Last weekend was the Interior Design Show, known as Canada’s largest contemporary design fair. We spoke to some of the top talent in home decor about what inspires them, their best tips and the hottest trends to look out for this year.
Q: What’s the one must-have for your home this year?
A: A coffee table with hydraulic base that extends to become a dining table.
Q: What new colour are you excited about this year?
Q: What colour combinations are inspiring you this year?
A: White on white.
Q: What’s fun in design in 2012?
A: Iconic mid-20th century furniture pieces with new 21st century fabrics and finishes.
Q: If you had $1000 to spend on your home, where? $100?
A: For $1000, new sheets and towels. For $100, fresh cut flowers for three or four weeks.