The Principal of Southam Design Inc, Penny Southam, ARIDO, IDC, is an award winning, registered interior designer with over 25 years experience in the industry. The Ottawa based Interior Design Firm has earned a well-deserved reputation in corporate design, hospitality design, premium healthcare design including retirement homes, vet and dental clinics, spa design and high end residential design.
Penny Southam and her team have been creating award winning, interior and architectural spaces for clients coast to coast since 1992, with a client list that extends from Vancouver, British Columbia to New York City.
Residentially, Southam Design’s scope includes the architectural design of custom homes under 6000 square feet; lighting design; high end custom condo design, renovations and additions and all things interior. Penny has won over 35 Residential and Architecture Design Awards.
Southam Design is known for a high level of detail, their ability to think outside of the box – creating unique spaces tailored to each client’s requirements, aesthetic and budget.
“My Clients inspire me. To see the excitement in their eyes from concept development right through to the celebratory champagne toast in their new space – my work is not work – It’s play. I am thankful that I get to do this every day!” Penny Southam
SOUTHAM DESIGN SHOWROOM
Review design drawings, and select finishes during one convenient client meeting.
SOUTHAM DESIGN OFFICE
At Southam Design, we are known for a high level of detail in our execution of our ideas, our drawing and specification packages
Southam Design has won over 35 design and architecture awards since 1997. In 2008, we broke the record for most awards won in the 25 year history of the GOHBA Awards. Penny Southam won the Forty Under 40 award and her TV show, All for Nothing was nominated for a Gemini Award.
Who We Are
“Our interiors express, with sensitivity and strength, that modernity is best glimpsed through dramatic understatement”
“Our interiors express, with sensitivity and strength, that modernity is best glimpsed through dramatic understatement – A fusion of modern lines and classic elements.” Penny Southam
At our firm, fabulous design is a passion. We create inner space that is functional while expressing the unique personality of an individual or corporation. The architecture of our interiors focus on sculptural quality as opposed to cosmetic decoration… A brilliant fusion of modern lines and classic elements…a unique space
We are very passionate about creating beautiful and functional spaces that unlock the senses in all facets of our lives including residential design and architecture, vet and dental clinics, corporate design, and boutique retirement home design. Every space deserves to be beautiful.