Throwback Thursday: Victorian Style in Interior Design

The Victorian Interior Design The Victorian interior design style started during the Industrial Revolution, when cheap mass-production started booming. People, who could not afford furniture and other interior accessories before this time period, were able to buy during this era. Because of this event, old Victorian homes were filled with decorations. Victorian interior design is…

Interior Design and the Pandemic

We are living in different times. We are continuing to learn how to function in our new normal lifestyles. Some factors that we didn’t think about as much before, now have to be considered when talking about interior design for our homes and workplaces. We at The Carpet Studio explored the challenges and changes that…

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…