How to use a personal touch to perfect your design style

Cityline guest experts, tell us how being different can perfect your personal style.

Sunny Mudroom

Bright colours and playful accents such as the spool “hooks” and hook rug bench give this mudroom its sunny disposition. But good looks aren’t enough. A mudroom also has to be easy to clean and resistant to the muck and rain that comes with spring’s weather. Opt for floors in natural stone (slate and limestone […]

Sculptural Resolution

An outdoor urn or planter is an attractive and welcoming enhancement to the entrance. But how many of us find these arrangements quickly become neglected after the holidays are over and the temperatures plunge? Often times, lifeless boughs and tired, broken branches remain until Easter eggs are retrieved. With minimal planning it’s possible to keep […]

Beach Towels

Whether you’re soaking wet or just aiming for some modesty poolside, beach towels are a summer staple. Try storing them in plain sight. On a Roll Roll beach towels and store in a short sided wicker basket. Now they’re ready to go when you are. Tip: Crisp whites launder best but we still love bright stripes […]

Bay Window

Real estate listings typically lead with stunning visual features like a bay window. Why then do designers sometimes struggle with how to dress this architectural feature? And more importantly, how to use the space found within the bay? Interior designer Jane Lockhart turned this bay window into a destination in her client’s home. Full draperies […]

Design Express Napa – Oct 2017

Sunday, Oct. 1 – Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 ~ Luxury Accommodations ~ ~ Exclusive Access & Home Tours ~ ~ Scenic Redwood Forest & Ocean ~ ~ Silliness, Hilarity and Camaraderie ~ $5,690.00 US Dollars* *based on double occupancy Minimum 20 travelers required. With you in mind, we’ve created the best experience Napa and Sonoma has to […]

Seasons Christmas Show | NOV 21

KIMBERLEY SELDON AT SEASONS CHRISTMAS SHOW APPEARING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21 WHERE?  TORONTO STAR STAGE TIMES:  12 NOON AND 3 P.M. Kimberley Seldon has the holidays all wrapped up. Get unique ideas for seasonal home décor, accessories & creative entertaining tips straight from the expert. Let Kimberley add some sparkle to your holidays. Discover what’s hot […]

Herb Garden

Dried or fresh? There’s only one answer for the enthusiastic home cook. Herbs from the garden (or the kitchen window sill) make the meal. Kimberley’s design team dug up three display worthy herb garden ideas. Beyond Basil (above) If you’re ready to go beyond basil it’s likely you need a large vessel to contain your choices. This […]

Dwell on Design: Invoicing and Collecting Billable Hours


Invoicing and Collecting Billable Hours: (ASID, IDCEC CEU) For a thriving, successful interior design practice, you need to establish a firm policy around producing invoices and delivering them in a timely fashion to clients. Providing clients with a systematic approach to paying your fees is not only good for the professional, it’s good for the […]