Trends

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Top 2017 design trends

According to the Interior Design Show, the following will be the top 10 design trends for 2017 inspiring the direction of design for the year
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Bergeron Centre a model for fully integrated BIM

The use of building information modelling to develop the Bergeron Centre at York University earned the project a Canada BIM Council award.
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Virtual conversations

There’s always uncertainty in how a client will interpret an imagined space and that is why virtual reality is becoming an increasingly important tool to
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Kitchen lighting is about mixing it up

When choosing lighting for a kitchen, one of the most commonly asked questions is, “Will this fixture give off enough light?” The kitchen is an
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Unique and functional faucets

Plumbing fixture stores today are showcasing numerous lavatory sinks in different shapes and dimensions. To complement the many forms, faucet manufacturers have stepped forward and
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Student ServiceHub earns ARIDO award

Ryerson University's new Student ServiceHub has just earned an Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) award of excellence.
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Advancements in decorative glass

Decorative glass is a versatile product that has been used for centuries to meet a variety of design and structural needs. As style and design
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Wellness programs down, overtime work up

Employers appear to be scaling back wellness programs at a time when employees are facing rising job demands, according to the Workplace Index.
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Make a bold statement with black in the kitchen

All-white kitchens have been the popular go-to the past few years: from countertops to cabinets and backsplashes. Now it’s time to make a bold style
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Creative tile options for designers

Trends in the tile and stone industry are continuously evolving, offering designers, architects and the public more and more options to decorate spaces  and to
Top 10 commercial real estate stories to watch in 2016

Top 10 stories to watch in 2016

With 2016 now underway, REMI’s award-winning editorial team takes a look at the top stories from 2015 and how they will continue to impact the
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New LEDs allow lighting design evolution

Lighting design is experiencing an evolution with the introduction of the new energy codes ASHRAE 90.1 – 2010 and NECB 2011 at the end of
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LVT gains ground in commercial markets

Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) is gaining ground. The luxurious-looking product also promises a long lifespan, but this requires proper care.
social media

Building a social media platform

Through social media platforms, brand promotion has never been easier. These online channels are effective for advertising, self-promotion, and best of all, connecting with clients.
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The fine art of managing samples

With so many samples to juggle, and as technology has become forever intertwined in our lives, documenting information in a digital format appears to be the perfect solution.
Benefits of radiant heating

Benefits of radiant heating

Radiant heating provides a range of benefits, including improved comfort and freedom to place furniture where desired without worrying about radiators, grills or heat vents.
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2015 kitchen design trends

Like the fashion scene, kitchen design trends change from year to year. So, what are the latest styles being embraced by designers in 2015?