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In The Spotlight: Canadian-Born Artist Agnes Martin

Executive editor Kimberley Brown shares why Canadian-born artist Agnes Martin should be on your radar.  Inspiration can come from anywhere, but when designers turn to artists, things tend to get gorgeous fast. Take Yves Saint Laurent’s Mondrain-inspired dresses in 1965, Salvador Dali and Elsa Schiaparelli’s lobster dress in 1937 and…

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Is This The Future Of Smart Home Technology?

During their keynote speech in San Fransisco earlier this week, Google announced the launch of Google Home. The closest thing we’ve come to Jetsons-style living, Google Home is a smart device for your home that’s equipped with Google Assistant, a new software that responds to voice commands and helps with a variety of…

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West Elm Is Launching A Hotel Business

West Elm president Jim Brett announced that the popular furniture retailer will open a chain of boutique hotels in 2018. “Many retail brands have put the nail in their coffins by opening too many stores,” says Jim, who believes that the future of furniture shopping lies in hospitality. West Elm…

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Design News Now: American Made Summit Speakers & A Pop-Up In Barneys NY

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. Interior designer Kelly Behun has a pop-up shop in Barney’s New York on Madison Avenue called A Kook Milieu that will run until October 31. The shop features quirky, colorful curiosities that…

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Visit The Toronto Fall Home Show

Mark your calendars! Toronto’s 28th Fall Home Show will be held on September 23 – 25 at the Enercare Centre. Get the inspiration and tips you need to organize your space, big and small, from industry pros and experts including Michael Penney, Frank Ferragine, Yvonne Whelan and many more. Visitors will have the chance to explore concepts…

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Design News Now: Lilly Pulitzer Wallpaper & Cartier’s Flagship Makeover

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. Marc Jacobs’ very stylish dog, Neville, will be the subject of a new coffee table book being released late September. — Observer Capsule, an L.A. company offering design-led furniture…

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Design News Now: The Glass House’s Surprising Exhibit & J.Crew’s Color Library

Stay up-to-date on the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now.  Blogger and designer Jacquelyn Clark of Lark & Linen reveals a double-duty dining room and studio makeover. — Lark & Linen Take a peek inside the J.Crew color library,…

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Is Sherwin-Williams’ 2017 Color Of The Year The New Neutral?

There’s a new neutral on the block, and its name is Poised Taupe (SW 6039). Sherwin-Williams announced the grey-brown hue as their 2017 Color Of The Year, calling it “a modern take on a timeless classic.” Offering a warmer alternative to the cool greys that have been dominating…

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Design News Now: Michael Phelps’ Retirement Home & Paint Colors To Avoid

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. San Fransisco blog Oh Happy Day recently revamped their office, and it’s bursting with pattern and color. — Oh Happy Day These geometric lamps by Sergey Lvov of Ukraine-based Levantin…

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Meet The Designers Of Canada’s Olympic Parade Wear For Rio!

The opening ceremony for the Rio Olympics is August 5 and we’re excited to see the parade wear (available at Hudson’s Bay) that the Canadian team will be sporting that night, designed by London-based Canadians Dean and Dan Caten of DSQUARED2. Though these twins grew…

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This Bedding Is As Comfy As Calvin Klein Underwear

We all know Calvin Klein for their comfortable underwear (and iconic advertisements!) but now the designer’s lifestyle brand, Calvin Klein Home, is bringing their trademark style to another place where comfort is key: the bed. The new Modern Cotton Bedding is made from the same soft and cozy cotton-modal…

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Design News Now: Watercolor Wallpaper & A Bed In The Swiss Alps

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. Murals Wallpaper launched a stunning new watercolor collection. — Murals Wallpaper New York’s historic Four Seasons restaurant will be auctioning off furnishings and tableware on July 26. — Curbed The…

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See David Bowie’s Personal Art Collection

Legendary musician David Bowie’s art collection will be exhibited in public for the very first time this November. Sotheby‘s will be hosting an auction of 400 items from the late musician’s private collection, including artworks, musical equipment and personal items. The three-part auction, titled “Bowie/Collector,” will be held in London, and invites fans…

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Design News Now: A 250-Square-Foot House & Glamping In NYC

Stay up-to-date with the latest in the world of interior design with our weekly column, Design News Now. A tiny, well-designed 250-square-foot house in Washington, D.C. is listed for $69,950 — Tiny House Listings …

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Canada’s Next Great Souvenir Maker Could Be You!

In honor of Canada’s 150th birthday next year, the Drake General Store is partnering up with Etsy for a contest to celebrate. The two will scour the country for the best Canadian-made collectables which will be curated into a collection of limited-run souvenirs! For the entire month…