A little while ago I wrote a blog for Urban Bard about my couch and all it’s amazing condo versatility goodness. If you haven’t read it yet, you should. Here’s the link, you now have no excuses! But, living in a small space definitely presents its own set of design challenges, but with a little ingenuity, and outside the (condo) box thinking, you too can have that perfectly functional space you’ve been dreaming of. So, since I’m so nice, I’ve rounded up all my favourite double duty furniture pieces to help you get the most out of your little box in the sky.Read More
I may or may not have a slight addiction to coffee table books. Okay, I definitely have an addiction to coffee table books! But admitting I have a problem is the first step to recovering though right? Coffee table books are the simplest and one of the best ways to style your coffee table. They add immediate visual interest, and are great for layering and stacking to get that height with your other accessories. Here are some of my favourite books from my current collection, and a couple that I'm currently coveting...Read More
Lighting is the key to any good design. It can really set the tone of a space, and make or break a good design. Everyone knows that I love livable art, so who says your table lamps can’t be pieces of artwork that service double duty as well?! Here are a few artists that do just that!
Michael & George created a product line of "Stationary Objects" to create unique and functional pieces for your home. Their philosophy to the collection was "With a whimsical approach to reimagining everyday objects, the range captured the world's imagination with their products."Read More
Artists come in so many different ways, using so many different mediums. I consider myself an artist in fact, my medium just happens to be with interiors. These artists are totally up my ally, since their chosen medium creates beautiful coffee tables.
Christofer Duffy, who creates tables that mimic the depths of the sea in a perfect coffee table, designed this first table. He was quoted saying "I was looking into sheets of thick glass at my glass manufacturer's factory, and noticed how the material darkened as they add more layers - the same way the sea does as it deepens and I wanted to use this effect to replicate a real piece of the earth's sea bed...Read More
Hi my name is Allie, and I am a furniture-aholic. I have a serious addiction to furniture. Which is good considering it’s pretty useful in my line of work, but it can be a very expensive personal habit to have. My favourite piece to date was my new headboard from West Elm. I patiently waited for its arrival, and when the day finally came I was like a little girl on Christmas morning. Dancing around while deliverymen brought the giant box into my not so giant apartment, commenting that they had never seen anyone quite so excited about a piece of furniture...Read More