Author Archives | Jacqueline Corea

Kitchen Design | 10 Special Details

July 12, 2012


Jacqueline Corea Kitchen

Interior Designer Jacqueline Corea shares inspirational images and ten details that make a kitchen special!—> A great kitchen design is set apart from others because of small but important details. Interior designers know this, and therefore pay attention to these little intricacies that make their spaces come alive. Without these special elements a room becomes …MORE

Consider | Concrete Fireplace

June 12, 2012


Jacqueline Corea Fireplace

Jacqueline Corea, principal of Corea Sotropa Interior Design, shares tips and inspiration for a traditional and contemporary designed fireplace and suggests your consider a concrete fireplace!—>> Fireplaces are a natural focal point in any room and something I get really excited about designing. One of my favourite materials to use for fireplace mantles, surrounds and …MORE

Tips for a Welcoming Foyer

December 1, 2011



Jacqueline Corea, principal of Corea Sotropa Interior Design, shares insider styling tips for a welcoming foyer! >>First impressions are immediately made by your guests as soon as they enter your foyer. For this reason, it is important to ensure that your entryway is welcoming and provides visitors with a little taste of what the rest …MORE

Decorating Tips for Small Spaces

August 17, 2011



Mentor Jacqueline Corea, Principal of Corea Sotropa Interior Design, shares inspiration and decorating tips for small spaces! Designing a small space can test even the most seasoned interior designer. Having said that, I’ve never been one to shy away from a challenge! I find it exhilarating creating a plan that makes the best use of …MORE

Exterior Updates for Bungalows

July 21, 2011



Mentor Jacqueline Corea, Principal of Corea Sotropa, shares tips for easy exterior updates for bungalows! The fair city of Calgary, which I live in, is jam-packed with bungalows built in the 1950 and 60s. During this period, Calgary experienced the beginning of a growth spurt, which resulted in neighbourhood upon neighbourhood of these classic family …MORE

Space Planning | Family Friendly Basement

May 19, 2011

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Mentor Jacqueline Corea, Principal of Corea Sotropa, shares insight into the process of space planning for a family friendly basement! Contrary to popular belief, having children does not mean that your interior design style suddenly changes from chic to ick. It’s true that there will be some messy fingers, furniture will become a jungle gym …MORE

Bathroom Tips | Powder Room

May 9, 2011



Mentor Jacqueline Corea, Principal of Corea Sotropa, shares her bathroom tips! The powder room is probably the smallest room of your home, but often speaks the loudest to your guests. This tiny room gives you an opportunity to wow visitors by creating a precious jewel box showcasing your home’s personality and featuring special details. Since …MORE