Big bedroom Big furniture

This is the same house that I blogged about yesterday, but wanted to show the bedroom separately to explain the need for scale. When dealing with a space that has high ceilings and big volumes, the best thing to do is to match the scale of the room with the furniture. We added the deep…

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Fresh Estate Living

The thing that I love about design is that small tweaks, focus walls, changing lighting, and one or two new pieces of furniture can really change a space up.  When it comes to new builds, I recommend keeping it as neutral as possible until you live in the space a bit and know exactly where…

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Trend Alert: Animal Print

One of my clients summed it up perfectly the other day when she said that animal print is a colour.  Something that perfectly complements most colour schemes and room settings. As with all natural elements – wood, stone, metal – animal prints are a great way of introducing pattern and texture into a space.  If…

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Credenza Kadenza!

As I live in an apartment myself, I am very well aware of the challenges that come with limited space.  You have to be smart with your furniture selection, and make sure that every piece has multiple functions, and at the very least… loads of storage!! That is why when it comes to a smaller…

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Snug in a Rug

Just got word that Home Fabrics have launched their own range of designer rugs! I am especially loving the geometric print on the Venezia Rug bottom right, which is available in both silver and ivory. When you are working on an all white / neutral space, it is important to bring in variation through texture and…

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