Learn tricks for styling a raw loft with personal touches and statement art. Joel Bray reveals his favourite parts of a historical 1,300-square-foot loft designed by Nathalie Bouchard and Annie Horth of Creative Flats. Tour the galley kitchen with open shelving, spacious living room with a mix of industrial, vintage and modern furniture, and bedrooms with white-painted brick walls and statement lighting.
Toronto designer Barbara Purdy shows off her modern-rustic kitchen and sitting area. Learn how she relocated the kitchen to another side of the home to accommodate functional elements for a busy family, including a large island, stools, smart storage and a pivoting TV.
The Art Stylists Anya Shor and Manny Neubacher demonstrate how to style a room in six different ways by switching up the artwork. See how they transform a simple living area with oversized paintings, contemporary photographs, an unframed canvas, and a few accessories while leaving the furniture as is.
Design, Barbara Purdy, Barbara Purdy Design, (416) 784- 3400 or Barbarapurdydesign.com; tureen, blue vase, Cynthia Findlay Antiques, (416) 260-9057 or Cynthiafindlay.com; mortar and pestle, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or Ikea.ca; Madeline Weinrib floor runner, Y&Co, (416) 968-7700, (514) 287-8998 or Ycocarpet.com.
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