City of Port Colborne Municipal Offices

Port Colborne City Hall interiors had not been updated since its construction many years ago and had become somewhat disorganized as time went by and as needs and usage changed.


The nautical theme was outdated, finishes and furniture were worn, and
staff needs and working relationships had changed. Our challenge was to
improve the aesthetics of the space with new finishes and furnishings and
redevelop the space plan for more efficiency.  Our designers met with staff
to understand the function of the spaces and the relationships and needs of
staff and visitors. We developed interior design and finish concepts with
sketches, drawings and other visualization materials, including floor plans,
reflected ceiling plans and elevations. Better control of access between
staff and citizens was provided.  Subtle design and colours still connect in
an innovative way to the nautical theme. We designed a new Council
Chamber desk and provided new furniture and divider specifications.
When the preliminary plans were approved after meetings with staff, we
teamed with required engineering firms and prepared final construction
permit drawings for three floors of the building.

ANNOUNCEMENT - January 1, 2024

 After fifty-five years operating their interior design business, Lex and Susan Parker have decided to retire.  They would like to thank all the people who have supported them over the years and for the opportunity to work on many exciting and diverse projects.
Megan Pachnosky, who has been the senior interior designer, is starting her own design practice, MEG TAYLOR DESIGN CO.   Megan will be pleased to discuss your proposed project with you, continuing creative and professional design as she has done while working for this design firm. Lex will be available as consultant on selected projects.
Contact Megan at 905-641-2112
We wish Megan success in her new venture.

To review the projects that Megan has contributed to, close this
announcement by clicking the "X" and go to the PROJECTS link.