MICHAEL LEGERE
INTERIOR DESIGN TECHNOLOGIST
TRIFOS DESIGN CONSULTANTS
SYDNEY, NOVA SCOTIA

Born in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Michael Legere graduated from the Adult Vocational Training Centre (Marconi Campus), in 1986, with his Architectural Drafting Diploma. Immediately upon graduation, Mr. Legere relocated to Toronto, accepting a position with Yabu Pushelberg Interior Design. Over a period of eight years, he worked on a multitude of retail and hospitality design projects.

Mr. Legere concluded his tenure with Yabu Pushelberg as head of the drafting department, relocating to Nova Scotia in 1994. Since then, he has worked with Susan Troop Interior Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Mary MacDougall Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Public Service of Canada, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (Fortress of Louisbourg, National Historic Site); and Ojolick Associates, Sydney, Nova Scotia.

Mr. Legere accepted a design and technical position with Trifos Design Consultants in 1995. As part of Trifos Design Consultants' unique and progressive team, Mr. Legere has been involved in the execution of several interior-design projects for the University College of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Community College, and St. Francis Xavier University. Mr. Legere is responsible for interior finishes and colours selection; product specifications layouts; furniture and fittings sourcing, selection, and specification; and signage design and specifications. Mr. Legere works with Clients, sub-consultants, suppliers, installers, and contractors in the implementation and completion of interior-design installations.

Mr. Legere, as Interior Design Technologist with Trifos Design Consultants, has worked as an integral part of the design team on the completion of many projects, some of which are as follows:

  • St. Francis Xavier University's Campus Signage, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • YMCA Renovations, Sydney Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton Regional Hospital Palliative-Care Unit, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) Marconi Campus A-Wing Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • NSCC Marconi Campus Applied Communication Arts Department Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Congregation of Notre Dame Health-Care Center, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University's Learning Commons, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Cameron Hall Furnishings Design, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University's Student Residences (2000 and 2004), Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Gilmora Music Department Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Immaculata Fine Arts Department Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Coady International Institute Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Bloomfield Student Union Office Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton District Health Authority's Palliative Care Department, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University's Folklore Performance Analysis Room/Digitization Lab, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Bishops Hall Renovation Project, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's MacIsaac Hall Renovation Project, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Mayflower Dental Centre, Mayflower Mall, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Bloomfield Cafeteria Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Richmond County Municipal Building, Arichat, Nova Scotia
  • Ramsay's Honda Interiors, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Pharmasave Store and Pharmacy Interior Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Charles V. Keating Millennium Centre, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • St. Francis Xavier University's Morrison Hall Renovations, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University's Centre for Excellence in I.T., Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University's Campus-Centre Expansion, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Cape Breton University's Technology-Enterprise Centre, Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • NSCC Strait Area Campus Hospitality Lounge, Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia
  • NSCC Marconi Campus Student Lounge Renovations, Sydney, Nova Scotia
In addition to the above-referenced projects, Mr. Legere has been directly involved in the design of many of Trifos Design Consultants' Commissions. Mr. Legere was an integral part of the project design team for the St. Francis Xavier University Charles V. Keating Millennium Centre Project; numerous design commissions for Cape Breton University and for St. Francis Xavier University; as well as various other ongoing commissions at Trifos Design Consultants.