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The colours of the year for 2024 are a mixed bag—but this chaotic trend forecast gives you plenty of beautiful hues to choose from.
Fluted wood composite panels—a contemporary wall siding option for remarkable architectural accents and the ultimate alternative to natural wood.
Think utilitarian for this design trend: emphasizing materials, textures and construction.
2023 furniture and home decor trends embrace being together again.
Flow State is all about embracing natural curves.
This trend leans into maximalism, embracing both the old and the new.
Soft layers and sumptuous textures make up this new design trend.
Teals and rose are back, baby: call it 1996-chic.
From natural, dewy skin to a quirky take on a classic trend, spring looks are all about starting freshand your new routine starts here
Make your loved ones happy this Christmas with these snuggly gifts
From shimmery lids to luminous skin, dazzle your way into the holiday season with these glow-to makeup looks
Grab a brush and get on trend. (Hope you like green.)
It's time to update your look for the cozy season
Some of our favourite OMG moments flipping through the archives.
You could say we predicted the pandemic.
You can actually see the folks making clothes thanks to an open-concept retail/factory space.
Cozy sofas, warm lighting and the best #WFH wares.
These picks go beyond recycling.
Things are looking up (finally).
Design that reflect the wacky world we live in.
Why so serious?
Our panel of interior designers shares its predictions for how our everyday interiors will take shape in the seasons to come.
Bring on the colour.
Feel your way through these picks for the new year.
Going sustainable doesn't mean sacrificing quality.
New Year's came early this year!
Paint and wallpaper embrace natural huesfrom soft and pink to warm and woodsy.
How to embrace this joyful saturated hue at home.
The top furniture trends as we head into 2019.
Though we're barely halfway through 2018, the colour experts are already looking ahead and predicting the hottest hues for next year.
From rooms drenched in saturated colours to curvy new pieces and maximalist spaces, design trends for 2018 decidedly kick up the luxe.
Smoked glass and see-through accessories and lighting inject that trending 70s vibe.
Our rooms may be square, but the future is soft, feminine and undeniably curvilinear.
It's time to embrace dark (warm!) wood tones and retro terrazzo tile.
Layering tones and shades creates rich interiors in any singular palette.
Enough playing it safe, this emerging ethos is about embracing the unusual, the distinct and the standouts that dare to make a statement.
Mix-and-match patterns take centre stage in everything from fabric to tile.
Key pieces to capture Pantone's 2018 Colour of the Year.
As we head into the season of dormancy, moody floral patterns are coming into full bloom.
The hottest furniture design trends for 2018 celebrate rest and quiet, rounder and softer shapes, and soothing and cocooning pieces. Get ready to hibernate.
Pretty paints and wild wallpapers that nod to the natural.
Elissa Harvey brings storied textiles like mud cloth and indigo to Victoria, furthering the trend toward handmade craft and patterns in modern interiors.
Nicole Bracey, co-owner of Calgary's Greater Goods boutique, gives us the scoop on what's trending in Stampede City.
Interior designer Kendall Ansell gives us the scoop on why this luxe fabric is making a comebackand shares her secrets for how to get the velvet look at home.
7 stylish pieces inspired by Pantones 2017 Colour of the Year.
Are you going to channel comfort, confidence or composure with your 2017 look?
Meet Shadow 2117-30, the recently unveiled choice for Colour of the Yearand five of our favourite products that put the moody hue to work.
We're lifting the curtain to reveal the secrets behind latest furniture design trends.
The Edmonton design shop goes digital with offerings for little design lovers.
Stylist Nicole Sjöstedt shares her favourite pieces that embrace the season's hottest metal.
How we're going bo-ho this summer.
Florals are dreamy, especially in the spring, but we know they sometimes get a bad rap. Presenting a few floral accessories that dont meet your traditional, grandma-sofa-print idea of florals.
Soft hues and natural inspiration guides the season's hottest rug and tile designs.
We caught up with designers across the West to find out why pastels are so essential for spring 2016.
The next generation of wallcoverings is pleasing to both the eye and the touch.
Were looking at tile from a whole new angle thanks to the growing trend towards triangles. Here are a few of our current favourites.
Pantone doubled down this year, naming both Rose Quartz and Serenity as colours of the year. Heres how to work with the updated 80s look.
