Now Playing » One Sofa, Six Looks » as seen in episode 212 » One Sofa, Six Looks
skip ad


Play next
Industrial Montreal Loft
Learn tricks for styling a raw loft with personal touches and statement art. Joel Bray reveals his favourite parts of a historical 1,300-square-foot loft…
Play next
Barbara Purdy's Bistro-Style Kitchen
Toronto designer Barbara Purdy shows off her modern-rustic kitchen and sitting area. Learn how she relocated the…
Play next
One Room, Six Ways
The Art Stylists Anya Shor and Manny Neubacher demonstrate how to style a room in six different ways by switching…
Do not autoplay

Having trouble?

  • Test out the low res version
  • Reload this page: click here
  • Clear your browser cache (to see how, click here)
  • Upgrade your browser to the latest version
  • Ensure you have a good internet connection and that is not being hindered by firewalls or ad blocking software, etc.
  • Try using another browser. For example if you are using Internet Explorer, try Chrome or Firefox
If you are still having trouble, please contact us

In This Segment

Joel Bray shares six different ways to style a neutral sofa with throw pillows. Discover which suits your style, from bold and eclectic to quiet and elegant.

Learn more about these looks in our Makeovers 2013 special issue.

See sources

1. Bold & eclectic: Sofa, coffee table, rug, gold tray, gold box, brass sculpture, solid turquoise pillow, green and white striped pillow, orange velvet pillow, green velvet with ribbon trim pillow, pink geometric patterned pillow, turquoise patterned pillow, Elte, (416) 785-7885 or; leopard pillow, Tonic Living, (416) 699-9879 or; pink bargello crewelwork pillow, Artifacts, (416) 961-1058 or; green cut-velvet pillow, brown and white geometric pillow, framed moth print, Boo Boo & Lefty, (416) 929-2223 or

2. Tailored & streamlined: Linen lumbar pillow, Tonic Living, (416) 699-9879 or

3. Charming & easy-going: 20" burlap box pillow, ChairTableLamp, (416) 934-1021; 10" x 16" pillow with single stripe, 16" x 20" vintage grain sack pillow, Love the Design, (416) 408-1727 or; 18" sq. buttoned pillow, Peaks & Rafters, (647) 350-3500 or; 20" sq. red-stripped pillow, Elte, as above.

4. Globally inspired: 22" sq. and 8" x 22" antique carpet pillows, Kantelberg & Co., (416) 964-0192 or; 17" sq. and 17" x 20" remnant-style patchwork pillows by Nadine Reid (far right, small pillow in back, second from left), Hollace Cluny, (416) 968-7894 or; 15" sq. vintage sari pillow, West Elm,

5. Two colours: 26" sq. blue and white block-print pillow, Lucca, (416) 485-4999; 20" sq. green pillow, Peaks & Rafters, as above; 20" sq. geometric and circle block-print pillows, John Robshaw,

6. Quiet & elegant: Herringbone pillows, Elte, as above; striped pillow, G.H. Johnson's, (416) 532-6700 or; cut velvet pillows, Boo Boo & Lefty, as above.



Lynda Reeves


Sheri Graham Delagran


Jason Stickley


Ryan Louis


Reiko Caron


Andrew Noddin


Scott Polley


Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 2:13
Released: March 25, 2013
Featuring: Joel Bray
Channel: Design Lab