Meet our Team
We are a team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about design, and committed to continually learning to be responsible stewards of the environment and advocates for health & wellness and social responsibility .
Beyond our immediate team members, we have an extended team of trusted partners that we collaborate with, including architectural designers, engineers, landscape designers, contractors and suppliers. It is our goal to bring you a broad range of expertise and a holistic approach for all of your design needs.
Jen Nickel ARIDO, NCIDQ, Well AP
Owner & Principal Interior Designer
It was a love of puzzles and an innate desire to create that led Jen to the design field. After graduating at the top of her class at Fanshawe College’s Interior Design program in 2004, she acquired a wide range of experience in both residential and commercial design, including 9 years at an established architecture and engineering firm. In 2014, she completed the NCIDQ exams (National Council for Interior Design Qualifications) and has become an accredited professional interior designer as a member of ARIDO (Association for Registered Interior Designers of Ontario). Jen started Invision Design Solutions in 2016, and continues to pursue a desire to build a company focused on creating functional and inspiring spaces, prioritizing wellness and sustainability, and giving back to the community.
Charlene Leonard Dipl.ID
Charlene graduated with honours from Georgian College School of Design and Visual Arts with an advanced diploma in Interior Design, and also holds a diploma for Graphic Design & Art Fundamentals. She offers a combination of creative capabilities, technical skills, and a variety of design experience, including technical drafting and kitchen & bath design. With her experience as a licensed real estate agent, Charlene also brings a valuable perspective on market trends and property value. When she's not working, you'll find Charlene chasing after her adorable daughter. She also enjoys golfing, spending time outdoors, and hanging out with family and friends.
Trish Schroeder Dipl.ID, NCIDQ
Trish began working in the design industry in 2005 after graduating from the Interior Design program at Fanshawe college. Her career quickly grew as she began working for different design firms across Canada, becoming involved in various sized projects within the commercial and residential industries. In 2009, she added to her credentials by completing her NCIDQ exam.
In 2012, her interest in design and building led her to the BC mountains where she began building a tiny home and furthering her understanding of construction. Over her many years in the design industry, Trish values the importance of creating naturally harmonious spaces and it is her intention to continue to create and incorporate regenerative design concepts into her work and personal surroundings.
Michelle Smit Dipl.ID Student
Client Communications & Junior Designer
Michelle Smit is a passionate and driven student currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree in Interior Design at Yorkville University. With an innate flair for aesthetics and a keen eye for detail, Michelle is dedicated to transforming spaces into functional, beautiful, and inspiring environments. Michelle's dedication to the world of interior design is evident in her relentless pursuit of knowledge through her studies, equipping her with the knowledge and technical skills to create harmonious and inviting interiors that cater to the needs and desires of clients. When not working or studying, you can find Michelle staying active and spending quality time with her husband and her cat.
Abbey Compania Dipl.ID
Abbey is a free-lance designer that works with the INVISION team. Having graduated from Yorkville University Academy of Design, she has acquired a wealth of experience working as a free-lance designer for multiple design firms across the GTA. When she's not designing, you can find Abbey spending time with your young family and enjoying her new home town in Niagara.