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.
Entryway: Runner, The Red Carpet & Rug Company, (416) 363-0905, (514) 989-1111 or Theredcarpet.ca; vases, Fleurs de Juin, (514) 933-2520.
Dining room: Chandelier, Télio (to the trade), 1-877-254-9855 or Telio.com; chair and ottoman fabrics, Crescendo Wallcovering & Fabrics (to the trade), (514) 933-0067 or Crescendogala.com.
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.
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.