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A dramatic dark entryway + bright kitchen = a youthful-yet-classic space. Designer Joel Bray outlines how he transformed an outdated 690-square-foot, builder-basic condo by adding custom crown moulding, dark floors and nostalgic vignettes — all inspired by small New York rentals that maximize space and style.

See more photos of this condo in our February 2012 issue.

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Design, Joel Bray, Toronto (416) 669-9380 or visit Joelbray.com.

Living room: Sofa, Barrymore Furniture, Toronto (416) 532-2891 or visit Barrymorefurniture.com; rug, coffee table, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; vintage suitcases, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit Angusandcompany.com; Eames stool, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit Dwr.com; patterned pillow, DwellStudio, visit Dwellstudio.com; velvet pillow, Crate & Barrel, call 1-888-657-4108 or visit Crateandbarrel.ca; Eames chairs, Herman Miller, visit Hermanmiller.com for retailers across Canada; flooring, millwork, Lowe's, call 1-800-445-6937 or visit Lowes.ca; drape sewing, National Drapery, Toronto (416) 787-0813 or visit Nationaldrapery.com; wall colour, Oxford White (CC-30) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca; DwellStudio drape fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), call 1-800-333-3777 or visit Robertallendesign.com.

Dining area: Dining table, Elte, as above; Eames chairs, Herman Miller, as above; bowl, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; chandelier, Prima Lighting, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 851-1188 or visit Primalighting.ca; artwork, Ryan Louis, visit Ryan-louis.com.

Foyer: Wall colour, Railings (31), Farrow & Ball, Toronto (416) 920-0200, 1-877-363-1040 or visit Farrow-ball.com; flooring, millwork, Lowe's, as above; stool, Design Within Reach, as above; Jielde table lamp, Hollace Cluny, as above; small pottery dish, Cynthia Findlay Antiques, Toronto (416) 260-9057 or visit Cynthiafindlay.com.

Kitchen: Cabinet and wall colour, Oxford White (CC-30) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, as above; cabinet painting, Benjamen Furniture Refinishing, Toronto (416) 745-2559; backsplash tile, Olympia Tile & Stone, call 1-800-268-1613 or visit Olympiatile.com; faucet, KitchenAid appliances, Lowe's, as above; door hardware, Lee Valley Tools, call 1-800-267-8767 or visit Leevalley.com; countertop, sink, York Fabrica, Toronto (416) 235-0161 or visit Yorkmarble.com; dresser, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Elte, as above; large artwork, 195-025 Titanium White by Michael Brown, Canvas Gallery, Toronto (416) 532-5275 or visit Canvasgallery.ca; door, Lowe's, as above; vases, Hollace Cluny, as above.

Bedroom: DwellStudio citrine drape fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), as above; wardrobes, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca for locations across Canada; drape sewing, National Drapery, as above; folding stool, ChairTableLamp, Toronto (416) 934-1021; wall colour, Lamp Room Gray (88), Farrow & Ball, as above; millwork, Lowe's, as above; drape sewing, National Drapery, as above; table lamp, Crate & Barrel, as above; artwork, Elte, as above; headboard fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit Designerfabrics.ca.

Bathroom: Kohler vanity, faucet, toilet, Lowe's, as above; shower tile, floor tile, Olympia Tile, as above; medicine cabinet, Ikea, as above.

Duration: 
4:55

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In This Segment

A dramatic dark entryway + bright kitchen = a youthful-yet-classic space. Designer Joel Bray outlines how he transformed an outdated 690-square-foot, builder-basic condo by adding custom crown moulding, dark floors and nostalgic vignettes — all inspired by small New York rentals that maximize space and style.

See more photos of this condo in our February 2012 issue.

See sources

Design, Joel Bray, Toronto (416) 669-9380 or visit Joelbray.com.

Living room: Sofa, Barrymore Furniture, Toronto (416) 532-2891 or visit Barrymorefurniture.com; rug, coffee table, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; vintage suitcases, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit Angusandcompany.com; Eames stool, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit Dwr.com; patterned pillow, DwellStudio, visit Dwellstudio.com; velvet pillow, Crate & Barrel, call 1-888-657-4108 or visit Crateandbarrel.ca; Eames chairs, Herman Miller, visit Hermanmiller.com for retailers across Canada; flooring, millwork, Lowe's, call 1-800-445-6937 or visit Lowes.ca; drape sewing, National Drapery, Toronto (416) 787-0813 or visit Nationaldrapery.com; wall colour, Oxford White (CC-30) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca; DwellStudio drape fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), call 1-800-333-3777 or visit Robertallendesign.com.

Dining area: Dining table, Elte, as above; Eames chairs, Herman Miller, as above; bowl, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; chandelier, Prima Lighting, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 851-1188 or visit Primalighting.ca; artwork, Ryan Louis, visit Ryan-louis.com.

Foyer: Wall colour, Railings (31), Farrow & Ball, Toronto (416) 920-0200, 1-877-363-1040 or visit Farrow-ball.com; flooring, millwork, Lowe's, as above; stool, Design Within Reach, as above; Jielde table lamp, Hollace Cluny, as above; small pottery dish, Cynthia Findlay Antiques, Toronto (416) 260-9057 or visit Cynthiafindlay.com.

Kitchen: Cabinet and wall colour, Oxford White (CC-30) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, as above; cabinet painting, Benjamen Furniture Refinishing, Toronto (416) 745-2559; backsplash tile, Olympia Tile & Stone, call 1-800-268-1613 or visit Olympiatile.com; faucet, KitchenAid appliances, Lowe's, as above; door hardware, Lee Valley Tools, call 1-800-267-8767 or visit Leevalley.com; countertop, sink, York Fabrica, Toronto (416) 235-0161 or visit Yorkmarble.com; dresser, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Elte, as above; large artwork, 195-025 Titanium White by Michael Brown, Canvas Gallery, Toronto (416) 532-5275 or visit Canvasgallery.ca; door, Lowe's, as above; vases, Hollace Cluny, as above.

Bedroom: DwellStudio citrine drape fabric, Robert Allen (to the trade), as above; wardrobes, Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca for locations across Canada; drape sewing, National Drapery, as above; folding stool, ChairTableLamp, Toronto (416) 934-1021; wall colour, Lamp Room Gray (88), Farrow & Ball, as above; millwork, Lowe's, as above; drape sewing, National Drapery, as above; table lamp, Crate & Barrel, as above; artwork, Elte, as above; headboard fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit Designerfabrics.ca.

Bathroom: Kohler vanity, faucet, toilet, Lowe's, as above; shower tile, floor tile, Olympia Tile, as above; medicine cabinet, Ikea, 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: 4:55
Released: January 02, 2012
Featuring: Joel Bray
Channel: Home Tour