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Design Trends November 2, 2017

How to pull off Wabi-sabi design

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. 

Design Trends September 21, 2017

Our Favourite Serene Design Inspo

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. 

Design Trends July 5, 2017

Inspiration for the Outdoor Oasis of Your Dreams

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. 

Design Trends June 2, 2017

12 Dreamy Bedside Table Moments

When we scroll through Instagram looking for design inspiration, certain types of pictures really start to stand out. There are the #IHaveThisThingWithFloors shots, the #IHaveThisThingWithPink pics, and of course the #DreamKitchen moments that we all aspire to. If these trends teach us anything, it’s that there are so many design moments in both our homes and our lives just waiting to happen! You just have to look for them, and make the most of those moments. One of our favourite types of design pics to find on Instagram are the spectacular #sidetables. Here are 12 bedside table moments we wouldn’t mind waking up next to. 

Design Trends November 17, 2016

10 Entryways We Love

When you walk into a person’s home there are lots of clues to give away their design aesthetic or the overall vibe of their home. Something as simple as a welcome mat (or lack of) can completely reveal the homeowner’s personality, and thus the personality of their home. This is why putting thought into your entryway is so important. The entryway of your home is essentially the first impression you give your guests. It sets the tone for the space, and gives people a taste of what’s to come as they delve further into your home. Here are 10 entryways we found and fell in love with. 

Design Trends October 28, 2016

8 Lights That are Slicker Than Your Average

The lighting in your home is something that is important to think about. The lighting helps to set the mood and good lighting is key for showing off some of your favourite features in your home. You want it to be bright but not too harsh and having some lights that add in a little personality certainly don’t hurt either! Getting creative with your lighting is an excellent way to spark your home with some extra charm. We’ve rounded up eight examples to help inspire you to take your lighting game to the next level at home.