The Team

About Our Team

Barlow Reid design is a Toronto-based residential design studio founded by principal designer Jennifer Reid in 2005. As a full-service firm, we take pride in the eclectic projects in our unique portfolio. We have garnered a reputation for creating beautifully balanced spaces for our clients, blending both style and function while adding a sense of individuality and whimsy to our designs.

We take the time to tap into the essence of who are clients are and what they need. Our seamless design process gives you a sense of peace knowing that you don’t have to worry about the little details – Barlow Reid’s got them covered. Total project management from start to finish is our goal so that you can focus on what really matters most – living your biggest life.

Barlow Reid Design’s reputation for a fresh take on classic design has led us to be showcased in numerous publications such as Style at Home, House and Home, Canadian Living and Home Makers magazines. Jennifer Reid, the company’s founder, and principal designer is a monthly regular on Cityline with Tracey Moore, sharing tips, insights, and the latest trends in design.

Whether a complete renovation of your home, a kitchen remodel, or a fresh update to a well-loved room, Barlow Reid Design offers the expertise, structure, and detail to bring your dream to life. Floor plans, custom millwork, furniture design, interior styling, material selection and total project management – we take care of everything from concept to completion.

JENNIFER REID

PRINCIPAL DESIGNER

Interior design is not Jennifer’s first career but it is her passion. Having worked as a reporter and anchor for many years, Jennifer understands the importance of story-telling and knows that your home should tell your story.

Since opening the doors to Barlow Reid Design in 2005, Jennifer’s been creating modern yet approachable spaces that allow her clients to experience livable luxury. As a mother of 4 and wife to her contractor hubby Chad, she knows first-hand the importance of having a functional and efficient home. Together they’ve renovated and designed numerous houses, learning from each project, she now brings that invaluable experience to you. That’s why she’s inspired to create spaces that work for each of her clients by digging deep into their passions, values and what drives them. From there she designs a plan to transform their house into a home.

Family is Jennifer’s greatest value and it’s something she brings into each project she touches. She is privileged to do what she does everyday and is grateful for her clients trusting her with their biggest asset.

Design Team

THE TEAM

THE TEAM

TALENT AND EXPERTISE

Barlow Reid Design has proven over the years and for years to come, they are the design players you want on your team.

AMANDA PAYNE

AMANDA PAYNE

SENIOR DESIGNER

Amanda has always been lit up by anything style and related. After finishing her degree in Health Sciences at Western University, she realized she was happiest when being creative. Ultimately, she made the decision to return to school and follow her true passion for Interior Design. Amanda began working with Barlow Reid Design right out of school and has been a part of the team ever since.

ERICA KEAVENEY

ERICA KEAVENEY

AUTO CAD SPECIALIST

Erica’s incredible passion for Interior Design from an early age, has made a highly desired member of our team. Erica provides an invaluable contribution to the technical aspects of your design, being a professional AutoCAD Specialist. After Erica completed a “Green Space Living” course in high school, she knew she wanted to pursue a career in space arrangement, which led her to the field of Interior Design. Erica has an advanced Diploma in Interior Design Technology and a Bachelor of Interior Design. Providing a special talent in technical design, Barlow Reid maintains to be one of the best full service Interior Design firms in the Toronto area, and servicing clients from around the world.

KATE DENNISON

KATE DENNISON

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Originally from Sydney, Australia, Kate worked as an Executive Assistant at Henry Davis York, a leading Australian law firm for 15 years. In 2017, Kate moved to Canada with her family and has embraced all of what being a Canadian is meant to be (except for maybe the hockey… yet!). It was following her passion for travel and some life-changing experiences, Kate decided to have her family settle in Toronto. Kate thrives in an environment that puts high expectations on her strong Project Management skills and managing busy schedules. At Barlow Reid, that has been an invaluable addition to the team and we are please to have Kate as part of our growing team.

“Jennifer and her team were a delight to work with. With tight deadlines, Jennifer exceeded our expectations. She was able to work with old and new pieces of furniture and made it all work beautifully.”
– Caroline S. –

“We have had the pleasure of working with Jennifer and her team for over five years and have nothing but great experiences with them. It is truly inspiring to work with a designer who is on top of her game, has a unique design vision, and sincerely values her clients and their needs.”
– Trisha M. –

“Jennifer worked with me to redo a number of rooms in my home. Her creativity, problem-solving skills and extraordinary taste are second to none. She helped me create beautiful rooms that make me happy each time I walk into them!”
– Lisa P. –

“Barlow Reid transformed my main floor into a bright, modern and fun space. I feel like I have a brand new kitchen but all we did was paint the cabinets and added new counter and backsplash. Jennifer made it so easy by sourcing everything and giving me great choices, from furniture to lighting to art. She has such amazing taste, with everything grounded in the carpet selection. When furniture arrived, her team was available to receive it and put it in place, making everything was so easy for me. I am truly enjoying my beautiful new space! Thank you”
– Michelle W. –

“What a fabulous experience it was working with Barlow-Reid on designing and decorating our house from top to bottom. I hesitated at the start of our renovation to hire a designer and thought we could just do it on our own. One trip to the tile store where I was completely overwhelmed by the magnitude of choices and how to ensure what I picked would flow with the rest of the space and I realized I was in over my head. Hiring Barlow-Reid was the smartest decision we made during our renovation! Jennifer listened to my ideas and was able to quickly develop them into something beyond my dreams.
Thank you Jennifer and Barlow-Reid!”
– Leigh C. –

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