So Your Style Is: Transitional

What it is: If Goldilocks were decorating a home, transitional design would check all of her”only right” boxes: not too cold, not too formal, not too fussy. It blends the comfort and warmth of conventional design with all the clean profiles and understated colours of the contemporary look. The outcome? Gracious, compact spaces that exude [...]

Main Colors Bring a Room to Life

There’s nothing elementary about decorating with primary colours, particularly when they are against a complex, neutral backdrop. Bold, bright, and beautiful, they are the basis of all colours and create a highly effective color announcement in a box of crayons and in our home’s decor. Without much effort, primary colors capture our attention even when [...]

Great Space: New Take on Cabin Chic

This California mountain retreat in Lake Tahoe’s Sugar Bowl is a warm space that glows with soft neutrals and organic light. The interior design of the house, constructed and created by John Maniscalco Architecture, was greatly affected by the customer’s love and knowledge of design. Its use of natural materials — from exposed timber grains [...]