In this Episode
Mazen El-Abdallah, the interior designer behind Mazen Studio, reveals tips for making a 900 sq. ft. Victorian home feel like a spacious industrial loft. Editors Stephanie White and Michael Penney bring retro back with DIY tie-dyed pillows in current colourways and patterns. Plus, Cameron MacNeil explains how to maximize living room space with key furnishings and simple arrangements.
Living room: Linley fabric drapes, Joanne Fabrics (to the trade), visit Joannefabrics.com for locations; rug, Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit Ycocarpet.com; DwellStudio cushions, lamp (beside window), Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; Barcelona coffee table, Jens Risom chairs, Proenza Schouler Luxe Walker fabric (on chairs), Knoll, visit Knoll.com; vintage reading lamp (beside sofa), Cedric Hartman, visit Cedrichartman.com; drape sewing, Lydia David, Toronto (416) 824-5893; wall colour, Cloud White (CC-40) from the Designer Classics collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca for retailers across Canada; Jens Risom stool, Revival, Chicago (733) 248-1211 or visit Rerevival.com.
Dining room: Light, Hollace Cluny, as above; table top, Parallel General, Woodbridge, Ont. (905) 851-6569 or visit Parallelgeneral.com; Bentwood chairs, Commute Home, Toronto (416) 861-0521 or visit Commutehome.com; Eames Time Life stool, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit Dwr.com.
Entryway: Edge tile, Stone Tile International, call 1-866-669-1103 or visit Stone-tile.com for showrooms across Canada; flooring, Moncer Specialty Flooring, Toronto (905) 938-5578 or visit Moncer.com.
Kitchen: Wine rack, David MacHenry Design, Toronto (647) 219-4502; cooktop, Gaggenau, visit Gaggenau.com; Mekal sink, Ginger’s, Toronto (416) 787-1787 or 1-888-444-3292; cabinet colour, Off Black (57), Farrow & Ball, Toronto (416) 920-0200, 1-877-363-1040 or visit Farrow-ball.com for retailers across Canada.
Cabinet: Cabinet, The Rogue Gallery, Toronto (416) 462-1800.
Landing: Sisal carpet, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; B&B Italia Pyllon stool, Kiosk, Toronto (416) 539-9665, (416) 601-1661 or visit Kioskdesign.ca; artwork by Gert Naude, Snob, Toronto (416) 778-8778 or visit Snobstuff.com.
Upstairs sitting area: Carpet, Elte, as above; credenza, Zig Zag, Toronto (416) 778-6495 or visit Modfurnishings.com; art by Tek Yang, Bertoia chair, Studio Pazo, Toronto (416) 916-6302 or visit Studiopazo.com.
To Dye For
- Sham(s) made of cotton, silk or other natural fibres
- Large bowl
- RIT dye
- Rubber bands
Sectional sofa, Flipflop, from Silva
Sofa, Trudeau, from Gus Modern
Chairs, Eames Molded Plywood Chairs, from Herman Miller
Armchairs, Trudeau Chairs, from Gus Modern
Coffee table, Ossington, from Gus Modern
Rug, Brindle Stripe Tufted Wool, from Dash & Albert
Wool Punch Pillows and Landscape Pillows, from Fluf