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Decorating & Design

Take Decorating Inspiration From The World’s Most Stylish Hotels

Hotel style was, at one time in the not-so-distant past, a singular look: crisp, tailored bedding with black piping, a neutral colour scheme, dark modern furniture, few, if any, accessories. The pared-back look meant that walking into a hotel room was like entering a serene escape called “away.” Now, chic,…

Outdoor

This TV Executive’s Backyard Is Reminiscent Of A French Courtyard

Film and TV executive Jennifer Stewart tell us why this is her favorite room.  “Because it’s a small space, I wanted our backyard to be like a French courtyard instead of having grass and garden beds. It works beautifully for entertaining. We have our Thanksgiving dinner outside at the long table,…

Food

Food Editor’s Guide: Dining Al Fresco At Dinner With A View

Food editor Eshun Mott shares her experience dining under the stars.  If you live in Toronto you may have heard about The Bentway — a new multipurpose public space under the Gardiner Expressway. There was a skating trail there this past winter and plans for festivals,…

Decorating & Design

IDS19: Join Us On House & Home Sunday At The 2019 Interior Design Show

COME TO OUR DESIGN TALKS ON THE CAESARSTONE STAGE Sunday, January 20, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.   Trends 2019: What’s In And Out For Your Home This Year 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Lynda Reeves and designer Brian Gluckstein discuss…

Decorating & Design

Inside Toronto’s Hip New Hotel, The Kimpton Saint George

Like New York’s West Village or London’s Notting Hill, the real charm of Toronto’s mid-town Annex area is found along its tree-lined residential streets. Around the corner from Chanel and Gucci boutiques, world-class museums and swish open-air restaurants is block after quiet block of Edwardian and Victorian homes that fuel…

News & Events

Inside Hotel X, Toronto’s Stylish New Urban Escape

In downtown Toronto, hotels sit cheek to jowl by necessity, not choice. That’s not the case for Hotel X, a new 400-room luxury hotel built on a former parking lot at Exhibition Place. Hotel X has unencumbered views of planes taking off from the Billy Bishop Airport, and sprawling lake…

Decorating & Design

Look Inside Shoe Queen Sonja Bata’s Inspiring Condo

Get a glimpse into the life of this inspiring woman.

Decorating & Design

IDS18: Join Us On House & Home Sunday At The 2018 Interior Design Show

Sunday, January 21, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The Looks We Love 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Brian Gluckstein predicts the coming trends and debates their staying power with host Lynda Reeves. It’s a “paddle battle” with two design gurus sharing their best advice!…

Homes

A Modern & Cozy Home With A Sunny California Vibe

Fashion entrepreneur Erin Kleinberg shares a look inside her winter white Toronto home.

Decorating & Design

Inside H&H A-List Designer Michelle Lloyd Bermann’s Toronto Penthouse

See the black and white space with an eternal summer vibe.

Home Tours

How To Design A Small Open-Concept Home

A century home with a boxy layout gets a main floor makeover.

News & Events

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…

Decorating & Design

Take A Peek Inside An H&H Design Editor’s New House!

Design editor and first-time home buyer Lauren Petroff shares a look at her stunning Toronto semi.  There’s no denying that Toronto’s real estate market is extremely hot. The demand to live in one of Canada’s most metropolitan cities is high, but with supply so low, the limited inventory is creating…

Condos & Lofts

Before & After: An Industrial Condo Gets A Modern Makeover

See how to warm up a dark condo.

Decorating & Design

Trend Report: Top Finds From Toronto’s Interior Design Show

Senior editor Morgan Michener shares what’s on her radar from IDS17.  Just like that, the Toronto Interior Design Show is over for another year. The four-day event did not disappoint, and was packed with great key notes and inspired design. I always find it interesting to see which…