Keep Up With Yanic

Follow Yanic Simard and the Toronto Interior Design Group in the media, at the design studio, and get inspired with ways to make your living space better.

Five Sides of Triangles

On the Huffington Post this week I shared three edgy trends in Interior Design: chevrons, trellises, and the sharpest look of all – triangles. There’s too many options for triangles in decor these days to count, but here’s 5 more three-sided finds you can use to give your decor a dose of geometric glam.

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Know Your Knobs

As part of my coming Yanic Simard Selected accessory line (a partnership with Torre & Tagus), I wanted to include items that are easy to incorporate into any interior scheme to give an instant design upgrade. One often-overlooked way to add style without a large investment is by introducing new hardware - contemporary...
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DIY: A Serving of Marble

Designers and designistas have prized marble for centuries because of its timeless beauty, but 2014 is the year marble became the essential material for every interior. For a fun and easy DIY, you can have your own custom marble serving tray with just a few materials and a drill, adding a little touch of luxe...
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My Shangri-La

While visiting Vancouver I stayed in the beautiful Asian-inspired Shangri-La hotel; the number of subtle details that I found memorable is just too high to count (such as the fact that it's the tallest building in Vancouver at over 200 metres!), but here are a few that stuck out:
  1. Waking up in Shangri-La is made so...
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A Happy Anniversary

This week marks a very special moment in Canada's TV history. The favourite daytime talkshow Cityline, that I am so happy to be a part of, will air its 30th anniversary special on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 8:00pm (in a primetime slot after a regular episode in the morning). We're gathering all of your...
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