Chantelle Pasychny – Master Stylist / Owner
“I am so blessed to have the opportunity to perfect my craft and share my passion with my amazing clients and talented fellow artists. I am totally committed to the highest level of client experience and quality of the services offered at your designHouse”.
“Thank-you so much for your support … especially to the clients that are waiting to book in with me and my current clients that adapt to my schedule for travelling around the world to do fashion shows, photo shoots and education”.
Megan – Apprentice Stylist
Megan is Chantelle’s right hand women learning the hairstyling craft. She is currently taking clients under Master Stylist supervision and loves doing makeup consultations.
She spends her time engaging with people on social media, modeling, and engages all aspects of pop culture. Everything pink captivates this girl’s attention … just check out her Instagram !!!
Cory – Senior Stylist
CORY IS CURRENTLY ON MATERNITY LEAVE
Cory is a curly haired blonde bombshell with a fiery stylish edge from California who knows how to keep blondes perfectly blonde. Cory has been mastering her craft for 9 years and she has an extensive knowledge of hair cutting, coloring and updo’s. She has a flair for funky styles, but also enjoys working with strong and classic colours and cuts. Cory is frequently requested by clients with curly and cultural hair due to her hairstyling experience with texture. If she is not walking her dog, looking for the hottest hot sauce, planning her next tattoo, or on a photoshoot then she is just loving life in Victoria. If you are looking for a stylist that is not shy to give you a fashion forward look then Cory is your girl!
Sara – Senior Stylist
Drawn to the lifestyle and vibe of Vancouver Island to live, grow and create beauty … Sara has recently relocated away from oiler fans and is excited to be working alongside her long time friend and colleague Chantelle. Sara has been passionately doing hair for 15 years and has been an educator with Davines for 9 of those years. She is ethically driven to do sustainably conscious hair and is excited to be able to do that at her new home at designHouse.
She loves travelling especially to international hair shows to train with the top internationally acclaimed platform artist / stylists. When she isn’t travelling the world she enjoys health orientated cooking and going on an adventure; especially if it’s outdoors.
She is well rounded in all hair services as well as extensions(weaves) and if she “had” to pick a favourite it would be colour services where she can use her extensive education experience to come up with a highly unique and creative effect.
Emma – Senior Stylist
Is it a bird? a plane? no its Emma with a smile that will stop bullets or at least most guys dead in their tracks. When Emma is not researching the latest trends in hair she is spending time with family and friends loving life on one of the most beautiful islands in the world. She likes firecrackers, fireworks, and fireball while sitting around a campfire. Emma really enjoys recreating the newest styles both short and long and loves to educate her clients on the products that protect their precious natural beauty. Her colour technique creates flawlessly soft and rich colours that generate a ton of compliments !!
Rikki – Senior Stylist
Who is that girl? I feel like I have met her before? Did she go to school up island? Did I see her at Molè last weekend?
Yes Rikki is our “mystery stylist” … she is newish to the designHouse family but it has felt like she has been with us for “intriguingly forever” !!!
Rikki is professionally-lovely and prides herself on practising a high level of communication. She loves working with her clients to create the look they really want but sometimes have a hard time trying to describe. Holistic beauty is her passion which is why she loves to consider each clients personal concerns regarding their hairstyle and how it integrates perfectly into their lifestyle.
Education for Rikki is her not-so guilty pleasure … she loves to learn the latest and most innovative techniques of her craft in order to deliver a challenging trend-forward result while still considering the clients ability to recreate the same look at home.
Outdoor hikes and bike rides with Lizzie, her puppy, is her time to reflect on her full and creative career !!!
Christy – Senior Stylist
A veteran in the Industry with over 19 years experience behind the chair, Christy prides herself with patience and strong communication skills. Her bubbly personality paired with extensive training and proficiency in both colour and cutting as well as formal hair techniques, Christy aims to exceed your hair expectations and is up for any challenge your colour, unruly or fine hair may be.
Constantly inspired by nature, art, fashion and home design, you’ll also find Christy running, at the gym or simply just spending time with her family relishing in the splendor and outdoors our beautiful island has to offer.
The simplicity of appreciating all the little things life has to offer such as snuggles with her 3 kids, rescue pooch and hubby, the first few sips of an early morning coffee or a tall glass of her fave kombucha make her life lovely and complete.
Emerald – Stylist
Emerald is a sweetheart with an edge and she knows how to use a pair of scissors. She was apprenticed in the salon and has developed at light speed. She loves to travel, chic flicks, and giving hugs. You can feel her passion for people and hair styling craft while your sitting in her chair … so sit back and enjoy the smooth and supportive ride to looking and feeling your best!
Julie – Junior Stylist
Julie is a new girl to the big town of Victoria all the way from Naniamo and her favourite animal is a whale because they have the biggest heart. Julie has enjoyed developing her craft over the last 2 years and loves the aesthetic in all its forms including painting, illustration, and non-mechanical tattoo. in her spare time she loves curling up with a cup of hot chocolate to watch a horror flick and reading up on the latest holistic nutrition article!
Joanne – Client Experience Coordinator
Michelle – Client Experience Coordinator