Zilli Home Interiors: Where Fashion And Functionality Unite
President of Zilli Home Interiors Natalie Papia handpicks an exclusive product line of furnishings that always matches the trends.
Growing up in a family-owned furniture-upholstery business inevitably laid the foundation for Natalie Papia’s passion for creating the ultimate home furnishings experience. After she graduated from York University’s Schulich School of Business, her appreciation and fascination for fashion, design and furniture remained strong.
In 2009, Zilli Home Interiors was established. Papia’s combined talents in marketing and design have enabled the business to prosper and remain the No. 1 choice for communities across the Greater Toronto Area. For the past 14 years, her experienced and approachable sales staff have produced a collection that is fashion-leading and quality- and design-oriented.
No matter which season is approaching, the selection at Zilli Home Interiors showcases a vast product line that is always aligned with the trends that Natalie discovers on her travels, via social media and at a variety of trade shows throughout the year. Seasonal changes are an opportunity to welcome a new personalized look into your home.
The 22,000-square-foot three- floor showroom contains more than 70 gorgeous coordinated and fully furnished “rooms to inspire,” from family rooms to kitchens to bedrooms and home offices. Each of these categories are subcategorized for their customer’s lifestyle by dedicated quadrants showcasing “sophisticated elegance,” “urban chic,” “timeless classic” and “modern classic.”
The incredible team at Zilli Home Interiors consists of friendly and knowledgeable professionals, many of whom are design consultants. They are there to assist and support you throughout the entire process and can help with custom order selections and design consultations, making you feel right at home from the moment you arrive.
Papia notes that there has been a growing demand from her clientele for furniture that can be used in more than one way. “Whether it is an extendable table for when people come over unexpectedly, fashionable sofas that also have a reclining feature or performance fabrics on sofas that are durable and easy to clean — more and more customers are looking for that functionality.”
“THE DESIGN CONSULTANTS ARE THERE TO MAKE SURE THAT WE ADDRESS ALL PERSONAL DESIGN GOALS, MAKE IT LESS DAUNTING AND MORE EXCITING!”
The desire to entertain house guests is something that we all felt in recent years, and Papia understands that furnishing a home to fulfil this desire will pay off down the road. Those who work from home or come back home after a long day’s work should feel peace of mind. “We really live in our homes right now, and we want to enjoy them,” says Papia.
Zilli Home Interiors provides a range of stylish furniture made with performance fabrics that are carefully crafted to add lots of texture and colour. The sophisticated synthetic fibre embedded in the fabric means homeowners do not have to worry about spills and stains. “And if that’s not enough, and for more peace of mind in a busy life, you can also insure your furniture against any accidents like wine spills, pet stains and so on by purchasing a protection plan as an extended warranty,” says Papia.
Because Papia and her team understand the emotions clients go through when enduring the process of any form of home makeover or renovation, they provide their clients with personalized in-home consultations. Whether their customers have a growing family, three dogs, or are recent empty- nesters, her team of interior decorators provides a space-planning solution with an online platform and mood board to visually lay out everything according to the customer’s exact specifications for the space. “The design consultants are there to make sure that we address all their personal design goals and make it less daunting and more exciting!” says Papia.
Today, Natalie Papia the entrepreneur, dedicated shopper, wife, and most importantly, mother of three beautiful children believes that success means happiness. “We live in a world with so many challenges and difficulties. Success is different for everyone. We often measure success by numbers. But being numbers-driven is not what life is about. Life is too short. So it’s important to always have your personal best as your goal, be grateful for that personal best no matter what, and always strive for more.”