Celebrating 1st of March

The first of March celebration is one of the most unified and beautiful customs of Romanian folklore. The day is called the day of “Martisor” and it represents the glorious arrival of each spring at the end of winter. Under the warming sun, towns and villages alike turn their main streets into open-air markets full…

Retrospective 2020: A look the top 12 stories that made my year

📽📌There is no countdown to the new year if you don’t tally up the old year!✓ There is incredible satisfaction in gratitude, especially the kind of gratitude one feels for things well done. It is not a polished gem that sparkles in your face, that you see at every turn or carry proudly in your…

Fifteen minutes of domestic pleasure

This is an ode to the Everyday, the normal day, the one that tends to get ignored, the one that you want past while you reach the special ones faster, that day, that ordinary one that fills most of your life, the one that should get the most attention.

2018, a Retrospective

2018 has been the year of many conundrums. Innocent yet unmistakably urgent, happenstances of everyday sift through time, moulding it to their liking. Yet I’m looking back and amidst all that, as always, wonderful life comes through strong with beautiful memories and many accomplishments.

2017 the retrospective

A full year. As all years should be. The good, the bad and the ugly, the challenges and successes, the ups and the downs. A balanced concoction in time, a stable and comfortable base for a new year. May it be as full as the previous, with many more to follow. As for the highlights…

2016, a Retrospective

A year of turmoil for many, I find that balance settles no matter what and things flow forward It is more how you look at things – than the things themselves – that flips the perception of a situation from tragedy, to  life itself.   Remembering Christmas shopping, not ready to do it again…   Got the…

DOCHIA INTERIOR DESIGN of TORONTO Receives Best Of Houzz 2016 Award 3rd year in a row!

Over 35 Million Monthly Unique Users Rated Top-Rated Home Building, Remodelling and Design Professionals in Canada and Around the World Toronto, Canada, February 24th, 2016 – Dochia Interior Design of Toronto has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The 15-year-old design firm was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community…

Dochia renovates UNESCO Building in Transylvania

We’re excited at the unique opportunity to renovate and design the interior of the future Inn! The five-apartment Inn is part of the UNESCO Heritage center of the beautiful city of Sibiu, located in Transylvania, Romania. View of downtown: Panorama: The project as is: Views of Sibiu:   For more information on UNESCO Sites click here.  Wait for it it on airbnb to book your…

2014, a retrospective

I often get asked how I come up with the designs that I do. While there is the complicated version that involves the many years of school and specialization, the study of Cultures and their relationships to buildings, of colour and space Perception, of lifestyle and human nature, the learning of fancy Words such as…