A modern take on technology, fitness, fashion and furniturePublished on October 18, 2017


  • Photo by: Image courtesy Ligne Roset

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Mydoma Studio is a project management and client collaboration software built by interior designers for interior designers. In 2015, Sarah Daniele, launched an online portal for interior design professionals to collaborate with clients, manage projects and run their businesses.  Her goal was to create simple software for designers to streamline the design process.

This year, the latest version of Mydoma Studio software rolled out to interiors designers in 30+ countries. “We’ve built solutions that allow design professionals to more effectively manage their daily tasks, so that they can have more time to do the parts of their jobs that they love and do them even better,” explains Sarah.

Users of the newest version of the software will experience an improved look and feel, with an overall cleaner aesthetic.  The most notable change is the option to customize user roles.  Those interested in checking out the new version of the software can learn more at mydomastudio.com or sign up for a 30-day free trial.


SPINCO is Ottawa’s newest destination for avid cyclists looking for a hard-core workout.  With the motto work, sweat, achieve, they are inspiring positive lifestyle changes all across Canada.  With locations in Kelowna, Victoria and Toronto, SPINCO is opening its newest location in downtown Ottawa at 123 Slater Street this fall.

Nicole Hilstob, managing partner at the Ottawa location is passionate about health, wellness and fitness.  Born and raised in Kelowna, she fell in love with SPINCO and is realizing her dream of opening her own franchise. SPINCO’s workouts are aimed at promoting a stronger mind, body and soul all in the 50-minute full-body workout class. For updated information visit spinco.ca.


Cable Melbourne, a premium Australian fashion brand, launches in Canada this fall. Two local retailers, Schad, 521 Sussex Drive and Vincent 444 Preston Street will be carrying the line of luxury sweaters.


Old Ottawa South is a go-to location for contemporary furniture and home accents.  Alteriors has been supplying Ottawa with exclusive luxury pieces for the past 20 years.  The showroom is an inviting space to explore the artistry of superior design, exquisite craftsmanship and inspired aesthetic.

Owners Jacob Visutskie and Monika Durczak believe that design of any kind is meant to inspire and encourage original thinking. “We are creative, visual people with strong design backgrounds,” says Monika. “And we love furniture. We roll all of that artistic appreciation together and inject it into our showroom.” Alteriors handpicks and delivers a variety of unique furniture and accessories that complement any home. In celebration of their 20th anniversary, they are showcasing new products from two Italian companies, Bonaldo and Kristalia. Visit their showroom at 1158 Bank Street.

This spring, Alteriors opened a separate and dedicated showroom for their best-selling brand, Ligne Roset. Synonymous with modern luxury, Ligne Roset invites consumers to enjoy a contemporary, design-forward lifestyle via its furniture collections and decorative accessories, lighting, rugs, textiles and occasional items. Visit the new showroom located at 1165 Bank Street.


The newest addition to the home décor experience on Bank Street is A Modern Space.  Patrick Hajas recently relocated from Hintonburg and feels his inventory perfectly complements other furniture offerings in the neighbourhood.  The new showroom is set up as a series of rooms that show living, dining and bedroom sets to true advantage.  Blu Dot, Emeco, and Kartell, are a few of the brands Hajas feels combine original modern design at an accessible price point. In partnership with artist Stephen Frew, Patrick is adding an art gallery to the basement of the store.  The Seven Below Gallery will showcase work by local artists and adds another element to your interior design shopping experience! Visit the showroom at 1150 Bank Street.


The Modern Shop covers the downtown core for contemporary design enthusiasts. Located at 541 Sussex Drive, this shop sells quality designs from some of the best brands in the world. Around the corner at 17A York Street, you’ll find their new showroom with accessories and children’s merchandise.

Sandy Connell

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