Ten questions for designer Daniel Corbin
Though we may not know it, we're greatly influenced by the amount of light found in a given space. Lighting has come a long way in recent years. No longer just for providing light, it's now being used to create mood, showcase objects, as art and to enhance both interior and exterior spaces. Often, however, lighting is one of the last elements we consider when designing a space. Today, we're pleased to shed light on the different ways you can use lighting to bring out all the beauty of your home!
"I used to decorate my house with accessories I already have. But I would like to lighten my decor, but I still don’t know what to do. What should I begin with? Paint? Furniture?"
Roger - Moncton, New Brunswick
You want change and renewal in your home without necessarily embarking on major work? It is possible! With very little but a lot of ideas, Colin and Justin offer to give a second wind to the ambiance of your home.
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This one’s for all the Canadians out there with a car-less and cluttered garage.
Look at your neighborhood: there are always a few houses that have made more of what they’ve got with replacement windows, sympathetic extensions or new front porches. See how the revitalization of your house layout can turn it into your dream home.
The 2012 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City was, once again, a great source of validation on emerging trends in the theatre of design. Visitors were able to feast their eyes on an extensive array of beautiful and innovative pieces, environmentally sustainable design, and fresh concepts in colours and materials.
Q. I built a roof over our patio and I'm now considering lighting but don't know what to do. The patio roof is 16 feet wide by 24 feet long. I'm not sure if I should go with pot lights or hanging lights. What do you suggest?
Marc – Mississauga, Ontario