Design Notes: Masculine Décor by Janette Ewen

Spotlight | Masculine Décor

Simple, clean-lined, rich and sophisticated… just a few key words to define masculine décor. This style, both in home décor and fashion embrace layering of simple textures, deep colour and plenty of wood. Two Canadian design-manufactures, G. Romano and Huppé are industry leaders when it comes to this ultra chic style. Huppés “The Swan” collection […]

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Go Green: St. Patty's Day Design

Spotlight | Go Green

Ok so going green can mean a lot of different things. First, I like to think of it as doing things efficiently and sustainably, like my First to the Future home with NextGen. Eco-friendly is always trending in my book… But going green today also means embracing a little luck of the Irish! So I […]

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Worldly Design: Hand-Crafted with Love, from Ghana by Kim Lewis Designs

Design | Hand-Crafted from Ghana

Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.  – Gustave Flaubert Over the last 18 months, I have been to Ghana, West Africa three times. It’s safe to say I’ve left half my heart in that country.  The people are so authentic… so beautiful, both inside and out. […]

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Designer Spotlight: Veronica Valencia's Lighting Collection

Design Spotlight | Veronica Valencia’s Lighting Collection

This is Veronica. You may remember her from Extreme, but since the show ended, she’s been doing some pretty incredible things. So today I couldn’t help but share… Most recently, Veronica collaborated with Barn Light Electric – an American lighting company who also helped on a few Extreme builds – to create an exclusive line of pendant lights. And they’re […]

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Worldly Design: Asian Accessories for the Home | Ty Pennington

Spotlight | Asian-Inspired Accents for the Home

Design inspiration from around the world is one of the reasons I love to travel. So this year I think it would be cool to share some of the different styles from across the globe. If you have any you’d like to highlight, don’t forget to let me know in the comments! Since once of […]

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Prefab is Rad | Ty Pennington

Spotlight | Prefab is Rad

One style trending in modern architecture is prefab homes. The word prefab is short for “pre-fabricated” which pretty much means they are small, modular homes that are easy to build and transport. But just because they’re on the smaller side, doesn’t mean they aren’t packed with style.  I’m really liking the different prefab homes I’ve […]

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Designer Spotlight: Lucid Stead by Phillip K Smith III, Joshua Tree, CA.

Spotlight | Lucid Stead

I love art that fuses a bunch of different mediums together. So this next spotlight is shining on one particular artist installation and his vision is seriously out of this world. Check out the installation video below… This, ladies and gentleman, is the latest piece by Phillip K Smith III in Joshua Tree, CA. If you’re […]

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