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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…

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DESIGN NEWS NOW: HomeSense To Open U.S. Stores & More!

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. The first HomeSense will open in the U.S. this August — though it will differ from its European and Canadian counterparts in it that it will feature a General Store, and be stylistically…

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See Gucci’s New Home Decor Line

The house of Gucci has never been one for shrinking violets, and their new home decor line is no different. The colors are rich, the animal motifs are fierce and the overall look is very, very opulent. The collection will be available to purchase online, and at some Gucci and…

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You Could Live In This Chicago Home Owned By Oprah

Oprah Winfrey has recently put the last of her Chicago properties on the market — and you might be pleasantly surprised by the price. The charming 2,250-square-foot Elmwood Park residence is listed for a rather reasonable $393,875. Built in 1941, the light-filled, colonial-style brick home was purchased for $298,000 back in 2001. It…

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DESIGN NEWS NOW: Jake Gyllenhaal’s New Tribeca Condo & More!

DESIGN NEWS NOW: Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our bi-weekly column, Design News Now. Jake Gyllenhaal is the latest star to buy an $8.6 million condo in a celebrity-filled, 19th-century factory building in Tribeca. –  Trulia Bridal-wear designer Monique Lhuillier is collaborating…

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Toronto Reference Library Stars In The Weeknd’s New Video

Architect Raymond Moriyama’s Toronto Reference Library has a starring role in Toronto singer The Weeknd’s new Secrets video, a track from his hit 2016 album Starboy. The video has close to 20 million views and is the second Toronto-based video he’s dropped this month. The red carpeting was…

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You Can Now Wear Pierre Frey’s Iconic Alexandrie Print

J.Crew has collaborated with Pierre Frey to create a beachware collection in the French design house’s iconic Alexandrie wallpaper and fabric print. The archival pattern is well-known amongst textile lovers; it’s a reproduction of a botanical print produced in Alsace during the latter part of the 19th century. “I’m always looking for new ways to inspire our clients,” says…

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Tommy Smythe Takes Us Inside Great Canadian Homes

Canadian design personality Tommy Smythe returns to HGTV with Great Canadian Homes, a one-hour documentary airing on June 18 on HGTV in honor of Canada’s 150th birthday.  The show takes viewers on a cross-Canada tour of some of this nations’ most ambitious architectural gems from Confederation to present.

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Introducing Benjamin Moore’s Newest Paint Line, Century

Benjamin Moore just launched Century, a new premium paint line with 75 saturated shades that promises not only to drench your walls in a rich sweep of color, but to make them buttery soft as well. Century’s highly-tactile Soft Touch Matte is offered in a range of mid-to-dark tones inspired by nature’s…

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How To Cook Like A Pro With Ina Garten

After 24 seasons of decadent dining in East Hampton, the Barefoot Contessa is back — and she’s looking to stir things up. In her new Food Network show Cook Like A Pro, Ina Garten is all smiles as she teaches fans her tricks of the trade. “People email me the craziest questions,” Ina told…

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Casper Nap Tour Hits The Road So Canadians Can Hit The Sheets

When you’re turning 150, chances are you could use a good nap. The Casper Nap Tour is setting up roadside just in time to celebrate Canada’s 150th with a Canadian-themed summer road trip. With stops in Vancouver, Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto, sleepy Canadians can stumble into the one of the…