Dream, visualize and then dive into your next project with help from our local pros.
YEONGMI & SAM HONG
Locally owned and operated, Living Lighting Oakville opened in 2014. The store showcases a variety of options, from the latest in trends to timeless favourites. Their team can help select the perfect piece in-store or by consultation in the comfort of your home. They also offer contractors and designers special rates.
What’s Trending: Linear fixtures, orbs and sputniks, black and gold finishes. Easy Update: Bulbs, switches and dimmers. Favourite Lighting Feature: Mixed finishes, wood, crystals. Where to Splurge: Foyer, kitchen, dining room and bathroom.
Dream Trip: Visit different countries. Favourite Spring Flower: Rose. Spring Activities: Travelling. Walk, Run or Hike: Walk.
MATTHEW BOVEN, JOSH HOLLANDER & CAMERON LOOPSTRA
Owner Josh Hollander is a professional, certified Horticultural Landscape Technician with 25 years of experience. From landscape design to ground maintenance, lighting and irrigation, he and his team create outdoor living spaces that balance beauty and function.
Current Project: Outdoor rear yard living space in Toronto. Must- Have Tool: The Toro Dingo stand-on unit. Favourite Design Feature: Love the putting greens and fire tables. Where to Splurge: Landscape lighting. A lit outdoor area is stunning in the evening.
JOSH AT HOME
Dream Trip: Ireland and Scotland. Favourite Spring Flower: Helleborus, often known as the Christmas rose. Spring Activities: Love to golf right after that first cut of the grass. Walk, Run or Hike: Walking when all I need is a light spring jacket.
TONY GATTI & JOE GATTI
The Gatti Group is a full service custom builder and renovator celebrating 10 years in business. Their services include custom bathroom and kitchen renovations, additions and new builds. Their team of professionals will guide you through your project from initial design to execution.
Current Project: Two whole house renos. Must-Have Tool: Tape measure. Favourite Design Feature: Large eat-in kitchen islands. Where to Splurge: Kitchen counters.
TONY AT HOME
Dream Trip: Ireland and Scotland. Favourite Spring Flower: Crocuses. Spring Activities: Cycling. Walking, Running or Hiking: Walking.
JIM HOBBS, JOE LEVINE, LINDA JOHNSTON & LISA VLAJKOV
For high-end product at a competitive price, visit Joshua Creek Trading Furniture And Home Decor. Whether you’re looking for something transitional, contemporary or timeless, they carry a wide selection of quality, locally manufactured, solid-wood dining tables, bedroom sets, plush down-filled sofas, upholstered pieces and more.
Trending: Deep, feather-filled sofas, blue fabric, metal frame chairs. Timeless Additions: Solid wood pieces. Favourite Design Feature: Rough-sawn and wire-brushed solid wood. Where to Splurge: When renovating, save room for good quality furniture.
JIM AT HOME
Dream Trip: Secluded beach and a sunset view! Favourite Flower: Any flower is fine with me! Spring Activities: Opening the cottage, golfing and hiking. Walking, Running or Hiking: Hiking. Day hikes are the best. Nothing too serious.