Friday, September 7th, 2018




Hello September!!






A little announcement… 

The CARE awards are coming up and we are pleased to announce the interior design collaboration on a couple of projects that have made the list!!

Rayne Properties
Delora – interior design

Java Designs
Fairfield- floor plan.

We are also excited to announce that we will be attending IDS WEST at the Vancouver Convention Center this year. We will be heading over on Thursday September 20th – Friday September 21st. We are thrilled to come back and be inspired by the latest and greatest!
(Don’t worry – we will share the whole experience with you!) 

Please keep an eye out for our next EXPO –
to be held on October 18th.

We will be hosting an exciting CEU credit … keep your eyes peeled for details to follow!

Please follow us on our instagram (@designdistrictaccess) and facebook (Design District Access) to get daily/weekly updates.






Have you recently completed a project and had the assistance of Design District Access in supply and/or install?

We would love to share your project with our design community via. social media and newsletter spotlight! Feel free to send us before/after photos, progress shots, lifestyle shots, are just a few ideas.

All we would need from you is:
-project photo
– note which product has been supplied or installed from DDA

Happy designing.







 Thank you for all of those attended our previous dog walk!

We are excited to let everyone know that our next meet up will be on:

Thursday, September 13th, meeting @ 5:30 pm.

We will be meeting at Odgen Point (at the sun dial) – look forward to seeing you all there!
**Weather permitting, if raining, no-go.**




The books below have recently arrived to our showroom – stop by to have a look for your next project.

 Performance Wovens  is back with two new color books focusing on versatile small-scale designs and textures with coordinating solids, all stocked with Nanotex aSure or Crypton Home permanent soil and stain repellent technology designed to last the life of the fabric. Palm Beach serves up a palette inspired by the Art Deco historic district of Miami.
Book 1: Palm Beach | Book 2:Stoneware

 Easy Rider V, the latest installment in our popular faux leather series, provides major texture and surface interest. All patterns pass 200 – 250K double rubs Wyzenbeek and are suitable for residential, contract, hospitality and healthcare use.

The newest entry in the Pure and Simple 8, Cotten Blend , which is our line of drapery and multi purpose solids and textures, is an ultra-soft cotton blend with a fluid and graceful drape. Aptly called Cloud, this matte, washable beauty is the perfect choice to achieve a chic and clean coastal look in a range of dreamy neutrals and sorbetto tints.

 Crypton, guaranteed in stock  performance Looking for top quality but need it now? Kravet is offering quick solutions to designers’ needs with its Guaranteed In Stock Program. Products in this category are guaranteed to be in stock and ready to ship in days. If for any reason these fabrics are not in stock, and do not ship within 14 business days, Kravet will ship the fabrics overnight at no charge.
coal . teal . cobat . dove

Ashley Wilde & JF Fabrics are excited to announce the launch of ASHLEY WILDE Designs. JF Fabrics is the Official Distributor of the renowned British fabric brand in the Canadian market, in addition to showrooms in the United States. “We are thrilled to be working with Ashley Wilde; this brand’s unparalleled attention to design and it’s distinctive, sophisticated look will undoubtedly be embraced by our customers” Shelley Hovesen, Principal of JF Fabrics
Oakland – Rossetti – Bowden – Dakota – Raffia – Fawsley – Lamont – Riverford – Azaela – Denali

Fabric shown: Rossetti Collection | Ruskin Otter
Dreamy drapery weight velvets








 We at Nuevo are committed to designing sourcing and producing innovative lighting and furniture that demand creative spaces. Working with the finest stone, steel and wood, Nuevo continues to seek out new materials and finishing techniques to support and inspire the design process. We are constantly challenging ideas about what makes up a creative space and how our brand fits into that space.
We are dedicated to providing the highest quality and service, that support our ethos.

we are still waiting on getting our hands on books but they have a wonderful website and a quick-ship program!
Click below to see their collections. 





NEW from Khroma: Roots and The classics
We just got this book in and it’s definitely a must-see in person!
Khroma – The classics 






Emil nordika
, glazed porcelain  Nordika is inspired by the stones of northern European lands, focusing on the distinctive fractured faces of sedimentary rocks to give the surface a three-dimensional dynamism.

Recycled Material: 7.5%

Atlas Concord, 3D wall design
Polyhedral geometrical patterns in relief run on the surface sculpted by light, exalting the three-dimensional effect of the ceramic walls thanks to plastic and dynamic light and shadow effects.

Recycled Material: 20%

Fly Zone Eco-Wood
is a glazed porcelain series with wood-like veining and texture. This large format tile is available in a wide range of subtle colours perfect for distinctive designs. pamesa art, glazed porcelain wall and floor 

Eyre Series is a collection using Digital Porcelain Technology. This is a rectified edge porcelain tile. Eyre is inspired by Vein Cut natural stones from the past with warm tones of nature, with a modern flare. This collection may be used on floors, walls, in wet areas such as bathrooms, in interior for residential and light commercial applications.




Tortona Series is a collection using Digital Porcelain Technology. This is a rectified edge porcelain tile. Tortona is inspired by a modern natural stone look, with subtle movement and a slight structure that gives a soft stone appearance. This collection may be used on floors, walls, in wet areas such as bathrooms, in interior for residential and commercial applications, interior or exterior.

