Multicolour + white in Contemporary Interiors

Contemporary style is often daring with furniture and built-ins colours and surprisingly conservative with window treatments. The stripes and patchwork for instance are used everywhere from rugs to furniture, to upholstery.   Saturated tones of red, blue even purple and are accepted and part of the contemporary aesthetic.   This kitchen borrows the baroque blue and…

Lit-Up, blast from the past, 2011

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 what does not. I guess that’s how some of these pieces become iconic or classical. Some are trends that come and go. The…

Saying goodbye to winter

As we say goodby to winter, here is one of my favourite Christmas decorated houses of this season.

In the Spirit of Valentines Day….

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 color of the year. Currently being used at Edge Towers Condominiums.   Commercial and Residential Interior Design Source: inhouse — Dochia

Colour RED

Tricky and potent in the same time, interiors with red can slide to be either  overwhelming and intimidating, or warm and inviting. Red is present in any style, from traditional, to contemporary, to retro, to futuristic and even shabby chic. Fascinating colour with so much to offer, it is not everyone’s cup of tea. And yet, it…

Jennifer Aniston – Celebrity Homes

What a clean, fresh and pleasant interior scheme! No mess, no fuss. In the Dining room blue is the accent colour of choice, not typical; makes a bit of a retro feel, love the risk The lounge – busy, but one space needs to be busy… this is truly ‘the girl next door’ bar; I can…

Light it up

Lamps are objects with multiple use. They need to give good light such that we can go about doing what we do evenings and nights or sometimes, on those cloudy days. But not to be forgotten, they do need to look good even in the brightest sunshine. And since we keep them off for as…