Whether you’re investing in a painting worth a million dollars, or you just want to dress up your walls, selecting art is an intimidating process for many. In our cover story, meet the founders of Axiom Fine Art Consulting, experts in helping you choose the perfect piece for your budget, and your tastes. There’s plenty of other inspirational design and decorating ideas in this issue, too: CM’s own Cassis Design Studio offers advice on great lighting, and “curating” your look with the right finishing touches. We’ve also got the straight goods on Benjamin Moore’s vibrant new Colour of the Year, Raspberry Blush. And on the real estate front, CM founder Todd Adair has some down-to-earth advice on what’s wrong with most brokerages today – and what’s needed to fix them.