Famous Burlingtonians

Janette Ewen - Décor/Design Expert, TV Host

A designer, stylist, writer, editor and broadcaster, Janette Ewen has been a leading decor and lifestyle experts for more than 15 years. A former editor at Chatelaine, Canadian House and Home and Chocolat, Ewen co-hosted the TV series Inside the Box with Ty Pennington and is currently a regular guest on 14 national TV programs including Cityline, CTV Morning and Breakfast Television She is a design partner at the award-winning studio Parker Barrow Design and has a wide range of clients, including a renovated rooftop garden for the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto and an 86-piece furniture and accessories collection for the Montreal-based furniture company Mobilia. Her design work has been recognized by the Design Exchange (Canada’s Design Museum) in Toronto, at the National Home Show (where she designed the Dream Home for three consecutive years) and through media outlets in North America, Australia and Japan. In 2016, Ewen was honoured to be named a Celebrity Ambassador for Plan Canada, a charity that is working toward ending global poverty and improving the lives of children.