E-Design offers you a do-it-yourself design solution that provides you with a master plan for creating a professionally designed space that can be implemented at your own pace. Continue reading E-Design with Alderside Design
Sprucing up your patio but does have to be costly or labour intensive. You do not have to re-do the flooring tile or deck, or re-landscape your whole back yard. With a few quick, relatively inexpensive changes, you can bring your patio out of blah and into brilliant! Continue reading Adding Summer Style to Your Patio
Is it the clean lines? Streamlined forms? Use of rich materials like marble, quartz, walnut and teak? The impeccable joinery detail? Likely all of the above…. It seems as though the more designers and artists have attempted to make things “fresh” or “contemporary” by fabricating chairs out of Lucite, that should be used for costume … Continue reading Is Mid Century the New Modern?
Do you ever walk into Restoration Hardware and say “Oh I just love everything in here!” but then walk one block up the street to Pottery Barn and say the same thing yet again? Continue reading Beginning to Define Your Style in 5 Steps
When I completed my time at university, and was done with all the theoretical analysis, searching for symbolism, study of semiotics, and whatever else was oh-so ‘de rigeur’ for art history academics; I came to a relatively abrupt halt asking myself “so what now?” Continue reading How I went from critiquing buildings to helping create them