwards of 25 years.

Christine has had years of experience working with builders and architects from the ground up, renovations/additions or simply a fresh look, be it modern, transitional or traditional.

It is her belief that colour, texture, lighting and scale are key design elements for a successful interior, ensuring that function and beauty go hand in hand.



  • Interior Design Concepts
  • Floor layouts and Elevations
  • Lighting Plans
  • Colour Schemes
  • Finish Schedules i.e. material specification
  • Furniture Selection
  • Soft Furnishing Details i.e. upholstery, window treatments
  • Coordination with builders/contractors and tradesmen



HGTV “This Small Space” on two appearances.
The Dini Petty Show


Countertop Convos - Ontario Cottage Design & Rosedale Townhouse Renovation | Olympic Kitchens


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Christine Hains is an award-winning Toronto interior designer with years of experience working with builders and architects from the ground up. 

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