Archive for Tag: Design

Top 8 Renovation Lessons

Lesson 1. Start by gathering your inspirations, collect images of anything that appeals to you.  However, you need to be realistic about the space you actually have to work with.  A huge kitchen island with beautiful pendants may be on your dream list, but if the shape of your room isn’t conductive to it, then you need to think about […]
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Art in interiors

Art as Design Element

Integrating art into the interior design process can be beneficial in multiple ways.  The selection and placement of artwork can emphasize strong design elements or alter the perception of the proportions of the space.  Art can bring an accent to the room. Art can also introduce colours into your space, which becomes an inspiration for your room’s colour palette. Choosing […]
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How to Choose the Perfect Rug Size

You want to make sure that the rug in your space is as large as the room can handle.  One of the main functions of a rug is to pull the room together, not chop it up.  Nothing is worse than a postage stamp for a rug.  Make sure that at least two of the legs on each piece of […]
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