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Pared-Down Kitchen

Unexpected seating adds character to a bar counter vignette.

A creative Montreal couple — photographer Maude Arsenault and film director Eric Tessier — daringly painted their home gallery-style white. Acting like a blank canvas, the snowy hue brings ordinary objects — like the fire engine red highchair and Maude's oversized photography — to life.

For more great homes from eastern Canada, see our Photo Gallery: Best Of The East.


  • Photographer: Jean Longpré
  • Source: House & Home June 2010 issue
  • Products: Glasses, tray, Ikea; highchair, AGE Design.

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