Guided by DCA Design’s philosophy, the design studio of professional interior designers collaborate with each other to ensure that design promotes a healthy, sustainable life, which functions effectively for their clientele. By working together, DCA Design believes that good design should improve the human experience of the built space.
DCA Design’s academically trained designers are attentive to their clients’ needs, and work closely with architects, contractors, and trades people to ensure the successful completion of each project.
Committed to creating beautiful interiors that enhance life through design, the design team looks forward to helping you with your specific needs. To meet our designers, click on the below.
President, Principal Designer ASID, ARIDO, IDC
Dee Chenier is the founding principal designer behind DCA Design Inc. Since 1975, Dee has developed a design firm that has been recognized internationally by her clients, the design community, and the media for creating beautiful and purposeful interiors. Dee’s accomplished career, and her many collaborations with respected architects and designers, resonates throughout her firm’s residential and commercial design portfolio.
Working closely with her design team, Dee imparts each project with a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and experience. Dee’s creative vision is continuously relevant, and is inspired by her passion for art, architecture, classical history, and travel. Fostering growth within her design studio, Beatrix Bránya and Matthew Newton will be the future lead designers of the firm, enabling them to take the company forward.
Dee is a graduate of OCADU, and a former lecturer of interior design at Ryerson University. Giving back to her community, Dee served on the advisory board of Ryerson University, the International Academy, and The Zoological Society of Metropolitan Toronto. Dee is a member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO), Interior Designers of Canada (IDC), and is a registered interior designer.
To arrange a meeting with Dee Chenier, please contact DCA Design.
Since joining DCA Design, Beatrix Bránya has added a European sensibility to the design studio’s philosophy; which ensures that design promotes a functional, healthy, and sustainable way of life. Her European upbringing and exposure to the continent’s diverse cultures and lifestyles have influenced her creative vision, and informed her design approach.
As an integral member of DCA Design, Beatrix oversees the daily function of the design studio collaborative, lending creative and operational guidance to her colleagues when needed. Passionate about her work, Beatrix enjoys reimagining poorly designed space, resolving unexpected challenges, and participating in the design, construction, and finishing process.
Beatrix teaches a design studio at OCADU which brings great benefit to her work at DCA Design by incorporating a more analytical and conceptual approach to each project. Beatrix enjoys following contemporary architecture and product design, as well as the many disciplines of art. All of which keeps her perspective fresh.
To arrange a meeting with Beatrix Branya, please contact DCA Design.
The newest member of the design studio collaborative, Matthew Newton joined DCA Design after completing his bachelor of interior design from Ryerson University. Passionate about interior design and decoration, Matthew supports his colleagues by researching and developing creative design solutions that reflect, support and strengthen the client’s specific needs.
His commitment to finding the best technical solutions, as well as his dedication, enthusiasm, and organizational skills, make him an ideal member of the DCA Design studio. Matthew’s creative vision is inspired by his love of music, art history, and antiquities. Matthew is also a graduate of Laurier University in music composition, and is a concert pianist.
To arrange a meeting with Matthew Newton, please contact DCA Design.