Who We Are

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Studio 8 Design 

We are a fully accredited Interior Design firm servicing Toronto and the GTA.  We excel at creating exceptional design concepts and effectively overseeing their implementation.  

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Azen Bongard 


Partner, Interior Designer

Azen brings her creative talent and 17 years of experience to every job. She has worked at the top firms in the country, where she was quickly promoted to designing and leading projects. Many of her designs have gone on to win national and international design awards. She enjoys designing model suites and condos as they provide an opportunity to showcase the very best and most current design trends. She has been very successful designing retail stores and restaurants that roll out across the country and exceed sales expectations. She has a flair for residential design because she truly cares about improving people’s lives. Azen’s commitment to exceptional design is evidenced in all of her work. She lives the philosophy that great design also needs to be practical, and she excels at designing within budget.


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Kevin Bongard

Partner, Project Manager

Working as a Project Manager and Account Director at Toronto’s top design firms, Kevin has had the opportunity to collaborate with an amazingly diverse and talented group of people in both Canada and across the U.S. on some of the most exciting projects in the industry.  This has included everything from retail roll-outs, condo developments, hotels, restaurants, exhibits and cruise ships – among others.  With these experiences, Kevin has learned and developed processes to effectively manage and implement various types of complex projects from concept through to completion – with a focus on client needs, timelines and budgets.




Our studio includes some of the most talented individuals in the industry. They are skilled in design, technical drawings, graphics, and 3D rendering. For each project we put together a team of individuals who are perfectly suited to the needs of the project. This team becomes a major part of the success of each job.