Publication: Design & Decor

  • A New Lease On Life – 30-year-old Condo Receives The Ultimate Facelift

    Updating and renovating any home is a daunting task. My clients loved the size of their condo, but after 30 years, it was showing its age.

  • Tips To Incorporate The Pantone Colour Of The Year Throughout Your Home

    Pantone’s 2019 Colour of the Year “Living Coral” can do almost anything, proving itself to be much more than just an accent colour. We sat down with Nicholas Rosaci, interior design expert and upcoming speaker at the 2019 GTA Home & Reno Show, to talk decor trends and learn how to incorporate this vibrant hue…

  • Active Home: The Powder Room

    The powder room is the one place that many of your guests get up close and personal with. And because it’s generally set apart from the rest of the home, it’s the perfect room to experiment with the latest in design and decor.

  • Active Home: Five-star, Hotel-worthy Hacks

    As we come of age – a more mature age – our freedom fifty-plus plans most likely include longer times away from home. Rather than sitting empty, there are ways that your home can work for you.

  • Active Home : Island Hopping

    In Europe, the kitchen island has become the true heart of the home. This, once-functional, piece anchored the kitchen, but it has now been elevated to a more social, and visual, status.

  • In The Garden: Head For Cover

    While we were worshiping to the sun gods back in February, some of us may now be getting fed up with the heat. With high temperatures come increased UV rays, so it makes sense to seek out shady spots that provide some reprieve.

  • In The Garden: Ground-hugging Plants

    If I could come back to earth as a plant, I would be a ground cover – a useful one, of course. I love rich, organic soil, so by being a ground-hugging plant I could feel the rhythms of the earth, as well as the movement of the lifegiving earthworms beneath my roots.

  • Active Home: Leisurely Living

    Condo living is no longer for city dwellers, only. More and more developers are shifting their focus to rural and suburban communities throughout Ontario.

  • Active Home: The Dirt On Mudrooms

    It’s time that we came up with a better word for this hardworking space. Although its basic function is to receive all the grungy outdoor elements before they’re tracked into the rest of the house, the mudroom is now so much more.

  • In The Garden: Garden Tourism

    It’s been said that there are two types of people in the world – those who love to garden and those who love to look at gardens. If this is the case, then introducing Garden Tourism into our lexicon, is long overdue.

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