A Behind-the-Scenes Look at 67 Front Road, Port Rowan

Welcome to our studio! Today, we’re thrilled to take you on a journey through the design process of one of our latest projects: 67 Front Road in Port Rowan, Ontario. This stunning property boasts captivating views of Lake Erie, and we’re excited to share how we’ve transformed it into a masterpiece of architectural ingenuity. Our […]

Leading with Purpose for a Greener Future

As CEO of smpl Design Studio, being a passionate lover of our environment for years and years, I made the decision 24 months ago for our firm to join 1% for the Planet. We firmly believe in Yvon Chouinard’s guidance and all that he’s done for society over the last several decades, and we wanted […]

Midcentury Modern inspired Masterpiece in Ancaster, Ontario

Today we’re showcasing the magnificent 1244 Wilson Street in beautiful Ancaster, Ontario. This gem boasts captivating geometric forms and exquisite materials, including vertical Newtech cladding, 24-gauge aluminum fascia, and a breathtaking plywood soffit that extends into the interior ceiling. Development Journey and Design Challenges The journey of this development began over three years ago, navigating […]

Pushing the limits of Design | The Construction Life Podcast

In a recent episode of The Construction Life Podcast, Joel, Passionate CEO and Creative Director of smpl Design Studio, shared insights into the evolution of the firm over a remarkable 14-year journey. From humble beginnings to navigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Joel delved into how they pushed the limits with marketing strategies and […]

Captivating Modern Commercial Coffee Shop; Downtown Oakville

In the heart of downtown Oakville, a remarkable commercial project stands as a testament to innovative design and collaborative expertise. This endeavor encompasses a main floor renovation alongside a second-floor expansion, showcasing a blend of creativity and functionality. A standout feature of this project is the distinctive ACM Custom Design cladding, boasting vertical slats of […]


Courtyards are a design intervention that have been around for centuries, and are typically an open, outdoor space surrounded by walls. Traditional houses don’t usually include this feature, so why would you want to include one in the design of your custom home, cottage, or modern renovation/addition? Using the smpl method, we can help to […]

2030 Project, Oakville Ontario

A strong set of forms clad in two opposing materials, which come together to create a stunning and unique single family home that was built with passive home standards at the forefront of its roots. Super insulated walls, Triple Pane energy efficient windows, and a large photovoltaic array on the roof, and 95% recycled material […]

Innovation Unveiled: Q&A on the Benefits of Dekko Concrete Cladding

This article was originally published on the Dekko site, published with permission. Welcome to a captivating exploration of design excellence and innovation!  Today, we are thrilled to bring you an insightful Question and Answer session with distinguished design studio SMPL DESIGN who has not only embraced the world of design but has also harnessed the transformative power […]

31 Old Forest Lane Interior Design Walk Through

Come on in and take a look at this fantastic modern home interior we’ve planned for our client’s spot in Vaughan, Ontario. With sleek lines, cozy spaces, and all the modern amenities, it’s sure to be a place our clients will love coming home to. We’ve put a lot of thought into every detail to […]

5 Modern Homes; Steps Away From One Another

Let’s explore five remarkable homes in beautiful Ancaster, Ontario. Join us as we tour 142, 148, and 165 Blair Avenue, followed by 76 and 85 Lloyminn Street, and finally, 166 Beverly Avenue. At our firm, clients seek something truly tailored to their lifestyle, emphasizing light, privacy, and unique design elements in every project. Starting with […]