Decorating & Design
12 Coffee Tables That Are Perfect For Small Spaces
Bring style and function to a compact space.
News & Events
Top Kitchen Pendant Light Styles
When it comes to the kitchen, there are several pendant styles that regularly take pride of place above a kitchen island, sink or dining table. These five timeless looks, all available at Multiluminaire.ca and at Multi Luminaire stores in Ottawa and Quebec, bring a designer touch to a kitchen.
Why We’re Craving Plaid This Season
Find assistant design editor Jen Masseau's top picks for the classic cold weather print.
How Well Do You Know Design? Take This Quiz!
Lynda Reeves and executive editor Kimberley Brown share five questions that will test your design knowledge.
Shops We Love: Souvenir
Pieces new and found fill Souvenir’s sunny retail and event space. “Having a souvenir is so special; it reminds you of a certain time or person,” says Danielle Suppa. She and fellow design school grad Trisha Lepper opened Souvenir after hosting a series of successful pop-up shops together.
Editor’s Picks: 10 Dreamy Candleholders For Cozy Nights In
Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares her favorite accessory of the season. As the days get shorter and the air gets cooler, cozy evenings at home become even more appealing. I like to set the mood with plenty of flickering candles displayed in equally pretty holders. Here are some eye-catching…
News & Events
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…
Shops We Love: Advice From A Caterpillar
When she was pregnant with her daughter, Emily Dyer took a trip to Paris with her mom, Susan, and sister, Elizabeth. Uninterested in bubblegum-pink walls and plastic toys, the trio was inspired by the city’s design-minded shops for kids — the antithesis of toy-store chains. “We loved the magic, the visuals…
Ring In The 2016 Rio Summer Olympics In Style!
Inject some South American style into your home this summer!
8 Surprisingly Stylish Fans To Help You Beat The Heat
Assistant design editor Jen Masseau shares stylish fans that are cool in both form and function. I love just about every aspect of summer, save for the fact that my circa 1920s apartment is conspicuously lacking in air conditioning. So, despite their reputation as a designer no-no, I’ve embraced the fan…
A Summer Reading List For Design Lovers
Relaxing on the beach or unplugged at a cabin in the woods, summer is the season when we make time for a good book. But instead of buying a few flimsy paperbacks, may we suggest investing in a design coffee table book to keep for years to come? Here are 10 of our…
9 Statement Light Fixtures To Elevate Your Space
Add wow-factor with a bold light fixture!
Editor’s Inspiration: Fresh Summer Fabrics
Senior design editor Stacey Smithers shares what’s inspiring her this season. Each summer, designers gravitate toward nautical navy and white fabrics. But these days, I’ve been craving something a little greener — and little fresher. The colors on my inspiration board are ones you’d find under a rainforest canopy: lush,…
Everything You Need To Host A Pool Party This Summer
Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares her top picks for poolside entertaining. If you’re lucky enough to have a pool in your backyard, we’ll know where to find you on summer weekends — not to mention your family and friends! So why not prep your outdoor space for entertaining with some…
Our Guide To Antique Markets & Vintage Shops
Summer is ripe for exploring small town shops on the drive up to cottage county, or for planning a day trip to an outdoor antique market or auction (you do not want to be lugging that new find on the top of your car in January). Here’s a roundup of…
Editor’s Picks: Airy Summer Sheets For A Good Night’s Sleep
Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares the best light bed linens. Now that it’s windows-open weather, and we can finally enjoy cool breezes at night, I’ve been thinking a lot about the joys of crisp sheets. There’s something so lovely about lying down on a new set of good-quality linens — and there are…