About

Mette Designs is a Canadian full-service interior design and production firm with Danish roots. The company is named after its founder and creative lead, Mette Johansen. Mette has been designing better workplaces in Europe and Canada for over a decade.

We’ve got a big vision – to bring joy to work. It’s not a whimsical concept but a powerful and proven business strategy aimed at helping staff reach their full potential. Employee satisfaction is reflected in productivity and creativity increases, directly contributing to our clients’ bottom line. Learn more about Office Alive Advantage.

Our strength lies in delivering complete “design-build” projects. We’re comfortable working in all ranges from entire buildings to small offices and production facilities, always closely collaborating with the clients to optimize the use of the available space.

We’ve helped companies in various industries, ranging from software developers, production outfits, to creative non-profits, learning institutions, retail and specialized consultancies.

Are you an executive with a well-defined mission, leading a company with a strong culture? Are your values reflected externally in your workspace? Chances are there’s room for improvement. Let’s talk.

Our Team

Mette Johansen
Mette Johansen
PRINCIPAL & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Mette Johansen has spent nearly a decade in Toronto teaching North Americans about “Arbejdsglade” (Work Joy). Mette is frequently featured in the media, including The Globe and Mail, Financial Post, HR Professional, and on CBC Radio among many others. She is best known for her human-centric approach to the design of the physical space. While leveraging her Danish training and background, Mette consistently receives outstanding reviews and referrals from her most important stakeholders – her clients.

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Scott Keating
Scott Keating
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Scott Keating joined the Mette Designs team in 2012 as the project management, process control, and budget lead. Scott has an Executive MBA from the IVEY School of Business and provides the skills and experience essential to supporting a full service Design and Build approach that many of our clients require. Scott is an active team member on projects and handles managing the team and a broad range of suppliers involved in the delivery of products and services to our clients.

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Negin Sabet
Negin Sabet
DESIGNER

Negin Sabet graduated from the Algonquin College on the Dean’s Honor List with a Bachelor of Interior Design, a CIDA-accredited and ARIDO-recognized program. Negin recently joined us after honing her skills at an Ottawa interior design firm. She quickly embraced our approach and philosophy and has become a strong and valuable team member.

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Client List

  • AOHC, Association of Ontario Health Centres
  • Bishop Information Group Inc.
  • CGOV, Asset Management
  • CGS, Children’s Garden School
  • Davenport Health Centre
  • G-Adventures
  • Humanition Group
  • Industrios Software Inc.
  • Kindred Systems Inc.
  • Malcolm Silver Inc.
  • Mozilla Corporation
  • Nicole Kagan Design
  • Nordic Insurance Software
  • OSCA, Ontario School Counsellors Association
  • Sago Sago Toys Inc.
  • Skjodt-Barrett Foods Inc.
  • Sun Life Financial
  • Sweet Pete’s Bike Shop
  • The Centre for Social Innovation
  • University of Toronto
  • VarageSale
  • Voice and Speech
  • Wattpad

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