Our goal is to create a space that is both functional and exquisite — Spaces you can enjoy to the fullest.
Who We Are
A collaboration of like-minded people driven by a love of interior design and helping people, Meme Brooks Design aims to help people find their own personalities and passion for design. Our team is like a family and we treat all our clients like a part of our family too.
With a hands-on approach and extensive knowledge, Meme Brooks Design will make the interior design and renovating process easy and stress-free. Expressing your needs, likes and wants is our first priority, our extensive design/renovation process and professional expertise makes the job we do as easy, stress free and fun as possible.
Functional, beautiful design reminiscent of 1950s mid-century modern aesthetic and functionality, is at the core of Meme’s inspiration. With notes of Frank Lloyd Wrights’ architecture, Jonathan Alder’s pottery and eco-conscious pieces, Meme understands that bold colours mixed with warm textures from Nature create an unexpectedly comfortable yet elegant space.
At Meme Brooks Design, Our goal is to create a space that will help you feel your best and enjoy where you are to the fullest. Having a welcoming, peaceful and functional space is our vision of great design, loving where you are is an amazing bonus.
Most individuals find renovating, redesigning, or moving to be stressful. We’ve worked hard over our 10 years of business in Vancouver to simplify and perfect the design/build and home staging process. Having a clear overview of scope and budget before the project starts is reassuring, knowing our expert team is handling every detail of the transformation is comforting, Staying on schedule and budget is necessary and all this adds up to a process that works so you can relax and enjoy a time that should be inspiring, creative and fun!
The Meme Brooks Design Team has created a one-stop design shop for our clients:
- Boutique Commercial
- Interior Design
- Project Management
- Renovation Expertise
- Custom Furniture Curation
- Home Staging
Vancouver Interior Design
Meme Brooks Design is a collaboration of like minded people, driven by their love of design and people. Founded by Meme Brooks, her vision was to create a company that exceeds expectations every time.
Meme is able to express the clients’ personality and vision within their space, making it seem impossible that they lived any other way. Her team offers the combined knowledge of hands-on design experience, renovation expertise, close relationships with select vendors, and a passion for helping people fall in love with their living space.
Role: Owner & Lead Designer
Life Mantra: “Spread Joy!”
From: Southern Ontario
Purpose: To spread beauty, happiness and inspiration to everyone I meet. And to be a positive business owner creating a difference in the world.
Meme started off her career on the tools as a professional decorative painter and has been renovating spaces since 2002. Graduating from London’s Westervelt College in 2006 the west coast was calling, by 2007 her Jetta was packed and headed to Vancouver. Naturally Benjamin Moore design center was a perfect fit and this is where her knowledge of colour, texture and interior design blossomed. In 2010 Meme Brooks Design was born, over the last 12 years she has helped thousands of home and business owners hone in on their own style and transform their spaces to reflect their true self. In 2013 the opportunity to purchase a well established staging business fell into her lap, seeing the amazing potential to be in even more homes and help more people; it was an opportunity and challenge she couldn’t pass up. Since then MBD has flourished into a fresh, bright, fun business + clients focused community of professionals. Everyone who joins the team and works with MBD are dedicated and passionate about design and helping people achieve their renovation goals. Learning, growing and meaningful connections is at the heart of what we do at MBD.
Role: Lead Home Staging Team
Life Mantra: “Encouragement to make better”
From: Tropical Brazil
Purpose: Continue to provide exceptional service and customer satisfaction while at the same time supporting our company in its endeavors.
Larissa started off her career in the South American fashion industry. Her flair for combining colours, texture and style is obvious in her outfits and home styling ability. She’s owned and flipped homes in Vancouver and South America for decades which lead her to take the home staging course and pursue her passion for decorating homes. Her experience as showroom designer at Leons then working her way into the staging industry, she is a proud and dedicated leader at MBD.
Role: Design & Office Operations
Life Mantra: “Make people smile”
From: County Meath, Ireland
Purpose: To make everyone feel welcome and listened to. Striving to get every team project successfully across the line for our happy clients!
Hannah’s passion for detail and organization was honed at the National University of Ireland Galway, her popularity with peers was clear when she was voted “Head Girl” her final year! She’s a globe trotter and not afraid of a challenge working in New York, across Europe and USA in Events Management for big names like Google, LinkedIn & Facebook. It was clear the design and creative side of events was appealing so Interior Design Academy of Ireland was a great option to explore that passion. Her residing neighbourhood is now Vancouver’s stylish West End and her rockstar skills are leading the office at MBD.
Role: Interior Design Team
Life Mantra: “Shake it up”
From: Beautiful British Columbia
Purpose: To create functional spaces that incorporate the client’s personality and mix it with natural beauty and design elements from the past with the knowledge of current and future comforts!
Kristie has been honing her design skills from day one. She was born with the built-in passion for historic and mid-century modern design. Her knowledge of historical design is bar none and has brought her keen attention to detail to all aspects of interior design, including her diploma in residential interior design from BCIT and Associates NKBA certificate. Past years experience working for Concord Pacific, renovating her family’s heritage home on the North Shore and an iconic airstream has driven her enthusiasm to pursue a career in interior design and incorporate these experiences into her designs. Kristie is now MBD’s proud leader in NKBA design and everything west coast/mid century modern.
Role: Lead Service Team
Life Mantra: “Keep Calm & Create”
From: Australia & Manitoba
Purpose: To create a calming, creative environment everywhere I go.
Adam’s calm demeanour and love of service work has taken him across the world and back again, literally. Working in Australia as a carpenter inspired him to learn more about the ins and outs of design leading him to an associate certificate in building from BCIT, then perfecting his sketch up skills for the building industry. He has also led the family business of renovating and flipping homes and creating building plans for projects internationally. All those skills are now what makes Adam our service team lead, onsite renovations manager and sketch up extraordinaire.
Role: Interior Design Team
Life Mantra: “New perspectives”
Purpose: Nadia’s open mind and love for interior design has her thinking outside the box and how things can always be improved.
She has a keen eye for detail and makes communication to our team, clients, trades and vendors easy as pie. Her years of experience in Malaysia earning her Bachelor Degree in Arts in Interior Architecture, and Masters Degree in Building Energy Management in New York has opened her vision of interior design to new levels and is bringing that perspective to the Vancouver market. Nadia’s calm cool demeanor keeps challenges that come our way a breeze and her fresh eye for trends keep her designs light and playful.
Role: Home Staging Team
Life Mantra: “Get ‘er Done with style and class”
From: Calgary, Alberta
Purpose: Justina knows what it takes to complete a job efficiently, creatively and with passion.
Her enthusiasm to own a project and get er done comes from her entrepreneurial spirit and background. Running her own business in Calgary while studying towards her driven desire for interior design has given her the egraness to accelerate at both running her business and being apart of the MBD staging team. With a kitchen & bath diploma and interior decorating certificate Justina has earned the skills to style any space, with her business experience she makes communication with clients and the team easy peasy.
Role: Accounts & Administration
From: Manila, Philippines
Role: Service Team
Life Mantra: “Whatever it takes”
From: Beautiful British Columbia
Purpose: To heal humans.
No Stranger to Good Advice
Meme has been featured as a Pro Designer in Western Living’s Condo Living magazine on multiple occasions offering answers to reader submitted questions. Have your personal design questions answered with an in-home consultation.