How to Feng Shui Front Door Colors

Feng shui is a Chinese practice that harmonizes energy into the surrounding environments. It’s become incredibly popular all over the world, especially in Toronto. As a Toronto custom home builder, we’ve even designed entire homes with feng shui in mind.   In feng shui, the front door is considered the mouth of chi, and it’s...
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5 Tips for Getting Your Custom Home Ready for Fall

Summer is quickly fading in Toronto, and Fall is settling in. As you get ready to bust out your sweaters and boots you should also make sure your home is ready for the cooler weather. Here are a few practical tips for homeowners on how to prep their homes for the changing season.   Clean...
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5 Ways COVID-19 Will Change Home Design

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of daily life. How people work, go to school, and even shop for groceries has changed. The home building world has also started to see some changes. Some of the biggest shifts has been in custom home design. Homeowners are now making adjustments to their dream homes...
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Should You Add a Pool to Your Toronto Custom Home?

One of the luxuries of building a custom home is that you can design it however you want, adding features that you think would add efficiency and enjoyment to your life. One of the big-ticket items people often discuss adding is a pool.   Swimming pools are rather controversial in Toronto. They’re a great alternative...
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Best and Worst Places to Use Wood Paneling- Sina Architectural Design

Best and Worst Places to Use Wood Paneling

Wood paneling is one of the most popular features included in custom homes. It adds an extra layer of detail and luxury to a home. There are many different styles of wood paneling, from the classic wainscoting to a more rustic shiplap. As beautiful as this feature is, it doesn’t always work in every room...
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5 Tips for Designing a Fireplace Wall

Fireplaces are a staple in Toronto custom homes. They are both practical and aesthetic.  They’re a wonderful heat source during chilly Canadian winters, but also look elegant and stylish when not in use. Fireplaces often become focal points in a home, especially in public areas like the living room, which is why it’s so important...
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A Brief Intro to Color Psychology- Sina Architectural Design | Toronto Custom Homes

A Brief Intro to Color Psychology

Did you know color plays a role in how we think and feel? Here is a brief intro to color psychology to help you design your custom home!   As a custom home builder, we know there are a lot of decisions that go into designing a home. From layout to materials, there is a...
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The Do’s and Don’ts to Feng Shui Your Entryway

Are you looking to Feng Shui your custom home entryway? Here are a few tips to get you started!   Feng shui is a Chinese practice that uses energy forces to harmonize people with their surroundings. If you want to follow feng shui practices in your custom home you should absolutely pay attention to the...
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Pros and Cons of Glass Front Kitchen Cabinets

Designing your kitchen is one of the most exciting parts of building a custom home. One design element that has been around for years and is still incredibly popular are glass front cabinet doors. Glass cabinets look fabulous in the right design, but there are some downsides of them as well. Before you decide to...
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