Marilyn Woods has over 25 years of experience in the custom drapery business.  She is an expert in all forms of window coverings and has a passion for learning and adapting to this ever-changing industry.  Her role as owner of Q. Design allows her to oversee each project from the time of measuring until its completion.  Marilyn is available for quoting, measuring, consultation and production inquiries Monday through Friday.


Lindsay Woods has been an owner at Q. Design since 2002.  Her current role is in the administration of orders, invoicing and scheduling.  She has worked in all areas of measuring, production and installation and can speak knowledgeably about each area.  She can quote, consult and advise on orders but tries to spend time at home with her 2 young children when possible.  You can reach her Monday through Thursday in the office.


Crystal Samchek started with Q. Design in 2002 as a finisher in the workroom.  Over the course of her time in this role she managed the assembly, production and finishing of each item and was also in charge of quality control.  Crystal has completed her Interior Decorating certificate at Humber College and she is now Q. Design’s showroom manager and consultant. She can be reached for quoting and consulting Monday through Friday and evenings and weekends by appointment.

laura smallerLaura completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree and Interior Design Diploma before working at Q. Design. Laura works as an assistant to Lindsay and a consultant to designers. Laura is capable of quoting, ordering memo samples and manages Q’s social media platforms. Laura can be reached Monday through Friday.

Our workroom staff is comprised of 6 talented artisans.  Carmel and Nada  are full time sewers.  Wieslawa is our full time cutter and pattern maker.  Adrienne is our finisher and assembler and has been doing this since her early teens.  Shraddha looks after shipping and recieving and assisting in all aspects of production.  Carmel, Nada and Wieslawa have been with us for over 10 years providing valuable insight into the ongoing improvement of our processes.   We encourage you to come for a tour anytime to see our team at work.