Dream Team 2017


Meet Our 2017 Reno & Decor Dream Team Contributors


Silvana Longo Editor

Silvana works closely with Editorial Director, Cobi Ladner and our marvelous roster of celebrity contributors seen below. Silvana continues to work with our entire team to grow RENO & DECOR magazine as one of Canada’s leading home style publications.


Cobi Ladner Editorial Director

Former editor of Canadian House & Home magazine, founder of cobistyle.com and the cobistyle line of home / decor products, available in over 1,000 stores across Canada.


Jim Caruk • Renovation Editor

HGTV host, Master contractor & Principal of Caruk Hall


Brendan Charters  •  Building Design and Renovation

Co-owner of award-winning Toronto Dsign-Build Firm Eurodale Developments and 2016 BILD Renovator of the Year, Brendan is our regular contributor on renovations featuring the latest projects his company has completed around the GTA.


Kimberley SeldonDecor

Principal of Kimberley Seldon Design Group, author and design expert on Cityline, and appearances on The Shopping Channel featuring her decor line: Kimberley Seldon Home


Vicky SandersonAround the House

A regular column with information and tips on how to run a home smoothly, clean quickly and effectively, organize each room efficiency, and which appliances – large and small – are worth the investment.


Mark CullenGarden

Professional gardener and author, spokesperson for Home Hardware Lawn and Garden, and is a regular Toronto Star columnist.


Samantha SannellaArchitecture & Design

Principal of Samantha Sannella & Associates and Urban Retreat Homes & Co., an Instructor at Ryerson University and Former President & CEO at Design Exchange


Glen Peloso & Jamie AlexanderDesign & Trend Experts

Glen & Jamie have extensive experience in residential, commercial and hospitality design. Co-founders and principals of design firm Peloso Alexander Interiors, Glen and Jamie are frequent TV guests, having been seen on the Marilyn Denis Show, Global Morning News, Breakfast Television Toronto, HGTV and the Food Network. Reporting on design trends around the world, their work has been featured in various print publications throughout North America.