See how Toronto designer Jeffrey Douglas transformed a dated Cabbagetown rowhouse into a custom home for two. Tour the living room with limestone fireplace and mid-century modern furnishings, small powder room, dark and dramatic kitchen, principal bedroom with a vaulted ceiling and cleverly hidden storage, and a customized loft space for guests. Learn Douglas's tricks for mixing new trends with classic pieces.
Lynda Reeves and Suzanne Dimma discuss the top trend styles for 2013 and how to hone your own personal style.
Nature Comes Inside: Design, Jenny Dyer, Jennydyerlondon.com; Terrain, Shopterrain.com; petrified wood and Druzy knobs, Anthropologie, Anthropologie.com; Jolie lounge chair by Bill Sofield for McGuire, Studio b, (416) 363-2996 or Studiobhome.com, and Eisenbergs' Fine Furniture, (403) 233-7878, and Brougham Interiors, (604) 980-1524 or visit Broughaminteriors.com.
Quiet Luxury: Loft, design, Vicente Wolf, Vicentewolf.com; plum room, design, Barbara Barry, Barbarabarry.com; Calvin Klein Home T30563 in 44, Kravet Trimmings T30597 in 24, Kravet Canada (to the trade), 1-800-535-3258 or Kravetcanada.com; Alchemy Band in Aquamarine by Larry Laslo Designs, Robert Allen (to the trade), 1-800-333-3777 or Robertallendesign.com; chair, Athens lounge chair by Thomas Pheasant for Baker, Studio b, as above.
Fearless Mixing: Home office, design, Miles Redd, Milesredd.com; dining room, design, Katie Ridder, Katieridder.com; tray, Tony Duquette book, 1212 Décor, 1-877-999-1235 or 1212decor.com; oversized aluminum wishbone, Elte, (416) 785-7885 or Elte.com; small silver-plate tray, South Hill Home, (416) 924-7224 or Southhillhome.com; green glass sphere, ChairTableLamp, (416) 934-1021; ceramic faux-shagreen box, Absolutely Inc., (416) 324-8351
or Absolutelyinc.com; antique leather and marbleized bookcloth-bound book, gilded paw objet, Angus & Company, (416) 537-4104 or Angusandcompany.com; vintage peacock feather cigarette case, Bronze Home Décor, (416) 913-6545; wool ikat rug, HomeSense, Homesense.ca; 1430-03 sofa by Lee Industries, Cocoon Furnishings, (905) 829-2780 or Cocoonfurnishings.ca, and Rousseau's, (905) 668-3483 or Rousseaus.ca, and Muskoka Living Interiors, (705) 765-6840 or Muskokaliving.ca.
Simple Scandi: Paint colours, Cotton Balls (PC-122), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or Benjaminmoore.ca; Fashion Gray (UL-260), Behr, Behr.com; Orchid (P5224-24), Para Paints, 1-800-461-7272 or Para.com; Knot chair by Normann Copenhagen, The Modern Shop, (613) 260-0387 or Themodernshop.ca; Thonet Era round armchair, Design Within Reach, (416) 977-4003 or Dwr.com; Bell lamp by Normann Copenhagen, The Modern Shop, as above; Skinny Bloak ladder by Lostine, Peaks & Rafters, (705) 765-6868 or Peaksandrafters.com.