Useful tips for bathroom renovation

Useful tips for bathroom renovation

Next to kitchens, bathroom remodeling and renovation has become very popular and important over the last few years. Correct bathroom remodeling also positively impacts the value of your home. It is important to know what to do, how to use your budget wisely and of...
Lighting Basics

Lighting Basics

Who can live without light? Without light we could not be able to perceive colour, textures or patterns and more importantly we could not see the space around us and the shapes, forms and lines. Light is one of the most important elements of interior design. There are...
Interior Design Trends for 2018

Interior Design Trends for 2018

Every year the interior design and fashion industry influence a specific trend for the year. Some trends take time, sometimes years, to be accepted by people while other are almost immediately accepted. Here are some trends that I feel will continue to be strong this...
How to remodel a guest room

How to remodel a guest room

Your kids are all gone to college or university or they have just moved on with their lives. You now have a spare bedroom and you can create a guestroom. Your dilemma is, “where to start”? There are so many options in the market, new colours, new trends...
Designing for the “Aging In Place Movement”

Designing for the “Aging In Place Movement”

The “aging in place movement” is a phenomenon that continues to grow with each passing year.  More and more, seniors are deciding to stay in the homes where they put their kids to bed right through to their empty nest phase. Instead of looking for a...
Thinking Green

Thinking Green

        Today we have a wealth of resources at our disposal that enable us to make smart choices when renovating and designing. While focusing on aesthetics we can incorporate informed choices that positively effect health and well being.  Utilising enhanced...
The Psychology of Interior Design

The Psychology of Interior Design

Interior design elements have the ability to bring positive or negative emotional responses in people. The Association of Psychological Science concluded that light is one of the primary influences in person’s mood. The best source of light is the sun. Windows in a...
When DIY Turns into DI WHY

When DIY Turns into DI WHY

The growth of the DIY phenomenon is remarkable. Over the past 10 years or so we have grown to be increasingly more capable of tackling most reno and décor projects as we become comfortable shopping at our local home centres as well as with accessing the internet for a...