jodi mckeown foster
Principal Interior Designer
IDIBC IDC NKBA CAPS NCIDQ
Bachelor of Interior Design, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON
Jodi’s work is best described as approachable, strategic, concise and dedicated. With nearly 30 years of professional experience, Jodi has designed commercial interior spaces varying in size from 500 to 200,000 square feet as well as a wide range of custom residential homes. Ms. McKeown Foster has worked within the Interior Design divisions of respected commercial architectural firms in St. John’s, Toronto and Vancouver, as well as within the rigorous corporate structures of New York City. Jodi became a sole proprietor in 2007 and in 2009 moved to Victoria, BC with her family, creating the company jodi foster design + planning.
As a Certified Age In Place Specialist, Jodi combines her experience in commercial interiors and current work in residential design to consciously create “lifetime” spaces that are relevant to today’s demographic.
what we do
Functionality is the core value of what we do as Registered Interior Designers. We are dedicated to professionally creating spaces that are beautiful, timeless and highly personal.
As a full service boutique interior design firm with a focus on the built environment, we offer complete CAD documentation and coordination with all required consultants, including architectural, structural and mechanical engineering, surveyors, landscape designers as well as lighting + audio visual experts. The following is an overall outline of design services, organized by phase:
concept + schematic design
client meetings to review goals, requirements + programming
review design concept and images
site review and/or site measurements of existing conditions
preliminary space planning
Assessing your current residence (or planning for new construction) to address the modification or adaptation of your home as you mature, to increase access and maneuverability. The goal here is to create a “lifetime home”, designing an aesthetically-enriching and barrier-free living space.
finalized space planning
custom millwork design
colour + materials selection
lighting plans + ceiling concepts
fixtures, equipment + hardware selection
door + window schedules
preliminary drawing package + design details
Development and finalization of the construction drawing package for pricing, permit application or builder use, including: floor plans, finish plans, furniture plans, reflected ceiling plans, mechanical electrical plans, elevations + construction details.
Specifications for: finishes; furniture, fixtures + equipment; hardware, doors + windows.
Facilitation of the construction process, including:
coordinating construction and trade queries; clarifications and/or changes;
site visits + meetings; site review and follow up to ensure compliance with design intent;
final site review; deficiency list and follow up to ensure desired outcome.
After the dust settles, everything you need to move in and help make your house a home, including: selections of furniture, art and accessories, linens and housewares; coordination with suppliers and assistance with purchasing; supervision of furniture, art and accessories installations.
Wines of British Columbia Best of BC Awards - Winner of Best of BC Winery Accommodation: Vancouver Island
Victoria Residential Builders Association CARE Awards - Silver Award - Best Interior: Commercial
Victoria Residential Builders Association CARE Awards - Gold Award - Best Interior: Residential, 3500-5000sq ft.
Victoria Residential Builders Association CARE Awards - Gold Award - Best Interior - Residential 1600-2499sq ft;
Victoria Residential Builders Association CARE Awards - Gold Award - Best Renovation or Restoration Under $275,000.
Best of Houzz