Author Archives: Francesca Roznicki

Designing During a Pandemic: Why it isn’t Really “Business as usual” Just Yet

When the country shut down back in March of 2020, we had no idea what this would mean for our industry as a whole. Try as we might to keep everything “business as usual”, it was hard to ignore the signs that things had changed from where we were just a few months ago. Our […]

Six Ways To Get The Most From Your Design Investment (And Three Ways We Can Increase Your Investment Value!)

So you have made the decision to hire an interior designer and you’re feeling excited about your project. Before getting started, it’s helpful to understand some of the ways you can get the most value for your money starting from the get-go. While we are a business, operating to make a profit, we also care […]

Four Tips for Living Through a Renovation

Type in “How to live through” in the Google search bar and it will suggest the most common queries – the first being “how to live through a pandemic” and the second being “how to live through a renovation.” So we think it’s safe to assume that people do not enjoy living in their homes […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Living Room Design

For many people, the living room is truly where they do most of their “living”. It can be the place where you curl up to watch a movie with your family, the room where you have your morning coffee, and the space where you invite your family and friends into your home for conversation and […]

Project Highlight: Traditional Transformation

Our clients came to us looking for assistance in creating the kitchen of their dreams. As a large family living under one roof, they needed added functionality, but they also wanted it to match their traditional taste and make the space feel richer and more inviting. Our client also wanted somewhere for her older son’s […]

Project Highlight: Showstopper Showhome in Secord

When we were tasked with designing this 1775 square foot 2-story home, we decided to focus on mid-century modern style in every detail. It starts with the beautiful bright entrance and dark honey stained hardwood floors. The true luxury comes in when you enter the one-of-a-kind kitchen. The granite countertop by Modern Granite is full […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Designing a Home Gym

As most commercial gym spaces are still closed to the public in Alberta due to the Covid19 pandemic, many people are creating home gyms to continue with their workout routines. While in some cases, an extra bedroom may suffice for a home gym, doing it “properly” requires more planning and consideration. If you are thinking […]