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Toronto, ON – February, 2014 – Multi-award winning Toronto-based design firm Laura Stein Interiors has once again been awarded the Best Of Houzz award by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. Laura Stein Interiors won in the design category and was chosen by the more than 16 million monthly users that comprise the Houzz community.

“We are thrilled to once again receive this award from the Houzz community,” states Laura Stein, Laura Stein Interiors. “It’s very rewarding to know that our work speaks to so many community members and hopefully we can continue to inspire homeowners and design enthusiasts.”

The Best of Houzz winners are acknowledged by the Houzz community for delivering exceptional customer service and results. Design award winners are determined by analyzing the most popular professional images the Houzz community members have saved to their personal ideabooks on the Houzz site or mobile app. Laura Stein Interiors’ Leaside Master Bedroom was of the most popular images on Houzz in 2013. See the Houzz “Best of Houzz: Best of Remodeling 2014 Toronto (Bedroom) ideabook featuring Laura Stein Interiors here: http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/22759134.

Laura Stein Interiors designed a beautiful Leaside Master Bedroom for homeowners with an appreciation of the finer things. While the rest of their house was a gallery of treasures, their master bedroom had fallen into a state of neglect and was in dire need of an upgrade. With a mandate for understated luxury, Laura Stein Interiors transformed the outdated, cluttered bedroom into a light-filled area with luxurious linens, a hint of glamour, a touch of masculinity and a place to exhale at the end of the day. The bed was placed under the window to take advantage of the morning sunlight.

“The homeowners wanted a cozy and romantic space with lots of feminine softness but enough masculinity to keep the space feeling grounded,” adds Stein. “The carpet was replaced with hardwood, panels and crown moulding were added, and luxurious fabrics in a light, airy palette were set against clean-lined furniture and deep, rich wood tones. Careful attention was given to custom detailing and luxurious finishes.”

The architectural detail, warm palette, luxurious fabrics and eclectic mix of lighting, art, and accessories have made the master bedroom a comfortable and romantic retreat.

“Houzz provides homeowners with the most comprehensive view of a home improvement professional on the Web, empowering them to find and hire the right professional to execute their vision,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of community for Houzz. “We’re delighted to recognize Laura Stein Interiors among our “Best Of” professionals for design as judged by our community of homeowners and design enthusiasts who are actively remodeling and decorating their homes.”

With Houzz, homeowners can identify not only the top-rated professionals but also those whose work matches their own aspirations for their home. Homeowners can also evaluate professionals by contacting them directly on the Houzz platform, asking questions about their work and reviewing their responses to questions from others in the Houzz community.

Best of Houzz Winners receive a “Best Of Houzz 2014” badge on their profiles, showing the Houzz community their commitment to excellence. These badges help homeowners identify popular and top-rated home professionals in every metro area on Houzz.

In addition to being recognized by Houzz, the Leaside Master Bedroom won Gold in the Canadian Decorators’ Association (CDECA) 2013 Decorating and Design Awards for Interior Decorating over $20,000.

About Houzz:

Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design, providing people with everything they need to improve their homes from start to finish – online or from a mobile device. From decorating a room to building a custom home, Houzz connects millions of homeowners, home design enthusiasts and home improvement professionals across the country and around the world. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information and professional reviews they need to help turn ideas into reality. For more information, visitwww.houzz.com

About Laura Stein Interiors:

Laura Stein Interiors is a Toronto-based firm specializing in custom interior decorating and design for residential clients.  Dedicated to creating exceptional, distinctive, and uniquely personal interiors for her clients, Laura Stein‘s focus is on fresh, lifestyle-based design infused with comfort and understated luxury. Laura is one of Toronto’s most prominent and highly-visible decorating professionals, having won considerable acclaim for her personalized design style, her insights on cutting-edge trends, and her customized furnishings. Her work has been nationally and internationally recognized with multiple industry awards, including the 2014 National Kitchen and Bath Association 1st Place Award in the large bathroom category, the 2013 Canadian Decorators’ Association Gold Award for interior decorating, the 2013 and 2014 Best of Houzz Award, and the 2011 Consumer Choice Award for Best Interior Decorator in the city of Toronto.  Laura has worked on two HGTV shows and is frequently featured as an industry expert on television as well as newspapers, magazines and web sites across Canada and the United States. Visit Laura Stein Interiors at www.laurasteininteriors.com.

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