Learn how to layer old world elegance into a new-build. Lynda Reeves chats with TV and radio host Marilyn Denis about her tailored house designed by Brian Gluckstein and Lisa Rogers. See how her open-concept main floor was transformed into a cosmopolitan and feminine space with detailed white millwork, long sightlines and minimal decor. The result? A calming place to relax after Denis's hectic workdays.
Interior and exterior design, Brian Gluckstein, Gluckstein Design Planning, Toronto (416) 928- 2067 or visit Glucksteindesign.com; millwork, all interior finishes, Ramsin Khachi, Khachi Design Group, Oakville, Ont. (905) 469-8118 or visit Khachi.com; interior decoration, Lisa Rogers, email email@example.com; builder, John Zanini, Dunpar Developments, Toronto (416) 236-9800 or visit Dunparhomes.com; windows, Marvin Windows and Doors, call 1-800-263-6161 or visit Marvincanada.com; drapes, Brinah Levine Design, Hamilton, Ont. (905) 520-1518; flooring, Artisan Flooring, Toronto (416) 936-6696; floral arrangements, Emblem, Toronto (416) 972-9878; ceiling and trim colour (throughout), White Down (CC-50) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca; plaster details (throughout), Contemporary Mouldings, Toronto (416) 787-5245 or visit Contemporarymouldings.com.
Dining room: Wall colour, Natural Linen (CC-90) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, as above; rug, artwork, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; chandelier, Constantine Living, Toronto (416) 548-4044 or visit Constantineliving.com; vases, candlesticks, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; gold table, L'Atelier, Toronto (416) 966-0200.
Kitchen: Appliances, Dacor, visit Dacor.com for dealers across Canada; vase, bowl, Hollace Cluny, as above; brass bowls, Elte, as above.
TV room: Sofa, Barrymore Furniture, Toronto (416) 532-2891 or visit Barrymorefurniture.com; white chair, Montauk, visit Montauksofa.com for locations across Canada; slipcovers, Potato Skins Slipcovers, Toronto (416) 484-6299 or visit potatoskinstoronto.com; rug, coffee table, striped chair, Elte, as above; artwork, vases, Avenue Road, Toronto (416) 548-7788 or visit Avenue-road.com; tray, Artifacts, Toronto (416) 961-1058 or visit Artifactslifestyle.com.
Living room: Wall colour, Natural Linen (CC-90) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, as above; console, throw, vase, Hollace Cluny, as above; lamps, Absolutely Inc., Toronto (416) 324-8351 or visit Absolutelyinc.com; artwork, chairs, coffee tables, bowl, Avenue Road, as above; rug, Elte, as above; sofa, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit Angusandcompany.com.