Fixing potlights layout on site

Some of the most important site visits for you to have if you build a new home are lighting and ceiling coordination visits with the designer. As the lighting and ceiling plans go to the contractor, the plans  that are the result of your many hours of work with your designer, figuring out what mood-scenes you…

A successful design project

If you are renovating your home, you are walking a fine line between the enthusiasm that such a project brings, the horror stories your friends tell you and the overwhelming feeling while facing the many choices you need to make. Realistic expectations go a long way. There is nothing but common sense that will make…

Furniture that mixes the old and the new

Tables are by now as old as time. And yet, they get continuously reinvented. What a wonderful mix of stainless steel and raw cut wood to create a unique and adaptable piece.

Artsy Holiday Table Settings

Go artistic this season and decorate your table with patterns and colours!Beautiful centerpieces can play off smaller decor, even patterned napkins and colour in any form. Pairing plates with same colours but different designs can make a great composition. If you like decorating, think about making the hors d’oeuvres part of the display. A one-colour…

2 – Island Kitchens

Some kitchens are too big, some too small, some just so. Some have islands some don’t, but not often one finds the opportunity to build a two-island kitchen. If you ever had one, you know that it is a pleasure to work and entertain in one. Plenty of room to set up, plenty of room to…

The Modern Bedroom

Often-times I get asked to select bedding for contemporary homes; this seems to be challenging to many owners. Aside from the white, the creams, the solid-coloured linens there is little out there that can make or accentuate the modern look of a bedroom. One of the reasons lies beyond bedding: modern interiors are more than…

Decks in Summer

Isn’t this just about the time of the year when you suddenly realize that your deck is inadequate? That there is not enough room around the table to pass by nor can you fit a decent seating area where you can have more than three people seat and chat at a time?   One thing to…

Outdoor furniture

Beautiful pieces for the long, sunny days of summer. From colour, to shape … find your own and indulge.

Accessorize your bathrooms

Fantastic options for great decorating impact from Gedy bath. Colour is a fun option and this fresh green would look trendy with a variety of tile colour combinations.   Red never fails.   Modern lines and interesting geometry go a long way without effort.

Is your cottage kitchen ready for a breakfast crowd

Looking forward to cottage season one needs to plan not only the meat for the supper barbecue but the eggs and bacon for the breakfast cooking. It is interesting to see how we streamlined the dinners and complicated the breakfast. From a cooking point of view, barbecue dinner has it’s benefits. You can split the prep tasks by…

Modern kids in modern rooms

Colour and brightness are great for young hearts. A great example of successful use of colour and shape.