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  • Bathroom of the Week: Modern Family Bath in 85 Square Feet (10 photos)
    With 3-year-old twins and a newborn, this Toronto couple needed to make their shared bathroom perform for the whole family. They wanted the space to be durable and functional for young children and they desired a warm, modern style for the grown-ups. The design team at Two Fold Interiors gave them a...
  • It’s National Book Month — Give Your Reading Spot Some Love (10 photos)
    October is National Book Month, so it’s a great time to treat yourself to a refreshed reading area. With temperatures dropping and the sun setting early, a throw blanket, a good reading light and a space for a hot cuppa will be assets. Find your favorite spot for reading and give it a fluffing before...
  • How to Make the Most of Your L-Shaped Kitchen (11 photos)
    As the name implies, an L-shaped kitchen is formed of two adjoining runs of cabinets, often referred to as the legs of the L. It can vary in length according to the area available, and is suitable for both large and small rooms. Learn the main design principles for creating a successful...
  • Not Ready to Remodel Your Bathroom? Try a Mini Makeover (9 photos)
    When walking through staged or model homes, I love to see a clean, beautifully styled bathroom — it makes me feel relaxed, as if I were at the spa. But as a professional organizer, I see a lot of real homes, making me well aware that most of us don’t have bathrooms that look like […]
  • Simple Pleasures: Celebrate Fall With These Special Traditions (10 photos)
    Apple picking, baking, crunching through piles of leaves, sipping warm drinks by the fire — these are just a few of the many simple pleasures autumn has to offer. Traditions like these become rich with meaning when returned to year after year, and sharing them with family and friends only makes them...
  • The 10 Most Popular Kitchens on Houzz Right Now (10 photos)
    Looking to remodel your kitchen? The 10 most-saved kitchen photos uploaded to Houzz in the last three months can give you some winning design ideas. In this countdown, you’ll find the colors, styles and other features the community is loving. Here’s one hint: Every kitchen here includes an island.
  • Designer Secrets: 10 Pros Share Their Favorite White Paints (10 photos)
    You might think all white paints are pretty much the same, but nothing could be further from the truth. Most white paints have an undertone that can skew them cool or warm. The same white paint will look different in different parts of the world, and even at different ends of the house. A paint […]
  • Should You Have One Sink or Two in Your Master Bathroom? (9 photos)
    One sink or two? This is the classic debate for couples renovating a sizable master bathroom. There are pros and cons to both. So what’s right for your bathroom? I spoke with architect Thayer Hopkins, who offered up what you need...
  • How to Design Your Landscape to Sink Water Into the Ground (6 photos)
    Sinking water, which is also called infiltrating and percolating water, enables water to pass through the soil in your home landscape, rather than sending it downstream through pipes and storm drains. This creates less runoff downstream and naturally cleans water to protect our water supply, recharging...
  • A Light, Bright Basement Inspired by Midcentury Design (14 photos)
    This Toronto couple wanted to transform their partially finished basement into a big hangout for entertaining and for their kids to enjoy. Their wish list included a TV lounge, office space, a full kitchen and a full remodel for the existing 1970s bathroom. The creative team of Luca Campacci and Vinh...
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