Toronto Condo Living

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Things to Know Before Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

Things to Know Before Buying a Pre-Construction Condo

Due to high demand, the pre-construction market is booming once again, offering condo buyers the unique opportunity to get in on the ground floor. Literally. Condo buyers are certainly not without options if they’re willing to consider purchasing in pre-construction. If you’ve been looking high and low for a place that feels just right, don’t …

The Price of a Good View

The Price of a Good View

One of the great things about living in Toronto is whatever condo you may call home, there’s a pretty big chance you’ll have a view worth buying over. As Toronto market gets more intense, a great view could become that much pricier entry on your dream real estate checklist.

1 Yonge Street

There are many, …

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto pt. 2

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto pt. 2

A person’s home is their sanctuary, so it makes sense to pepper your homes look with some fantastic finds that really speak to your personal style and balance out the standard staples. Thankfully Toronto has some fantastic designer furniture options that carefully curate wonderful pieces for virtually any look and budget.

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11 Tips on Condo Gardening from Toronto Experts

11 Tips on Condo Gardening from Toronto Experts

Toronto’s real estate market continues to soar sky high, and so are many of the city’s residents who are opting to live life with a view. Toronto’s skyline is trending as the "must buy" destination within the city. In 2011 the National Household Survey revealed 1,615,485 Canadian households lived in condominiums as renters or owners. …

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto

The Best Designer Furniture Shops in Toronto

Toronto is a city that loves great design. If you want to bring some serious style into your home, these furniture stores are a must visit. From minimalist to eccentric, affordable to high-end, there’s a store with your name on it and pieces you’ll adore. Check out our favourite designer furniture stores in the city.…

Best Lighting Stores in Toronto

Best Lighting Stores in Toronto

Lighting is a substantial aesthetic as well as functional feature of interior design. It sets the mood of a room, highlights important elements such as paintings or antique accessories, and of course illuminates areas meant for daily activities like cooking or reading. Moreover, lighting comprises approximately 10 per cent of an average family's energy bills. …

Nordic Interior Design: What You Need to Know

Nordic Interior Design: What You Need to Know

Scandinavian, Scandi, minimal, or Norse — everyone calls it differently, but we all share the same love for this design, with its enthusiasm for pure white, warm wood, and sheepskin wraps for long winter nights with fairytales and hot cocoa.

Scandinavian interiors are comforting and honest. There are no hidden hi-tech tricks, no futuristic concepts. …

Bedroom Design Tips for a Restful Night’s Sleep

Bedroom Design Tips for a Restful Night’s Sleep

Bedroom by Peerutin Architects

The benefits of restful sleep are well documented. Studies have shown that people who catch between six and eight hours of sleep a night are more energized and productive during their waking hours than those who sleep for six hours or less. However, for many, the struggle to fall and stay …

Symmetry in Interior Design: How Does It Influence Us?

Symmetry in Interior Design: How Does It Influence Us?

Nature's best designs by robert7

One thing we learn quickly at quite a young age is that without balance, things tend to look out of place. No child can build a tower from wooden blocks if they're not mindful of balancing them. You can discover the same principle in learning how to ride a bike …