Click is a Rectified Ceramic tile collection with a unique texture whose iconic design sets it apart from other tile collections. Its design sparks off differing visual and tactile sensations, evoking basic concepts like crisscrossing lines, overlapping planes or natural patterns. By bringing these naturally inspired linear patterns to ceramic tiles, the collection aspires to act as a catalyst, lending personality to interiors, whether they are minimalist or more sophisticated and elegant in style. Lines are essential ingredients in artistic creation of all kinds and how better to give free rein to the senses than to immerse yourself in them. This collection may be used on walls only, interior for residential & commercial applications.





In the world of lighting, there are so many options to pick from. Hard to select, but below are some of our favourites from Currey + Co.
Click on the images for more info.

The silver Forest Light Chandelier is a truly exceptional work of art fanning out from its center to reach 60 inches in diameter. Place this ten-light object d’art in a room and it will become a stunning sculptural piece dripping with quartz crystals. The textured silver finish is a perfect complement to the quartz on this piece that echoes nature with its tree-like branches.

The arms of the small gold Nottaway Chandelier stretch gracefully from a petite cog, which is ornamented with a ring, that rests at the bottom of its stem. Though it is a seriously minimalist fixture, the profile of the five-light chandelier has a lovely fluidity to it that makes it a natural choice for traditional and transitional interiors. The contemporary gold leaf finish to which the Nottaway has been treated adds textural interest to the chandelier. We offer the Nottaway in a grander version in gold and in two sizes in a bronze finish.

So much of nature’s bounty in a garden rises heavenward on a stem: such is the case in The Savill Garden for which our Savill Wall Sconce is named. Like a firefly perched upon a reed in Windsor Great Park, the one bulb beneath the tailored shade of this fixture effervesces when the light is switched on. The wall plate and stem, both in an antique brass finish, join the minimalist feel of the shade to make this an ideal sconce for a contemporary interior.







 In keeping with our roots as a heritage brand, 
 Lee Jofa introduces new historically-inspired wall 
 mirrors and benches. Inspired by antiques and 
 classical motifs, this new selection of exquisite 
 furnishings offers a complete curation of style.











5 cups – penne, or any smaller pasta (cook as per package)
1 1/2 cups – cucumber, diced
3 – medium tomatoes, diced
1 cup – feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup – red onion, chopped
1/4 cup – black olives, sliced (optional)
1 tbsp – Clubhouse greek seasoning
Salt + Pepper, to taste

1/2 cup – low sodium chicken stock
1 tbsp – olive oil
1 tbsp – lemon juice
1/4 cup – red wine vinegar
1 tsp – honey
1 tsp – dijon mustard
1 clove – garlic, minced
1/4 tsp – Clubhouse greek seasoning
Salt + Pepper, to taste 

1. Prepare salad ingredients as noted above, place in bowl, mix.
2. Mix dressing ingredients together.
3. Pour over greek salad, refrigerate before serving.
4. Enjoy 🙂










An additional 20-30% off for the flooring below.
Contact us for more information!

FRANCESCA HICKORY: Baja Smoke, Stockton, Modesto
GREAT CANADIAN OAK: Coal Harbour, Jasper, Niagara, Hamilton, Lake Louise, Sidney
NOVABELLE: Maple Bali, Maple Komodo, Oak Sante Fe, Oak Affogato, Maple Greystone, Maple Sierra, Oak Guiness

Rebates start at $250 when you buy select window shadings with PowerView Motorization.** 
Valid from Sept 1 – Dec 31st 2018.
Contact us for more info.
*Purchase a minimum of 3 Silhouette®, Pirouette®, Duette® or Sonnette® with PowerView® Motorization and a PowerView® Hub and receive a $250 rebate. Receive an extra $50 for each additional Silhouette or Pirouette purchased, or $30 for each additional Duette or Sonnette purchased. Valid at participating retailers only.**





!! Exciting news !!
Habitat for Humanity will be opening up their THIRD location at:

 50 Burnside Rd West.

Habitat for Humanity Victoria brings communities together to help families build strength, stability and independence through affordable homeownership.

Can you believe this???  Some 14% of renter households in the Capital Region are defined as being in “core housing need”, meaning they do not live in, and are unable to access housing which is affordable, in adequate condition, and of suitable size.

How can you help? Donate to their build program, Volunteer with them, or donate your gently used goods to the ReStore.

If you are unable to bring the items to ReStore yourself, give them a call and they can send someone to pick up your goods! Far too often we toss things into the landfill – it’s time we start to recycle and help those in need.

Below are some items you can donate! 
Appliances, Building Supplies, Cabinets, Doors & Door Hardware, Hardware, Home Décor , Plumbing, Fixtures, Flooring, Furnishing
And many more!

*some restrictions may apply*
Contact us for more info!






As a thank you to the design & build community, DDA would like to offer free usage of our boardroom for industry professionals!

Perfect for meetings and presentations with clients, or for a quiet, beautiful workspace with all the resources DDA has to offer!



We love seeing all the great photos of products purchased from DDA installed in our clients’ homes and projects! We’d love to feature your photos on our newsletter, social media, and website!

If you have any completed project photos featuring products purchased at DDA, please feel free to send them to: info@designdistrictaccess.com

or tag us:

Instagram (@DesignDistrictAccess)

Facebook (Design District Access)


Design District Access will match any product to any price in the Local Market.

For more info, please email info@designdistrictaccess.com






























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