Interior Design Toronto - Spotlight on Litemode

Today's Interior Design Toronto store spotlight focuses on Litemode, one of Toronto's premier retailers of lighting and home decor accessories. Litemode sells a broad selection of high quality lighting designs Artcraft, Avista, Capital, Corbett, Craftmade, Crystal World, Crystorama, Dainolite, DVI, Elegant, Elk, ET2, Eurofase, Feiss, Framburg, Hinkley, Hudson Valley, Hubbarton Forge & much more

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Douglas Robbavenue rug
6 Interior Design Tips for your Airbnb Listing

A great visual first impression is everything! As an Airbnb host, you want your listing to stand out amongst a screen full of other spaces vying for attention. A great first impression is just as important as the location and rental price. A well-designed space can make all the difference. Designing your Airbnb space involves much more than placing the furniture. Your Airbnb's interior design...

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Douglas Robb
5 Ways to Decorate a Small Living Room and Create Space

You're stuck with a cramped apartment, so what? It's still a space you can call your own, a chance to make it your nest of peace and tranquility if you know what you're doing.

Contrary to popular belief, expansive isn't always the best way to go. Sometimes, we benefit more from the small and intimate setting we create in our home. These are great places to have conversations; they're easy to maintain and keep tidy.

And above all, you won't have to get with so many furniture or decorations to fill it. It's even easier to hide certain types of spy equipment. Here are some other tips you can do to decorate a small living room and create space.

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Evelyn Paulson
Interior Design Toronto - Spotlight on RetroWorks

Today's Interior Design Toronto store spotlight focuses on RetroWorks, one of Toronto's premier retailers of handcrafted industrial style furniture, including bookcases, coffee tables, end tables, media consoles, bar carts as well as retail and hospitality shelving and displays.

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Douglas Robb
Powell & Bonnell introduces their new Atwood Desk

Powell & Bonnell’s Atwood Desk is brand-new and it’s a writing table with a stand-alone pedigree. Tapered wood legs featuring unique architectural truss-work holds aloft a waterfall wood top, with inset lacquered apron & pencil drawers.

The Atwood Desk shown below comes with an Americano oak top and Vanna lacquer drawer insets, matte black oak legs, with polished black chrome truss and drawer pulls.

This Atwood Desk measures 72”w x 30”d x 30”h. But if that doesn’t work for your space, custom sizes are available.

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Douglas Robb
How to Photograph Interiors - Part 2: The Photo Shoot

In Part 2 of our How to Photograph Interiors series, Janet Kwan schools us on the proper equipment needed to photograph interiors. More importantly, she instructs on the proper technique - camera settings, lighting and composition...because it’s crucial to learn the proper technique before investing in expensive gear. The best equipment can’t save a poorly-photographed, out-of-focus image.

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Janet Kwan
How to Photograph Interiors - Part 1 - Preparation

Today’s post is the first in a three-part series from Janet Kwan of Janet Kwan Photography. In this series, Janet draws back the curtain and details the steps she takes to SUCCESSFULY photograph interiors. A guide for interior designers and decorators, Part One of Janet’s “How to Photograph Interiors” series begins with a lesson on how to prepare your interior for the photographer.

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Janet Kwan