IA Welcomes Joanna Breda as Design Director, Toronto & Hospitality

IA Interior Architects is delighted to announce the addition of Joanna Breda, ARIDO, to our Toronto Studio as Design Director, with a dedicated focus on enhancing the firm’s Hospitality Studio initiatives in a boutique approach.

Joanna brings a wealth of leadership expertise, backed by 17 years of global experience in a range of design sectors, specializing in luxury hospitality interiors and wellness design. In her previous roles, she managed large and diverse teams, ensuring a high level of design quality, client service, and implementing successful operational strategies.

"To collaborate with such a vast team of talented IA designers and innovators is exciting. IA is a community that is passionate about human connection and wellness, and I look forward to curating authentic guest and user experiences with these brand pillars at the forefront," says Joanna.

With an impressive portfolio, Joanna has left her mark on notable projects of significant brands such as The Ritz-Carlton and Spa myBlend in Toronto, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, Tribute Portfolio, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Estee Lauder Companies including M·A·C, among many others. She partners with her clients, understands their needs, and transforms their vision into intelligent design – innovative, beautiful, and unique to each of their brands.

Joanna's commitment to detail is underscored by her impressive qualifications, including an NCIDQ certification, and is a LEED-accredited professional in commercial interiors. A graduate of Ryerson University's School of Interior Design, Joanna actively participates in professional mentorship programs and has significantly contributed to the industry. Beyond her credentials, she shares her expertise as a presenter at industry seminars and provides valuable insights through professional critiques during portfolio reviews.