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38 2015 ULTIMATE SHOPPING GUIDE Our directory of stores across the GTA 46 DESIGNER Q & A In full bloom

22 COVER STORY It’s a colourful life 26 STYLE FILE Hollywood Style 32 ROOM TO INSPIRE Bringing home Mid-Century Modern

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Advertisers’ index ALTA MODA FURNITURE

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The snow may be coming down outside and we may be in the grips of a Polar Vortex at the moment, but all I can think about is spring! That’s the interesting thing about working in the magazine industry; I am constantly looking ahead to next season’s trends to forecast the hottest looks. When it comes to shopping for home decor in 2015, you may be surprised at the eclectic mix of styles out there. For instance, the ‘70s is making a real comeback in the home, thanks to the recent trends seen on the fashion runways. Juxtapose that with the clean, modern lines of Scandinavian style, throw in seasonal favourites such as stripes and floral patterns and you have yourself a real profusion of design trends! The key thing to remember when shopping for your home is not to get too caught up in every trend. Of course, they are there to inspire, but one or two well-chosen pieces that work within your home’s look is all you need to keep your space from feeling dated. It could be something as simple as new cushion covers or a bright throw for your sofa. To find out what’s on our shopping wish list, check out page 18. And, don’t miss our six-page directory dedicated to helping you find the perfect shop on page 38! In this issue, we had the pleasure of interviewing potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler. He’s in town as guest speaker at the Interior Design Show (interiordesignshow. com). His bold, whimsical designs are beloved the world over, and we can see why – his designs make you feel happy. Who doesn’t want that feeling at home? Catch up with him on page 22.

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Abstract Art. $80. Visit homesense.ca

Stockholm Coffee Table in Walnut Vaneer. $300. Visit ikea.ca

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Now located in the heart of Yorkville, COCO LEZZONE is an Italian restaurant serving up fabulous fare in a very stylish atmosphere – we love its wood accent wall! The restaurant also offers bookings for corporate events. Visit cocolezzone.com

Fusion Mineral-Based Furniture Paint is unlike any other paint on the market. Easy to apply and self-leveling, Fusion requires minimal prep work, no finishing coat, waxing or on-going maintenance! Available at Steeles Paint and Decorating Centre

Family-owned company Bona is a world leader in environmentally friendly floor care. It provides a wide selection of premium quality cleaning products to maintain the natural beauty of wood floors. And we all know how challenging wood floors can be to take care of! For more information visit mybonahome.com

Whether your style is modern, country or somewhere in between, Stone Selex has what you need to update the look of your fireplace or home’s façade. Offering manufactured and natural stone in a wide variety of styles and colours to suit any decor and budget, you will be limited only by your imagination. Visit stoneselex.com

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Colour of the year: Marsala

PANTONE – world renowned colour experts– released its 2015 colour of the year, and it’s quite a different hue! Marsala, well-known for being a wine from Sicily has an earthy, rich, red-brown tone – look out as this warm shade makes its way into decor and fashion palettes this year.

1 How is it possible for a renovation company to advertise a “no mess, no stress” renovation? By tackling the majority of the process away from the actual job site. After consulting with the Modular team, your home is assessed and the next step involves designing the project and sorting out permits, which the Modular team will also handle. Visit modular.ca

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2. Bialetti Red Moka Six-Cup Espresso Maker. $50. Visit crateandbarrel.ca 3. Generation Art Collection, The Path Mug. $7. Visit eq3.com

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Bedtime tantrums will be a thing of the past with The Picadilly Bed from Gautier’s new signature children’s collection. Tots will love hopping into this whimsical bed every night! Visit gautier.ca

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1. Floral Print Anders Chair by Kate Spade Saturday. $719. Visit westelm.com 2. SMEG Mixer in Pastel Blue. $550. Visit westelm.com 3. Oslo Five-Piece Cutlery Set in Black. $75. Visit chapters.indigo.ca 4. Underline Dinnerware. $5-$7. Visit cb2.com 5. Paradigm Dining Table. $999. Visit cb2.com 6. Eve Pendant. $249. Visit crateandbarrel.ca 7. Sillerup Rug in Black and White. $149. Visit ikea.ca 8. Graciosa Drum Accent Table in Brown. $170. Visit pier1.ca 9. Canyon Vase. $60. Visit cb2.com 10. Silk Bauble Pillow in Forest. $69. Visit chapters.indigo.ca 11. Double-Sided Throw in Celery. $49. Visit chapters.indigo.ca

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In addition to being a successful author; a collaborator with companies such as Kravet, Starbucks and Lacoste, and creator of musthave home items, you’ve had great success as an interior designer. What’s next for you? J | I just finished re-envisioning the Eau Palm Beach resort in Florida – all 309 guest rooms and corridors – and I’m launching a collection with Formica Laminate this spring. I’m a restless designer, so the more I make, the more I want to make. More stores, more products, more projects!

You’re known and loved for your use of colour. What are your favourite colour combinations? J | Lemon yellow and blue is an “always” combination for me, and I’ll never say no to a dash of prep-tastic red, white and blue.

SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE Jonathan Adler pieces!

You seem to be a designing chameleon these days with your continued successful and diverse lines of pottery, furniture, home accessories, apparel and more. Where do you draw inspiration from? J | Creativity is an audacious and magical undertaking, and I try not to think about it too much, but I always keep my mind and my eyes wide open.

Describe your home’s aesthetic. J | Shelter Island is where my husband Simon and I built our dream home. We wanted warm, rustic modernism. It’s a little California, a little Japanese and a little Swedish. There are a lot of decorating/design rules out there. What’s one that you think people should just totally ignore? J | All of them. Don’t worry about rules: if you love it, it will work. How can homeowners bring a “wow factor” to a room? J | Start with a bold, graphic rug and you won’t look back.

