Daniel Burnham’s 1925 Union Station, is one of the last Beaux Art buildings in Chicago. It’s Grand Hall with the Tennessee marble staircase was immortalized on film in the famous baby carriage scene from The Untouchables. […]
If you are to use bookends, and even if you were not considering them really, here are some pieces that are worthy of attention that may change your mind. A few of […]
In between the over 2500 meters above sea level mountains carved with mysterious caves and the wide span beaches quiet in the sun, up on the north shore of the Dominican lies a story of lifestyle incomprehensible to most western civilization.
While designing a stair, I always like to think and design the views up and down from it. Here is a recently completed glass railing contemporary stair and what you see when […]
Aaaa-almost smelling the summer…a day here, a day there, some would say you feel it in your bones, the non-gradual, rather chaotic back and forth seasonal change that is so typical in […]
sun lemon strong happy warm blunt brave whimsical whatever you’re thinking, yellow is power
that there is work and there is play that there is personal and business that there is the emotional and the rational that there is work life and retirement life All is […]
Originally posted on my 2 cents on design:
As conservative as Toronto once was, more and more home owners stray away from tradition and embrace the universal, simple lines of modernism. Maybe in…
The days of outdated and difficult to deal with wallpaper are long gone. Now an industry favorite, wallpaper made a significant comeback in the past few years and the 2018 predictions show […]
Enjoy the city at your feet! Beautiful colourful clapboard laneways in the Beaches
Plaster is a finish undergoing a major revival. In the age of smart materials, the faux finishes take a fresh and exciting turn and plaster right there with them. Once only associated […]
While looking for modern sleek lights on a current project, I stumbled on this older blog post with great examples. Thought I should re-share. With “objects” you never know what lasts and […]
As we say goodby to winter, here is one of my favourite Christmas decorated houses of this season.
In the spirit of Valentines Day tomorrow and the cold bite we have here in Toronto, here is to the power of Red! One of our favorite reds, Caliente is Benjamin Moore’s […]