Best of Houzz 2013

Posted by Gillian Gillies | 27 Jan, 2013 | 4 Comments on Best of Houzz 2013

What a lovely way to start the New Year – last week I received the great news in my inbox that I’d been awarded Best of Houzz! The press release looked like this.

GILLIAN GILLIES INTERIORS of TORONTO Receives Houzz’s 2013 ‘Best Of Houzz’ Award

Annual Survey and Analysis of 11 Million Monthly Users Reveals Top-Rated Canadian Professionals

Toronto, Canada — January 25, 2013 – Gillian Gillies Interiors of Toronto Ontario has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” 2013 by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. The boutique residential design firm was chosen by the more than 11 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

The Houzz “Best Of Houzz” award for 2013 is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. Customer Satisfaction award winners are based on homeowner members who rated their experience working with remodeling professionals in 12 categories ranging from architects, and interior designers to contractors and other residential remodeling professionals. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the community of 11 million monthly users, also known as “Houzzers,” who saved more than 124 million professional images of home interiors and exteriors to their personal ideabooks via the Houzz site, iPad/iPhone app and Android app.

“Houzz provides homeowners with an in-depth, 360-degree view of building, remodeling and design professionals through images of their work, reviews and an opportunity to interact with them directly in the Houzz community,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of community. “We’re delighted to recognize Gillian Gillies Interiors among our “Best Of” professionals for design as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals like Gillian Gillies Interiors, but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and evaluating their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.

About Gillian Gillies Interiors

Gillian Gillies Interiors is a busy referral-led residential design firm that creates innovative design solutions for its clients that are as unique as the homes they live in and the lives they lead. We listen carefully to make sure our clients key needs are understood, and we design every space to look great and function exceptionally. Our clients are an integral part of the design process, and that’s why we believe in clear, timely communication on everything from project status to costs.

About Houzz

Houzz ( is a leading online platform for home remodeling, providing inspiration, information, ‘advice and support for homeowners and home improvement professionals through its website and mobile applications. Houzz features the largest residential design database in the world, articles written by design experts, product recommendations, a vibrant community powered by social tools, and information on more than 1.5 million remodeling and design professionals worldwide who can help turn ideas into reality. @houzz_inc

Now I have to get my Houzz portfolio up to date. I have so many gorgeous new images to share……………!

Woo Hoo.


  • Sarah @ Redesigning Sarah January 27, 2013 at 3:50 pm

    That’s wonderful news Gillian – congrats!!

    • gilliangilliesinteriors January 27, 2013 at 3:56 pm

      Thanks Sarah – it was a lovely surprise!

  • Jennifer Smith January 27, 2013 at 9:23 pm

    Congratulations Gillian. Well deserved.

    • gilliangilliesinteriors January 28, 2013 at 8:31 am

      Thank you so much!


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