Worth Avenue Bargello Throw Pillow. $175. Visit jonathanadler.com

Amsterdam Side Dining Chair. $495. Visit jonathanadler.com

What are some of your favourite decor stores to shop at? J | Well, mine! But when I’m in Toronto, I like to pop into Artifacts and Elte. What are some of your favourite pieces you’ve designed for 2015? J | I’m having a love affair with our new modular Ultra Sectional. It is glamour, glamour, glamour. And brass – anything brass. Our brass hand nutcracker is surreal – and chic – and will make you want to be constantly surround by a pile of walnuts needing to be de-shelled. What’s a new trend you think people should embrace in the new year? J | Mixing metals. Break your allegiance to just silver or gold and embrace metallic mixing.

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It's not hard to see what makes her taste so attractive to Hollywood's elite. Far from focusing on fads, Stanley favours a classic, faded look. It's a unique aesthetic that dances between subtlety and sophistication. Far from being ostentatious or outrageously expensive, Stanley's style is practical as well as chic. "I never want my clients to spend money on something they're not going to love in 10 years, she says. I want everything to be sexy and comfortable." I was lucky enough to meet Stanley and tour her house in Hancock Park, a historic neighbourhood in central Los Angeles. When describing her neighbourhood of choice, she is brutally honest. "I wanted to live in Hancock Park, and a $3-million house was not in my budget. I'm also not one for small-space living," she says. As luck would have it, she came across a rental property at the edge of the neighbourhood, and jumped at the opportunity. With this modest 4,500-sq.-ft. rental duplex, Stanley is on a long-term mission to remake the property in her own style. "I lived in the upstairs apartment and started renovating one room at a time. I added a staircase, ripped out walls, and reconfigured the living room. One step at a time."

Majestic Home French Quarter Pillow. Starting at $42. Visit ebay.ca

Adonis Single-light Dark Cherry Wall Sconce. $125. Visit overstock.com

Baroque Gold Framed Beveled Wall Mirror. $229. Visit overstock.com

Framed Wall Art. From $20. Visit homesense.ca Metal Deer Head Statue Wall Decor. $40. Visit amazon.com

Drake Stripe Fabric Club Chair. $329. Visit wayfair.com

JULIE CARLSON Julie Carlson is the founding editor of remodelista.com, the authoritative online sourcebook for interior design and home remodeling. The site contains photos of thousands of well-edited interiors and carefully selected home products. Minimalist but not monastic, it favors thoughtfully designed products over mass-market, disposable goods. Follow Remodelista on Pinterest (pinterest.com/remodelista), Facebook (facebook.com/remodelista), Twitter (twitter.com/remodelista)

Ziegler Pink Rug. $2,345. Visit elte.com

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whatever we wanted to do. The first task was determining the floor plan and flow of the space. After the homeowners fell in love with the floorplan, it was time to create a design they would fall in love with, too. We brought in a mix of chrome and brass, which really balanced out the entire look, while also adding the edge and sophistication. For a hint of exotic, a natural cowhide rug hugs the floor, while extremely textural horse sculptures linger in the background near the retro looking walnut lamp. But the element that we all felt really brought life to the room was this amazing art piece by world photographer Tony Koukos.

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2015 ULTIMATE SHOPPING GUIDE APPLIANCES

BATH, BEDROOM ACCESSORIES & LINEN

APPLIANCE CANADA

AMERICAN STANDARD

8701 Jane St., 1380 Castlefield Ave. 1.800.FRIDGES (374.3437) appliancecanada.com

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Whether you’re looking for a stainless steel microwave to accent your newly decorated kitchen or that surround-sound home entertainment system, Appliance Canada’s showroom features only top-of-the-line designers and manufacturers.

THE BRICK 1.877.843.2742 thebrick.com The Brick features some of the most sought-after brand names and design trends that reflect the sophistication, refinement and diversity of the finest appliance and home accoutrements. Wolf, Meile and Bosch appliances are just a few brands available.

CYCLONE RANGE HOODS INC. 1361 Hungtingwood Dr., Unit 16. 416.293.0933 cyclonerangehoods.com Cyclone is a range hood and exhaust fan manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer, and it sells innovative kitchen sinks, energy-saving booster fans, automatic garbage bins, and luxurious stainless steel canopy and island fans.

TASCO 3041 Dufferin St. 416.781.9145 tascoappliance.ca Choose from a wide selection of top-quality products including fridges, coffee makers, ventilation accessories and more. Boasting highend brands.

ART

GALLERY 133 1260 Castlefield Ave. 416.504.6099 gallery133.com The gallery exhibits and sells work by many emerging and established, Canadian and international artists with a broad spectrum of media, styles and prices.

PI FINE ART 1180 Caledonia Rd. 416.789.7156 picreativeart.com Pi Fine Art is a leading source in fresh artwork. Representing more than 100 artists, Pi Fine Art has a variety of art in their collection, ranging from original pieces to open edition prints.

American Standard has been producing quality and innovation for over 130 years and offers impressive collections of fixtures and features for the bathroom, ensuring products offer the best in both fashion and function.

AU LIT FINE LINENS 2049 Yonge St. 416.489.7010 aulitfinelinens.com The collections at Au Lit Fine Linens include much more than just linen. You’ll find bathroom accessories, bedroom furniture and accessories in contemporary, traditional and vintage styles.

DELTA FAUCET deltafaucet.ca Delta Faucet focuses on one thing, and one thing only. Faucets. With expertise in design and an understanding of how much these are used in the home, they build them to last – and look good doing it.

GINGER’S 95 Ronald Ave. 416.787.1787 gingers.com One of the finest bathroom stores in Canada, Ginger’s carries quality products such as bathroom faucets, bathroom basins, kitchen and bar faucets, tubs and toilets, shower systems, bathroom hardware and more.

KOHLER CANADA kohler.ca Merging style and function, Kohler specializes in bringing your bathroom and kitchen to life. Stunning design – right down to the finest detail – Kohler makes it easy to find the perfect pieces infused with quality you can trust.

LUMBERLAND NORTH 180 Bovaird Dr. W., Brampton 905.792.2800 lumberlandnorth.com A one-stop shopping experience for home building and decor. Lumberland North features tiles, kitchen and bath cabinets, doors and trim, plumbing fixtures and, of course, lumber. Also visit its subsidiary company, Vanity Source, one of Ontario’s largest bathroom vanity showrooms, featuring modern, classic and contemporary styles.

MOEN moen.ca Bathrooms and kitchens are put under heavy demand for function. Fixtures are constantly used by all members of the household. Moen creates fixtures that can stand up to the test of time, without skimping on style. Beautiful and elegant as they are sturdy and well-performing, Moen offers pieces to suit any style.

ROMAN BATH CENTRE 883 Caledonia Rd. 416.787.1219 romanbathcentre.com A bathroom boutique to appease any budget and style. Offering outstanding variety, this is where you’ll find that unusual fixture or that stunning focal point you’ve been trying to track down. From expert advice to an expert eye for home fashion, Roman Bath Centre carries great collections and quality brands.

SIGNATURE VANITIES 1950 Hwy. 7, W., Unit 15, Concord 905.669.7966 signaturevanities.ca Select Signature Vanities if you’re looking for beautifully crafted furniture for your bathroom. It also offers excellent support in choosing the right colour and style to fit your home.

TAPS BATH CENTRE 1020 Lawrence Ave. W. 416.785.0224 tapsbath.com Taps carries over 10,000 different products representing more than 200 manufacturers from around the globe. Products range from soothing whirlpools to shower enclosures, vanity basins and much more.

CLOSETS & STORAGE

CALIFORNIA CLOSETS 1400 Castlefield Ave. 416.342.1717 calclosets.com California Closets’ design consultants are spaceplanning experts. Their purpose is to simplify your home and life by maximizing your space with a unique design that allows you to live and work just the way you want to.

ORGANIZED INTERIORS 201 Chrislea Rd., Vaughan 1.866.266.5678 organizedinteriors.com This company offers easy solutions to complex storage issues. The showroom will give you ideas on how you can transform your clutter into convenience.

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AMBIENCE INTERIORS INC. 111 Regina Rd., Unit 10, Woodbridge 905.264.0883 ambience.ca Ambience Interiors Inc., specializes in window coverings, colour schemes, upholstery, bedding, accessories, furniture placement and more.

CANADIAN DECORATORS AND DESIGNERS 202 Morrow Avenue, Suite 10 1.866.878.2155 cdeca.com Connect with a number of experienced and established decorators and designers who will create the perfect haven in your home.

WHAT’S IN STORE HOME AND DESIGN 16635 Yonge St, Unit 23., Newmarket 905.853.5544 whatsinstoredesign.com Focused on turning your space into the home of your dreams. This design company welcomes projects large and small and delivers great design with optimal function and timeless style.

DOORS & WINDOWS

ALL WEATHER WINDOWS allweatherwindows.com All Weather Windows supplies Canadian-built, award-winning windows and doors featuring Energy Star high efficiency in each product.

ALLURE WINDOW DECOR INC. By appointment only call 1-877-6ALLURE or visit alluredecor.ca A leader in the window fashions industry for almost 10 years. Specializing in all custom window coverings. Whether it’s blinds, shutters, drapes or shades – they will give you the expert advice you need to make your home look spectacular.

CENTURIAN WINDOW FASHIONS 1717 Avenue Rd. | 416.489.9990 | centurianwindowfashions.com Centurian Window Fashions has a wide selection of custom blinds, shutters and draperies. An elite Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer, they offer the complete customer experience, starting with a free in-home consultation, right through to installation.

DESIGNER WINDOW FASHIONS 2575 Dundas St. W., #20 1.844.333.4573 designerwindows.ca Designer Window Fashions is a family operated business with over 30 years of experience. They offer a wide variety of quality shades, shutters, blinds, motorized systems, silhouettes, sohji panels, draperies and more in the latest and greatest designer styles and colours to suit your decor and budget.

ECLIPSE SHUTTERS CANADA eclipseshutterscanada.com Custom-built Eclipse Shutters are manufactured to fit your windows. They are energy efficient, washable, waterproof and flame retardant. Available in four neutral colours and three louver sizes, these shutters complement both contemporary and traditional decor. Enduring quality, backed by a 25-year warranty, has made Eclipse Shutters one of the best-selling vinyl shutters in North America since 1992.

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GARAGA

ALTA MODA FURNITURE

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680 Rivermede Rd., Concord 416.636.5495 altamodafurniture.com

These quality garage doors come in 16 different colours, two wood grain finishes and one smooth finish, five different designs and several window models. Garaga also offers garage-door openers and garage-door security systems.

A family owned and operated business for more than 30 years, Alta Moda Furniture provides the latest in home furnishings and custom creations for your home.

HUNTER DOUGLAS

ARROW FURNITURE

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From custom window shadings and sheers to louvers, shades, blinds and shutters, Hunter Douglas’ window treatments are custom built expressly for your windows and are manufactured according to the highest standards of quality.

JELD-WEN WINDOWS & DOORS jeld-wen.ca Jeld-Wen offers a stunning range of high-quality windows and doors. Choose from the Willmar Collection, the United Collection, DF Windows and the solid engineering of Jeld-Wen Millwork Distribution.

MAPLE DRAPERY & CARPET LTD. 8481 Keele St., Unit 11A, Concord 905.660.7290 mapledrapery.com Well known for its leadership in shutter designs, blinds and drapery, Maple Drapery is also a fantastic resource when looking for interior decorating trends and tips. Visit their showroom today.

POLLARD WINDOWS INC. 1217 King Rd., Burlington 905.634.2365 pollardwindows.com Pollard Windows Inc. offers state-of-the-art windows and doors to builders, architects, homeowners, dealers and remodellers, for both new construction and replacement.

SUN-BRITE DRAPERY 7695 Jane St. 416.741.9430 sunbritedrapery.com The 4,500-sq.-ft. showroom has a vast selection of fabric samples, window covering displays and finishings. It offers trusted brands such as Hunter Douglas and Shade-O-Matic, which means you never need to sacrifice style or quality.

TRADITIONAL DOOR 261 Regina Rd., Woodbridge 416.747.1992 traditionaldoor.com Traditional Door specializes in the manufacturing of custom, solid-wood doors and mouldings, interior doors, French doors, exterior doors, decorative glass and more.

Traditional, contemporary, modern, classic – or anything in between – there’s exceptional value and style in Arrow Furniture’s showrooms, with furnishings and accessories for the entire house.

AROUND THE BLOCK 150 Lesmill Rd. 416.546.1760 aroundtheblock.com Around The Block is a consignment specialist! You’ll find an exciting mix of vintage and contemporary decor, from classic to eclectic. You’re sure to find something for every room in your house, condo, apartment, loft or cottage – and the stock is always changing.

ARTEFAC 370 Britannia Rd. East, Mississauga 905.361.7447 artefac.ca The ultimate destination for all your chair needs. Choose from leather dining chairs and bar stools to contemporary- and Europeaninfluenced designs.

BARNES AND CASTLE 98 Orfus Rd. 416.780.0226 This store has a strong focus on kitchen and dining room essentials. Shop for pots and pans, dishware, cutlery, mixing bowls, woks, salt and pepper shakers, glasses and mugs – and a lot more.

BENIX & CO. benix.ca Canadian-owned-and-operated, Benix is the source for quality housewares at affordable prices. Specializing in housewares with a focus on cooking, home entertaining and giftware.

BO CONCEPT TORONTO 230 Adelaide St. E. 647.352.8802 boconcept.ca BoConcept is the brand name of Denmark’s most global retail furniture chain with more than 295 sales units in over 58 countries around the world. The brand is known for modern design furniture for the urban- minded customer.

BOMBAY& CO., INC bombay.ca

FURNITURE, HOME ACCESSORIES & MORE

ADORNMENTS ON QUEEN 338 Queen St. E. 416.955.4791 adornmentsonqueen.com Come in and browse through displays of Parisian-inspired decor, and find the perfect item to decorate your home. New merchandise arrives all the time. Don’t forget to check out their Steeped and Infused Tea Bar!

Choose from a large selection of beautiful classic furnishings for the bedroom, office, living and dinning rooms and more.

BOUCLAIR HOME bouclair.com Bouclair focuses on three things: home, fashion and value. It carries products such as curtains, blinds, cushions, candles, wall décor, lamps, accent furniture and more.

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BOWRING bowring.com One of the oldest and most respected names in Canadian retailing, Bowring offers a wide selection of home accents from sofa groupings and dining tables to garden collections, mirrors, prints, lamps, linens, and more.

ERIC & SUSAN, CUSTOM LAMPSHADE MAKERS 590 Mount Pleasant Rd. 416.482.0282 eric-susan.com

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Lampshades and lamps are what they do. They can custom design or recreate a lampshade in just about any style, size and material. They carry a large selection of lamps and can also rewire lamps and create custom lamps for you.

From contemporary to classic design, Buona Furniture offers a unique style at an unbeatable price.

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CHOICE LEATHER FURNITURE 115 Miranda Ave 416.781.0107 choiceleather.com Completely Canadian made, the full stock of sofas, love seats, chairs, sectionals, benches and cubes lets you test drive a huge selection.

CORNERSTONE HOME INTERIORS 2886 Dundas St. W., | 416.767.8170 90 Main St., Cambridge | 519.740.9991 cornerstonefurniture.ca Cornerstone Home Interiors offers you a wide variety of eclectic home furniture. Their Toronto store is large, offering over 18,000 sq. ft. of cabinetry, sofas, chairs, carpets, lighting, accessories and one-of-a-kind treasures. Visit their Cambridge flagship store, with over 50,000 sq. ft. to browse!

DECORIUM 363 Supertest Rd. | 416.736.6120 1212 Yonge St. | 416.515.1212 decorium.com Decorium specializes in high-quality furniture in a variety of styles and focuses on selling it for less. Great value and great selection make it easy to shop. Come visit their second location and showroom at 1212 Yonge St.

DESIGNER’S WALK 168 Bedford Rd. 2nd Floor 416.961.1211 designerswalk.com

3621 Highway 7, Suite 503, Markham 1.855.903.5286 flatohomeproducts.com Flato Home Products, owned by award-winning developer Flato Developments, offers a large variety of products for every room in your home. From bedroom sheets to bathroom accessories, tableware, rugs and so much more.

FRINI FURNITURE 4600 Steeles Ave., W. Woodbridge 905.851.8844 frinifurniture.ca Frini is committed to providing uncompromising quality and service. It offers a selection of traditional and contemporary furnishings made in Italy.

FURNITURETORONTO.COM 700 Kipling Ave. 416.503.0009 furnituretoronto.com FurnitureToronto.com hosts one of the largest online contemporary furniture collections in Canada and brings top European design and craftsmanship to you at an affordable price.

GAUTIER

Elte offers a huge selection of elegant carpets, rugs, quality home furniture, mirrors lighting and more all at incredible prices.

EQUINOXX DECOR 16655 Yonge Street, Unit 20, Newmarket 905.830.0411 equinoxxdecor.com Elegant fixtures, rich, enduring quality and stylish yet timeless pieces fill this showroom. Exquisite pieces are mindful of budget, with brands and looks that don’t compromise on quality or style.

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laviefurniture.com Offering a wide range of furniture, in both traditional and contemporary styles at prices that are often below wholesale.

MARKHAM FURNITURE markhamfurniture.com Since its inception, Markham Furniture has been providing shoppers with an unbeatable level of quality and craftsmanship in furniture.

MOBILIA mobilia.ca They source and import quality home furnishings. Find everything from classic to contemporary design with an emphasis on unique pieces for the bedroom, living room, home office and more.

NORTHWEST KITCHENWARE & GIFTS 140 Woodbridge Ave., Vaughan 905.851.0335 northwestkitchenware.com Find everything from kitchen appliances, cooks’ gadgets and flatware, to bakeware, gourmet foods, sweet treats and more.

RESTORATION HARDWARE 2434 Yonge St. 416.322.9422 restorationhardware.com

SEARS CANADA

HAVEN CONTEMPORARY DECOR

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80 Ronald Ave. 416.785.7885 elte.com

LA VIE FURNITURE

Premium French furniture dealer with a fabulous selection of contemporary and modern designs to choose from.

DOMISON

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Kitchen Stuff Plus is a discount retailer of housewares and home decor, offering bakeware, cookware, knives, candles, drapery, rugs, dinnerware and more.

Explore this exceptionally well-merchandised world of high-quality textiles, furniture, lighting, bathware, hardware and amusements.

206 Main St. S., Newmarket 905.235.3528 havencontemporary.com

This Montreal-based design company offers contemporary furniture with an edgy, modern design at a well-priced range.

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230 Adelaide St. E. 416.777.9494 gautier.ca

Surrounded by some of the top interior design and architecture firms including Meredith Heron Design and Red Studio Architects, in the epicentre of Toronto’s interior design industry. Open to public and design professionals, this is a great resource centre for all your projects.

35 Jarvis St. 416.203.2687 domison.com

KITCHEN STUFF PLUS

Specializing in a unique blend of vintage, midcentury modern and contemporary furnishings, fine art and accessories for the home.

155 Consumers Rd. 416.915.1511 hdexpocenter.com To simplify your renovating and decorating desires, visit the 13,000 square foot showroom. You’ll find the best best in home decor and renovation services and products, all in one place.

THE HOMESOURCE 4261 Hwy. 7, E., Unionville 905.474.3524 homesourceonline.ca Ranging from traditional to transitional, from modern to eclectic, The HomeSource carries a wide selection of decor pieces designed to fit everyone’s tastes.

JOSHUA CREEK 1029 Speers Rd., Oakville | 905.842.3739 joshuacreekfurniture.com

sears.ca From electronics and mattresses to bedding and gardening supplies, Sears is your one-stop shop for all things home-related. Create a wish list, a bridal registry or just purchase a gift.

SHELTER 885 Caledonia Rd. 416.783.3333 shelterfurniture.ca Shelter aims to create a unique environment in your living space that is sophisticated, cultured and intimate, a perfect atmosphere that expresses who you are. Find a wide selection of design-savvy furniture, lighting and accessories.

SLIPCOVERS & MORE 3687 Bathurst St. 416.789.2000 slipcoversmore.com Are you struggling with the decision to throw out old furniture, but you don���t want to? Not a problem. A custom-made slipcover from Slipcovers & More can revitalize an old chair – or choose from a selection of upholstery, window décor or bedding.

SOLUTIONS Visit solutions-stores.ca for locations. Solutions specializes in organization products for your home, office, bathroom, laundry, closet and other spaces you use on a daily basis.

Joshua Creek offers everything you’ll need for upscale designer decor at affordable prices – name-brand sofas, love seats, chairs, solid-wood bedroom and dining suites and much more.

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CARRARA 90 MARBLE & GRANITE

PVD TILE ENTERPRISE

6140 Shawson Dr. Mississauga 905.564.3270 positivespaceinteriors.com

5511 Steeles Ave. W. Unit 3 416.745.4506 carrara90.ca

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Find a fabulous selection of space-saving furniture including bedroom and dining room furniture, home theatres, kitchen tables and chairs and more.

For all your granite needs – Carrara 90 uses the most up-to-date, natural-stone fabrication technology and specialize in kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, fireplace surrounds and more.

TORA HOME DESIGN

CARPET ONE

2686 Danforth Ave. 416.691.8672 torahome.com

1.800.CARPET.1 carpetone.com

Looking for modern sophistication in home decor? Tora Home Design is the ultimate shopping destination offering a wide selection of home items.

With a large selection of carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile and more, Carpet One is ready to provide you with the help you need to upgrade your flooring. Their professionals are always ready to help.

TORONTO ANTIQUES ON KING

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284 King Street West 416.260.9057 torontoantiquesonking.com

1020 Lawrence Ave. W. 416.785.8080 ciot.com

If film and television industry prop masters rent authentic props and period pieces here, it’s safe to say that they’ve got an extensive collection of the real goods. Items of days gone by – from vintage collectibles to pieces of historical relevance – grace case after case and row after row and display after display in this massive showroom of over 6,000 sq. ft.

Known for its impressive selection of ceramic and natural stone. Choose from finished marble, sturdy granite, textured slate and classic mosaic, plus a colourful range of ceramic tile.

URBAN BARN urbanbarn.com Carrying great styles and the latest trends, Urban Barn offers a great variety of awesome design pieces to utilize for every room in the home.

WICKER EMPORIUM 1.877.423.7927 wickeremporium.ca Bringing value and style by providing interior and exterior furniture, accessories, rugs, quilts, throws storage and shelving, lighting and more! For 35 years Wicker Emporium has been travelling the world to find the most unique and beautiful products for your home.

ZILLI HOME INTERIORS 672 Chrislea Rd., Woodbridge 289.268.0020 zillihome.com Zilli Home Interiors is a fabulous one-stop shop offering the best in home furnishings at great prices. Find lovely products for your bedroom, dining room, living room and a wide variety of children’s products.

HARDWOOD, TILES, CERAMIC, RUGS & CARPET

ALLAN RUG CO. 103 Miranda Ave. 416.787.1707 allanrug.com Choose from a wide range of residential and commercial carpeting in wool, nylon and sisal. They also carry a large selection of hardwoods, laminate, cork and vinyl flooring.

ASPEN WOOD FLOORS 505 Queensway E., Unit 8, Mississauga 905.281.2900 | aspenwoodfloors.com This well-respected company does it all, from sanding and refinishing existing wood floors and stairs to distributing a wide range of flooring products. They have hardwood in every colour, finish and texture, including exotics, old growth and laminate as well, plus products to minimize sound and improve home acoustics.

Specializing in tile and granite installation services, PVD Tile delivers the best when you need to customize or renovate your home. Call for a free quote!

RIVALDA CERAMIC TILE INC. 8305 Jane St., Units 1 & 2, Concord 905.738.7100 rivaldatiles.com With an extensive selection of tile, stone, hardwood and accessories, Rivalda can transform any surface.

SATIN FINISH 15 Fenmor Dr. 1.800.26.72846 satinfinish.com Satin Finish Hardwood Flooring offers one of the most extensive and premium lines of solid and engineered hardwood flooring products in the industry. Canadian owned and backed by more than 85 years of experience, Satin Finish stands for quality and innovation.

SELECTIVE CERAMIC IMPORTS INC. DOMINION RUG & HOME 52 Sanor Rd. 416.485.9488 dominionrug.com Visit this comprehensive gallery to select from a large range of carpets, area rugs, hardwood, cork, window coverings and more!

IMPERIAL CARPET & HOME INC. 1177 Caledonia Rd. 416.783.8838 carpetandhome.com Celebrating its 35th anniversary, Imperial carries thousands of new designs and the latest in rugs, furniture, fabrics and accessories.

3550 Langstaff Rd., Suite 150, Woodbridge 905.850.0222 | 416.748.8318 selectiveceramics.com Selective Ceramic is the bath and kitchen boutique for your plumbing, tile and stone work, featuring some of the industry’s biggest names.

STONE SELEX 15 Fenmor Dr. 1.800.419.2909 stoneselex.com Whether you want to reface your fireplace, create a stone accent wall or add stone facing to your exterior home, Stone Selex has you covered from design to installation. Visit online to find a location near you.

LUMBER LIQUIDATORS lumberliquidators.ca

TORLYS

A large specialty retailer of hardwood flooring, Lumber Liquidators now has eight locations open in the GTA and across Southern Ontario. Knowledgeable staff provides attentive and personal service.

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MAJESTIC MARBLE 399 Applewood Cres., Concord 416.665.4040 majesticmarbleimport.com Majestic Marble offers an amazing selection of Italian-inspired marble, granite, onyx, quartz and travertine. If you’re ready for an upgrade you will want to call now to book a consultation with one of their experienced staff members.

MODERN WEAVE 160 King St. E. 416.365.0335 modernweave.com Discover the endless possibilities of contemporary rugs at Modern Weave. Rugs can also be made-to-order to accommodate the unique specifications of any space.

METROPOLITAN STONE & TILE 330 Edgeley Blvd., Concord | 905.660.6443 metropolitantile.ca Metropolitan Tile provides guidance from the initial design and selection of materials to the installation of floors, ceilings or walls. Tiles are designed and constructed to exacting standards and specifications.

TORLYS distributes TORLYS cork, hardwood, laminate and linoleum flooring through a national network of specialized dealers.

TORONTOGRANITE.COM 5004 Timberlea Blvd., Unit 15-17, Mississauga 905.602.7077 torontogranite.com As a direct importer of prefabricated granite countertops, it offers a large selection of fine granite countertops at discount prices.

VINTAGE PREFINISHED HARDWOOD FLOORING vintageflooring.com A reliable, high-quality hardwood brand, Vintage Prefinished Hardwood Flooring has a product that will complete your home with the floors you want. Carrying everything from the traditional to the exotic, you can find the shade, texture and pattern you’re looking for.

WALLFLOOR DECOR SUPPLIES 1247 Queen St. E. | 416.996.2280 This company sells all the finishing items needed for your reno job. Trim, doors, tiles, hardwood flooring, crown moulding, baseboards and much more. Featuring modern, contemporary and classic styles.

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WEAVERS ART weaversart.com Weavers Art offers a large collection of beautiful hand-woven area rugs. Call for any upcoming projects or if you’re searching for a unique rug.

WESTON HARDWOOD DESIGN CENTRE INC. 250 Vaughan Valley Blvd., Woodbridge 416.746.0016 westonhardwood.com We have all your flooring needs covered. From expert advice on picking the right flooring to refinishing your floors and tips on DIY flooring, we can assist you with anything you need – all with the knowledge and experience of our trained staff.

X-TILE CANADA 78 Signet Dr. | 416.749.7111 | 563 Queensway E., Mississauga | 905.949.8453 x-tile.net X-Tile Canada is a ceramic tile wholesaler offering a large variety of ceramic tiles, kitchen counters and backsplash tiles.

HOME & GARDENING

BRADSTONE & STONEROX 416.798.7809 bradstone.ca & stonerox.ca Bradstone is a man-made stone used in residential construction to architecturally enhance the exterior of buildings. StoneRox is a thin, man-made veneer facing stone that creates distinctive interior features.

HAUSER hauserstores.com Hauser carries a great selection of quality outdoor furniture such as, chairs, tables and umbrellas and more all at friendly prices.

INSIDE OUT HOME AND PATIO 1280 Castlefield Ave. 416.782.2700 insideoutpatio.ca Inside Out Home and Patio offers quality patio furniture including cast iron furniture, umbrellas, outdoor wicker furniture, gazebos and custom made outdoor cushions.

LEE VALLEY TOOLS 1.800.267.8767 leevalley.com After 30-plus years in the wood-working and gardening industry, Lee Valley Tools has everything you need to create a beautiful landscape.

PLANT WORLD 4000 Eglinton Ave. W. 416.241.9174 plantworld.net Not only do they have all the plants and gardening supplies you’ll need to create a beautiful outdoor space, it also provides container design and design services.

SHERIDAN NURSERIES sheridannurseries.com Sheridan offers a wide selection of annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees, gardening products, gift and garden accessories, and much more.

BOSS CONSTRUCTORS HOME ELECTRONICS

AUDIO ONE 3200 Steeles Ave. W, Vaughan 416.665.0749 audio-one.ca Audio One offers a wide variety of home theatres and music systems to suit virtually all tastes and budgets. The product selection includes some of the best available from manufacturers around the world.

BAY BLOOR RADIO

1359 Bough Beeches Blvd., Mississauga 416.873.3205 bossconstructors.com Boss Constructors Incorporated is a skilled and experienced construction company specializing in creating innovative spatial solutions for working and living environments.

BROOKSIDE ROOFING 49 Cumber Ave. 416.751.8651 brooksideroofing.ca

55 Bloor St. W. 416.967.1122 baybloorradio.com

Make Brookside your stop for information on ventilation, roofing repairs, flats, shingles, slate, cedar and copper roofing.

Bay Bloor Radio’s mission is to be the best audio/video store in North America. Find a large selection of the world’s finest audio and video equipment available.

BRYANT RENOVATIONS

TOP CHOICE ELECTRONICS

Dennis Bryant has earned his reputation as one of Toronto’s leading renovators. His renovations range from traditional Rosedale homes and heritage buildings to modern lofts and condominiums.

15 Jevlan Dr., Woodbridge 905.265.8462 topchoiceelectronics.com

680 Queens Quay W., Suite 703 416.260.0818 bryantrenovations.com

They offer incredible pricing like big box and large chain competitors, along with astounding service provided by their team of knowledgeable sales professionals, typical of stores in the independent consumer electronics and home theater circuit. In-home consultations and full custom installations are available too.

CARTIER MOULDINGS

TRUTONE ELECTRONICS

CENTRAL FAIRBANK LUMBER

980 Dundas St. E. 905.270.3440 trutone.ca

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For the latest innovations in flat-panel, HD and custom home theatres, head to Trutone Electronics. It provides fully integrated entertainment systems, custom installation and full-home automation services.

HOME SERVICES, SOLARIUMS, FIREPLACES & TRIMWORK

AMATI CANADA BATH CENTRE & WHOLESALE 105 Doncaster Ave., Thornhill 905.709.0881 amaticanada.com Expect excellence when you have Amati Canada redesign your bathroom to something traditional, modern or contemporary. Visit their beautiful showroom.

AVENUE ROAD ROOFING 45 Wingold Ave. 416.785.5129 avenueroadroofing.com For all your roofing needs, visit Avenue Road Roofing. Experienced in flat, shingle and sheetmetal roofing, as well as eavestroughing and siding.

BEAM & ALARM SUPERSTORE 1100 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W., Unit 23 905.896.3344 beamsuperstore.com Offering Gutterguardian gutter-protection systems, Green Power solar energy, garage doors, security systems, Solatube Systems and Beam Central Vacuum Systems, they take care of every corner of your home.

425 Steelcase Rd E., Markham. 905.940.8884 Providing renovation and interior design services, Cartier does hardwood flooring, plastering and they carry stone products, as well as blinds and drapes.

Providing quality products to homeowners, contractors and builders. They manufacture, on premises, the finest and most complete range of wood mouldings, pre-hung and classic doors and have affiliate companies that manufacture roof trusses, stairs and windows. Custom services are capable of producing trim of your own design.

HEAT & GLO heatnglo.com “No one builds a better fire” than Heat & Glo. Create the perfect ambience with a gas fireplace or a sleek gas stove as a focal point in any room.

JAMES HARDIE 1.800.J-HARDIE (542 7343) jameshardie.ca Servicing millions of homes across North America, James Hardie offers a large abundance of products and services to update and maintain your home.

MODULAR HOME ADDITIONS 27 Bermondsey Rd. 888.292.9056 modular.ca An addition, a second or even a complete new build, Modular Home Additions makes it easy, convenient and cost-effective to have the home you envision. Their software allows for accuracy in design and quote. Everything is prefabbed offsite at their factory so that you can live at home during the build and have little disruption for a big improvement.

PERMAWOOD SOLARIUMS 170 Esna Park Dr., Unit 7, Markham 905.475.5460 permawood.com Adding a solarium creates a bright and beautiful room in your home. Permawood Solariums custom designs your solarium in cedar and highefficiency thermal glass.

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PINNACLE HOME ENVIRONMENT SOLUTIONS 595 Cityview Blvd., Unit 18, Woodbridge 416.422.4663 pinnacle-environment.com Offering home environmental solutions for efficiency and comfort, Pinnacle does heating, air conditioning, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, barbecues and indoor wellness.

PLASTCRETE MOULDINGS INC. 170 Bartor Rd. 416.746.3420 plastcrete.com Find the best selection in interior and exterior moulding details. Deck your home with quality mouldings that will please you and your visitors.

SOSNA TOTAL CONTRACTING 9251 Yonge St., Unit 8-322 416.452.5259 sosna.ca Sosna Total Contracting is a team of experienced contractors ready to complete any home update in no time at all. Call them now for a free estimate whether it’s for home additions, your basement, bathroom or kitchen.

ZIM GROUP LTD. 1368 Blundell Rd., Mississauga 1.877.227.1733 zimgroup.ca ZIM Group Ltd. is an affordable and energy-saving metal roofing company. Save money and add value to your home by contacting them today.

KITCHENS

IKEA ikea.ca Become your own kitchen designer with the help of the IKEA 3D Kitchen Planner. Thanks to the easy-to-use software, you can choose cabinets, doors and appliances to fit the exact measurements of your kitchen, then you can do it yourself or use their expert help. IKEA also offers great products, furnishings and accessories for every room in your home.

K-WOOD KITCHENS 36 Continental Place., Scarborough 416.332.0381 kwoodkitchens.com This company is not just about kitchens. With over 10 years experience in design, remodelling, manufacturing and installation of custom kitchens, cabinetry, bathrooms and renovations. They have 43 experienced staff members that will help bring your custom creation to life.

LIGHTING

EMPIRE LIGHTING 8400 Woodbine Ave., Markham 905.513.1073 empirelighting.ca Find an inventory of over 2,000 lighting fixtures comprised of crystal chandeliers, wrought iron fixtures, table and floor lamps and much more.

LITEMODE 8355 Jane St., Concord 905.738.8889 litemode.ca Litemode carries lighting options to suit any taste – brands such as Murray Feiss, Artcaft, Kichler Landscape, Progress and Tech Lighting.

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LIVING LIGHTING livinglighting.com Living Lighting offers a great variety of lighting products such as chandeliers, pendants, ceiling fixtures, wall lights, sconces and lamps.

ROYAL LIGHTING 1549 Avenue Rd. 416.782.1129 royallighting.com Good lighting is essential to enhancing your decor, and Royal Lighting makes it easy to achieve. The showroom carries an impressive selection of lighting, lamps, fixtures and accessories for every part of the home in and out.

UNION LIGHTING & FURNISHINGS 1491 Castlefield Ave. 416.652.2200 unionlightingandfurnishings.com As one of Canada’s largest lighting showrooms, Union also offers fine furniture and accessories in its 70,000 sq. ft. showroom.

MATTRESSES

DOWN UNDER LINEN & BEDDING CENTRE 444 Yonge St. 1.888.598.5118 downundertoronto.com Find all your bedding needs at Down Under – mattresses, goose-down bedding, sheets, comforter sets, duvet covers and more.

SOMA BEDS & SLEEP PRODUCTS 100 Bridgeland Rd., Unit C 416.789.2337 somasleep.ca Soma believes in sweet dreams for every member of the family, carrying a complete organic line for the baby – mattresses, cribs and furniture. It also has a massage and acupuncture clinic.

PAINT & ACCESSORIES

BENJAMIN MOORE benjaminmoore.ca

OUTLET SHOPPING

COLOSSUS CENTRE 7575 Weston Rd., Woodbridge At Colossus Centre you’ll find designer name brands at discount prices in stores such as Mexx, Smartset, Body Shop and Aldo.

DIXIE OUTLET MALL 1250 South Service Rd. dixieoutletmall.com Head to Dixie Outlet Mall, where you’ll find stores such as Costa Blanca, Sears Outlet Store, Winners, The Bombay Co. Outlet. and Home Editions.

ORFUS ROAD OUTLET STORES Orfus Rd. You no longer need to head across the border for all your shopping. Just drive to Orfus Rd. You’ll find outlet stores such as Le Château, Nine West, Costa Blanca, Kitchen Stuff Plus and Beddington’s Bed & Bath.

HEARTLAND TOWN CENTRE Britannia Rd. and Mavis Rd. heartlandtown.com Heartland Town Centre offers you everything from home appliances to the latest styles in men’s, women’s and children’s clothing. Heartland is home to stores such as Harry Rosen, Laura, Omni Jewelcrafters, Spring and Payless Shoe Source.

With a wide variety of premium paints, primers and stains for both interior and exterior, this renowned retailer will turn your home into the talk of the town.

DULUX dulux.ca Dulux locations are conveniently located across the GTA. They carry it all, interior and exterior paints, primers and stains. They have a variety of specialty product too, and can help with supplies for all your painting needs, for projects big and small.

PARA PAINTS para.com If you’re ready to paint the town red, then PARA Paints is where you need to head. With over 2,000 colours, there’s something for every style and taste.

STEELES PAINT 4190 Steeles Ave. W. 416.743.4040 steelespaint.com A paint store that’s just a fun place to shop, Steeles Paint creates an environment where the store and staff offer not just knowledge and creativity, but also an inspiring environment where the service and selection are incredible.

TORONTO PREMIUM OUTLETS 13850 Steeles Ave We. Halton Hills 647.497.8270 premiumoutlets.com With more than 85 outlet stores to choose from including brandnames such as Kate Spade, Burberry, J.Crew, Restoration Hardware, BOSS and more – you will find impressive savings of 25 to 65 per cent off every day.

VAUGHAN MILLS SHOPPING CENTRE 1 Bass Pro Mills Dr. 905.879.2110 | vaughanmills.com At this larger-than-life shopping centre, you’ll find your favourite clothing items, lifestyle products, furnishings and housewares at low prices. Find stores such as Designer Depot, Winners, Holt Renfrew, Aldo, H&M, Lacoste and La Vie en Rose in the mall. There are a large number of additional shops, including a design and décor centre, on the property surrounding the mall.

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DESIGNER Q&A

In Full Bloom

It was love at first sight when we saw the stunning floral textiles from Bluebellgray. Recently, Executive Editor Sara Duck got a chance to chat with the designer behind the brand, Fi Douglas.

Flower Field Meadow Duvet Set. $200.

Where does the name come from? FD | I love bluebells, seeing them carpeting a wood in the springtime is one of my favourite experiences and something I look forward to every year. I knew I wanted to use a flower in the name and bluebell felt right. The ‘gray’ part is reference to the fact I often print on natural linen cloth that has a gray colour. I liked the fact the name gives a sense of the aesthetic of the brand. What inspires your designs? FD | Inspiration is everywhere you look – from a walk in the park, seeing a great movie, reading a book or even a tree in your garden. For me inspiration is about taking the time to look and appreciate what a beautiful world we live it.  

Glenda Cushion. $85.

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What do you love most about being a designer? FD | Being able to share something which can bring a little happiness into someone’s home or life. At the end of the day it’s the most wonderful job in the world to be able to paint something from the heart and for other people to enjoy that too.   What has been your most popular design? FD | The Abstract pieces have been very popular – I think they offered something new and sit so well with the florals. But Taransay is a close second and will always have a special place in my heart – it really sums up the Bluebellgray style.  I adore

large, oversized florals and using a rainbow of colours – it may not be traditional or expected but it really comes from the heart. If you could design a custom piece for anyone, who would it be and why? FD | I’d love to design something for the Duchess of Cambridge, she seems quite traditional so I’d love to do something for her with a modern take on traditional florals. Which online shops do you love to peruse? FD | Anthropologie and Liberty are definitely favourites and Jonathan Adler always has great design pieces to covet. I do have a little boy, Archie, and another baby on the way, so a lot of my online shopping time is dedicated to them. This Modern Life and Molly Meg are nursery favourites right now – full of beautifully crafted unique pieces with lots of natural materials. If money was no object, which decor store would you love to have a shopping spree in? FD | Earlier this year we took a  trip to New York City and I could definitely have spent a small fortune in ABC Home, the rugs and design pieces were just incredible and the store was so beautiful. We lost a lot of time wandering around there in a colourful cloud! What are your plans for Bluebellgray for the new year? FD | There is so much going on right now so it’s a very exciting time. Spring 2015 will see the biggest collection launch to date for Bluebellgray, so we are full steam ahead right now finalising designs and planning photoshoots. There are of course signature Bluebellgray florals in there and also some very exciting new designs which will offer our customer something a little bit different and maybe something they are not expecting. For more information visit bluebellgray.com

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