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In This Episode

Lynda Answers Popular Questions

Lynda Reeves steps into Ask A Designer™ mode and tackles two of the most frequently asked questions about sofa styles and lighting. Find out which sofas she recommends as solid investment pieces and the best type of cushion construction. Next, Lynda outlines the types of lighting required in a living room, the proper height for task lighting and her favourite floor lamps.

A Houseplant Primer

Ever wonder why certain plants pop up regularly as props in a photo shoot? Style editors Reiko Caron and Stacey Smithers reveal the most photogenic houseplants, and which ones they pinpoint as high-maintenance divas. Learn the watering and care tips that help plants thrive and the best display spots in the home.

How To Select Drapery

Janine Morrison of online fabric store Tonic Living shares her advice on drapery, including how to select the right fabric (tape a sample on the wall or drape it over a chair for a week before committing). Discover the various pleat styles available, proper rod length and why curtains should be lined.

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Shot on location at Valleyview Gardens.

 

Credits

Executive Producer

Lynda Reeves

Director Online TV Production

Sheri Graham Delagran

Director of Photography

Jason Stickley

Segment Producer

Ryan Louis

Editors

Patrick Malone

Erin Gulas

Make-up

Michele Brown

Digital Director

Michael Zimmermann

Online Designer

Julie Whyte

Copyright 2014

Runtime: 6:11
Released: March 16, 2014
Channel: Design Lab