2022 people’s choice award highlights top home professionals among the Houzz community, based on quality service and most popular designs


Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, January 26, 2022Katherine Joy Interiors of Newmarket has won a “Best of Houzz” award for Design and Customer Service” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The award winning, accredited and certified Interior Decorator was chosen by the millions of homeowners that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 2.7 million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.


This is the 10 year anniversary of the Best of Houzz awards program. Badges are awarded annually, in three categories: Design, Customer Service and Photography. Design awards honor professionals whose work was the most popular among the Houzz community. Customer Service honors are based on several factors, including a pro’s overall rating on Houzz and client reviews submitted in 2021. Architecture and interior design photographers whose images were most popular are recognized with the Photography award.


“Best of Houzz 2022” badges appear on winners’ profiles as a sign of their commitment to excellence. These badges help the more than 65 million homeowners and home design enthusiasts on Houzz to identify popular and top-rated home professionals for their projects.


“There is no job too small or too large for Katherine Joy Interiors.  We help every client develop unique and sophisticated designs for their home that showcase their style.  Browse through our galleries of project photos to see how we create a JOYFUL experience for our clients.”


“We launched the Best of Houzz awards program over a decade ago to highlight the work of the most talented and customer-focused professionals in our industry,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing at Houzz. “When homeowners come to Houzz to find professionals to complete their projects, the Best of Houzz badges offer a marker of credibility, supporting their decision to move forward. We are extremely proud of this year’s winners, many of whom have won multiple times, and we’re pleased to give them this recognition and a platform on which to showcase their expertise.”


You can see more of Katherine Joy Interior’s work on Houzz at www.houzz.com/pro/katherine-joy-porath/katherine-joy-interiors


About Houzz

Houzz is the leading platform for home renovation and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish. On Houzz, people can find design inspiration, research and hire home professionals, and shop for products to complete their projects. For home professionals, Houzz Pro (houzz.com/pro) provides an all-in-one software solution that empowers industry pros to stand out, win clients and manage their projects efficiently and profitably. The Houzz community is made up of millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals around the world. Houzz is available on the web and as a top-rated mobile app. Headquartered in Palo Alto, California, Houzz also has international offices in London, Berlin, Sydney, Moscow, Tel Aviv and Tokyo. Houzz is a registered trademark of Houzz Inc. worldwide. For more information, visit houzz.com.

Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Virtual Showcase

We’ve been exhibiting at the Newmarket Home Show for many years and visiting with you all in person is what we miss the most! I’m excited to take you through my own home this year instead of you visiting us at our booth …. welcome to Newmarket’s VIRTUAL home show and to my home!!

Pinnacle Award – People’s Choice for the best interior decorating project
Katherine Porath, Katherine Joy Interiors

“This national competition is a wonderful showcase of the world-class work being done by our members,” said Mary Dancey, co-chair of awards for DDA Canada. “Each year we receive more and more entries. The competition this year was fierce — the winners should be very proud of their achievement!”

Read more here

DDA Canada’s 2019 people’s choice award, the Pinnacle Award, goes to Katherine Porath.
Katherine Joy Interiors was awarded 3 awards!!! GOLD, SILVER + the PINNACLE!!!

Watch a video on our Instagram page


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Delicious Composition – 2017 Kitchens Over $50K

Delicious Composition – Photos

Katherine Joy Interiors is one of Point2Home’s Top 30 Interior Design Companies

Point2Homes, one of the top 5 real estate portals in Canada, has compiled a list of the top 30 Interior Design Companies in all of Ontario and we made the list!
Check out the article here.

CDECA Decorating and Design Competition – Commercial Category – Bronze Award Winner


Katherine Joy Interiors Awarded “Best Original Booth”

Thank you for visiting us at the 2015 Newmarket Home Show this year!

We were recognized with an award for BEST ORIGINAL BOOTH!

Here are some pictures from our amazing weekend at the Home Show.

Home Show 2015

Come visit Katherine Joy Interiors at Booth #233 of the Newmarket Home Show, running March 27-29 at the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex.

I will be presenting a seminar entitled “The 2015 Top Decorating Trends AND What You Should Know Abbout Hiring a Contractor” on Saturday, March 28 at Noon, don’t miss it!

Holiday Home Tour

Katherine was one of 6 designers featured in the Pickering College Holiday Home Tour and showcased her own home filled with the feeling of Comfort & Joy. Lindsay of Yorkshire Garden Services created the beautiful floral and festive interior greenery and exterior decor. A perfect balance if Inside & Out decor!
Check out the photos from the event!

The Property Brothers

I have had the pleasure of working with Jonathan Silver Scott and Drew Scott of the Property Brothers Buying and Selling on a design project.

Stay tuned for this session of The Property Brothers Buying and Selling in Fall of 2013.

CDECA Decorating and Design Competition Silver Award Winner

I had the honour of taking home the Silver Award at this year’s Decorating and Design Competition hosted by the Canadian Decorators’ Association.

Home Show 2012

Thank you for visiting us at THE NEWMARKET HOME SHOW

March 30, 31 and April 1, 2012.


Newmarket Chamber of Commerce –

Home Show 2011

With appreciation for the support of the following suppliers in making this booth successful ~

GOODNIGHT AND SWEET DREAMZZZ for the Walt Disney Carriage bed www.sweetdreamzzz.ca

JULIA WEST HOME for all of the bedding, pillows and draperies www.juliawesthome.com

ARTFUL SOLUTIONS for the occasional tables www.artfulsolutions.ca

WEAVERS ART for the hand woven area rug www.weaversart.com

ROYAL LIGHTING for the pink crystal chandelier www.royallighting.com


www.snapnewmarket.com and look at the event Newmarket Home & Lifestyle Show

Featured RENO Project