We're crazy for cork, and these designers are too.
Is your space missing that extra something? We show you how easy it is to inject a dose of pattern and texture with these great designer tile ideas.
Liven up a space with warm, plush materials and cozy accent pieces.
Minimalist white interiors embrace the dark side.
A few key pieces to celebrate the announcement of the 2016 Pantone Colour(s) of the Year.
Ladies and gentlemen: this year, it's a tie.
8 felt picks to help you soften up hard modern spaces at all price points.
Get ready for drama in 2016 with this bold design trend.
Expert advice: here's how to choose the right hue for your home.
"White is transcendent, timeless, its versatility unrivalled." Ellen O'Neill, Benjamin Moore creative director
Presented by Splashes Bath & Kitchen
Emerald sparkles as the ultimate accent shade.
Highly anticipated stores and galleries opening in Victoria, Vancouver and Calgary.
The long-awaited department store is set to open its doors in one week's time.
Why designers are going wild for walnut woods.
Looking into the future at some gorgeous new colour palettes for the home.
Bring the outside in with bold and blooming wallpaper in statement-making patterns.
Straight from the experts: the best way to jazz things up with our nations colour pallet.
Designer Tiffany Pratt shares her secrets on scouring flea markets & remaking your finds
Bring the season's hottest trend into your living room for less than $10
Spice up your digs with Pantone's Colour of the Year, which works as well in warmer weather as it does in cold.
The earthy wine red of Pantones colour of the year for 2015, Marsala, is a delicious shade for home decor.
Unleash your creativity in the bedroom with playful patterns and prints.
For modern looks with bold statements, we've rounded up inspiring ideas for every room in the home.
Give local this Valentine's Day with gifts you'll both love.
For the person who has everything, a goat and two hens.
Cheery cherry red and stark snow white are the perfect holiday pairing, evoking the tradition of the season while making a modern statement.
Watch out, white walls.
Forget the cheap chocolate countdownsthis Canadian-designed treasure chest will make every day feel like a special occasion.
Since mixing patterns is all the rage at the moment, why not mix some materials too? Think ceramic with brass, or walnut with hits of gold, for a look that's even more beautiful than the sum of its parts.
Steel and chrome were once synonymous with modern design. But warm metalsbrass, copper and goldare stealing the spotlight.
Rethink the classic stone as organic, not opulent. Pair with warm metals and woods to perfect West Coast chic.
Designers David Nicolay and Rob Edmonds of Evoke created a tabletop design to spark conversation.
Find inspiration from designer Sophie Burke's Scandinavian-inspired tabletop to create your own modern rustic look at home.
Martone Cycling's cruisers are made for design lovers (and cyclists).
Keep that carefree warm-weather vibe going into fall with these beachy, organic colours and no-muss, no-fuss paints.
Juicy huesthink bursts of orange, sunny yellows and watermelon redsinfuse summer style with plenty of personality.
Trove wallpapers turn a simple design into art.
Get inspired for your next globetrotting adventure with these five travel-inspired home decor items.
Our feathered friends adorn the seasons most covetable accessories, paired with botanical prints and designs that add a little whimsy.
Todays outdoor decor evokes vintage charm, but that nostalgic patina is applied with modern aplomb.
Lets get geometric: the angular approach is popping up on everything from nesting tables to wallpaper. Bring in a few faceted designs to add a light-reflecting element to your room.
A delicate balance of fuchsia, purple and pale pink, Pantones colour of the year might appear to be tough to work with. But play with all the colours in its spectrum, and Radiant Orchid might just become your new favourite accent.
Pantones colour of the year in 2014, Dazzling Blue, is the liveliest of accent colours, the perfect complement to both dark winter days and warm summer nights.
The acclaimed Edmonton designer (of Pure Design and On Our Table fame) shares his secrets for making everyday life beautiful.
While fashions boldest colour trend may have looked rad in your adolescent bedroom, it takes a skilled hand to work with it today.
Design at home channels a bit of vintage charm while staying thoroughly modern: think pastels without the Miami Vice, or big, bold, structured fabricsbut lose the shoulder pads. These are five fun trends you wont want to miss.
Its a little bit Miami Vice, a little art deco, and more than a little fun. The latest spin on 80s hues is perfect for accent pieces that add a punch of colour.
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