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Ambient colour may not affect learning ability

A commonly held tenet of education design is that ambient colour affects students' ability to learn. Evidence from research conducted over many years indicates that some colours in the classroom enhance cognitive performance or creativity while others interfere with these...

source: By Michael J. Berens
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You’re invited to Register and be Recognized for RCIDP eligibility, Registered Certified Interior Decor Professional (ie Decorator, Designer, Stylist, Stager, Retailer, Agent, Specifier, Skilled Trade etc.). Once qualified, you will receive RCIDP identification for...

source: IDRC

Customers hold small businesses to a higher standard than their bigger counterparts when it comes to being friendly and helpful, a University of Toronto study has found. The research, published in the Journal of Consumer...

source: University of Toronto

A desert storm is brewing in the design world. Renewed interest in earthy colour palettes, rich textures, tribal patterns and rustic elements has sparked a revival of Southwestern style, long associated with homes in New Mexico and Arizona. The look is interesting and exciting...

source: The Star

When was the last time you looked up at the ceiling? This is the fifth wall of your living space that is often ignored. Interior decor 2019 trends are giving a little more attention to the ceiling and decorating it with wall paper, mouldings, daring paints and, if you...

source: The Standard

Decor is alive with plants and flowers this season, inspiring furnishings and accessories throughout the home. Real, stylized or textural, florals look perfect in any room. Soft cherry-blossom pink is a particular favourite, springing up on pillows, throws, carpets and walls....

source: Vancouver Sun

Whether you are a budding designer, a decorating pro, or just a lover of finely feathered nests, interior design books are always good to have on hand. Yes, there are an insane amount of #homeinspo images available on Instagram that let you scroll quite literally until the...

source: Bravo


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