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Grand Reception Hall

Michael Batterbee and Barbara Nelson used an eclectic mix of materials to glam up the traditional atmosphere of this reception hall.

Key Elements
Art Deco Furniture A steel, acrylic and glass table takes centre stage, adding contrast against the vintage pieces.

Ambient Lighting Hanging pendant lights are reflected in the hand-cut, aged-glass silver Venetian mirror, creating more light in the space and making it appear larger than it is.

Textured Walls The walls were painted and textured to enhance the oak panelling and original wood detailing.

See more photos of the 2009 Junior League of Toronto showhouse in our gallery.

  • Photographer: Sarah Hartill
  • Products: Kravet Fabrics Canada, Cooper Bros., Robert Sangster Surface Design, Patina Antiques, W Studio, Baker at Studio b, Baccarat at Studio b, Pulsar Design Inc., Anna Simon at Télio, Jane and Geoffrey Martin, PARA Paints, Hollander York Gallery, Trianon Design, Eurolite, Bella Figura at Lee Jofa.
  • Designer: Michael Batterbee & Associates and Barbara Nelson Interior Design

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