Apr 06, 2023 | Carpet One Floor & Home
This spring, we have an overarching theme of healthy living in our Beautiful Design Made Simple magazine. In this publication, we will explore the ways that our environment and surroundings impact our state of well-being and how the interior design of our home can do more to enhance our state of mind.
From tips on creative closet organization to designer features showcasing how to balance functional design and cozy comfort, this design magazine will inspire you to achieve healthy living in your home all year round.
Design by JENNIFER BACKSTEIN Photography MIKE CHAJECKI
Kick off this season with a good old-fashioned refresh. In this article, we offer a fresh take on spring cleaning with five tips to organize your closet space. Tackle the closet as your next home improvement project and make the most of your summer wardrobe when you follow our five Cs: Clean, Conserve, Configure, Categorize and Customize!
Design by REBECCA HAY Photography by MIKE CHAJECKI
In this spread, you’ll find six hygge-inspired spaces that will make your home cozy for all seasons. While you might think of hygge as a winter design trend given its Scandinavian roots, it’s so much more! Hygge isn’t just about design: it’s a lifestyle. Centered on creating coziness that encourages feelings of contentment and well-being, this way of life is perfect for achieving healthy living in your home all year round!
Dive into an exclusive behind-the-design interview with Margarita Bravo and get a glimpse into her recent project of a modern home renovation. Bravo discusses using art and handcrafted pieces to define personality in a space while staying eco-conscious through keeping existing elements of the original structure. Through unified texture, shapes, and lighting, Bravo ultimately designs a functional family home.
Explore three serene interior design styles this season with the latest edition of Styles We Love, influenced by tranquility and the natural world. From Calming Neutrals to Organic Shapes to Upcycled, these three trends pair the balmy, sun-drenched months with healthy living.
White Oak Engineered Hardwood
Learn more about how you can incorporate stone tile, hardwood, and carpet into your home to design a space that is beaming with natural tones in this flooring feature on natural-toned floors. Not only does lighter-coloured flooring match most design aesthetics, but it also puts your design and décor as the focal point of your space. Natural-toned floors also help open up your space with an atmosphere of airiness and natural light. Whether your preferred interior design style is contemporary, modern, rustic, or traditional, we guarantee that there is a natural-toned flooring option for you.
Waterproof Herringbone Wood-Look Luxury Vinyl
In this second flooring feature, discover how adding a patterned floor sets your space in instant motion and creates a focal point that encourages everyday rituals while making your personality pop. As the flooring experts, we know that setting the tone of your space starts from the ground up. Whether you’re seeking a serene sanctuary or a place to renew your energy, these unique, patterned flooring options—inspired by Mother Nature herself— are sure to stir up fun, springtime adventures, and serious self-love!
Take our fun Buzzfeed-esque style quiz to find out which all-natural flooring vibe fits you! With so many flooring types out there, it can be hard to choose the right look. Often, this can feel downright overwhelming! Well, we’re here to say that you can’t go wrong with all-natural floors! All-natural flooring provides you with endless style opportunities and products to choose from, including solid hardwood, porcelain tile, wool carpet, natural stone, and many others.
Design by DIANA ROSE Photograpy by MIKE CHAJECKI
Delve into how to achieve a monochromatic design in this designer feature with expert Diana Rose. Rose understands that a monochromatic decorating scheme can seem a bit intimidating. However, she believes that employing a one-colour palette makes a space look larger without renovating, more organized without tidying, more luxurious without spending an extra dime, and totally timeless in a world of ever-evolving decorating trends. See how her design team creates a gorgeously unified space with monochromatic design.
Design by SARAH ST. AMAND Photography by MIKE CHAJECKI
Explore layering within your home as Sarah St. Amand takes us through the many ways that layering can add comfort and holistic sense of luxury to your design. If you want to build beautiful layers into your home, follow her seven key themes and no-fail rules. Amand teaches us how to create balance through cohesion and overlapping details using pattern, colour, walls, flooring, furniture, lighting and “extras”.
Self care often starts in the bathroom, and Amanda Shields Interiors has the perfect tips for how you can get started designing your own spa-like bathroom. Aside from being the most used room in the home, the bathroom is a focus for health and wellness and a haven for self-care and indulgence. In this article, Shields shares her top spa-inspired trends to try in your home from organic influences to high-tech features like heated floors.
Read the full versions of these articles from flooring experts and top designers in the Spring/Summer issue of the design magazine here. Plus, get more inspiration and read past issues of our design magazines when you explore our Carpet One blog.