A male friend of mine recently moved into a new place and his girlfriend (who is my cousin Brittany) had been trying to convince him to decorate. He complains that most home décor is geared too much towards women.
We’re entertaining the thought of starting a major home renovation. There seems to be so many options on how to proceed with a project of this nature. Our experience with reading and understanding blue prints is very limited and we feel it’s a bit of a daunting task.
Pop quiz: what’s the single quickest way to make your space pop without taking on an extensive renovation? You might think it’s paint… or accessories… or a bold piece of artwork.
Read on to see what we loved this week.
LA creative director and designer Sarah Sherman Samuel and her husband, Rupert Samuel, thought nothing of tearing out the cabinets in their LA bungalow with their own bare hands. We’ve been watching them in action via Samuel’s blog Smitten Studio.
Who doesn’t love a gorgeous garnish? We were recently at Twist, Chef Roger Mooking’s swish spot in Terminal one at Pearson International Airport. Chef Mooking is all about the flavour and experience of food, so when he showed us this beautiful option, we were impressed.
You may take tile work for granted – but I’ll never look at it the same way. Whether it’s tumbled marble, high-gloss porcelain or flashy glass, those bathrooms and backsplashes have my newfound respect! After spending a week getting my bathroom out of its former tragic time warp, I’ve got exposed brick, new fixtures and an amazing white subway tile tub surround.
Our summer issue has hit the stands and we couldn’t be more excited about the spicy shot of Roger Mooking on our cover!
Call it net gains: Mesh and bamboo fish traps — and weavings inspired by them — make sculptural, softly glowing pendant lights.