Maxime Vandal and Richard Ouellette — of Montreal design firm Les Ensembliers — show off their spacious Victorian home with a modern gallery feel. Tour their bright entryway, square dining room, large kitchen, cosy upstairs den and luxurious principal suite. Learn their tricks for choosing well-scaled furniture, mixing traditional and contemporary elements, and adding colour through art.
See how H&H editor-in-chief Suzanne Dimma brought new life to her tired principal bathroom with a few simple surface updates like new flooring, paint and art.
Cameron MacNeil shows off the latest trends in appliances. Before planning a kitchen renovation, consider his tips for choosing style, type and technology for everyday appliances, and how to customize each to suit your needs.
Design, architecture, custom furniture, Les Ensembliers, (514) 938-4424 or Ensembliers.com; art consultation, Marjolaine Arpin, ArtActuel, Maartactuel.com; all artworks, Art Mûr, (514) 933-0711 or Artmur.com, and Clarence Gagnon, (418) 435-2428 or Clarencegagnon.com; floral arrangements (throughout), Flore, (514) 488-3555 or Flore.qc.ca.
Entryway: Runner, The Red Carpet & Rug Company, (416) 363-0905, (514) 989-1111 or Theredcarpet.ca; vases, Fleurs de Juin, (514) 933-2520.
Living room: Sofa fabric, pillow fabric, Crescendo Wallcovering & Fabrics (to the trade), as above; accent chairs, Celadon Collection, (514) 789-1542 or Celadoncollection.com; rug, Tapis H. Lalonde, (514) 271-3555 or Tapislalonde.ca; ceramic stool, Tango Martini Chinese Antiques, (514) 937-6034 or Tangomartiniantiques.com.
Kitchen: Backsplash tiles, Ann Sacks, Annsacks.com; counters, Granit Design, (819) 876-7111 or Granitdesign.com; Gaggenau appliances, Signature Bachand, (514) 344-2425 or Signaturebachand.com; lighting, Restoration Hardware, 1-800-910-9836 or Restorationhardware.com; cabinet fabrication, Ébénisterie Louiseville, (819) 228-5527 or Ebenisterielouiseville.com; dishes, accessories, Arthur Quentin, (514) 843-7513 or Arthurquentin.com.
Dressing area: Secretary, Galerie M, (514) 564-3600 or Galeriem.ca; ottoman fabric, Télio (to the trade), as above.
Bathroom: Tub, Batimat, (514) 735-5747 or Batimat.net; curtain fabric, Crescendo Wallcovering & Fabrics (to the trade), as above; bath linens, Toile Sur Rendez-Vous, (514) 486-2424 or Toilesurrendezvous.com; ceramic stool, Tango Martini Chinese Antiques, as above; side table, Celadon Collection, as above; vanity fabrication, Ébénisterie Louiseville, as above; faucets, Batimat, (514) 735-5747 or Batimat.net; accessories, Boutique Marie Dumas, (514) 932-9977.
Guest bedroom: Bed fabric, Crescendo Wallcovering & Fabrics (to the trade), as above; bedding, Toile Sur Rendez-Vous, as above, and Ben & Tournesol, (514) 481-5050 or Benandtournesol.com; rug, Tapis H. Lalonde, as above; ottoman, Celadon Collection, as above.