The Art of Renovation

January 10, 2020

1. Warm earth tones are back!

Now before you yell “but I just painted everything grey!” let us explain…

We are seeing a return to warmer, cozier, and more natural looking tones, in everything from paint colours, to wood finishes, and even in our choice of light bulbs (wa...

November 21, 2019

Partner Profile with Multi Luminaire Ottawa and ARTium Design Build & Just Basements

The word that comes to mind when first entering the Multiluminaire showroom at Hunt Club and Merivale is simply; WOW! A stunning selection of light fixtures immediately raises your eye...

June 29, 2019

Tile and Stone that Inspires

Starting as a small terracotta importer, Saltillo Tile & Stone has grown into one of the leading tile suppliers in Canada, and has slowly begun expanding to the United States, offering a range of materials from all over the world. Their cont...

May 29, 2019

Gatsby would be proud of the beautiful spaces Just Basements and Artium Design Build (JBA) has created over the past 20 years; and we are very much looking forward to our next "Roaring" 20 years of "Great" customers and renovation projects.  In order to appreciate the...

April 23, 2019

Rolling In The Deep

Harvested from the dark cold depths of the Ottawa River comes, believe it or not, your new hardwood flooring. Preserved for future generations, these logs are carefully reclaimed to create stunning floors by the innovative local company Logs End. We...

April 8, 2019

Here are a few questions that our Production Manager, Nick Ramsay, gets asked all the time.

Q: Should I live in my home during the renovation?

Nick: It all depends on what type of renovation you would like to do. Basement renovations are often the easiest on you and your...

January 29, 2019

We have had another year of designing beautiful spaces for wonderful clients and we love looking back on the patterns and trends from the year past. In 2018 we saw a shift toward more brave and personalized choices, which led to renovations that were true reflections o...

August 17, 2018

You made it through your renovation.  Congratulations!

Now it's time to step into your space and start to think about LIVING in it.

Designer Q & A: How to Redecorate After a Renovation

Q: What is the most important thing you focus on when you start the decoration of a new...

June 22, 2018

Sound Advice

Ottawa’s Signature Audio Video shares some sound advice on important details when considering a home theater.

Just Basements and ARTium Design Build have been designing and building stunning spaces for close to 20 years.  Our team can design and build a grea...

April 11, 2018

Counter Intelligence

Ottawa's Urban Quarry Sheds Some Light on Custom Countertops

ARTium Design Build and Just Basements have been designing and building stunning spaces for close to 20 years. One of the more exciting finishes of any renovation is the addition of solid s...

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