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8 Bedroom Tips For The Ultimate Night’s Sleep

The best bedrooms are designed with sleep in mind. Click through for eight ways to redesign your space for a better slumber.


Step Inside The Stylish Montreal Shop Maison Pepin

Maison Pepin is 4,000 square feet of eclectic, design-forward offerings — and a return to owner Lysanne Pepin’s roots. When her first shop, Espace Pepin, opened in the ’90s, it offered fashion, art and vintage furniture. “It was a lifestyle store, which no one understood 20 years ago,” Lysanne says. Too…

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See Virginia Johnson’s New Home Collection & Discover Her Inspiration

There are several reasons why the debut home collection by Toronto textile designer Virginia Johnson for The Bay was met with enthusiastic cheers and sighs of relief. Most notably, it marked her return to design, which fans of her colorful clothing and accessories had wished for since she shuttered her…

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10 Patio Furniture Picks Perfect For Lounging

Get your patio, backyard and porch into peak summer condition with a stylish lounger or daybed. Click through to find a comfy spot to stretch out on so you can relax in style under the sun. For more patio furniture ideas, pick up the May 2018 issue of House &…

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Where To Buy Affordable Art Online

Design editor Lauren Petroff shares her top sources for budget-friendly art.


Why Design Lovers Are Falling For Toronto Flower Shop Flùr

Step inside Chloë Fraser’s flower and plant shop, Flùr, and you’ll instantly understand why design lovers flock here: The airy space — conceived by hip firm MSDS Studio — is sunny and bright, with refreshingly modern lighting and displays. “I wanted to reimagine what a flower and…


A First Look At Google’s Latest Smart Home Technology

In 2016, people around the world brought home a piece of their favorite search engine. Using voice activation and the Google Assistant, the Google Home promised to streamline everyday tasks like checking the weather, cooking and listening to music — and became an instant success. In fact, since Google…

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Shop These Beautiful Buys During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For many of us, October means a return to a cause — one that’s particularly close to our hearts. Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting Canadian women, with about one in eight developing it in her lifetime. So it makes sense that during Breast Cancer Awareness Month we…


Which Clawfoot Tub Is Right For You?

Price aside, weight is a factor when deciding between cast-iron and acrylic tubs. Getting a cast-iron model up to a third floor or through doors can be a deal (and back) breaker. Find the pros and cons of each option below. Cast Iron The heavy-duty construction resists chips…


Oak + Fort Home Is A Minimalist’s Dream Decor Store

Calling all minimalists: Vancouver-born clothing company Oak + Fort is expanding into homewares. Clean-lined dishes, matte bud vases and simple brass utensils are seamless additions to mod — and modestly appointed — spaces, and are sure to win over fans of the brand’s neutral palette and fuss-free fashion…

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Bring Summer Indoors With Our Editors’ Favorite Woven Finds

Find 10 breezy summer staples for an exotic, bohemian vibe


Shops We Love: Workshop & Co.

After years of collecting antiques while travelling, Halifax designers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie decided it was time to move their one-of-a-kind finds out of storage and into a proper home — albeit an unconventional one. “This place was built in 2001 as a body shop, but we wanted it to…

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The One Wallpaper Print We’re Seeing Everywhere Right Now

Take a quick peruse of Pinterest and you’re sure to notice fresh fronds popping up everywhere. Beverly Hills Hotel-style banana leaves and fan-like philodendron have been hot for some time, gracing everything from textiles to stationery. And while we love all sorts of leafy patterns, too, we’re particularly drawn to the…


Shop Like An Editor: 10 Outdoor Rugs To Complete Your Summer Patio

Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares her favorite outdoor rugs this season. An outdoor rug can really bring a patio look home. Rugs help define a seating or dining area — especially in an open-concept outdoor space, where creating zones is essential. These days, there are great options for outdoor rugs that rival the look of indoor…

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Editors’ Pick: Haut Beau Handwoven Rugs By Alec Sutherland

The muted tones and linear designs of Montreal-based Alec Sutherland’s rugs are the result of long hours of weaving and knotting, trial and error, and of course, patience. But the finished product is always lighthearted in design, just like the name of his company, Haut Beau. “Haut Beau…