Quick living room freshen up

If you think of all the decorating shows one enjoys watching on tv, they are more about the process of design than the end product. A process that is made pleasurable and entertaining to watch and participate. You can always grab a magazine or browse the internet, in order to see the end result, you don’t need to watch a show. But you watch it because you enjoy the excitement of transformation.

Working with yellow

sun lemon strong happy warm blunt brave whimsical whatever you’re thinking, yellow is power

MODERN INDUSTRIAL, 16 ways to use steel doors

Reminiscing an older style and reinventing it in a contemporary context is fascinating. Add to that the mystery of doors, places of passage, offering glimpses of alternate possibilities, worlds to enter or escape from. Each room has a door, each room has a world in it. Whether we rest, bathe, entertain, cry, laugh, cuddle our children,…

home construction on the way…

Slowly getting to interiors   – building is up but it’s been full of framing and no surfaces for a while.     Walls are up and finishes come together. Flooring shows under the dirt –  this is the only instance where so much dirt is actually acceptable on a floor – by this time…

Ivy Condos, growth to watch

Wave of Projects Making Their Way To June Community Councils   Included in this group is Ivy Condos by The Sher Corporation and Dream which is planned to rise to a height of 32 storeys on Mutual Street, south of Dundas.   full article HERE    

All White

White snow days make you think of white. As the white disappears and the greenery of spring takes over, the afterimage of white lingers with me always. The fantasy like interior landscapes that can have a  life of their own the elegant lines of a successful furniture design (Bardot, by Bernhardt Design) a white background…

Best German Kitchens

My recent encounter with german culture drew my attention back to their products. We all know of the highly technical quality and precision demonstrated in so many fields, culminating often with the automotive industry. Kitchens are another top of the heap for them. Here are some of my favourite german brands: Alno: Bulthaup: Hacker: Here is…

Fabulous Eclectic for Kate Moss and Johnny Depp

A beautiful interior that is lived in – gorgeously lit room and the other side: modest and so pleasant piece by piece, the room is full, with very little.. casual, cosy mix patched walls exposed wiring glowing tin ceilings and no uppers the friendliest of terraces city view at its best    

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…

The Interior Design Show, Toronto, 2017

the Sweep Fun, colourful, full of food and entertaining related products – for the true Foodie Era we’re in! Food can be design, presentation is everything. Aside from taste of course..but that begs the question, does it taste better because it is better presented?… smartest booth simplest ideas can often be powerful – the Bloom…