While enjoying the past weekend in the city I was reminded that inspiration is truly everywhere but did you ever think of looking within? In addition to asking all the right questions and getting to know my clients personally, one of my favourite ways to understand their style is to look at their closets. I’ve always felt if you can put an outfit together you can design a great room. Even if you struggle with both your closet says a lot about who you are and what you like.
Both personally and professionally I have always been drawn to mixing styles when it comes to design. Thankfully the days of buying furniture from the same store or the same collection are long gone. As a designer an eclectic mix allows for greater creativity since two spaces are rarely alike. Merging different furniture pieces, time periods, colours and textures for clients ensures a more interesting and unique space that is distinctively their own. Some of my most challe
I’ve been spending a lot of time in lighting stores lately. This may be a coincidence but if there’s one thing all spaces benefit from, it’s being well lit. Lighting can make a statement, create a focal point, balance scale, transform the feel of a room and most importantly improve its function. If there’s one thing all designers agree on its how crucial good lighting is to a well-designed space. Here are the five types of lighting to consider when looking to improve funct
If there’s a common thread among all my clients it’s that they value having a home they’re proud of. A space in which they look forward to spending their downtime and love to entertain in. Where clients differ is in their reasoning to hire a designer. Here are a few of the most common reasons people seek our expertise as well as how designers can help: New Home – Moving is an exciting time but can also be stressful and daunting, especially if you’re reusing existing furnitu