Furniture

Know Your Decor Terms: What's the Difference?

Yanic Simard | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Think you know your interior design terms? Recently on Cityline I decided to play a little game of What's The Difference?, showing the subtle distinctions between words we use every day -- and even I learned a thing or two!

What's Your Colour Comfort?

Yanic Simard | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

Putting a lot of colour in just the centre will start to look awkward, so you'll need to make sure to put it on your surfaces as well. Drapery is an excellent way to bring colour to your walls without committing long term. You can also add art, or paint your picture frames, and include a colourful accent rug to bring life to the floor

Canadian Style Icons: Klaus Nienkamper

Daniel Eckler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Style
Daniel Eckler

In 1960, a German immigrant named Klaus Nienkamper came to Canada with $36 in his pocket, limited English skills, and a desire for success. It's a common dream, but Nienkamper succeeded. And today his son, also Klaus Nienkamper, is the president of a thriving furniture retail company that bears his name.

Create a Winter Hideout In Your Own Home

Yanic Simard | Posted 11.07.2013 | Canada Style
Yanic Simard

With the wintertime coming, many of you reading this have probably already covered up the BBQ, put away the patio furniture, or closed up the balcony doors. To help make your basement (or any other chilly and under-utilized space) look and feel warmer, here are my tips for designing your way to a cozy interior environment.

Inside Scoop: Designer Finds

Yanic Simard | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada
Yanic Simard

When you watch interior design shows on TV, you get to see beautiful spaces filled with dazzling pieces, but you may wonder: how does design really wo...

A Buenos Aires Boutique That's Home Sweet Home

Ramp1885.com | Posted 08.11.2012 | Canada Style
Ramp1885.com

Today's discerning shopper looks for a unique shopping experience, a space that offers something more than the crème de la crème of fashion and design. And Buenos Aires-based concept store Pehache delivers just that. It's a multi-designer boutique, gallery and café in one that invites you in to browse every nook and cranny and makes you feel at home.