Yannick Bisson, the star of Murdoch Mysteries, and his wife Shantelle lead a personal tour through the renovated Toronto home they share with their daughters. See the spectacular details that have turned a former bungalow into a warm, open-concept home perfect for entertaining. Yannick points out his favourite features, including a treehouse-like principal bedroom and jaw-dropping ensuite.
Suzanne Dimma and Mark Challen walk us through their showstopping finds from the 2014 Interior Design Show, from a freestanding tub with a built-in tray for wine goblets, to Avani's kitchen with turquoise cabinets and a space-saving movable counter. Suzanne swoons over the instant exoticism of Mettro Source's patterned tiles, while Mark falls for a booth with a humble plywood floor and a sofa wrapped in an inviting oversized knit.
Follow design editor Joel Bray's simple steps to make your own feather lampshade. Using an inexpensive base and shade, Joel customizes the design with feathers to create a sculptural lamp.
Design, Eric McClelland, Fleur-de-lis Interior Design; exterior, architect, Gordon Ridgely Architects and Associates; contractor, Upside Development; staircase fabrication, Kenadian; blinds (throughout), Solarfective Products; fireplace insert, Woodbridge Fireplace; radiant floor heating system (throughout), Belyea Bros.; Eames lounger, EQ3; kitchen cabinets by Scavolini, Dekla; quartz counters, Marble Groups; kitchen fridge, dishwasher, Miele; stools, by Nuevo, Room, (416) 489-8863; ceiling sculpture, Ridgely Studio Works; dining table, Hardware; red wallpaper, Levey Industries; bed, Hästens; bedding, coverlet, Au Lit; bathroom tiles, Stone Tile; tub, Vola faucet and shower heads, Dornbracht handshower and valves, stool, Ginger's; Chandelier, Luceplan; Kohler tub filler, Taps Bath Centre.
Director Online TV Production
Sheri Graham Delagran
Director of Photography
Yannick and Shantelle Bisson