Tomas Pearce Interior Design Consulting Inc. is based in downtown Toronto, Canada. Led by Principal Partners Melandro Quilatan and Tania Richardson, the team at TOMAS PEARCE is a collaboration of talented, energetic and experienced company of Interior Designers, Project Managers, Project Coordinators, Architectural Technologists, Stylists and Procurement Agents.
The firm offers a complete range of commercial and residential interior design services, space planning, project management and interior styling to a multi-national client base. The firms list of luxury residences is expansive and includes homes in many of Toronto’s desired communities and upscale condominium developments. The firm also undertakes bespoke private vacation homes, winter chalets, summer homes and exclusive ranches. Commercially, TOMAS PEARCE has been commissioned by Toronto’s industry leading developers and builders to design their high-end sales offices, model suites, common amenities and corporate executive headquarters. Their conglomerate list of private clients encompasses projects worldwide.
The TOMAS PEARCE style is international, motivated by a love of good design, both modern and traditional. Opulence; simplicity; calm elegance; timeless aesthetics are integral to the vocabulary of their creations. Whether it’s high formal tradition, classic contemporary or clean modern aesthetic, central to the TOMAS PEARCE design directive is the belief to marry their strong design philosophies with that of their client’s own style wishes. Each time, polished elegance is the TOMAS PEARCE signature.
A graduate of Ryerson University, Melandro attained his Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interior Design and has since acquired over 25 years of industry experience. His passion for creative space planning and attention to interior architectural detail has garnered industry awards of excellence from The National Home Builders Association, Caesarstone US, Trevira CS Canada, Sub-Zero Wolf and the Canadian National Spa Association. As Creative Director, Melandro has led his teams through highly successful international projects in the residential and commercial disciplines. His chosen specialties include exclusive residences, luxury model suites, condominium sales offices and common amenities.
Continuing an active role in the industry’s educational programs, Melandro has lectured and appeared as guest speaker for Ryerson University and Sheridan College. He has been invited to appear on judging panels for their graduating year presentation curriculum. He maintains this focus throughout his many creative endeavors including photography, writing and global travel. Melandro has written articles for Luxury Living Magazine, Canadian Kitchen and Bath publications as well as The Condo Business Magazine.
His constant thirst for the new, the unique and (at times) the unusual, bring result in creative solutions for the firm’s clients and projects. Melandro Quilatan and Tania Richardson as co-founders of Tomas Pearce, have assembled a diverse team who are formidable, organized and motivated. Together they have secured their place in the design industry as one of the leaders and have quickly become global inspiration.
Tania attained her diploma in Interior Design from Sheridan College Institute of Advanced Learning and Technologies. She has since practiced a flourishing career designing grand estate homes, elite ranches and chalets, private villas, special exhibits and custom furnishings, garnering numerous awards.
During the inception of Tomas Pearce, Tania was also a celebrated Instructor at Sheridan College in the Interior Design and Decorating programs. Tania possesses extensive knowledge of colour, fabrics and materials. Her innate passion for design, fashion, art, architecture and history forms the foundation in which she draws upon when creating opulent material palettes for her discerning clientele.
As CEO of Tomas Pearce, Tania instills in her team, a clear path of shared objectives and focused goals. Nurturing a positive corporate culture is one of her strongest mandates in cultivating a team of successful and creative players. Essential in the Tomas Pearce vocabulary is maintaining a healthy work/life balance. To enforce this, Tania recurrently organizes lunch hour meditation sessions, team yoga classes, staff outings and various other in studio team building activities.
Giving back to the community is very important to Tania. She has over 20 years of volunteer experience contributing her time to further various design associations and to support local neighborhood causes. Tania has lectured at many of the Interior Design colleges and universities province wide. She sat on ARIDO committees and has mentored numerous Interior Design students. Most recently she held a 4 year Board of Management term and was co-chair of the Streetscape committee for the Parkdale BIA.
With Tania’s passion and insatiable curiosity, her ability to challenge the status quo allows her to grow and develop a business model exclusive to Tomas Pearce. Coupled with Melandro’s thirst for unique and creative design solutions, it is EASY to coin the dynamic duo as Directors of Possibilities.