In this Episode
Get small-space design ideas from stylist Trish Johnston’s daring condo, complete with saturated paint colours, bold fabrics, large-scale-patterned wallpaper and playful furniture combinations. Discover how to maximize style and space in an awkwardly shaped dining room using design editor Cameron MacNeil’s tips. Plus, learn how to make a zesty dip with roasted-red peppers and feta cheese — Amy Rosen shares her exceptionally easy and scrumptious recipe.
Daring Condo Design
See this space in the 2010 Condos, Lofts & Apartments special issue.
Living room: Sofa, Ikea, Vancouver (604) 273-2051, Coquitlam, B.C. (604) 636-1000, Calgary (403) 273-4338, Edmonton (780) 433-6000, Burlington, Ont. (905) 681-IKEA, Toronto 416) 222-IKEA, Etobicoke, Ont. (416) 646-IKEA, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 695-5075, Ottawa (613) 829-4530, Montreal (514) 738-2167, Boucherville, Que. (450) 449-6755, 1-866-866- IKEA or visit Ikea.ca; mirrored side table, Casalife, Toronto (416) 922-2785 or visit Casalife.com; rug, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; lamps, Of Things Past, Toronto (416) 256-9256 or visit Ofthingspast.com; white throw pillows, lampshades, Pottery Barn, Vancouver (604) 678-9897, Calgary (403) 259-2100, Toronto (416) 962-2276 or visit Potterybarn.ca; patterned throw pillows, console table, chairs (painted), HomeSense, call 1-866-HOME-707 or visit Homesense.ca for stores across Canada; wall colour (behind sofa), Ambassador Sterling (RH14), Ralph Lauren, visit Rlhome.com for information; sheepskin pouf, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit Westelm.com; turquoise ceramic dogs, Pearl River Mart, visit Pearlriver.com; birch tree artwork by Rita Vindedzis, Art Interiors, Toronto (416) 488-3157 or visit Artinteriors.ca, or visit Ritavindedzis.com.
Dining area: Chairs, Elte, as above; dining table, West Elm, as above; mirror, Of Things Past, as above; Murano glass chandelier, Universal Lighting, Toronto (416) 787-8900 or 1-800-465-LAMP.
Entryway: Cole & Son Istanbul wallpaper, Kravet Canada (to the trade), call 1-800-535-3258 or visit Kravetcanada.com for showrooms across Canada; doorknob, Anthropologie, Edmonton (780) 487-6524, Toronto (416) 449-6666, (416) 964-9700 or visit Anthropologie.com; console, vase, Ikea, as above; lamps, HomeSense, call 1-866-HOME-707 or visit Homesense.ca for stores across Canada.
Boys’ room: Lamps, bed, dresser, prints, rug, Ikea, as above; bookends, Chapters and Indigo Books & Music, call 1-800-832-7569 or visit Chapters.indigo.ca for locations across Canada; airplane, HomeSense, as above; drape fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit Designerfabrics.ca; table, chairs, Pottery Barn Kids, visit Potterybarnkids.ca for locations across Canada.
Bathroom: Cabinet, Canadian Tire, call 1-866-746-7287 or visit Canadiantire.ca for locations; shower curtain, Pottery Barn, as above.
Principal bedroom: Artwork (at left), HomeSense, as above; chair, ChairTableLamp, Toronto (416) 934-1021; drape fabric, InVU Drapery, Burlington, Ont. (905) 632-4994, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 828-2022 or visit Invudraperyco.com; drape sewing, MacFab Fabrics, Toronto (416) 922-6000 or visit Macfabfabrics.com.
Balcony: Throw pillows, West Elm, as above; chaises, table, chairs, umbrellas, Ikea, as above; rug, Dash & Albert, call 1-800-557-2035 or visit Dashandalbert.com for retailers.
Home office: Desk, baskets (on desk), rug (rolled up), West Elm, as above; shelving, white vase, Ikea, as above; carpet tiles, Flor, call 1-866-281-FLOR or visit Flor.com for retailers.