Realities of Renovating- Part 2 : DIY vs. Bring in the Professionals

A few weeks ago I started a blog series titled: ‘Renovations: Reality vs. “Reality” TV’.   My goal is to share with you years of experience in the design / building industry and to offer some insight on how to best prepare for the realities of renovating.  Let’s dig into step 1 of 3: Understand the […]

Renovations: Reality vs. “Reality” TV

Renovating …it’s a scary process, especially if you’ve never done it before.  There’s a lot on the line…time, money, mess, uncertainty (did I mention time and money?)  If you watch HGTV it goes something like this… Dating phase: Client, designer and contractor meet and get to know each other.  Concepts are developed.  Everyone is starry […]

Shining a LIGHT on the amazing Churchill Polar Bear

Our latest design project in the office has taken us all the way to the Polar Bear capital of world; Churchill, Manitoba! We arrived here on Monday morning to get started on the new project. Janine and I were so excited to meet the locals, get to know the area and really experience the culture […]