1762
Sep
20
FOLLOW THE ‘DO’S & DONT’S’ AND YOU WILL CREATE THE PERFECT BEAUTIFUL, FUNCTIONAL LIVING SPACE 1. Not Hiring a Professional to Help How did you know that this would be my first piece of advice?  It is so important to hire a professional...

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17501710
Sep
07

The Passion of Design

Posted by Peter Brooks in Design Tips, Inspiration, Interior design on Sep 7th, 2014
We’ve all heard the term ‘Passionate about design’. I can’t tell you how many emails I’ve received from fresh Interior design degree graduates looking to join an exciting Interior Design firm. Almost each applicant begins by letting me know...

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1692
Aug
28

Pretty Pottery

Posted by Peter Brooks in Design Tips, Inspiration, Interior design, Shops, Vacation on Aug 28th, 2014
Shopping at the charming pottery workshops in our neighbouring village, Mantamados, is always on the itinerary when travelling in Lesvos, Greece. Most of the décor in our home is made up of items picked up during our travels and I always encourage this...

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1673
Aug
21

A Stone Home in Greece

Posted by Peter Brooks in Inspiration, Interior design, Renovations, Vacation on Aug 21st, 2014
A Stone Home in Greece I just returned from a glorious 5 week visit to Lesvos, Greece. I have so much to share about this charming Island so be prepared – my blogs on Lesvos will be popping up for a while. After 24 hours of travel I am back home...

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1657
Jul
04

Warmth of Wood

Posted by Peter Brooks in Inspiration, Interior design on Jul 4th, 2014
Wood is a natural material that comes in a variety of warm tones and different visual textures. From ancient era to modern age, wood has been a part of the interior homes for functional or decorative purposes. Whether it’s utilized as furniture, flooring,...

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1638
Jun
25

The Dividing Door

Posted by Peter Brooks in Design Tips, Inspiration, Interior design on Jun 25th, 2014
A dividing door between two interior spaces is a threshold between your favourite spaces or between your privacy and activities. Sometime it functions as a transitional element that creates flow from one space into another. Other times it functions as...

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1623
May
06

Interiors Through The Decades

Posted by Peter Brooks in Furniture, Inspiration, Interior design, Trends on May 6th, 2014
There are certain design trends we would like to lock up in the vault such as carpeting the bathroom (yuk) or popcorn ceilings, and on the other hand there are many classic design elements we draw inspiration from and use in today’s designs. I really...

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1611
Apr
28

Toronto Home

Posted by Bedford Brooks in Press on Apr 28th, 2014


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1559
Nov
28

Gift Ideas

Posted by Peter Brooks in Design Tips, Shops on Nov 28th, 2013
It’s that time of year when the stores are buzzing with Christmas shoppers and finding parking is a nightmare! Figuring out what gift to get for your family, friends and colleagues is a challenge on it's own. So we thought we might help out with some...

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