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Inside Hotel X, Toronto’s Stylish New Urban Escape

In downtown Toronto, hotels sit cheek to jowl by necessity, not choice. That’s not the case for Hotel X, a new 400-room luxury hotel built on a former parking lot at Exhibition Place. Hotel X has unencumbered views of planes taking off from the Billy Bishop Airport, and sprawling lake…

Decorating & Design

Get Andrew Pike’s Top Decorating & Design Tips

Empire Communities' new "Love Design, Live Empire" video series with designer Andrew Pike takes viewers through the entire process of decorating a new home.

Decorating & Design

IDS18: Join Us On House & Home Sunday At The 2018 Interior Design Show

Sunday, January 21, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Looks We Love 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Brian Gluckstein predicts the coming trends and debates their staying power with host Lynda Reeves. It’s a “paddle battle” with two design gurus sharing their best advice!…

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Get A Sneak Peek Inside Canada’s Tallest Building

There’s a new kid on the block, and he’s super tall. Construction has begun for The One, an 85-storey retail and residential tower at Bloor and Yonge Streets, which will be Canada’s new tallest building. Built by developer Sam Mizrahi, the 416 units (a nod to the city’s area code)…

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Photos: House & Home’s Trends 2018 Breakfast

On December 8, the design community joined Lynda Reeves and the House & Home team for our annual Trends Breakfast at the Fairmont Royal York. Editor-In-Chief Beth Hitchcock and Food Editor Kristen Eppich revealed our forecast of design and food trends for 2018, while Lynda congratulated House & Home‘s 2017 Designer Of…

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Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year, Revealed!

After 2017’s Greenery, a zesty shade of chartreuse, the color wheel has spun in the opposite direction of the spectrum to settle on… Ultra Violet, Pantone’s 2018 Color Of The Year. The blue-based purple references not only outer space, but inward reflection. According to Leatrice Eiseman,…

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These Toronto Condos Mimic Boutique Scandinavian Hotels

A brand new building titled Peter & Adelaide is being built in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District by Graywood Developments. With pricing starting in the $300,ooos, the 47-storey tower will offer everything from studios to three-bedroom suites designed by U31 Inc. Inspired by the modernist functionalism of boutique hotels in Scandinavia…

Decorating & Design

Designer Brian Gluckstein’s Decorating Tips From The Oakville Showhome

On Monday, November 6, at noon EST, House & Home and the Princess Margaret Home Lottery held a Facebook Live Event with H&H’s Kimberley Brown and designer Brian Gluckstein at the luxurious showhome in Oakville, Ontario. Missed the live stream? Watch the design and decorating Q&A…

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This Just In: New Kitchen Countertop Materials, Plus Unique Wall And Floor Tiles

Kai Ethier & Lauren Petroff share the latest surfaces from Ciot. See durable alternatives to natural stone counters, industrial-style wall tiles and more.

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DESIGN NEWS NOW: Cartier’s Home Line & Pantone’s 2018 Colors!

DESIGN NEWS NOW: Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our biweekly column, Design News Now. For the first time, Pantone has released a 2018 Spring Fashion Color Trend Report with their 12 top picks for the season. — WWD Luxury jeweler…

Kids' Rooms

The Land of Nod Throws It Back For The Holidays

The Land of Nod recently released three new limited-edition collections for the holiday season. In collaboration with iconic brands Care Bears, Paul Frank and Dylan’s Candy Bar, the retro-inspired lines feature whimsical decor for kids’ rooms. Vintage plush toys, sleeping bags and chairs throwback to the pastel palette of the original ’80s Care Bears.

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Inside Palm Springs’ Hippest New Hotel, Holiday House

In the October 2017 issue of House & Home we feature an interview with the talented designer Mark D. Sikes, who has made a name for himself collaborating with director Nancy Meyers (The Intern, It’s Complicated). Mark is also known for his love of blue and does he ever…

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Artist Spotlight: Keita Morimoto’s Old-School Millennial Portraits

Young Toronto painter Keita Morimoto, profiled in the October 2017 issue of House & Home, is garnering plenty of attention for his portraits, with solo shows both in Canada and the U.S. But the Japanese-born artist’s renderings of his peers have more in common with works by Dutch masters…

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See Pantone’s New Purple Inspired By Prince

Pantone has just released Love Symbol #2, a dark purple shade inspired by Prince’s Yamaha piano, which was to go on tour with the musician before his death last year. Throughout his career, Prince became known for his association with purple — most famously for the 1984 film Purple Rain, which…

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This New Ottawa Hotel Masters Modern Canadian Style

Situated in the bustling ByWard Market, the Andaz Hotel was designed by Toronto’s Mason Studio, which filled the hotel with gestures that give it a rich sense of place. Canadian artisans collaborated with Mason Studio on key elements, such as the lighting in the lobby by Hollis + Morris, which uses…