Friday Favourites

Friday August 18th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers! This week we’re feeling a little bit Boho… and we love it! Check out these modern yet vintage Bohemian vibes! Brittany can’t get over how adorable this little Vintage Wicker Plant Stand is from Foxbride. The perfect little plant stand for your desk or counter, adding …

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Design Crush – Il Sereno, Italy

Wednesday August 16th, 2017

This month’s Design Crush is truly DROOL worthy… Il Sereno, a stunning new hotel sitting on Lake Como in Italy, with tons of charm and breathtaking views. Let’s just take a minute to appreciate this killer view… okay, could you not just sit there all day?! The hotel really maximized the views …

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Friday Favourites

Friday August 11th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. This week we wanted to share some designs that fall a little left of center but are the pieces that add a ton of charm and character to a space. Brittany loves how unique this Cattle Modern White Globe Lamp from Homary is. Suited for a …

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Friday Favourites

Friday August 4th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers – and happy August long weekend! Our faves this week are designs that have a modern vintage desert vibe that are the epitome of summer. Katie is obsessed with this Spike Lamp from ER Studio. Designed by a ceramicist from LA, Eric Roinestad, this beautiful green …

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Hosting the Perfect Long Weekend Party

Wednesday August 2nd, 2017

Who doesn’t love a good long weekend party? Good food, tasty drinks and style to boot. Below we have outlined how to to host the perfect long weekend soiree as discussed by Aly on Breakfast Television Wednesday morning!   Click here to watch the segment. 1. Decor Etsy: Plates and Macrame Bouclair: …

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Friday Favourites

Tuesday August 1st, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers! This week Calgary’s sunsets have been off-the-charts beautiful; deep golden yellows, clementine orange and peachy pinks fill the sky every night and we can’t help but get distracted by some seriously spectacular sunset-inspired designs! Aly is thrilled that AVD Shoppe is now carrying a line of …

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Friday Favourites

Friday July 21st, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. This hazy weather in Calgary has us feeling some lazy Bohemian vibes vibes as we get ready for the weekend – check out five of our faves! Brittany has a newfound obsession with eucalyptus – beautiful soft green, circular leaves hang elegantly off soft grey stems …

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Project of the Month – Elbow Park Residence

Tuesday July 18th, 2017

For this month’s Project of the Month we wanted to take you on a little tour of our Elbow Park Residence as it has the perfect summertime Boho-retro vibe that suits these sunny skies. When you walk into the entryway, you’re greeted in a light and airy space, with a …

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Friday Favourites

Friday July 14th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. As we wrap up another week at the AVD studio, we wanted to share with you some breezy summer style favourites… think luxe coastal… there, don’t you feel more relaxed already? Katie is obsessed with this stylish Jazz bar stool from Stylepark. A beautiful harmony of …

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Design Crush – Hoxton Hotel, Amsterdam

Wednesday July 12th, 2017

During Aly’s trip with Metropolitan Flooring, Evoke Flooring and Kentwood Flooring, he had the opportunity to stay at the Hoxton Hotel in Amsterdam, and fell in love with this incredible building. Every detail is so well thought out, it’s hard not to develop a hard-core crush on it. A unique …

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Friday Favourites

Friday July 7th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers! This week we’ve decided to share designs that fall a little left of center, which help make a space feel unique, bold and interesting. Ben is gaga for these Pin lights by Ichiro Iwasaki with Vibo.  This collection of wall lights provides both indirect ambient and focused …

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Friday Favourites – Reclaim to Fame Edition

Friday June 30th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. This week we have partnered with Reclaim to Fame, a local shop here in Calgary that sells mid-century vintage pieces. We have gone through their amazing inventory and hand selected five fabulous pieces. The AVD team loves finding vintage pieces for our projects — they add so …

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Friday Favourites

Friday June 23rd, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. As the summer months approach us, we can’t help but daydream about a little seaside escape and these drool-worthy selections for this week’s batch of Friday Faves. Kristy loves the breezy vibe of this West Coast Wall Art by Carol Dysart from Minted. A dramatic coastal …

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Project of the Month – Lake Bonavista Residence

Wednesday June 21st, 2017

This month we chose a project that was a lot of fun for us as our Project of the Month; our Lake Bonavista Residence is full of fun, life and texture, making it a true gem in our eyes. The project entailed  a master suite, little girl’s room and a …

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Friday Favourites

Friday June 16th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. This week we’re digging the bohemian, natural vibe; a trend that has been taking the design world by storm in the last couple of years. Rich fabrics, sleek powder coated metal, and lots of natural elements such as plants and wood. We’re pretty much in love …

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Design Crush – South Congress Hotel, Texas

Wednesday June 14th, 2017

we’re swooning over the South Congress Hotel in Texas, which is why it’s this month’s Design Crush. A fresh, yet classic space full of charm and character. Patrons marvel at the mid-century modern sleekness of the front desk upon check-in and aren’t disappointed with the rest of the space either. …

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Friday Faves

Friday June 9th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. This week we’ve pulled inspiration from these beautiful cloudy, grey skies, and come up with a dreamy bunch of Friday Faves. Ben is gaga for this incredible Hera Sofa from Roberta Schilling. A dreamy grey woven structure supports cloud-like cushions, making for a truly comfortable and …

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Friday Favourites

Friday June 2nd, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers! This week we are all about that brass – it’s a trend that, since its revival a couple of years ago, continues to be a strong competitor in the world of design. Check out some of our favourite pieces below. Brittany is obsessed with these Brass …

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Friday Favourites

Friday May 26th, 2017

Happy Friday, design lovers. With the wrapping up of May, brings on sunny June, and what better way to get in that beachy spirit than with some seriously stylish beach-inspired Friday Faves?! Aly is obsessed with this Gray Malin Umbrella from Santa Barbara Designs. A nod to classic Palm Springs …

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Design Crush – Crosby Street Hotel, New York

Tuesday May 23rd, 2017

The Crosby Street Hotel in New York is a true gem in the heart of the city. Stately from the outside, and an artistic treasure on the inside. The lobby has creative nodes that draw patrons in, captivating them in deep thought. The metal head sculpture is made up of …

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