DESIGN

SPOTLIGHT // Barrie // Aboda Decor

June 27, 2017 | PHOTOGRAPHY BY BONNIE FOX

Summer 2017 // Aboda Decor has the look you want for all your home furnishings.

A version of this article originally appeared in the Summer 2017 issue of  OUR HOMES Barrie Orillia Midland Innisfil, p.46. Find local businesses in our Barrie directory.


 
Designer Michael Miller
THE PLACE: Colin and Susan Springgay started Aboda Decor in 2001. Their goal? Offer medium and high-end furniture at very competitive prices. Since then, Aboda Decor has become one of Central Ontario’s top furniture stores. “Being a family business makes us more responsive to customers’ needs,” says Colin. “We can offer a massive assortment of home furnishings and also give clients a chance to order products with custom covers and finishes. This also gives the consumer a chance to buy real Canadian furniture, which is at the core of what we want to best represent at Aboda Decor.” 
 
THE STYLE: This 10,000 sq. ft. showroom offers an extensive mix of decorating styles including reclaimed teak, white-gloss lacquer, liveedge, chrome, glass, reproduction antique, mid-century modern and Italian contemporary. Take a Virtual 3D tour of the showroom on their updated website. Canadian furniture makes up 80 per cent of Aboda Decor’s inventory. “We work with over 50 major factories from Canada and abroad to fill our showroom,” says Colin. It’s a major investment that allows shoppers to touch and feel quality furniture. Their website offers endless possibilities to illustrate what’s available. 
 
PRODUCTS & SERVICES: Aboda Decor has furniture and accessories for every room in the home. The showroom serves all of Central and Southern Ontario. A delivery option includes full set up and the removal of all packaging. Michael Miller, who heads the interior design department, offers recommendations and explanations for furniture styles. “Michael can work with you to find a suitable colour theme, appropriate layout, as well as the finishing touches, which include pictures and lighting,” Colin adds. Ask for a free in-home consultation. 
 
FAVOURITES: Colin loves West Bros. Furniture’s mid-century modern style in solid walnut. And of course, he says, “a customer for life is without a doubt a favourite for us. The work of explaining possibilities, providing millions of choices, selecting decorative solutions and finishing the order process to the final completion is a fun job for us.” 
 
GET THERE: 31 Commerce Park Dr., Barrie | 705.735.1825 | abodadecor.com 

 

 

 

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