Who is Wu and McHugh?

There’s a new store in town and I can’t wait to tell you about it. I found it first on Instagram where I saw the most beautiful photos of Chinese antique furniture and decor. The photos on Instagram showed pieces that weren’t in pristine restored condition. Many had been repaired and rejigged. These were pieces that had a beautiful patina and were worn in all the right places….

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See all the Details That Went into This Kitchen Renovation

Today’s post is all about the planning and custom touches that went into designing the kitchen above. Not only does it look beautiful, it functions perfectly for the homeowners and the way they live. If you missed the blog I wrote with the before and after photos of the kitchen, check it out here. When we design spaces, we approach it by addressing function first. If you’re working…

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The Right Lighting in Your Home Will Actually Make You Feel Better

So often lighting gets ignored when decorating. In our experience, it’s one of the most over-looked design elements. Good lighting is imperative for being able to see and also to create the right mood in a space. We’ve been in many bathrooms that don’t have strong enough lighting to be able to apply makeup or tweeze a brow. Then there’s the problem of staring up into a…

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See this Design Solution for a Family Room

It’s always interesting when we get calls because a house doesn’t feel right anymore. The colours and finishes are dated and the homeowners need help to ‘make it pretty’. We certainly can do that, but we believe good design is more then looking beautiful. A space has to function well and solve problems. That’s why understanding the way our clients live is so important to us. When…

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