We Pick: WONDERFUL WREATHS

An ancient symbol of life and welcoming, wreaths are beautiful! 1. Natural Beauty  This full and fresh bay leaf wreath is a stylish classic, dressed up or down. 2. Snow Birds Strong colour...

Helvetica : A Nearly Perfect Typeface

One of the most popular typefaces of the 20th century Helvetica emerged from the work of Swiss designers in the 1950s and 60s. Developed by the Haas'sche Schriftgiesserei (Haas Type...

Inspired Entrance : Front Door Fusion

Elements for Creating an Inspired Entrance FUSION This Front Door Look Is: Warm, Organic and Sophisticated. Asian and Mission Influences.  Clean lines. Balance. Simplicity. Modern classic. Contemporary yet earthy. Striking...

Interior Trends: White on White

House Proud DesignTrends: White on White Using white on white in interior spaces creates a feeling that is spacious, clean and sophisticated. This clean appeal of a white interior that is calm...

Interior Trends: Salvage City

House Proud DesignTrends: Salvage City Designers are having fun incorporating weathered and rough repurposed items into interior spaces. Salvaged and reclaimed industrial elements add texture, character and urbanity to a space....

Interior Trends: WATERWAYS

House Proud DesignTrends: Waterways Rippling through our imaginations is the essential and elemental theme of water. This design trend celebrates sea and surf. Still pools and icy imagery inspire clarity, rest...

Interior Trends: Constellations of Light

House Proud DesignTrends: Constellations of Light Inspiring lighting displays at the Interior Design Show glowed like sculptural star systems. Clusters of pendant lights in different shapes and sizes were hung at varying...

Interior Trends: O'Canada!

House Proud DesignTrends: O'Canada! Warm and rustic evocations of our home and native land were sprinkled throughout the Interior design Show like freshly fallen snowflakes. This look is cozy and wild...

Interior Trends: THE BLUES

House Proud DesignTrends: The Blues Seems we have a serious case of The Blues.  From Teal to Cobalt to Navy- Interiors feature blues of all hues. This cool trend brings a...

Pop Quiz! What's Your Design TYPE?

It's back to school time!  How would you describe your decorating style? Do you crave the classic? Excited by eclectic? Moved by modern? This simple test will help you discover...

Design Trends: THE SIGNIFICANT COLOUR

We scouted the 2012 Interior Design Show to bring you some of the hottest interior trends for the coming year. House Proud DesignTrends: THE SIGNIFICANT COLOUR Sweet hits of pure...

DesignTrends: NATURAL WONDER

We scouted this years' Toronto Interior Design Show to bring you the latest in interior design. Presenting House Proud DesignTrends DesignTrend 1 : NATURAL WONDER Nature's raw beauty is being...