If 2017 was the year of Hygge, the question remains: what design trend will reign supreme in 2018? Trend forecasters are already making their predictions for the coming year’s hottest style, and it’s possible you’ve never heard of it! That’s okay, neither had we. Does Wabi-sabi ring a bell? If not, we did some research to better understand this Japanese style of decor. The Wabi-sabi design philosophy is centred on the beauty of the imperfect. Think organic materials, flawed woods, hand-crafted, wrinkled linen, and ceramics. The trend is reminiscent of minimalism, but less pristine. In fact, it’s even a little messy. Here’s some inspiration to help you understand and embody the beautiful mess that is Wabi-sabi in your own home.
One of our all time favourite hobbies is scrolling through our Instagram feed to see what’s trending in the decor and design world. There never seems to be a shortage of inspiration and there’s always something for everyone. Fall 2017 has a handful of different design aesthetics making waves, but there’s one in particular that we can really get on board with – serene interiors. They say your home should be your sanctuary, and there’s no better way to achieve this calming vibe than with a serene design aesthetic. Keeping things light, soft, and airy are key to a perfectly serene interior. Here are some of our favourite looks to get you inspired.
It’s no secret that Paradise is in the business of building homes, but there’s another side to it. We’re building homes that will fit you and your family’s life – your dreams, your hopes, your future. While it’s your decor, keepsakes, and personal touch that will make the home all your own, even our unfurnished homes are pretty fantastic all on their own. We work alongside in-the-know designers to create interiors that are luxurious, but at the same time warm and welcoming. We spoke with the interior designer at Turner Fleischer who worked on High Point’s amazing interiors. Here’s what she had to say.
When decorating their homes, there are two camps of people. Those who hold back, and those who do not. While we’re fans of all types of design, we completely understand the desire to keep things neutral in your home, because they’re timeless! However, part of the fun in having your own home is getting to infuse a little personality into each room. One way to do this is to add a pop of colour to the space you’re decorating. We spend a lot of time perusing the best home decor on Instagram, and lately have seen a lot of design – from furniture to decor accents – using one particular colour. Here’s how to add a pop of blue anywhere in your home.
There are endless reasons to claim summer is your favourite of the seasons, but one reason stands out above the rest – the weather! Nice summer weather means you get to spend more time enjoying the outdoors. Whether it’s taking a camping trip, going for a picnic, or hosting a backyard party, a lovely summer day let’s you get outside and bask in the glorious sun. A perfect summer day is a host’s best friend. Rather than keeping your guests indoors, you can set up a lovely moment outside and host a cozy garden party. We’ve done a little research and have found everything you need to host the dreamiest garden party of the summer. From the patio set to the lighting to the dishes, these are all the garden party must-haves you’ll need for inspiration to host your own!
During most of the seasons in Canada, people want to get away. With winters that are often cold and gloomy, the only way to escape is to plan a vacation at some far off and sunny destination. In the summer however, the desire to enjoy the weather at home becomes top priority. Whether you’re going up to a cottage, doing a nature hike nearby or just staying at home and enjoying a sunny day, you don’t have to go far to have a great summer. Here are some ideas to inspire a beautiful outdoor oasis right in your own backyard.