Meet Our Team

Jean Bisnaire

Niche Decor owner and accomplished Designer, Jean Bisnaire creates timeless spaces that provide innovative and affordable solutions to various client needs. Being in the industry for over 25 years now his portfolio shows a great range of residential to commercial projects. Whether you are looking to build a home from the blueprint stage or taking your existing space from out-dated to outstanding, Jean is the designer you want to connect with to get the job done right the first time.

His easy going and genuine personality compliments his sincere approach to creating distinct and personal solutions that suit you and your lifestyle.

“Even though I’ve been in the industry for over 25 years, I still marvel and get inspired by the designs I see every day that most people take for granted.”

Shima Yazdan

Our VP of Operations, Shima Yazdan has been working alongside Jean for over 10 years now. She travels as a buyer to domestic and international trade shows acquiring an extensive mental inventory of product she can source within minutes.

Her passion and expertise for the industry is quickly noticeable upon meeting her as she strives to meet the needs of her design clients who are as passionate about their space as she is.

“We create spaces that suit our clients and their lifestyle – it’s important for us that people love where they live.”

Jordana Eisen

Niche Decor’s Showroom Manager and Design Consultant, Jordana Eisen has a penchant for good service and a flair for great design! Always on the lookout for innovative ideas she keeps our showroom looking current, and our vignettes, inspiring.

Her passion is fuelled by her enthusiastic personality and a commitment to stay current with the latest design trends. A love of travel has exposed her to a wide variety of design styles giving her fresh perspective and influencing her décor decisions strongly. Her strengths lie in understanding the client’s vision and needs for each individual project. She brings these concepts to life with creativity, organization, attention to detail and a commitment to client communication.

“Stick to the things you really love. An honest room is always up-to-date.”– Billy Baldwin

Barb Read

A long standing member of the Niche family, as our visual merchandiser and in-house decor consultant, Barb Read really enjoys creating showroom room settings, right from picking carpeting, furniture, artwork, and accessories and designing spaces.  She strongly believes that one’s environment is incredibly important and impacts one’s quality of life.  Barb feels that as interior designers and decorators it’s our job to visualize a space to its full potential and create an environment that is both uplifting and personal.

“I find this industry very exciting! Things are always changing and evolving. Attending trade shows is particularly thrilling, as I get to see upcoming trends and shop without it costing me a dime!”

Peter Holung

Niche Decor Logistics Coordinator, Peter Holung has provided top-level customer service to companies such as Enbridge Gas, National Research Corporation, and now Niche Decor.

His calm demeanour and kind personality makes him the perfect addition to our team as he looks after the everyday warehouse needs, and ensures customer satisfaction by providing on-call product assembly, repairs, and display assistance.

“People don’t care about how much you know until they know how much you care.”

Elisse Ostrovsky

With an education in art fundamentals and a degree in interior design, Designer Elisse Ostrovsky brings a wealth of knowledge to the Niche Decor team. Her style is derived from her experiences- she has been involved with the design of custom homes, commercial projects and set design. Elisse enjoys working one on one with clients and loves when that moment of trust is reached and everything comes together.

“When I design I consider a space in its larger context and I focus on the marriage of form, function, and personal feeling, the outcome is not just a beautiful space, it imposes a quality of living.”

Madyson Johnson

Designer, Madyson Johnson brings fresh perspectives and innovative ideas to her projects. A love for art and a passion for creativity is what inspired Madyson to pursue an education in interior design.

She enjoys the hands on approach here at Niche, and relishes in the joy client’s find in their newly transformed spaces. Her enthusiasm and passion for design translate into her well thought out detailed plans and drawings.

“The key to great design is capturing the spirit of the client and the essence of the space.”