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Matt and Brenda from Fad

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The husband and wife team of Matt and Brenda Ryan, moved from Toronto in 2002 to start FAD in Parry Sound. Both are graduates of the University of Waterloo's School of Architecture and Environmental Studies and work together to bring unique perspectives to every project.

We offer a complete design service, whether its your dream home, your dream kitchen or simply your dream chair. Let us help you realize your project's full potential.

Hiring us means peace of mind for you. The route to a completed building project is complex and challenging. There are many decisions to be made along the way which will have a major impact on how your project functions and looks. We can see you through the process, not only easing the way by helping you avoid wrong turns, but leading you to creative and innovative solutions.

The result you want is a successful project; one that fulfills your dreams, meets practical and functional requirements and contributes to the quality of our culture and environment. Such projects are the result of a positive and constructive working relationship between informed clients and ourselves.

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Our approach to design begins with a careful analysis of the site, finding the perfect location for the best views and best quality light.

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Meeting with our clients we fuse together both practical and poetic ideas to achieve a design that functions well, fits the site and meets our client's expectations.

construction documents

We produce all of the necessary documents required to obtain permits, pricing and to construct your project; including construction details materials, finishes and colours.

interior design

Whether you want to update an interior or need assistance with the seemingly unending choices of new interior finishes, we can guide you and help you achieve a cohesive project that reflects your style choice right down to the smallest detail.

builder selection and pricing

We can assist our clients with obtaining competitive pricing from builders and trades. Some clients elect to contract with one builder for the complete project. In this case we act as our client’s representative on the site to ensure the project is built according to the projects specifications and budget.

project management

We also offer project management services. We will over-see and coordinate the construction process acting as your representative to the contractor. We can be your eyes and ears on site during construction.

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Our projects are located across Ontario with a majority found in the Muskoka and Parry Sound region. We have done projects as far north as Elk Lake and as far south as Windsor/Essex County.