Modernist Living Room
A standout artwork, like this striking Henry Bonli painting, can help focus your decorating palette, especially in a small space where each piece has impact. For this bright — but compact — Toronto condo, decorator Sean Ward chose a porcelain side table and pillows in matching blues to create a consistent look throughout the room.
Sofa, chairs, side table, Crate & Barrel; floor lamp, Bungalow; sisal rug, Allan Rug Co.; hide rug, StyleNorth Decorating; navy pillows, Re-Wrap Custom Upholstery; pillow fabric, Highland Court; artwork by Henry Bonli.
House & Home September 2012 issue
The cherry-blossom motif and pale, wooden vanity in this bathroom may conjure up images of a tranquil Japanese bathhouse, but there's drama to the space as well. The room's unique wallpaper and dark floors, chosen by designer Stéphane Rasselet, provide just the right touch of moody edge.
Maison & Demeure April 2014 issue
Updated Gallery Wall
When choosing art for your home, why not think outside the box? Take designer Stéphane Chamard, who created an entire gallery wall from album covers by his favourite band, The Smiths. It may be a quirky choice, but it adds a major hit of personality to his home.
House & Home January 2014 issue
Playful Family Room
Neutral-toned walls and sofas make for a versatile multipurpose room, like this space in Lauren and Jim Currie's Toronto home. Colourful art, furniture and accessories bring an entirely unique feel to each room, reflecting their family's individuality.
Rug, patterned pillows, Y&Co; sofa, RH Restoration Hardware; ottoman, Robert Custom Upholstery; blue pillows, Kravet; wicker stool, Artifacts; wood bowl (on pouf), Crate & Barrel; sideboard, Shelter; lounger, Eames; artwork by Viviane Case-Fox.
House & Home August 2014 issue
You'd never know how cold it is outside with these lovely, spring-like colours. A pastel palette keeps a room feeling breezy and light even through the colder — and darker — months.
House & Home December 2012 issue