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If you have been a Modern Karibou fan for any length of time, you will know how much we adore Canadian design brand Gus* Modern. Inspired by simple forms and honest materials, Gus* Modern uses them as the springboard for... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Blog: Velvet
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The holidays will be here before you know it, so now is the time to get a head start on your shopping. We have complied our annual Gift Guide to take the guesswork out of giving really great and meaningful... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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Every modern living room deserves a statement chair that works for occasional seating and doubles as a functional piece of art. This playful furniture piece can be whatever your heart desires. We suggest going with your gut and picking something... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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It is such a wonderful time of year! The hot and muggy summer days are giving way to cooler nights and weather that makes you want to get cozy. As the season turns to autumn, it is the perfect time... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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fermLIVING has an incredible way of creating products that go together seamlessly while maintaining a unique look that isn't too matchy-matchy. This kids' room is a perfect example. All of the elements come together to create a coherent look, but... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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If you are heading off to university or college this year, you are about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Being a happy student is all about finding the perfect balance between work and play. We know that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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The summer is drawing to an end and students are gearing up to start another year at school. Give them a leg up by being prepared and organized. Set aside a dedicated space in your home where homework and projects... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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Our ION Design Sale is in full swing! For a limited time, save 20% off of ION Design's gorgeous selection of unique and warm modern furniture pieces. ION Design does not focus on being the biggest nor selling the most.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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It's that time of year again! At long last, the Gus* Modern Summer Upholstery Sale has begun. For a limited time, save 20% off of a huge selection of upholstered chairs, sofas, beds and ottomans from one of our favourite... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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Client: Sam Edelman Location: New York Design Firm: Gensler Scope: Workstations | Private Offices | File Bars | Bookshelves | Collaborative Tables Sam Edelman is a driving force in the fashion world, having inspired some of the most renowned contemporary... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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We are proud to be a Canadian company. Canada's style and interior design aesthetic result from our incredible diversity. It is unique to this enormous country and constantly astounds us. We love the similarities and contrasts that exist from sea... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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Some styles come and go, but it is the ones that last that we can't help but love. Toronto-based Gus* Modern has been a favourite with our customers since we had the good fortune to carry the brand. Inspired by... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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Keeping up with the latest trends can be incredibly time consuming. We've compiled our favourite picks to reflect this summer's fashions so you can just kick back and be stylish. We love the restraint of furniture and accessories made out... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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At long last the persistent winter has let go, and the warmth of summer has begun. We are excited to start spending more time outside sipping lemonade, lounging poolside, and soaking up the rays. When it comes to making the... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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May 24, 2016
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Carrying a new line of products is always fun, but these beauties from LUCIE KASS take our excitement to the next level! You only need to take a peek at the offerings to understand why. This Danish design company is... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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From design to manufacturing, everything is done in-house here in Canada. Watch and see what makes Monte so great: . Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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This Mother's Day, don't forget the woman that was always looking out for you. We all know how important our moms are. Let's make sure she knows just how much she is appreciated! At Modern Karibou, we have a wonderful... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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LILLEBABY has won the prestigious CRIBSIE AWARD for Most Comfortable Carrier! We are super excited, but not even remotely surprised. líllébaby was created by a business savvy mom who was looking to improve the quality of life for parents with... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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With names like Acorn and Conia, our Spring picks are totally inspired by all things natural. It is a time for new life and fresh beginnings. Give your place a big breath of fresh air with this season's enlivening looks.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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This room is all about fun! The bright whites and energetic colours make it the perfect space for kids. We believe that bedrooms should reflect the little ones that live in them. The best way to start a bedroom makeover... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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There is nothing more luxurious than crawling into a well-made bed at the end of the day. I seriously had no idea about the importance (and comfort) of quality bedding until I got my first set of sheets from Area.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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The Blomus Spring Sale is here! For a limited time only, you can save 20% off of all Blomus accessories. You will like them for their sleek, modern aesthetic, and you will love them for the way they complete the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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We are loving this delightful modern children's room found on The Boo and The Boy, a blog that we can't get enough of. The combination of soft colours, paired with bold black and white details, is totally on trend. Below... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2016 at Blog: Velvet
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When selecting the perfect gift for a baby shower or preparing your own comfortable and stylish nursery, the baby products at Modern Karibou will exceed expectations. Here are some of our preferred picks including the Teal Embossed Lillebaby pictured above.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 16, 2016 at Blog: Velvet