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Interior Design
So much about how design works can be learned from the past, which is why we decided to study up on our history with this series of blogs. We’ve already covered the Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau movement. The next movement to pave the way to Modern design was the Bauhaus Movement which started in...
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But with the cold enveloping the building, trying to creep into the window, sometimes you need to bring in the reinforcements and make your space feel even warmer for the winter. So, courtesy of our in-house interior designer Kayla Osborne, here are 3 simple ways to warm your space: plants, cushions and throws, and area...
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If you’re putting new floors in your Calgary home and you have a stairway, you might have a dilemma on your hands. Should you put carpet or hardwood on the stairs? Sometimes the choice isn’t obvious. If you have carpet upstairs and hardwood on the main floor you can go with either.
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Contemporary design is built on a historical foundation. It uses many tried and tested principles from the past— balancing form and function, exploring the effects of colour, combining objects from the past and present and using images and symbols to create meaning. Read up on the Art Nouveau movement and how it has influenced contemporary...
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So much about how design works can be learned from the past, which is why we decided to study up on our history and pay homage to the history of design with this series of blogs. Let’s begin with the first movement to pave the way to Modern design, the Arts & Crafts movement of...
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In the world of flooring, nothing compares to the grace of natural materials: Hardwood, Stone Tile, Cork and Wool Carpet. Most would agree that they make a space feel more warm, inviting and even peaceful. The interesting thing, is that this isn’t just a feeling you get… it is a biological response. More and more...
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At this year’s Calgary Fall Home Show, we at Floorscapes got the chance to learn a few tips from Designer-guru, Tommy Smythe. During his presentation at the Fall Home Show, he talked about combining contemporary and traditional decor, designing a unique space for yourself, being courageous and most importantly, seeking out specialists. If you’re planning...
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She confessed to her Calgary audience that she sticks to some pretty simple principles. Thankfully, she was happy to disclose those in the name of her encouraging homeowners to “live in style and love their homes”. Here are three of our favorites and how flooring fits into the picture.
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At Floorscapes we identify with the Calgary Foothills, and we know there is a unique Foothills’ style in Alberta. But, what is it exactly?… We envision a mix of history and Modern design.
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in...
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