Lynda Reeves chats with Bonnie Brooks, president/CEO of The Bay, about her open-concept loft and approach to design. See Bonnie's gallery-inspired living room, dining room, bathroom, kitchen and enviable walk-in closet. Plus, get her tips for creating vignettes in a spacious loft, curating an expansive art collection, maximizing kitchen storage and concealing appliances.
See more photos of this home in our November 2011 issue, plus tour Bonnie's new kitchen for more ideas.
Dining room: B&B Italia Patricia Urquiola Lens table, visit Bebitalia.it for retailers across Canada; dining chairs, The Bay, call 1-800-521-2364 or visit Hbc.com for locations across Canada; Droog 85 Lamps by Rody Graumans pendant, Klaus, Toronto (416) 362- 3434 or visit Klausn.com; flooring, Floorworks & Relative Space, Toronto (416) 961-6891 or visit Floorworks.ca.
Bedroom: Bed, side table, Garrison Rousseau, visit Garrisonrousseau.com; photography by Reinhard Reitzenstein, Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto (416) 538-8220 or visit Olgakorpergallery.com; vases, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit Hollacecluny.ca; white bedding, Au Lit Fine Linens, call 1-800-363-6080 or visit Aulitfinelinens.com; blanket, Lucca, Toronto (416) 485-4999.
Bathroom: Towels, accessories, Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit Gingersbath.com; Agape bathtub, Inform Interiors, Vancouver (604) 682-3868 or visit Informinteriors.com, and Dekla Kitchens, Toronto (416) 961-2929 or visit Dekla.ca, or visit Agapedesign.it.
Den: Two Ways of Carrying a Bomb by Erwin Wurm, visit Erwinwurm.at; Charles Pachter moose sculpture, The Moose Factory, Toronto (416) 260-1600 or visit Cpachter.com; artwork by Barbara Astman, Corkin Gallery, Toronto (416) 979-1980 or visit Corkingallery.com.
Kitchen: Dishwashers, convection oven, built-in coffeemaker, Miele, visit Miele.ca for retailers across Canada; Sub-Zero appliances, Sub-Zero, call 1-800-222-7820 or visit Subzero.com; Liebherr appliances, visit Liebherr.us for suppliers across Canada; Artwork by Miao Xiaochun, Walsh Gallery, Chicago (312) 829-3312 or visit Walshgallery.com; Martha Sturdy bowls (on counter), Hollace Cluny, as above.