An important professional challenge of mine earlier this year was decorating and creating a furniture layout plan for a 398 square foot show suite inside a new development in Surrey, BC. I was hired by the developer’s marketing company to decorate and set up a display suite to show potential buyers how the unit could be furnished.
For the past few months I’ve been working on several decorating projects with both new and previous clients. One of these jobs involved helping a client find new fabric to reupholster her living room furniture. Other clients purchased all new furniture –– their first time doing so in a couple of decades –– along with flooring for a new condo. The third client was a condo developer with a new studio suite that needed to be styled and furnished so potential buyers could visualize how they could live in the 400 sq. ft. space.
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Back in the fall of last year, I received a call from a new client (a referral from a past client – the best compliment!) who was looking for help with decorating the spare bedroom with custom drapes and wall paint colour to become a nursery for her yet-to-be-born baby. How exciting!
We started with looking at her existing furniture and area rug to see what she thought she would keep in the room and what she should remove. Loveseat – remove; desk – remove; chair – remove; area rug – keep; bookcase – keep. As it was a white … Read More
With technology and the accessibility of mobile devices, the selection of information that is available through apps is overwhelming, but also very exciting. App, a short form for “application”, typically refers to software used on a smartphone or mobile device such as the Android, iPhone, iPad or BlackBerry.
And in the vast world of apps, there are countless categories and options available. So I thought I would give you a short description of some design apps for your mobile devices that will fully digitize your honey-do list. And these apps might just provide the incentive your gadget-loving partner could use … Read More
When searching for the perfect sofa, people often get stuck on finding a sofa in a particular colour or they can’t decide on the custom fabric choices and they miss the most important aspects of all: size and shape.
Steps to get your closer to finding the perfect sofa
The critical first step that’s easy to miss is knowing the measurements of your entry doors or elevator openings. The most stylish sofa imaginable won’t look as good on your lawn or stuck in your elevator as it will in your living room. So be prepared before going to the showroom … Read More