In this Episode
Lynda Reeves chats with Bonnie Brooks, president/CEO of The Bay, about her open-concept loft and approach to design. See Bonnie's gallery-inspired living room, dining room, bathroom, kitchen and enviable walk-in closet. Plus, get her ideas for creating vignettes in a spacious loft, curating an expansive art collection, maximizing kitchen storage and concealing appliances. Gather timeless style tips as Lynda and Suzanne Dimma reveal the rooms they love most from the past 25 years, based on our readers' top picks. Plus, learn how to style organic, colour-blocked and graphic bookshelves — H&H editors Cameron MacNeil and Stacey Smithers demonstrate using books and accessories from Indigo.
Bonnie Brooks' Modern Home
Living area: Chairs, Manks, visit Manks.com; coffee table, Garrison Rousseau, visit Garrisonrousseau.com; opium bed, Chine Gallery, visit Chinegallery.com; linen upholstery (on chairs and sofa), Andrew Martin, visit Andrewmartin.co.uk; sea-grass rug, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; artwork by Chen Yu (above cabinet), Schoeni Art Gallery International, visit Schoeniartgallery.com.
Dining room: B&B Italia Patricia Urquiola Lens table, visit Bebitalia.it for retailers across Canada; dining chairs, The Bay, call 1-800-521-2364 or visit Hbc.com for locations across Canada; Droog 85 Lamps by Rody Graumans pendant, Klaus, Toronto (416) 362- 3434 or visit Klausn.com; flooring, Floorworks & Relative Space, Toronto (416) 961-6891 or visit Floorworks.ca.
Bedroom: Bed, side table, Garrison Rousseau, visit Garrisonrousseau.com; photography by Reinhard Reitzenstein, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto (416) 538-8220 or visit Olgakorpergallery.com; vases, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; white bedding, Au Lit Fine Linens, call 1-800-363-6080 or visit Aulitfinelinens.com; blanket, Lucca, Toronto (416) 485-4999.
Bathroom: Towels, accessories, Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit Gingersbath.com; Agape bathtub, Inform Interiors, Vancouver (604) 682-3868 or visit Informinteriors.com, and Dekla Kitchens, Toronto (416) 961-2929 or visit Dekla.ca, or visit Agapedesign.it.
Den: Two Ways of Carrying a Bomb by Erwin Wurm, visit Erwinwurm.at; Charles Pachter moose sculpture, The Moose Factory, Toronto (416) 260-1600 or visit Cpachter.com; artwork by Barbara Astman, Corkin Gallery, Toronto (416) 979-1980 or visit Corkingallery.com.
Kitchen: Dishwashers, convection oven, built-in coffeemaker, Miele, visit Miele.ca for retailers across Canada; Sub-Zero appliances, Sub-Zero, call 1-800-222-7820 or visit Subzero.com; Liebherr appliances, visit Liebherr.us for suppliers across Canada; Artwork by Miao Xiaochun, Walsh Gallery, Chicago (312) 829-3312 or visit Walshgallery.com; Martha Sturdy bowls (on counter), Hollace Cluny, as above.
Styling A Bookshelf
All accessories available through Chapters and Indigo Books + Music:
- Ash Wood and Linen Picture Frame
- Silver Foil on Wood Frame
- Luxe Boxes
- Handmade Ash & Lacquer Boxes (in green)
- Handmade Art Deco Boxes
- Hand Cast Triangular Sculptured Bookends
- Square Glass Shadow Box
- Large Black Globe
- Horn Pen Cup
- Polygon Object in Antique Brass
- Hemnes bookcase, Ikea