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.
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.
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.