Alicia Ruach

Holistic Designer

Alicia brings a charismatic, genuine and personable approach to designing holistic spaces for her clients.

Alicia spent 8 years in the Sports & Entertainment business where she project managed and lead her team to execute the largest special events the City of Toronto has ever witnessed, such as, the NHL Winter Classic, NBA All-Star, MLS Cup Championships, Grey Cup, Pan Am Games and more. Her background has carried over many invaluable skills such as time management, high attention to detail, project planning & execution, financial management and the ability to problem solve in any given situation. 

Alicia can recall endless memories spent renovating and designing her childhood home alongside her parents, which has given her a keen eye for design. As an avid traveler she has absorbed cultures, design and art from all over the globe which allows her to draw from a wide base of décor inspiration to be implemented into any design. Her passion for design has never faded which has lead her to obtaining an Interior Design Diploma from The Interior Design Institute and Holistic Interior Design Ad. Diploma from The Holistic Design Institute in the UK. Alicia is an accredited member of the Decorators & Designers Association of Canada (DDA Canada), Practitioner Member of HDI and Certified Green Accredited Professional (Green AP) of the Sustainable Furnishings Council.

Alicia, CEO + Holistic Designer, founded the company in 2019 and with her design knowledge and expertise has grown the company to the successful design boutique it is today. We have been featured in several regional and national publications and blogs such as House & Home Magazine, Style at Home Magazine, Chatelaine, Under The Canopy, Arren Williams Blog and Rainsford Company to name a few. Alicia has also appeared as a Design Expert on The Marilyn Dennis TV Show, as well as, multiple web-based Design Speaker Series. 
In 2021, Alicia was the recipient of the ‘Black Designers of Canada Award of Excellence’, which honours Black excellence and design contributions in Canada demonstrated through her inspired work.
As a successful professional and former championship athlete, Alicia understands the importance of having a space to retreat to, for enjoyment and relaxing while unwinding from the stresses and pressures of everyday life. Alicia recognizes the connection between an individuals home environment and the positive impact it has on their physical health and mental wellness. When designing and decorating spaces, Alicia implements key components of health & wellness into her designs drawn from her education in Health Science, Bachelors Degree at York University and Holistic Interior Design, Ad. Diploma. 

Alicia launched her holistic interior design boutique in a quest to curate inspirational and supportive interiors for her clients to live a more fulfilled lifestyle. Striving always to exceed client’s expectations, her company operates with integrity and accountability.


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