Choosing a Toronto antiques provider is about finding someone who values beautiful heirlooms as much as you do. The right provider can offer you not only an exquisite selection of furniture and accents from a variety of sources, but also knowledgeable advice about the history of a piece and how to utilize it in your modern space. A decorative antique should stand out without looking out of place, and an antiques professional can help you achieve that elegant balance. Read more!
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Fabric Stores in Toronto
If you demand the best when it comes to decorating your home then you’re going to want to read this.
If you’ve undertaken a décor project lately, you’ve probably noticed that Toronto has a wide selection of fabric stores. It can be difficult to decide which fabric store in Toronto is best for your drapery or upholstery needs. How do you sort out all your options? You look for these three marks of a superb store: selection, options, and quality.
Interior Decorators Toronto – The Art of Interior Design
Your space is where you express yourself. It’s where you go to retreat from the rest of the world, to relax at the end of the day, to enjoy time with those closest to you. So, why would you hire an interior decorator to put together a style that is solely your own?
Like any art, interior design can be done by almost anyone, but it can only be done well by those who have put years into perfecting their artistry. When you work with interior decorators in Toronto, you don’t get their style; you get their talent to maximize your style. Maybe you have the perfect vision for your abode, but just because we want to paint a beautiful portrait doesn’t mean it will turn out looking remotely human. Read more!
Offering interior design and interior decorating guidance to a new client requires , more than anything , the ability to listen. The best interior designers and decorators asks questions… the worst in my opinion, walk in with an entourage and clip boards, dictating style, telling the client what will be done. The decorator might have a vision, but its essential that this vision does not over take the very realistic requirements of each project and that style direction truly meshes with the clients sense of aesthetics; because after all, the designer gets to leave after each project… the client has to live with this choice for a very long time. Read more!
I recently under took the challenge of transforming a tiny entrance area into a grand statement that would hint at the drama that awaited within.
Instead of choosing the expected path of neutral tones, combined with uneventful mirroring etc, the clients and I decided on a William Morris style wallpaper in tones of pink, creams and grey that we applied above the wainscotting. I then repeated these dramatic colours in a raised silk velvet, that was methodically upholstered to the wall below. Read more!
When I founded my business around 30 yrs ago, my hope was to take the retailing of fabrics out of the typical dusty-bin school of marketing and present textiles in a setting that did justice to their illustrious past. After all , tapestries had been found in ancient Egypt and have been adorning and insulating castle walls throughout Europe during the Middle Ages and were considered works of art in their own right. Centuries later, a fun family of entrepreneurs named ‘Medici’ would help finance the fabric industry and propel Europe into the forefront of the worlds finest textile weaving. With all this in mind, I wanted to show fabrics in ways commensurate with their distinguished heritage.