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Home Finds: Citrus Central – Aug/Sep2016

Home Finds: Citrus Central - Aug/Sep2016

Immersed in the depths of summer, nature is in full bloom… and so is our decor! In tune with keeping the life-affirming sentiment of the season indoors, we look to the hues that make our days even brighter.

Give your bedroom a simple yet modern refresh with the bold, geo pattern that was inspired by mid-century designs. These simple, stylish upgrades transform a room with colour, pattern and better-than-ever function. Bedding is 100 per cent organic cotton, ultra soft and ultra cosy.Organic Diamond Stripe Bedding, $35 – $155;
Audrey Nightstand, $489;
Nomad Coverlet + Shams, $40 – $


The Colour AuthorityPantone refers to this grassgreen shade in the Spring/Summer 2016 collection as Green Flash. Let’s face it; it is the colour of the outdoors, one that we Canadians never tire of. This brilliant hue is representative of nature’s persistent influence, even in urban environments. This mossy shade will perk up your interiors much the way freshly cut grass stimulates the senses.

Pistachio Sliver Chair with Gold Base, $179

Green Bottle, $

Barcelona Accent Lamp in Emerald, $450

Emerald Pop Decanter, $228 US

Kate Spade New York Melamine Floral Bowl, $

Sil Says:
Adding some zest to a space is what citrus colours do best.
It is like injecting instant joie de vivre upon entry…

Bamboo Shower Curtain, $

Pillow Foxtrot, $

Gucci Leather Slip On, $

Velvet Darcy Daybed in Emerald, $1,


No colour exudes cheerful optimism like this happy-go-lucky shade of yellow Pantone calls Buttercup. It reveals a shining beacon and will, without a doubt, transport your interiors to happier, sunnier places…nice to know as the days start to become noticeably shorter this time of year. Hang on to the light for as long as you can…

Loewe High Top Sneakers, $1,

Kaylee Toss Cushion, yellow, $

Braided Pendant Cord Lamp, $24.50
Edison Bulb, $

Yellow Wilco Side Table, $

Yellow Nixon Border Alpaca Throw, $350

Porcelain Print Bowl, medium, $

Second Life Rug, Bamboo Yellow, (5.5′ X 9.3′) $1,

Lighted Globes, yellow or green, $

Impossible Collection of Design Book, $

Gold and white rectangular box. $

Wedgwood Wallcovering, contact JF Fabrics for

TONES for Tots

In this issue, R&D welcomes back our talented Art Director, and proud new mom, Emilie Simpson. Her darling daughter has us thinking about decorating beautiful and also baby-friendly nurseries…up to the task is the new Tones for Tots Natural Nursery line, an inspiring collection of seven playful paint colours that don’t contain any harmful toxins. Inspired by the birth of her son in December 2015, president Jennylyn Pringle wanted to expand on the Fusion Mineral Paint family and create a child-friendly, zero VOCs paint line for a nursery or child’s bedroom. Mineral paint is made with raw ingredients like ground pigments that result in a superior, smooth matte finish.

$24.99 per 500 ml pint,
$5.99 for tester size.

FARROW & BALL unveils three new wallpapers inspired by the 1940sFarrow & Ball celebrates its 70th year with a new wallpaper collection inspired by the decade it was founded in—the 1940s. Like all artisanal wallpapers, the new designs are block printed using real paints, creating a seamless look in any space. Each design is available in seven colours. Available at showrooms and, September 1, 2016. These three uniquely textured papers are contemporary interpretations of classic ’40s prints.
Enigma is a beguiling and bold geometric design, encompassing a series of interlocking rectangles. Arcade, inspired by the art deco movement is a soft, romantic take on the classic curved motif. Gable depicts charming rural scene of ploughed fields and farmyard animals, perfectly captures the youthful innocence of simpler times.