How to make most out of your morning ritual when you share the bathroom with your partner, part 2

Sharing a bathroom with a partner does take some work. So how does one make the most of a shared one? If you find yourself in this situation, here is the best way to set it up or, renovate. Two sinks are a must They not only allow to use yours at any time as…

Socially established myths related to work and play

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 on a fringe, all is about balancing, common sense and communication. And it’s been like this forever. Instead of segregating what the individual…

The comeback of Bold Wallpaper

The days of outdated and difficult to deal with wallpaper are long gone.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 that it’s here to stay. Big, bold colorful prints are fun and make the space special. This lovely Farrow and Ball print is…

Plaster is not what you think anymore

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 with churches of the past and palaces of dead kings, plaster can be modern and contemporary. This is a great example of such an…

Toronto, IDEX 2015

This year brought focus on materials and textures. Some of the highlights, in no particular order… A curated selection from www.thinkmaterial.ca Intarsia redefined: en.raclima.com/ Shaped, aged glass lights from Eurofase Beautiful cabinetry handles from Richelieu Interesting fridge paneling from Porter and Charles… And the beautiful Fogo Island project

Finally Returning to my stories…

Stay tuned for the 2014 Retrospective! After a year of changes, projects, adjustments and life in general, 2015 will mark the return of my stories.