Interior Design

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Simple design choices support accessibility

Condominium boards and managers have been increasingly seeking advice on how to make accessibility improvements in older buildings.
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Tips for selecting a new paint colour in condos

Could a paint colour change on a property land a condominium corporation in court? What about result in physical threats? The answer to both is yes.
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Toronto looks to boost kid-friendly condos

Draft guidelines designed to promote kid-friendly condos are poised for a two-year trial run after getting green-lit last week.
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Pasadena Apartments to become upscale condos

The entrance to the Pasadena Apartments may be one of few exterior clues as to the interior restoration that will transform the heritage-designated building.
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SCOOP to become first condo on its block

SCOOP will become the first condo on its block when the boutique six-storey collection of 72 suites rises at St. Clair Avenue West and Osler Street.
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Baby boomers driving luxury condo sales: report

Downsizing baby boomers are driving year-over-year gains in luxury condo sales in Toronto and Vancouver, according to a report released yesterday.
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Condo project promises Muskoka in the city

At a time when many are escaping to cottage country, Curated Properties has revealed plans for a condo project that promises to deliver Muskoka in the city.
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East United project embraces eclectic locale

A new condo development called East United will bridge than more just the two parallel streets in spans. It will bridge the eclectic influences of the surrounding Corktown and St. Lawrence Market neighbourhoods by combining new, heritage and industrial elements in a five-storey podium, 21-storey tower and six townhouses.
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The evolution of active design

Active design, the philosophy of designing to encourage physhical activity, responds to concerns about an increasingly unfit and overweight population.
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Historic hotel transforms into luxury condos

Hamilton's historic Royal Connaught Hotel is being transformed into a luxury condo, which the developers hope will help revitalize the city's downtown.
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Toronto condo shapes conversation with buyers

TAS' upcoming mid-rise Toronto condo, Kingston & Co., aims to attract first-time buyers with sustainable design and homey amenities.
Lanehouse Condo

Transforming a former factory into urban lofts

A rare residential laneway project slated for Toronto's Bloordale neighbourhood will transform an old yarn factory into in-demand urban lofts.
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Maintaining a condominium’s curb appeal

Updating a building's common elements will bring new investors, new owners and new visibility in an ever-growing ...
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Getting white right

More than 70 per cent of paint sold is white and approximately 50 per cent of the time it is used wrong. Here are eight things to know about this tricky hue ...
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Colour trends for the kitchen

This year's overarching theme will focus on clean vertical and horizontal lines, using shades of grey and touches of vibrant colour.
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Vent-free fireplaces

Vent-free fireplaces represent the fastest growing segment of the fireplace industry. This is due to their flexibility of installation – no need for a chimney – and their exceptional safety record.
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High-performance bathrooms

From varying faucet spout heights to all inclusive shower systems, designs are effortlessly blending technology and style, while allowing personal customization to enhance daily activities in the home.