We create homes that make people feel good.



More than a flawlessly finished space, home is how you feel.

For us, daily life moments – both the polished and the chaotic – deserve equal contemplation. We design for the personal rituals that stem from those moments. Intimate, fluid spaces to unwind and curl up within. Indulge whims, throw roaring parties and create joys in a home you’re proud to show off, and after, keep all to yourself. Room to grow, and to let loose. Natural placement, where everything you want is right there when you reach. Texture, colours and beautiful things that thrill, just because. Conscious, empathetic details that work for you.

So, it’s not really about us. This is your story. We’re here to take bold steps with you, to uncover what sets you apart and discover a new style for living it. When you’re ready, we are.



Interiors designed by Motto are creative, confident, and beautiful. We balance beauty and practicality to create homes and spaces that people love.


We do this well because

We listen and get to know your needs

We carefully balance how a room looks and feels

We are creative and professional

And … we have really great taste



Satisfaction by design

Refined by decades of experience, Satisfaction by Design is Motto’s system for managing not just your project, but our working relationship with you. With transparency, clear milestones, accountability and candor, our process is designed to earn the trust and confidence it takes to do truly great work.

Nobody can live in a drawing, no matter how beautiful it is. So, engaging Motto means engaging a team in which everyone is committed to bringing the same vision to life. Personally guided by Lindsay from concept all the way to our famous ‘reveal’, this is how we can ensure that your space will be a source of pride for years to come.




Our clients appreciate beautiful, contemporary and practical design; we create homes for them that reflect this.

We offer the following interior design services:

  • New-construction (start to finish)

  • Interior renovations & additions

  • Space planning & the production of interior drawings for construction

  • Preparing specification documents for fixtures & finishes

  • Room by room styling & decor

  • Personal home shopping

  • Custom furniture & millwork design

  • Lighting design & reflected ceiling plans

  • Special events styling

  • Design consultations

  • Colour specifications

  • Window treatments

  • Collaboration with architects & developers



Lindsay Steele | Creative Director

Director, Lindsay Steele heads up the small team of Designers at Motto. We are down-to-earth and passionate and we love what we do.

From our base in Nanoose Bay, on Vancouver Island, we design projects locally and throughout the Sea to Sky Corridor of British Columbia.