Canadian design duo Nivek Remas on their latest work and fall trends



a view of a living room filled with furniture and a large window: Private residence in Toronto's Shangri-La hotel, interior design by Nivek Remas.


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Private residence in Toronto’s Shangri-La hotel, interior design by Nivek Remas.

Projects by interior designers Kevin Chan and Samer Shaath, of Toronto-based design firm Nivek Remas , are plentiful and impressive. Their collective design careers span 20 years and include luxury hospitality, residential and retail design, both in Canada and abroad, such as the W Hotel and Rosewood Hotel in Guangzhou, China.

We caught up with the pair to hear about their latest work and what home decor and furnishing trends we’ll be seeing this fall.

Chan and Shaath recently completed a high-end private residence in Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel. The owners are very well-travelled and love the hotel experience, so they tried to bring this into their design concept, says Shaath.

They kept the dining area very small and minimal, he says, and focused on a spacious living room and entertaining area — as the owners don’t

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4 Home Design Trends Sure To Make Potential Homebuyers Swoon

As social distancing orders push videos and virtual reality to the top of agents’ marketing toolbox, staging — now more than ever — can make or break a potential buyer’s first impression of a home. Luckily, a full revamp isn’t needed to create an eye-catching space — the careful incorporation of a few, trending decor pieces will help buyers imagine your listing as their new home.

According to design firm Dash Hudson’s latest report released on Wednesday, homeowners are spending their time creating magazine-worthy interior and exterior spaces, as they anticipate spending the rest of 2020 at home.

“With limited travel opportunities this year, North Americans are embracing the staycation—and home decor brands have stepped up to meet demand,” the report read. “From interior improvement projects to dream landscapes, decor fans are loving the inspiration they get on Instagram, and it’s reflected in their spaces.”

Based on social media

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GHBA Remodelers Council: Here are some shower design trends for 2020 and beyond

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Whether you are adding a new shower in your bathroom or updating an old shower, walk-in showers with glass doors are still very popular.

When you are planning the project, you and your shower glass professional need to discuss what type of shower enclosure and glass doors will best meet your lifestyle.

The exact dimensions of your shower space will be needed, as well as how much room you have between the shower and other fixtures, and the amount of time you want to invest in daily cleanup.


 Frameless clear glass enclosures are still the most popular choice for showers. A protective coating can be added to protect the glass from hardwater and soap scum.

Frameless glass makes a space feel modern, larger and open. Clear glass allows you to showcase tilework, and beautiful hardware inside

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10 Timeless Kitchen Trends That Will Never Go Out Of Style


Kitchen design trends come and go—we’re looking at you, Formica counters and avocado-green refrigerator!—which means you might get sucked into a fad now and then. But despite all of these passing whims, there are certain classic kitchen looks that will never go out of style.

Certain kitchen decor styles endure for good reason: They are simply designed, are beautiful to behold, and tend to appeal to a wide audience. And since kitchens are expensive to build and upgrade, embracing timeless trends in this space is a smart move for homeowners.


So if you want a kitchen you’ll love for years to come (or maybe even sell sometime in the future), it’s smart to stick with what’s tried and true. To help in this endeavor,

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10 Timeless Bathroom Trends That Will Never Go Out of Style


A forever home deserves a forever bathroom, one that will stand the test of time.

This may mean putting aside any thoughts of laying down miles of pink tile or installing that funky sink shaped like a wooden trough. No, this is one room where the classics should truly reign supreme.

Not sure what “classic” really means when it comes to bathroom design? Think simple, bright, airy, and clean.


Imagine the nicest hotel bathroom you’ve ever seen: a pretty tub, gleaming chrome fixtures, and stylish yet simple tile in all-white or neutral shades.

As part of our continuing series, “Timeless Home Design Trends,” we’re covering every room in the house—and the bathroom is up next.

Behold the top 10 timeless trends to install in

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Top Bathroom Trends of 2020

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Oh, the joys of the new year. January 1st has become our opportunity for a reboot, and arbitrary as it may be (why not July 12th?), it’s a time to leave behind what’s bad and embrace what’s new and good. And if you—like us—can’t imagine tackling a full renovation in one shot, a perfect place to start is in your bathroom. Whether you’ve finally had it with those pink subway tiles (the ones you pledged to rip out when you moved in), or are finally ready to bid adieu to that horribly leaky faucet (you know the one), there’s endless design inspiration to kick-start your bathroom remodel.

From petite powder rooms to sprawling master baths, we asked some of our favorite designers about the bathroom trends they predict will dominate this year. Read on for the top 2020 bathroom trends we’re loving so far.

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Top 5 Kitchen Design Trends 2020 (Photo+Video)

Kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the entire house. This is where the magic happens. Kitchen design 2020 is all about improvements. Modern technology and classical styles and stylistic approaches will make the best modern kitchen 2020.

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Appealing combinations of contrasting colors will make the uniqueness stand out. Various textile solutions will also work with spotless finishes perfectly.

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In order for the kitchen ideas 2020 to be among the most stunning works of art, you should consider fusion. As much of it as possible. Kitchen decor 2020 creators have gathered up a list of tricks and tips for you to use. Meanwhile, the manufacturers who provide the materials for those ideas to become reality have their own suggestions.

Continue with our article to be aware of the latest kitchen design trends 2020.

Live kitchen design 2020

As we have already mentioned, kitchen is one of the most

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12 Top Trends in Basement Design for 2020 | Home Remodeling Contractors

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Trend #3. Enclosed Theater Rooms vs. Open TV Spaces

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When it comes to designing a basement media room, homeowners have two options; an enclosed theater room or an open TV space. A theater room is generally for the real enthusiast.  They want all the adornments that would enhance the experience: enclosed walls, plush reclining seats, a projection screen, surround sound, LED floor lighting and maybe even a popcorn machine.  An open TV space is more casual and much more cost effective to set up. It actually feels more like a living room because it resembles a typical living room with media equipment added.

The traditional theater room has been the dream for most homeowners. But considering the cost and stress of setting one up and the increasing appeal of open concept design, 2019 will see more homeowners opting for open TV spaces.

They could even be integrated

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10 Interior Design Trends for 2020

It may be time to update your decor.

A marble beige painting and a sunburst golden mirror on a gray wall with molding in a stylish living room interior with a velvet, powder pink sofa and retro furniture

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You may not be moving into a new house in 2020, but you can make your home feel new again by taking stock of each room and updating the design. You may want to make your living room more functional by finding a better furniture layout, brighten up a guest bedroom with new paint or go big with a full renovation of your kitchen for a more modern style. To make any design changes a success, however, you’ll want to know what styles will become more popular in 2020 and what fads are on their way out. Here are 10 interior design trends to consider in 2020.

Updated on Dec. 6, 2019: This story was published at an earlier date and has been updated with new information.

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Zen dens break up floor plans.

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Bathroom Photo Gallery – 2016 Trends, Designs and Colors

 

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Here are just a few of the many questions you will want to talk over before you make your final bathroom floor plans. Using a bathroom photo gallery is the first step in planning a fabulous bathroom design.

Should you plan your bathroom to meet the special needs of the children or sick or older members of the family? Will you use your new bathroom as a washroom for both indoor and outdoor activity, or can you build a separate washroom? Will there be a morning rush on the bathroom? Perhaps you need a bathroom that several persons can use at one time and still have privacy. Exploring bathroom pictures to plan your renovation is first for how to design bathroom. Bathroom designs with pictures are vital when choosing fixtures, once bathroom fixtures are in, they are

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