Meaningful Inspiration: A Room with History


What Inspires Me:My inspiration piece from home is this portrait of my grandmother, an amazing woman I was lucky enough to have in my life. Every day from this portrait she encourages me to work my best and live life. Personal items with meaning can inspire us all. Every room should have something with meaning, a part of your history. “ – Jonathan Legate


clip_image001[12]Jonathan Legate is a Nova Scotia based designer who’s work is known internationally. Jonathan has been touted as one of Canada’s top designers, his work is often based on classic form while working in both contemporary and traditional settings. Emphasis on quality, local sourcing and the handcrafted is relevant in all of his work. Connect with Jonathan on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr.

The Decorating Diva is a luxury home design magazine and lifestyle journal dedicated to the concept of living a stylish and comfortably elegant life at home – joyfully surrounded by the beautiful things you love.Join, Carmen, The Decorating Diva’s founder, as she blogs about sophisticated, smart, stylish and beautiful decor for your home and shares her decorating and style advice with you.Follow her and several of our wonderful contributors on inspirational design trips as they explore enchanted lands both far and near – returning with a delightful treasure trove of design finds for your home.