Colour is arguably the most powerful element in a design scheme. I’ve studied colour and its psychological affects in much detail. The advertising industry, out of necessity, has championed the topic. Perusing any number of articles on the subject helps add a bit of science behind the selection process. Remarkably, 90 per cent of an assessment for trying out a product is made by colour alone. Imagine how that notion is translated into interior design.
One of the hottest interior design trends happening this fall also happens to be one of my favourite design staples. Right now, it’s hip to be plaid.
Copper tones: A new metallic is having a moment.
As the stars of HGTV’s House of Bryan: In the Sticks, Bryan and Sarah Baeumler are nothing short of a power couple. Bryan is…
This DIY is a mixture of things I spotted on Remodelista: The Three Block Shop scarves hanging in the dining room at Ostrich Farm in Silverlake, Izabella’s post highlighting a printing technique that utilizes adhesive foam board and a block of wood, and Julie’s post on hanging wall art with metal binder clips.
Every summer, I tell myself I need to get an air conditioner. But then somehow it always ends up being the middle of the summer, by which time I’ve become content with sleeping with ice packs and eating 100 boxes of freezies, and I just can’t justify buying one.
I could not love my dog any more than I do. I was originally just fostering her for a couple weeks from the humane society but, when the time came, I just couldn’t give her back.
How simply do you want to live? The question prompted South African architect Clara da Cruz Almeida to design a 183-square-foot prefab house—for two people to share.
A new year for the most part still lies ahead of us and Christmas has become a distant pleasant memory. The first couple of months of any new year are always bursting with potential – that wonderful clean slate just waiting for all of our best intentions to be realised!
It’s time to get your home ready and spring cleaning is just the beginning! Once you have packed up unused, neglected or broken items…