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See how a narrow city home can become open and airy. Christopher Wood of LA Design shows off a newly renovated Toronto rowhouse. The 1,200-square-foot family home had an awkward layout and closed-off rooms that made the space seem cramped. See how Wood relocated the kitchen, added contrast with white walls and a black staircase, and created a private ensuite bathroom. Plus, find out how he knocked down walls for a home office and saved money on used windows, reclaimed wood floors and vintage furniture.

See more photos of this home in our September 2009 issue.

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Design, Christopher Wood, LA Design, Toronto (416) 363-4470 or visit Livingartsdesign.com.

Living room: Wall colour, Decorators White (CC-20) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca for retailers across Canada; sliding glass doors, Marvin Windows and Doors, call 1-800-263-6161 or visit Marvincanada.com.

Kitchen: Cabinets, hardware, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca for locations across Canada; counters, CB Marble Craft, Toronto (416) 741-1585; faucet, Chicago Faucets, visit Chicagofaucets.com; stools, reclaimed ash bench, artwork (on counter) by Ron Bloore, LA Design, as above; windows, Marvin Windows and Doors, as above.

Dining room: Harvest table, Jack Daw Antiques and Home Décor, St. Catharines, Ont. (905) 687-4897 or visit Jackdaw.ca; reclaimed black ash flooring (throughout), Century Wood Products, Orton, Ont. (519) 855-9559 or visit Centurywood.com.

Staircase: Railing, A&N Iron Design, Toronto (416) 747-8575 or visit Annirondesign.com.

Bedroom: Bedding, side tables, African headdress, lamp, vase, throw pillow, carpet, LA Design, as above; drapes, Ikea, as above.

Closet: Closet, Simply Closets, Woodbridge, Ont. (416) 385-8855, (905) 850-5505 or visit Simplyclosets.ca; Bugatti chair, LA Design, as above.

Duration: 
5:19

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In This Segment

See how a narrow city home can become open and airy. Christopher Wood of LA Design shows off a newly renovated Toronto rowhouse. The 1,200-square-foot family home had an awkward layout and closed-off rooms that made the space seem cramped. See how Wood relocated the kitchen, added contrast with white walls and a black staircase, and created a private ensuite bathroom. Plus, find out how he knocked down walls for a home office and saved money on used windows, reclaimed wood floors and vintage furniture.

See more photos of this home in our September 2009 issue.

See sources

Design, Christopher Wood, LA Design, Toronto (416) 363-4470 or visit Livingartsdesign.com.

Living room: Wall colour, Decorators White (CC-20) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca for retailers across Canada; sliding glass doors, Marvin Windows and Doors, call 1-800-263-6161 or visit Marvincanada.com.

Kitchen: Cabinets, hardware, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca for locations across Canada; counters, CB Marble Craft, Toronto (416) 741-1585; faucet, Chicago Faucets, visit Chicagofaucets.com; stools, reclaimed ash bench, artwork (on counter) by Ron Bloore, LA Design, as above; windows, Marvin Windows and Doors, as above.

Dining room: Harvest table, Jack Daw Antiques and Home Décor, St. Catharines, Ont. (905) 687-4897 or visit Jackdaw.ca; reclaimed black ash flooring (throughout), Century Wood Products, Orton, Ont. (519) 855-9559 or visit Centurywood.com.

Staircase: Railing, A&N Iron Design, Toronto (416) 747-8575 or visit Annirondesign.com.

Bedroom: Bedding, side tables, African headdress, lamp, vase, throw pillow, carpet, LA Design, as above; drapes, Ikea, as above.

Closet: Closet, Simply Closets, Woodbridge, Ont. (416) 385-8855, (905) 850-5505 or visit Simplyclosets.ca; Bugatti chair, LA Design, as above.

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 5:19
Released: February 27, 2012
Featuring: Christopher Wood
Channel: Home Tour