Rue Colette was founded by Alienor Guilhem whose love for design resulted in decades of expertise in commercial and residential design. We work with architects, developers, local trades, and artisans to create unique, inspired and engaging spaces for all.


Taking a transparent approach, listening to the client to translate their vision, Rue Colette can provide turnkey solutions uniquely tailored to your project.

With our creative concepts for small to large scale projects, we bring vast design knowledge with an unparalleled attention to detail, and a timeless vision that we are excited to develop and share with you.

We have honed our design methodology to seamlessly blend design through to construction. Our process is tailored, transparent, and thorough. Rue Colette enables the timely delivery of small to large scale residential and commercial projects for our clients through a personalized approach and strong problem solving skills.


With over 20 years of design expertise from Europe to America, we offer a wide range of skills.

Born and raised in Paris, France, Alienor’s love for design started early in porcelain and moved to interior design.

As a retail and hospitality interior designer, working in Paris and Thailand, she moved to Canada to expand her opportunities. She widened her expertise to hospitality, corporate and residential design over 20 years. After working for a renowned international firm, she pursued her collaboration with international clients and brands: Four Seasons, Hilton, Hyatt, Intercontinental, Kimpton, Langham, Marriott, Viceroy, in many locations:  Dubai, Las Vegas, Maldives, Miami, New York, Paris, San Francisco and her hometown, Toronto, of course.

Her experience on both continents gives her creativity, and refinement in her trade. She loves creative challenges,designing experiential spaces and reinterpreting what local cultures bring to us. She is always reaching for innovative solutions to fulfill and exceed clients’ needs.


With our commercial and residential design background, we can take on the largest design idea and craft it to our clients’ requirements. Our ability and experience ensures seamless delivery for every project.


We develop an interior design concept for the Project, including form, general material intent, space plans and furniture plans.


We finalize the concept for the Owner's review and focus on all details, based on the approved Concept Phase. We set up a preliminary budget, renderings, plans and finishes palette.


We develop and provide Interior Design Plans, Elevations and details, coordinated with consultants forfinal approval. Budget gets refined. Furniture, finishes, and equipment are selected.


We complete interior design drawings and specifications to build, order, and coordinate from. Construction drawings of plans, ceiling plans, furniture plans, finishes plans, and electrical/power plans are finalized. All documentation and materials specifications are handed over to trades.


Constant coordination with contractors, consultants, and manufacturers to ensure construction  is  carried out  in  accordance with the documentation . Site meetings, documentation, and shop drawings are reviewed. Goods are ordered and delivered to your project. On site supervision and installation ensure that project gets delivered as planned.

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