Look for These Things When Buying Older Furniture

June 10, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

If you’re looking to add an older piece to your home, there are generally two options to consider: vintage items that you want to refinish and add your own touch to, or classic antiques that you may want to keep in their original style. Overall, there are some mass-produced pieces from 1850 to 1960 that […]

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How to Add Vintage Furniture to Your Home

June 5, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

You may feel particularly drawn to vintage items and desire to put pieces inspired by yesteryear into your home. However, you may also be nervous about achieving the right aesthetic and dynamic to match the ideas you have for the space or think that the pieces will look too outdated. For these thoughts and more, […]

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Adding the Art Deco Style to Any Room

May 10, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Many people love pieces from the 1920s. The art deco style and geometric patterns offer a timeless quality to every piece. These items inspire ideas of glamour and luxury and are often sought after by many when looking to decorate their home. When adding these pieces to your home, follow a few simple guidelines to […]

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Discovering Your Furniture Style

May 5, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

There are many different styles of furniture available, and it can be hard to decide which you like best. Thinking about other people’s homes and the furniture they have can be a good place to start establishing what you do and don’t like, and home décor books will also provide guidance. Here is a brief […]

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Mid-Century Modern Furniture 101

April 10, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Pieces in the mid-century modern style feature simple styles, bright, fun colours or earthy neutrals, and focus on function and practicality. History – In the 1930s, European designers began to experiment with Bauhaus design. The general minimalist style emphasized the function and practicality of pieces instead of their elaborate designs. As WWII began, minimal designs […]

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Furniture and Décor in the Louis XVI Style

April 5, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

The Louis XVI style of furniture is typically associated with elegance and classical influence, drawing inspiration from classic art and historic cultures and societies such as the Romans and Greeks. The fine craftsmanship is easily identifiable and has remained quite popular. History – This style of furniture is named for the French King Louis-Auguste. It […]

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Custom Dining Tables at Carrocel

March 10, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

At Carrocel, we take great pride in our custom furniture. Using the finest materials, we create pieces that perfectly suit your needs. We specialize in a variety of furniture pieces, including custom dining tables. Carrocel’s Quality Builds Quality of craftsmanship – The quality of not only the materials but also the workmanship in each of […]

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2019 Design Trends and Colours

March 5, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Every year, the popular designs and colours change as the styles change. This can be seen in clothing, vehicles and also furniture and interior design. Learn more about the trends for 2019 and what Carrocel has to offer to fit them. Colour of the Year Each year, Pantone and Benjamin Moore announce their colour of […]

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The Secrets to Buying Luxury Furniture

February 10, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

When viewing luxury items, you may wonder whether or not there are any things you should know before making a purchase. These pieces are often a big investment, and as such do require some additional considerations when compared to buying mass-produced items. However, they are often one of a kind, unique pieces that can’t simply […]

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A Look Inside the Carrocel Showroom

February 5, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

At Carrocel, we offer a vast selection of products. We consider our store to be a “museum of fine furniture pieces and art,” and take great pride in the pieces we have to display. Our curators source pieces from all over the world and bring them back for the Toronto and GTA market to enjoy. […]

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Contemporary Furniture

January 27, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Modern vs. Contemporary Design Many people may mistake modern and contemporary furniture. To define them, modern design was popular from the late 1800s to mid-1900s and was influenced by the modern art movement. This furniture style also follows a particular set of stylistic rules. Contemporary furniture, however, involves current styles and whatever is happening now. […]

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