Designers Michelle Lloyd and Christine Ralphs give a Georgian home a glam Miami vibe. See how they use the standout proportions of this Toronto house as a backdrop for cutting-edge art and sculptural furnishings. Lush details such as a contemporary fireplace, graphic carpets and a swoon-worthy dressing room feel fresh.
Lynda Reeves shares her 10 best tips for breathing new life into classically decorated rooms. See what contemporary design signatures she suggests as effective, practical ways to update traditional spaces. Learn Lynda's simple trick for determining the best furniture arrangement, and which colour is a must-have in every room.
Designer Mischa Couvrette of Hollis+Morris shows off pieces that combine the beauty of classic materials, with a modern edge. Furniture is constructed with solid walnut or white oak, and joined by powder-coated steel brackets for a pared-down Scandinavian vibe. Minimalist Sticks & Steel lights can be customized to form different shapes and incorporate new recessed-LED technology.
Design, Christine Ralphs and Michelle Lloyd Bermann, Lloyd Ralphs Design; contractor, Lino Gisondi, WW Contracting; landscaping, Arbordale Landscaping and Moonstruck Lighting; fireplaces, Fireplace Concepts; living room rug by The Rug Company, Avenue Road; sofa, Phil'z; armchairs, console, Lōna Design; custom stair runner in foyer, Dominion Rug; kitchen cabinets, Ikea; Hans Wegner stools, Kiosk; David Weeks chandelier in kitchen, Avenue Road; hallway chandelier by Rewire Gallery, 1st Dibs; dining room table, Cabinet; chairs, McGuire; Spencer’s bedroom, bed, West Elm; desk, chair, Shelter; side tables, rug, lamp, Ikea; home office desk, Lōna Design; chair, McGuire; hide rug, EHT Design; cabinetry design, Lloyd Ralphs Design; principal bedroom rug, Elte; bedding, RH Restoration Hardware; bed, Lloyd Ralphs Design; ottoman, table, Lōna Design; Russell Spanner chair, Absolutely Inc.; bedside table, Bungalow 5; lamps, Jonnys Antiques; dressing room wallpaper, Crown Wallpaper + Fabrics; office chandelier by Gaspare Asaro, 1st Dibs; runner, Elte; Russell Spanner chair, Absolutely Inc.; principal ensuite stool, L’Atelier; sofa by B&B Italia, Kiosk; rug, West Elm.
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