Fashion and beauty photographer Maude Arsenault opens up the doors of her bright family home. See how she started with a clean white backdrop and added hits of colour through art, eclectic furniture and a punchy striped stair runner. Tour her casual living room, modern kitchen, calming principal bedroom and fun kids' rooms.
Toronto filmmaker Robert Pilichowski shows off the industrial auto body shop he converted into a personalized live/work space. See how he used the style of the original building to influence the new design of each room, from a modern kitchen with reclaimed steel finishes to a lumber-walled bathroom.
How do you achieve a breezy Hamptons look in an old Oakville, Ontario, home? Designer Jacqueline Glass shows us how. By changing the floor plan, her updated kitchen easily connects with her casual French-inspired lounge area and 600-square-foot deck.
Living room: Sofa, Montauk, visit Montauksofa.com; rug, Vie de Campagne, Montreal (514) 484-2199; vases, bowl, candlesticks, pillow, HomeSense, visit Homesense.ca for locations across Canada; photograph above fireplace by Maude Arsenault.
Dining room: Photograph by Daniel Shipp, visit Danielshipp.com; vase, pillows, HomeSense, as above; flowers, Fauchois Fleurs, Montreal (514) 844-4417 or visit Fauchoisfleurs.com; hurricane lantern (on piano), Ikea, call 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca for locations across Canada; red highchair, AGE Design, Verchers, Que. (450) 583-2096.
Kitchen: Glasses, tray, Ikea, as above.
Entryway: Dash & Albert runner, Vie de Campagne, Montreal (514) 484-2199.
Maxe's bedroom: Rug, HomeSense, as above.
Principal bedroom: Headboard, rug, Vie de Campagne, Montreal (514) 484-2199; linens, Bleu Nuit, Montreal (514) 843-5702 or visit Arthurquentin.com; side table, vase, HomeSense, as above; flowers, Fauchois Fleurs, as above.
Office: Drapes, chair, Vie de Campagne, Montreal (514) 484-2199; wall colour, Wrought Iron (2124-10) from the Colour Preview collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca.