Qmotion vs Lutron vs Hunter Douglas

February 4th, 2018

When it comes to home and commercial smart lighting and home automation systems like Qmotion, Lutron or Hunter Douglas, it is noting short of an embarrassment of riches! Today’s modern consumers have almost an infinity of options, when it come to customizing motorized and remote-controlled lighting, shading systems and temperature controls of optimal comfort and efficiency. A well-informed consumer, can you choose from an unbelievably wide range of fits, designs and accessorized customizations – and they can even choose to work with an enticing range product manufactures and service providers that cater directly to your needs.

Qmotion

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Your Interior Design Horoscope for 2018

December 20th, 2017

We dreamers like to believe that the stars rule everything about our lives… even our sense of design, style and where we find ourselves most comfortable. Here is what our stargazers see in store for you in the year ahead.

Aquarius

January 20 – February 18

Custom Drapery & Upholstery

Image Source: Designer’s Guild

Aquarius, you tend to be a social butterfly and love to spend time with your friends and family, any chance you get. So step up your entertaining style and focus on the places in your home where everyone gathers. The living room and your dining spaces are the perfect place to start! Indulge in modern takes on class looks by updating fabric patterns and integrating warm colour palletes across upholstered surfaces in the dining room, the entraining spaces and your family room.

Your Lucky Colour Pallete: canary yellows and spring bud greens

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A Minimalist at Heart?

November 15th, 2017

Tired of the clutter? Want to reduce the ‘noise’ so you bring focus back into you life? Looking to create spaces that embody tranquility? Well, maybe a lesson on minimalism is just the thing you need!

Fabrics

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Give imagination room and thus room, imagination…

October 16th, 2017

“Give imagination room and thus room, imagination,” that is Ulf Moritz’ maxim. The result is textiles full of ideas.

Sahco

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Dreaming of Fabrics and Wallpapers: Les Reves Collection from Nina Campbell

August 18th, 2017

The unique use of colour by of one of the greatest 20th century artists, Henri Matisse (1869-1954), and the people and places with whom he was associated, have inspired renowned international designer Nina Campbell to present this painterly collection of printed fabrics, weaves and wallpapers: “Les Reves”… The Dream…

“ I’ve always been enchanted by Matisse’s use of textiles and ceramics, in his paintings. His work shows a wonderful sense of colour and love of pattern….an interior designer at heart! ”
– Nina Campbell

Henri Matisse’s Luxe, calme et voluptè (Luxury, Calm and Pleasure) was painted in the summer of 1904 at Paul Signac.
The Musèe d’Orsay (The Orsay Museum), housed in the former railway station, the Gare d’Orsay, holds mainly French art dating from 1848 to 1914, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and photography, and is probably best known for its extensive collection of impressionist masterpieces by popular painters such as Monet and Renoir. Many of these works were held at the Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume prior to the museum’s opening in 1986.

Les Reves Fabrics

Source: Osborne & Little

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