Christine Craik is a Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers, the International Interior Design Association and the Interior Designers of Canada, and is certified by the National Council of Interior Design Qualifications. She holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Applied Design with a Major in Interior Design, a Diploma in Interior Design, a Certificate in Foundations in Applied Design and several years of education in Structural Drafting and Physical and Cultural Geography, from both Kwantlen University College and the University of Victoria, in British Columbia, Canada. Christine is a Board Certified Healthcare Interior Designer from the American Academy of Healthcare Interior Designers. She has also travelled extensively, and this has broadened her experiences and design inspirations.
Christine started her career in multi-family, designing residential towers, master-planned communities and sales and marketing centers for which she has won several awards. Overseas travel is a passion, including design conferences and trade missions representing national design associations, in Asia and Europe. Christine also specializes in high-tech commercial, hospitality, fitness and recreation, along with senior living design.
Violet Craik is our talented Design Director, with a specialty in high-end, luxury residential interior design, yacht design and luxury seniors environments. She has also completed many multi-family, condo and townhome developments, as well as a number of commercial buildings and tenant improvements. Violet has been in the industry for over forty years, and her diverse and unique talents, travel and life experiences lend a special edge to all of Avenir's work. Violet's work is valuable for both her artistic sensibilities, and her ability to draw inspiration form her clients' life experiences to create warm and inviting interiors. Violet grew up in Jasper, Alberta, the daughter of a hotel owner and operator, so she brings a valuable and innate understanding of the hospitality industry to the team.
Each space is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business reach its full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to you--your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges.
We are a diverse group of professionals offering a full spectrum of services. Within the Avenir parent company, we do everything from land acquisition, design, construction, development to operations and property management. We offer a range of Interior Design and construction services, all designed to help your company reach its potential. We are owners ourselves, so we have a unique and valuable understanding and respect of budgets and project lifespan. We're problem solvers. Whether you're looking for a small tweak or complete overhaul, we have you covered. We specialize in seniors, hospitality, retail, commercial and food service interiors and branding strategy.