Antiques add story and depth to a space, especially if you're in a cookie-cutter contemporary home. Your home is an expression of you and your family, so don't leave the template intact! By decorating with unique pieces that communicate your values, history, and style, you can create a space that is a reflection of you. Antiques can help you do that.
The industrial aesthetic is all about stripping down to the bare essentials. Much of the quintessential style is inspired by abandoned warehouses and old factories, which is why you’ll see raw materials ranging from exposed bricks and pipes to concrete flooring and surfaces. More often than not, the space is decorated in a neutral color palette favoring the spectrum of grey as well as stark metallic finishes.
May 24, 2018 - 3 Essential Steps to Creating an Outdoor Living Space in Time For Victoria Day Weekend
The winter has finally receded, spring has sprung, and a hint of summer is just around the corner. Victoria Day Weekend is officially the unofficial start to the summer season; a perfect time for BBQing and outside lounging. If your outside patio, deck, or yard isn’t quite lounge-ready, here are a few sure-fire tips to begin preparations and get your space in shape before May 21st!
Creating the perfect home office space starts with understanding your needs for both style and function. The questions below offer a starting point for managing the process and making sure your office is not only a space for productivity, but also increases creativity and gives you the energetic boost you need to keep pressing forward in your work.
According to the 2011 National Household Survey, roughly 1.1 million Canadians work at home most of the time. That makes home office space a valuable resource, and an essential focus for interior design.
If you work from home, it’s important to shift your mindset from the typical utilitarian uses of your office and consider comfort and style as well. With many workers spending 7-10 hours a day in the office, it’s important to make it an environment that’s energizing and keeps your creativity flowing all week long.
The sofa is typically the workhorse of the living or family room. That’s why it’s so important to protect and maintain it, so it looks great for years to come.
There are several ways to make sure the upholstered furniture in your home stays clean and beautiful through years of regular use. In this article, I’ll describe a few of the best options and also share tips for communicating with your interior decorator to make sure you find the best fabric fit for your lifestyle and design needs.
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