Sep 172012


Sep 122012

Dots are every­where at the moment, both in fash­ion, decor and interiors.

Polka dots have been trendy for quite some time now. This pat­tern isn’t new and it comes & goes, but there’s still some­thing time­less and clas­sic about a good polka dot print.

It doesn’t have to be lim­ited to nurs­eries and kids rooms either.  When used in the right way in the right scale, polka dots can add a whim­si­cal touch with­out mak­ing a space feel too “young”.  Inte­ri­ors are incor­po­rat­ing the polka dot pat­tern in a more sophis­ti­cated way now.  There is indeed a way to make this fun pat­tern part of your decor while still keep­ing things some­what “grown-up.”


Rugs are a great way to intro­duce the pat­tern into your decor.  A neu­tral colour anchors the space and doesn’t make it too busy


Casual, fresh and Edgy

Sophis­ti­cated in this bedroom

Adding a fun ele­ment to the bathroom

A whim­si­cal touch

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Sep 112012
Kelly Deck Design

Vancouver-based designer Kelly Deck is well-known for her col­umn “The West­coast Way” in Globe and Mail”; her HGTV series, Take It Out­side; and var­i­ous media appear­ances.  She is inspired by the rugged beauty of the West Coast, believe in effort­less ele­gance and homes that are beau­ti­ful, bal­anced and invit­ing. Here is some of her beau­ti­ful designs […]

Sep 102012
Jean-Louis Deniot's new Paris apartment

The wall treat­ments in Jean-Louis Deniot’s new Paris apart­ment are sim­ply out of this world.  The red-hot young French dec­o­ra­tor recently trans­formed a run-down apart­ment in the 7th arrondisse­ment in Paris into his own per­sonal haven. Deniot has a love for neo­clas­si­cism and a knack for tak­ing his­tor­i­cal ref­er­ences and updat­ing them in a sophis­ti­cated way.   His approach […]

Sep 092012
{ When ego is lost }

  Source   How ironic is it that exactly at the point where we develop an ego, we become lim­ited by the very thing?