Must Have Appliances for Healthy Eating

Here we are, two months into 2011. We are back in the habits of a regular work week, the holiday trimmings are packed away, the sight of snow is losing it’s appeal and our commitment to our resolutions  is melting away faster than the pounds we had promised to shed! It seems those first few ...

The National Home Show

February 18th – 27th is this year’s National Home Show at the Direct Energy Center in Toronto. With guest appearances from past AyA Designer partnerships; Glen Peloso and Melissa Davis will be taking to the Urban Stage. Debbie Travis and Ramsin Khachi will also be hosting information segments; just to name a few! If you ...

Cooking with Kids; The Cure for A Crazy Kitchen

With today’s busy lifestyles, we recognize that the hub of your home may not always function like you once dreamed it would. Even with the best of planning, busy families often suffer from the “Kitchen Crazies” when preparing meals. If you’re reading this I’m sure you’re familiar with the concept of trying to prepare your ...

Cooking with Love

Year after year this upcoming Hallmark Holiday presents more of a creative challenge than the last. We keep on trying for a bigger surprise, a flashier card, a more elaborate meal and an even more extravagant evening. We get so caught up in topping years past that we often forget it is the little things ...

Designing for Small Spaces

I recently moved back to Toronto from a house in a small country town. Moving back here I knew I’d be spending a lot more and getting a lot less, but that’s the price you pay to live near work. Going from a 4 bed, 4 bath house to a 2 bed, 2 bath house, ...

The Wedge Kitchen Unveiled

You’ve seen renderings and heard all about it, but here we unveil images of the Wedge Kitchen from last week’s Toronto IDS. Introducing a new concept for modern spaces, especially great for condo units, the Wedge kitchen eliminates the need for walls by including two islands with sufficient under counter storage and no upper cabinets. ...