An expert in the world of colour and design.
Designer, spokesperson, author and television personality, Jane Lockhart is one of Canadaʼs best-known experts in the world of design and colour. Jane has been practicing interior design in Toronto since 1997 as principal designer of her firm Jane Lockhart Interior Design. After six successful seasons as creative director and host of W Networkʼs top ranked Colour Confidential, currently in reruns and airing on HGTV U.S., Jane continues to grow her sense of design and colour through a number of exciting new projects.
Designed by Jane for the design and architectural trades, the Jane Lockhart Platinum Series, a Canadian-built, eco-conscious luxury furniture collection was launched in early 2011 at the Interior Design Show. Jane’s latest Canadian-built collection, Jane by Jane Lockhart built by Statum Designs launched in spring 2012 with new collections added in 2013 and 2014, is available at a growing number of major and independent retailers across Canada.
Jane’s design work is regularly featured in regional and national publications in Canada and United States including Canadian Living, Homes & Living B.C., Toronto Homes, Reno & Décor, Home Décor & Renovations and This Old House. You’ll also find Jane appearing on CTV’s Marilyn Denis Show, CityTV’s Cityline, CBC’s Steven & Chris Show, Global’s Morning Show and CHCH Morning Live. Jane is also a popular speaker at home shows year-round across the country.
As design Principal and owner of Jane Lockhart Interior Design, Jane's firm continues to design, brand and renovate spaces for retail, hospitality and residential clients across the GTA. With a team of seven designers, planners and managers, Lockhart oversees a boutique business, which caters to selective, and high profile clients with an eye for detail and excellence.
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Jane Explains Why She Became A Design Professional
- The National Kitchen and Bath Association Design Competition 2013 – Pinnacle Award and First place for Medium Kitchen and 3rd place for Best other Room (Laundry Room)
- The National Kitchen and Bath Association U.S. Competition
2013 – First place for People Choice for the Best Overall Kitchen and 3rd place for Best Medium Kitchen
- The National Kitchen and Bath Association Competition 2011 – First place for Best Large Kitchen Design.
- The National Kitchen and Bath Association Competition 2010 – First place for Best Large Kitchen Design and Pinnacle Award for the Best Overall Design in Canada. Jane placed third overall in the U.S. NKBA competition.
- Jane Lockhart Interior Design holds the prestigious 2011 Building Industry and Land Development Association award for Best Model Home of 2010 for their design and décor of Kylemore Communities development at Angus Glen in Markham, Ontario.
Jane also won the IIDEX Gold Award for Booth Design, Best in Show, Silver and Bronze Awards over numerous years. Most recently she was awarded the Canadian Society of Training and Development’s Gold Award for creating and writing “Colour Foundations”, a full day training session for designers, decorators and retailers.
Jane’s interior design work appears regularly in a variety of national and regional Canadian publications including:
- Canadian Living
- Style At Home
- National Post
- Reno & Décor
- Toronto Star
- and Homes & Living Magazine.
You’ll find Jane guest appearing on CityTV’s Breakfast Television and CBC’s Steven & Chris Show when she isn’t on set shooting the long running W series, Colour Confidential, also on HGTV (US). Previously Jane hosted HGTV’s One House, Two Looks and was a regular guest on CityTV’s CityLine with Marilyn Dennis.
Jane’s latest best-selling book, Room Recipes: Cooking Up Style With Colour demonstrates how anyone can create a personal style from the fabric of their lives. She also wrote Paint: A Great Impression which has sold more than 350,000 copies in Canada.
Jane travels coast to coast in Canada and the USA appearing as a keynote speaker at major home and design shows. She always finds time in her busy schedule to support her favorite charities including Sick Kids Hospital, Heart & Music, Hats On For Awareness and WWF-Canada.
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