Designed to Perform

How Palliser performance fabrics make it easy to keep furnishings looking great Let’s face it, life can be messy. Muddy paws, chocolate, and accidental wine spills make it hard to keep living spaces looking good. Sofas and chairs endure the greatest abuse because they’re used most frequently. Dirt and stains have been a frustrating inevitability…

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Leather Lingo

Everything you need to know about the language of leather Offering a luxurious look with the strength to withstand years of use while still looking beautiful—leather is a natural choice for upholstered seating. Today’s leather furnishings are offered in a wide array of fashionable colors and grades designed to fit everyone’s lifestyle and budget. Here’s…

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Colour Smart

Colour is one of the simplest, most powerful decorating tools for adding style to your home. Used strategically, colour can help you express your individuality, create a mood and infuse a space with character. Whether you like muted neutrals, bold hues or a mix of both, a well-planned colour palette is the foundation of a…

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Room Design 101

How to measure and plan for your new furniture When it comes to creating the home of your dreams, a little planning goes a long way. In fact, space planning is a key service provided by professional interior designers. To make the most of your space, you can plan your furniture placement using our Room…

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Which is Best—Leather or Fabric?

Once you’ve found your favourite sofa or chair, it’s time to pick the cover. Do you imagine the warm, plush feel of fabric or the buttery soft hand of leather? With the wide array of leathers and fabrics available, the options are nearly endless and there’s no wrong choice. Both leather- and fabric-covered furnishings are…

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Palliser Initiates Industry-Specific Scholarship Program

The company’s DeFehr Foundation will award $20,000 annually though the Palliser NAFTA Scholarship. To celebrate its recent expansion and growth, the DeFehr Foundation, Palliser’s charitable arm, announced a plan today to award multiple scholarships to students who wish to pursue an education in home furnishings manufacturing and design. The Palliser NAFTA Scholarship will award four…

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Decorating with Florals

Modern florals are big, quite literally. Think big, beautiful blooms adorning wallpaper, artwork, pillows, bedding and more. The images are realistic, like focused photos or sketches giving us an up-close look at flowers in their most attractive moment, captured forever in your design. Background colours tend to echo nature and the elements, with shades including…

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Designing with Accent Pillows

Looking for a quick style refresh? Here’s a strategy for you: Add some new accent pillows. Accent pillows have great potential to help you make the most of your space and create that refreshed look you are craving. Before you buy, here are some things to consider. Proper Care and Construction Washable pillows that can…

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Attracting Luck to Your Home

March is a lucky month, so why not incorporate some lucky elements into your home décor. They’ll look great, and they might even improve your odds of good fortune. Add Red Paint your front door red and invite joy and happiness into the home. Tie three coins together with red thread to invite wealth, and…

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Preparing for a Big Move

Moving is a big job, but with a little planning, you can make a smooth move into your new home. Make a Plan Start early, about a month in advance, and plan your process. Take inventory of your stuff. Take photos of your new space and consider where you want to put everything. Sell or…

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Using Symmetry in Design

Do you have a room that just doesn’t feel right? Try incorporating symmetry. Symmetry has the ability to create a beautiful sense of balance, creating a relaxing and restorative space. Symmetry is an amazing design concept, to make the most of any space, large or small. Think of it as a tool to balance your…

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