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…

Bold Black Fireplaces

We are crushing over black fireplaces. Something so simple as a coat of paint can make the biggest impact in a room! Chic and elegant and a touch edgy- a black fireplace feels at home in many spaces. Black and white done to perfection; this living room is the ultimate modern chic design. Painting the…

Prints, Prints, Prints.

We’re not talking about patterns, today we are checking out the coolest art prints for your home! Time and time again, the bread and butter of a room is neutral. There’s nothing wrong with making practical decisions- a textured grey couch will always be easier to pair with new styles or new spaces than a…

Friday’s Tip

Anchor a space with a medium grey-brown accent wall. It makes a space feel warm and grounded, but isn’t too cold in hue to be found too modern.

Exploring Trends: Lucite Trunks

Trunks have made their place in living room design years ago; ranging in chunky and modern, to worn and reclaimed vintage styles. The newest incarnation of this cool decor piece is the lucite trunk! Its versatility is incredible, it looks at home with ultra chic glam spaces and a boho hipster living room! Cheeky design…

Bright and Lively Area Rugs!

There is no better way to make a big statement in pattern and colour than an area rug. More affordable than a larger piece of furniture like a couch (and easier to change if you fall out of love with the pattern in a year), area rugs provide the anchor to a room and can…

IDA Hard Hat Party

For the second year in a row, our design team attended the annual Interior Designers of Alberta Hard Hat party. It was a wonderful evening with Edmonton’s designers, product reps, and industry players. Above: Our design team in full force! Below: A quick picture with one of our Shaw Contract Group reps.

Black & White & Gold All Over!

It’s no secret that black and white will always be a tried and true classic combination. But pairing it with gold, the duo is ultra chic and always in style. Mixing bold black and white patterns, like stripes, and strong geometrics, this classic gets a modern update and feels edgy yet softened with hits of…

The Style Breakdown

With all the buzzwords out there- “modern”,  “eclectic”, “shabby-chic”, it’s easy to get lost among the adjectives! This style guide is the perfect go to for your design reference!

Exploring Trends: Going Bust!

Here’s a trend that has a modern quirkiness and classical nod that is full of contradictions! Busts have been used to immortalize people and expression for centuries, and are moving from stuffy mansions and onto the shelves and tables of some seriously stunning homes! Adding a bust into a room is a sure way to…

Product Watch: Cementine 20 Tile

A personal favourite with our design team, the look of a smaller scale but highly patterned random tile is the hottest interior design trend this fall. Mixing vintage styles and modern colours, this tile is screaming eclectic chic. The Cementine 20 Collection from Tierra Sol is near tile perfection. Coming in a randomly mixed box,…