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Commercial Design in Residential Spaces

Commercial Design in Residential Spaces

You may not be aware of it, but your home is being invaded. Commercial design has been creeping into residential spaces for some time now—first into mid-century modern and contemporary décors and now into every type of residential space. It’s hard to avoid (not that you should), because so many products designed for the home are commercially inspired.  Why should you be excited about the commercial invasion? For the simple reason that it works!

Five Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Five Tips for Increasing Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Summer’s here at last, and it’s the perfect time to work on your home’s “curb appeal.” Curb appeal refers to the impression your home makes from the street. Since there are more people out and about in the summer—walking dogs, riding bikes, taking an evening jog or a morning stroll—increasing your home’s curb appeal is a nice gesture to enhance the aesthetic of the neighborhood.

Small Spaces, Big Solutions

Small Spaces, Big Solutions

Perhaps you’ve considered the advantages of downsizing (a simpler lifestyle, less home maintenance and upkeep, and a potentially smaller mortgage) and the challenges (limited storage, less space for entertaining and a feeling of being “cramped”). But the transition can still be a difficult one. Here are some suggestions for helping you capitalise on your new, smaller digs.