As founding partner of Cecconi Simone Inc., Elaine has led countless, award-winning designs in the retail, corporate, hospitality and residential sectors, in Canada, the United States and around the world. Under Elaine’s leadership, Cecconi Simone has garnered international acclaim for its innovative interior environments that incorporate intelligent design solutions in three dimensions. Elaine has been guest lecturer and keynote speaker at Durham College, The Interior Design Show, Toronto, The Vancouver Home + Design Show, The Canadian Association of Women in Construction and the Kohler Key Influence Conference. Elaine has served as Nominating Committee Chair and juror for the annual Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) Awards. She also has acted as juror for the Canadian Bombay Sapphire Designer Glass Competition and the AZ Awards. She has consulted for Sub-Zero/Wolf, Moen and Kohler on new product design and has been a member of the Design Review Panel for the Toronto Transit Commission’s upcoming, low-floor light rail vehicles. Elaine and Anna Simone, her business partner, were key players in HGTV’s Design Interns, currently in syndication in the United States. Elaine and her work have been showcased in a wide variety of print and electronic publications, both nationally and internationally.