IT'S ALL ABOUT THE TEAM

(left to right: Ann-Marie Griffin, Lynn Fenwick, Clarice To, Mileena Bautista, Kathy Babiak)

Lynn Fenwick, B.I.D., Owner, Fenwick & Company Interior Design

Lynn Fenwick was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and raised in Winnipeg. As a young woman, Lynn worked for a year at a retail furniture store and this is where she discovered her love for design.

Lynn PortraitShe wasn't long researching her career opportunities and then enrolling herself in the Faculty of Interior Design at the University of Manitoba where she graduated with a Bachelor's Degree. After graduation Lynn worked as an in-house designer for a commercial office furniture retailer. She then ventured into the home design world when she worked for Steek's Fine Furniture for 10 years.

Lynn takes the lead on most of the projects the company works on, but manages to find time to Choreograph high school productions for 17 years and four productions for the Mennonite German Opera Company.

Lynn is also a contributing writer for Renovations Magazine, Home décor and renovation, which publishes five times per year and has been featured in design publications in Canada. Fenwick is also a member of the Manitoba Home Builders Association and the Manitoba Restaurant and Food Services Association. She continues to pursue education in design and management training and recently completed a course to certify her in, Aging in Place (CAPS).

Giving back to the community is important and in addition to choreographer and writer, Lynn has also donated her time to her community to raise money for a new community club and donated her design skills for the Whyte Ridge Community Centre.


The high-energy team working with Lynn Fenwick are:

Clarice To, B.Des., M.I.D.

Clarice To, B.Des., M.I.D.
Senior Interior Designer

Clarice has been working in the Design Industry for over 10 years dedicated to Interior Design. She knew early on that creativity would become the backbone of her chosen career path. She has a Bachelor of Design degree from the University of Alberta and a Master's of Interior Design from the University of Manitoba. She has worked in various locations across Canada practicing various types of design including kitchen renovations, high end residential, and commercial design before settling down in Winnipeg.

Her passion for design is based on a balance of creativity, functionality, and rationality. She is inspired by many things including nature, everyday objects, and artwork. She continually looks for unique solutions in her client's projects. When she is not designing, she likes to spend her time running, biking, and swimming; or puttering around the kitchen cooking and baking.

Mileena Bautista, B.Env.D.

Mileena Bautista, B.Env.D.
Interior Designer

Mileena graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Design, specializing in Interior Design. She joined the Fenwick team as her first position in the industry, and always strives to bring a fresh take to any project she tackles.

A creative by nature, she is a passionate learner who loves experimenting with various forms of art and textiles; spending a lot of her free time designing and making clothing and home décor. Also a huge foodie, Mileena loves being in the kitchen cooking and having dinners with her family, making and tasting any and all kinds of cuisine.

Kathy Babiak, B.I.D.

Kathy Babiak, B.I.D.
Interior Designer

Kathy graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor's of Interior Design. She joined Fenwick after spending 20 years in the Design Industry here in Winnipeg. In her spare time, Kathy enjoys researching design inspirations and bringing new life to renovation projects. She is a specialist in new build material selections and is a liaison for clients working with home builders.

Kathy has spent many years volunteering with her children's school and activities and organizing hockey tournaments at her local community centre. She enjoys Ukrainian Dancing, renovating, travelling, and spending time with her family.

Ann-Marie Griffin

Ann-Marie Griffin
Office Manager

Ann's background is in Financial Taxation and Audit but her passion has always been Art and Design. She loves to travel, enjoys attending Winnipeg Jets & Blue Bomber Games as well as spending time at her cottage with friends and family. Ann currently golfs, curls, and plays Pickleball in her spare time.


Some More About Us:

  • We love interior design and our jobs.
  • We have fun in everything we do, because we love interior design.
  • We design with foresight and meticulous attention to detail.
  • We are in constant pursuit of excellence. We truly care about creating design excellence for our clients. It shows through in everything we do.
  • We encourages creativity and continual growth in the firm, focus on quality of design.
  • We are versatile because our skill set is wide and varied.
  • We have the experience to handle large commercial projects and small scale interior renovations.
  • We are meticulous about learning the budget and schedule. It will create the baseline throughout the project process.
  • We exercise active listening - at the end of the day, we are there to improve people's lives, not to create a monument to ourselves through the replication of our own personal space.
  • We strive to better serve our clients with personal attention to details.
  • We understand the commitment it takes from a client to allow us into their personal space. That trust is not taken for granted.
  • We want to ensure a relaxed and enjoyable experience for our clients. We want you to be excited!
  • We stress that the design process is about mutual learning. The designer learns from the client all the necessary information to create the ideal space. The designer educates the client on the process behind the decisions. The most important element in the design process is to communicate well with each other.
  • We encourage clients to speak up. We will learn your individual style from what you tell us. We will not be insulted if you feel uncomfortable with a suggestion the designer has made. Constructive feedback is absolutely necessary.
  • We are very approachable!
  • We understand construction can be very stressful and invasive. We support you and try to prepare you with some of the realities that you will face during the process. You are not alone! This is normal!


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