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Classic Library Design

Travel finds mix with inexpensive pieces in a dramatic library display.

Karyn Gordon and Brent Penner of Toronto won second prize in our 2007 design contest for this chic library, built by Brent for a mere $800. Gallery-like black and white photos and a classic colour scheme unify the tiny room. "Built-ins are key when living in a small space," adds Karyn.

See more of Karyn and Brent's classic home in the April 2008 issue.

  • Photographer: Stacey Brandford
  • Products: Photo boxes, white urns, black tray, HomeSense; oval vase, bulb vase, large matte pear, d'anjou pear, silver ball, all Abbot of England; pitcher (on tray) Portmeirion.

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