Publication: Design & Decor

  • Property Brothers Want You!

    The Emmy-nominated Property Brothers — starring twins Jonathan and Drew Scott — is now casting in York Region and North York its next season in the fall of 2017.

  • Reno Expert: Picture-perfect Patio

    With summer upon us, most of us are keen to spend as much time as possible outdoors. But is your own backyard an inviting oasis, or an overgrown disaster? If the ongoing real estate boom has taught us one thing, it's that land is very valuable. As homeowners we should take advantage of every square…

  • Decor Expert : Kimberley's Guide To Outdoor Living

    Carve out a private paradise in your garden Quick. Which is the most expensive room to decorate?

  • Reno Expert: Solid Structure

    In Ontario, the recurring backyard theme is a deck. Whether they're clad in natural wood or a composite product such as Trex, decks are outdoor extensions of our household living space. Many are simply a place to park the barbecue and a patio table but, increasingly, they're loaded with bells and whistles that literally include…

  • Designer Touch : A Woodland Garden Escape

    This ravishing ravine garden retreat is made in the shade. Protected from the hustle and bustle of urban life by a lush wooded ravine and shady canopy of mature trees, this serene backyard escape, designed and built by its owners, has embraced its natural surroundings to become the perfect oasis where they can wind down…

  • Design Experts : Traditional With A Twist

    Contrary to popular belief, a traditional-style home can work well with a bright summer palette. Often we think of traditional spaces as being heavy with dark woods, deep colour, custom millwork and historical patterns on finishes like wallpaper and upholstery.

  • Industry Expert: Best Of Both Worlds

    The GTA land development and home building industry is constantly innovating and looking for ways to meet housing demands and provide consumers with affordable housing options while still complying with provincially mandated Growth Plan density targets. Cost-effective and a clever use of land, new forms of housing are stacking up in the GTA.

  • Design/build Expert: Show Me The Money

    We get told daily that our projects are expensive. It's the single biggest complaint we receive from our clients—and they are shocked to discover I agree with them. The reason for it lies in the quality of the workers, materials and systems we employ.

  • Home Finds: Trend Watch: Ready, Set, Summer ...

    The winter gets washed away (and its harsh memory) once we clean up the yard and prep the patio for the sun-filled months ahead. This year, add some Canadiana to your outdoor space as we celebrate our country's milestone birthday.

  • Bild Renovation & Custom Home Awards

    On March 10, BILD members gathered at the Allstream Centre at Exhibition Place where the top renovators and custom home builders in the GTA were recognized at the Renovation and Custom Home Awards by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD).

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