Crisp & Clean Entry
A handsome black and white colour scheme.
Y&Co co-owner Ali Yaphe's spare front hallway makes a striking first impression. The black-painted doors and window frame nicely define the space, while an eye-catching rug by Fabien Baron stands in for artwork.
Charming Breakfast Nook
A pretty spot to enjoy casual meals.
The elegant grasscloth wallpaper was already there when homeowner Alexandra Bennett purchased her home, but she added the lively purple Louis XV-style chairs and embroidered Mexican pillows for some cheerful contrast.
Casual chairs make a small back room inviting.
A pair of large and practical slipcovered Ikea chairs creates a comfortable spot for designer Samantha Sacks' kids to hang out. A quirky chandelier, Persian rug and Moroccan-style table give the room some personality.
Lush succulents pair well with vintage finds.
This charming tabletop display is easy to recreate. Simply place a pair of delicate succulents atop a tarnished metal tray — try hunting for one at a local antique store. Then nestle in other old objets to add to the vintage look.
Warm Orange Accents
Hits of rich colour enliven a family room.
Sleek and contemporary, this basement living room comes alive thanks to a vibrant colour palette of orangey-red and crisp white. Maple built-ins tie in well with the scheme and provide ample storage for the busy homeowners and their young family.
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Eclectic L.A. Living Room
Unique finds stand out in a striking space.
In this gorgeous California home, architectural details — like the Moorish niche above the fireplace and coffered ceiling — create a fine backdrop for statement furnishings and exotic pieces of art.
Fuchsia upholstery looks fresh and upbeat.
Writer Joanne Fletcher's Vancouver home is peppered with feminine patterns and hits of juicy colour. In her contemporary dining room, lively pink chairs and romantic blooms pop against bright white walls.
Fresh Global Style
Exotic prints meet a soft colour palette.
In textile designer Beth Poulter's principal bedroom, ornately-patterned linens add visual interest, while white walls and a light-toned rug create a soothing atmosphere that even her dog, Geronimo, can appreciate.
Lilac Feature Wall
A custom mural creates a gorgeous backdrop.
This lush 19th-century still life by Otto Franz Scholderer gets a modern update when enlarged and translated onto a self-adhesive wall mural. Purple pillows and throws pick up on the dreamy lilac strokes in the artwork to bring the room together.
Mod White Dining Area
Mid-century modern furniture has timeless appeal.
Design editor Joel Bray stuck to a palette of warm wood and crisp white in this compact dining area for a clean, cohesive look. The table's sleek pedestal makes it a natural partner for a set of curvy plastic Eames chairs.