Just a POP!

Happy Friday, design friends! We thought we would leave you with a cheery hit of accent colour before the weekend. A pop of colour can be striking in a simple monochromatic room. Here are our favourite POPS!

ENVISION YOUR SAVINGS

Going through all the options for your new floors can be daunting! And trying to picture what your space could look like is even harder. Enter technology! These are some of our favourite tools- simply take a photo of your space and upload to one of the websites below to see what your space could…

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

March 19, 2020 Customers and Business Partners of The Carpet Studio, For over 8 years, we have had an ongoing commitment to our COR Health and Safety program, focusing on physical safety and hygienic and safe indoor environments that support the wellbeing of people where they work. Certainly, at no point in the history of…

Trend 3 – NO RULES

Open any design site (ours included) and there’s a list a mile long of colour rules. And none of these, might I add, all agree. Which is probably for the best, because if the world was painted the same colour of greige, it would be pretty boring. This departure from colour rules has been a…

Trend 2 – Pattern Mixing

Our second featured trend of 2020 hits on all the eclectic inspiration we have seen emerging over the past few years. Pattern mixing can be a tricky balancing act, but when nailed- it is stunning! Key rules to pulling it off Go with classics (forget chevron, embrace chinoserie!) Choose a colour story

2020 Design Trends

Happy New Year! We are starting 2020 off introducing our top trends for the year. Drum roll please… The resurrection of carpet… Pattern mixing! No colour “rules”. We love this entryway by Emily Clark Interiors. It really captures our three trends for 2020, by using an unusual colour palette, mixing patterns, and welcoming back a…

Cognac Leather

Going back to basics has never been bigger in the design scene. Celebrating woods with their inherent character and showcasing natural flaws; unstained concrete and it’s usual shade of moody grey; and now leather! Instead of black dyes and light bleaching techniques, we are seeing the return of cognac goods. A rich and caramel hue,…

Rose Quartz

From paint to small accents, rose quartz is an elegant shade that used *sparingly* will add life to any room! Just be sure to use a refined amount to avoid a space looking too young and feminine! Contrast is key, pairing with bold black lines, sharp edges and glossy finishes gives the colour a jumping…

Important Notice: Southside Location

In order to streamline operations, we have decided to close our Southside location and move all of our fantastic staff from there to join the main store. This decision was made to enhance our services and better serve our customers, and we hope to see all of our South Edmonton and surrounding area clients visit…

Exploring Trends: Velvet

It’s no secret that velvet is having a major moment right now, but we wanted to delve into this trend a bit more so you get the biggest bang for your buck, and don’t get bit by the trend bug. We first posted about velvet in February 2013, but it has taken a few years…

The DL on Terrazzo

They say that all things come around, and this time- it’s terrazzo floors! Popular in the 1920’s- 1940’s,¬†terrazzo is a flooring material consisting of chips of marble or granite set in concrete and polished to give a smooth surface. It is typically poured onsite, and is a bit of a dying craft. With the resurgence…

Flora & Fauna

Botanical, wild, and free. Incorporating natural floral patterns and greenery is the best way to add a fresh hit of style to your decor. Mix floral patterns for an eclectic hippy vibe, or pair a sweet corner plant with a bold black and white geometric for a contrast against the super chic. Layer neutrals like…