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…

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…

Seeing Stripes!

We all know how much fun you can have with a feature wall, and the trendiest way to spice up a simple wall is to add stripes! The most common stripe these days is the big, bold, black and white stripe! Whether they run horizontal or vertical, your stripes are sure to turn heads. With…

Double Crossed

Geo-metrics are ever evolving, and the latest trend- crosses  and plus signs- is sure to have you on the edge of your seat! This pattern is androgynous and feels almost achingly neutral. There is nothing pretty about it- this is just straight up cool. Seen usually in a stark black and white combination, this bold…

Look up – Way up!

Decorated ceilings are on their way back into design and we are so excited to show you why! Take a neutral space, add a colourful ceiling, and viola, you have a totally unique and exciting feature! Don’t stop there, use other colours in the room and pull them up into the horizontal space above! Making…

Rose Quartz

Pantone released their “Color of the Year” will a little bit of controversay this year: they selected a blend of two colours! We are crushing on the rose quartz colour, and can really see it playing a role this year with such a fresh colour! From paint to small accents, rose quartz is an elegant…

New Year, New Trends!

Welcome back, design friends! The new year is always an exciting time in design. With the holidays over and spring cleaning coming in the future, it makes sense that home projects begin with renewed enthusiasm. Look for these exciting trends coming to the blog: Open Shelving Black Appliances Gold Faucets & Hardware Rose Quartz Oversized…

2016 Trend Watch: Geometrics

Happy December!The last month before the new year is always so exciting in the design world. New flooring collections are on their way, Pantone’s colour of the year is on the horizon, and after the mistletoe comes down, a fresh eye to design emerges. A trend we saw starting in 2015 is going to carry…

Fur, Fur, Baby

A trend that has slowly but surely made its way to the top is faux fur and it definitely is one of our faves! From throws, to pillows, and even rugs, this faux finish can be used anywhere. A fur throw is one of the easiest ways to “cozy up” a space while adding texture….

Exploring Trends: Marquee Letters

This super chic and industrial inspired trend is the perfect modern edge to add to most any space. It creates a focal point at the same time as additional mood lighting; double win! We love it in soft airy spaces, nurseries, and children’s bedrooms to add personalization and flair. Living rooms and office nooks are…

The Classics: Subway Tile

Subway tiles never seem to go out of style- and it is easy to see why. Clean, simple, and affordable, these tiles often provide the backdrop to other elements in a space. What we are seeing change, however, is the grout. It is incredible that the smallest detail like grout colour can dictate a mood…

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,…