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.
Living area: Chairs, Manks, visit Manks.com; coffee table, Garrison Rousseau, visit Garrisonrousseau.com; opium bed, Chine Gallery, visit Chinegallery.com; linen upholstery (on chairs and sofa), Andrew Martin, visit Andrewmartin.co.uk; sea-grass rug, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; artwork by Chen Yu (above cabinet), Schoeni Art Gallery International, visit Schoeniartgallery.com.
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.