Ethan Goosen grew up in Cape Town, South Africa, where he studied interior design before immigrating to Canada in 2006. After building up his Canadian resume as a freelancer, Ethan landed at Connie Young Design in Calgary, Alberta, where he established himself as an award winning innovator for more than ten years. Throughout his career, Ethan has designed countless projects that cover nearly the whole spectrum of interior design. His commercial work has included restaurants for Top Chef Canada winner, Chef Dale MacKay, and Chef Darren MacLean. Ethan also designed an eleven-thousand square foot luxury penthouse apartment in Calgary's Guardian Towers.
As owner and principal at Goosen Design, Ethan always strives to give each client a unique vision that suits their needs, lifestyle, and budget.
The other half of Goosen Design, Benjamin Ryder, comes from the lower mainland of BC. Utilizing his experience in furniture sales, administration, and project management, in 2016 Benjamin founded the company Ruled by Jupiter Inc., specializing in contract furniture sales. Ethan Goosen joined the business in 2020 and combining their skills, rebranded to create Goosen Design Inc.