Interior Design: Home Is Where the Art Is
SHADES OF GREY
Nothing contrasts better than a sensual red against a brooding grey. Striking and thought-provoking, designer Kristine Mullaney spills her mind onto her canvases to craft spaces with balance and boldness. www.kristinemullaney.com
With its pretty, Parisian vibe, this rosy seat can be the cherry on top of your vintage décor scheme. Designed stunningly and textured to perfection, the Souffle Cocktail Chair is as much eye-candy as it is comfortable. www.kellywearstler.com
GET THE SCOOP
Mix up your kitchen creations with these delicious Mosaic Salad Servers. With popping colours and a summery pattern, every salad
you toss with these spoons will give off sunny vibes.
These eye-catching, toe-loving Cuks rugs from Nani Marquina will ban boring from your home. A member of Care and Fair, the Spanish company fights illegal child labour while making your home a hot spot.
BEST FOOT FORWARD
Guests will fall head over heels for this vintage-inspired Brass Foot from Kelly Wearstler. A book end, a paper weight or a conversation-sparking spectacle: however you want to place it, this piece will add a sophisticated edge to any room.
COOL AND COLLECTED
Clean lines and calm colours fall for each other in the designs of John Gidding, creating tasteful spaces that inspire. Find your home’s balance by pulling in some fresh blues, minimalist shapes and simple patterns
BLING IT ON
Don’t fantasize — glamourize with an elegant light source from HomeSav’s The Lamp Lighter collection. With fixtures that shimmer, dazzle and inspire, your home will glow with an award-worthy style; just add champagne. www.homesav.com
Joel Loblaw, landscape architect, transforms properties into intimate other worlds designed exclusively for the homeowner. A graduate of Ryerson University’s Landscape Architecture program, Loblaw will twist and churn your exterior into a one-of-a-kind oasis.
BRIGHTS ON WHITES
Interior designer Elizabeth Metcalfe knows that a small pop of colour can go a long way. Dab a touch of turquoise or lime to a crisp white room to give it a sense of happy harmony.
ELEMENTS OF ELEGANCE
Contemporary, cosy, chic: This is interior designer Kristine Mullaney’s formula for perfection in this home. Achieve this balance in your own home by blending rich darks with subtle lights for an elegant, comfortable feel. www.kristinemullaney.com
DON’T SPILL THE BEANS
Enhance your comfort zone with a woven bean bag from Urban Barn. Handmade by the residents of a small village in India in which knitting is a passion, the Marina Pouf makes for the comfiest seat in the house.
Convallaria Floral Design will make your space bloom with its creations, which range from edgy to sweet to unexpected. Whether it’s a wedding or event, corporate design or home garden, these florists make it memorable.
Add a punch — okay, a fist fight — of colour with this funky Navarrete Cylindrical Pouf from Italian design guru Rosario Missoni. Designed to work with wind and rain, it makes a delicious addition to both indoor and outdoor décor.
Looking to give your home that desired rustic touch? You’ll find it in these charming, old time-inspired pieces that will let you take a seat, roll in some drinks and get organized in a haven that’s organically yours.