Monogrammed Dining Chairs are the Ultimate Luxury

How do you update a formal dining room with an antique French dining set and bring it into the 21st Century, without changing the character of the room? When we were called to give this room an update, we knew it would be a delicate balance. This beautiful antique set was brought over from France in 1932, and is an important part of our client’s family celebrations….

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Dental Office Gets Modern Update with Fresh Colour, Bold Wallpaper and Cheeky Artwork

Just like homes can use a little refresh now and then, we often get called into commercial spaces to do an update. Furniture gets worn, colours and accessories look dated, and the whole effect just isn’t cutting it. We were called in to breathe some new life into a dental office waiting room. When working on a commercial space, it’s important to understand exactly how a…

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Before & After – Fireplace Edition

There’s something about having a fireplace in a home – everyone loves it. Most of our clients have a fireplace and those that don’t, want to get one. There’s all kinds of research that says why we’re attracted to fire and why gathering and gazing into a fire makes us feel so good. It’s an evolutionary thing, dating back to prehistoric times. There’s even research out from the University…

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Our 10 step process for kitchen selections

Lately we’ve been doing a lot of kitchen renovations. We usually spend a fair amount of time with our client figuring out their needs, how they use the space, and what they want out of their kitchen. All these things are important and these details matter a lot. It’s really satisfying to design a kitchen that works for each homeowner. Yet my very favourite part is…

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9 Things We Are Loving Right Now

This week we’re sharing with you pics from our recent jobs and showing you what we’re loving now. We’ve picked 9 of our favourite things and had Taegan photograph how we’ve used them in our client’s homes. There’s definitely a softness emerging in residential  design. Traditional elements are becoming very popular and many of our clients are wanting their spaces to be soft and pretty. Read on to see…

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