Dee Dee Taylor Eustace is an architect and interior designer who lives in Toronto with her daughter Rachael, son Jake and two dogs. Hannah graduated with honours from University of Toronto Architect School. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Architecture Institute of Canada.
In 1992, Dee Dee established her own practice, Taylor Hannah Architect Inc., specializing in high-end residential architecture and interior design. Over the years Dee Dee has worked on over 100 residential and commercial projects on Canada’s premier addresses. The clientele ranges from yachts and planes to metropolitan estates and luxury condos. She is also a partner in Montclair Construction, as well as Ellis Fine Cabinetry, which specializes in high-end millwork.
In the past, Dee Dee has been nominated for both the Top 40 Under 40, and the Top 100 Business Women of Canada. She has been chosen to participate in the Toronto Designer’s Showcase, Gardiner Museum’s Designer’s Twelve Days of Christmas, a University of Toronto Lecture series and other various speaking engagements. In 2009, Dee Dee's signature timeless work was seen by upwards of 68,000 spectators at the featured exhibit in the Interior Design Show in February and the Junior League of Toronto Showhouse.
Dee Dee hosted HGTV’s Love By Design, a home makeover series that aired both in Canada and the U.S.A., and was one of the four hosts for the Canadian HGTV Designer’s Christmas Special. She has appeared on numerous television and radio shows, including three visits to The Oprah Winfrey Show. Her writing credits include a weekly design advice column for The Globe and Mail and “Constructive Criticism,” an architectural critique in the National Post.
Dee Dee is involved in a variety of philanthropic initiatives and has chaired numerous events, included the "Gala in the Garden" for Toronto Botanical Gardens and hosting "Luncheon on Kilbarry" for Sheena's Place. She is currently a member of the committee for the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.