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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How Carrocel Sources Their Fine Furniture

January 10, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

At Carrocel, we take pride in the range of furniture we have available. Whether you are looking for authentic vintage items, a particular style from history, or custom pieces, we have a wide selection available to meet your needs. We source our furniture from around the world and bring our exclusive pieces back to the […]

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Useful Tips for Selecting Modern Furniture

January 5, 2019 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

The furniture you choose is an important part of your overall decorating scheme. If you want your home to look inviting and stylish, follow these tips when selecting modern furniture pieces. Consider Your Space – The first and most important tip when selecting any furniture is to consider the space you’re going to be putting […]

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Designing Custom Furniture in Toronto

December 27, 2018 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Whether you’re redecorating or moving into a new place, furniture is essential. If your existing furniture doesn’t match your new space, it’s time to begin the search for new pieces. Instead of starting the lengthy process to find just the right items, consider designing custom furniture that suits you and your space perfectly. From size […]

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Properly Arranging Your Dining Room Furniture

December 17, 2018 BY Carrocel Interiors | Leave a response

Your dining room is often the place in your home where guests and family alike gather for meals, parties, and holidays. It’s important to have a space that not only accommodates everyone whatever the occasion, but that also reflects you and your energy, so everyone feels welcome. Sometimes, how you’ve chosen to arrange your furniture […]

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