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This East Coast Kitchen Exudes Nautical Charm

The owners of this 1920s Dutch Colonial-style home in the south end of Halifax, Nova Scotia, were newly transplanted New Yorkers, so perhaps it wasn’t a complete shock when they asked local designers Colin Blanchard and Kenneth McRobbie of 31 Westgate for a slightly industrial, Brooklyn brownstone-inspired…

Decorating & Design

Hot Look: 15 Ways To Brighten Up Rooms With Bold Tile

As much as we love subway tile for its goes-with-everything sensibility and timeless aesthetic, there’s nothing like a bold tile to liven up a space. Pack a punch in your kitchen, bathroom or entryway by adorning your walls — or floors — with bold tile. Whether it’s a gilt, Gatsby-style…


Easy Kitchen Update: Switch Out Your Backsplash

Even classic kitchen countertops need an occasional refresh, but you don’t need to commit to a full kitchen reno to get the job done. Try switching out your kitchen backsplash for a small update with big impact. Whether you have marble, quartz or butcherblock, we took the guessing game out of choosing a…

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Tired Of Granite? Try This Dramatic Natural Stone

Dark, dramatic and refreshingly different, soapstone is trending for good reason. It stands up to heat and stains, but develops a gradual patina like marble. Plus, it looks beautiful in both kitchens and bathrooms, as either a striking countertop or statement sink. If you find yourself tempted to go over to…

Decorating & Design

15 Ways To Energize Your Home With Black And White Tile

Find out why we're loving the graphic, high-contrast look.

Design News

Kitchen Design Tips: Choosing Your Countertop & Backsplash Materials

H&H’s Reiko Caron picks the countertop material and backsplash tile for a dream open-concept kitchen, and reveals a stylish kitchen island.

Decorating & Design

Updated Classics: A New Take On Subway Tile

Discover fresh alternatives to popular design trends in our online series, Updated Classics.  Classic pick: A subway-style backsplash. Flip through our pages and it’s plain to see: at H&H, we have a thing for white subway tile. There’s something about the clean, neutral backdrop it creates that never seems to go…

Decorating & Design

Bright Eat-In Kitchen

A great place to cook, dine and gather.

Design News

Handmade Ceramic Tiles

Discover how tiles are made.

Design News

Standout Tiles

H&H editors share their favourite patterns.

Design News

Updating A Vintage Kitchen

How to maximize a small space.

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Michael Penney’s Kitchen

His tips for a budget makeover.