FROM THE EXPERTS

Q&A with Remodelista’s Julie Carlson

Julie-Carlson

By Sara Duck

Julie Carlson, founding editor of ubber popular design blog  Remodelista.com visited Toronto this week to support her new book Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home. This must-have book for design lovers and remodelista's alike includes in-depth tours and lessons from 12 inspiring homes; a breakdown of the hardest-working kitchens and baths; do-it-yourself projects and more. HD&R caught up with the busy editor to chat about all things design and remodel related.

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5 tips for decorating a small space

Yanic-Simard,-Ted-YarwoodBy Yanic Simard Photo by Ted Yarwood

Decorating a small space needs a lot of thought, but the result is a fully-functional and practical, yet warm and livable home. Here are my five tips for living stylishly in a small space.

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The art of buying art

Limes 1 by Greg Nordoff - oil on panel.

Limes 1 by Greg Nordoff - oil on panel.

By Sara Duck

Calling all art-lovers! Art Interiors (446 Spadina Rd., Suite 203), the Toronto-based art gallery owned by Lisa Diamond Katz and Shira Wood, will host its annual Festival of Smalls from Nov. 9 to Dec. 24, 2013. This special exhibit is all about showcasing smaller sized original artwork from more than 50 Canadian artists and from all mediums, including photography, etchings, silkscreen, mixed media and collage. The best part, you won't be sticker-shocked as prices range from $55 to $250 – with many pieces available for less than $100.

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