Causing COMMOTION at the DX Annual Fundraising Gala!

What a party!  Last Saturday evening, AyA’s design team hit the Design Exchange for the design party of the year where Toronto’s foremost in the design community all gathered to kick it up a few notches at this ultra hip bash. As you first entered the main lobby, you were instantly struck by the unmistakable energy of the ...

Picking that perfect colour! 1

So your kitchen renovation is almost complete. The new floor is in, the cabinets have been installed, and the electrician just finished putting the last of the new lighting in. The last decision left to make is picking that perfect paint colour to finish everything off. This should be easy enough.  There are thousands of ...

Design = Party!

Interested in design? Like to get out and have a whole lot of fun? HOW ABOUT SOME COMMOTION!!?? The Design Exchange’s annual Gala is the design community’s party of the year. This year’s theme COMMOTION promises a night of the unexpected. Situated in the art deco historic Toronto Stock Exchange (King and Bay), the evening ...

Kitchen Reno’s – Step #4: Decisions, Decisions

At this stage you really are becoming quite the kitchen design aficionado!  Upon reviewing all of your options, quotations and design professionals it’s time to make your final choice. Factors in making your choices include: a.  Design – Which design energizes you?  Are you happy with the flow and function of the space?   Do you love ...

Just That Extra Touch!

Herbs, herbs, herbs, mmmmmmmmm herbs, have you ever thought about dressing the kitchen up with herbs? It’s a great idea, as it would be convenient for cooking, it creates beautiful foliage and some releases light aromas. Herbs are known for culinary use and natural medicine. Who would think about having herbs as an indoor plant, ...