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.
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.