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In This Segment

Tour the Montreal factory loft of designers Alexandre Blazys and Benoit Gérard and learn how they gave it a lounge-like atmosphere. Using dark tones, rich oak panelling, smoky glass and grasscloth wallpaper, they turned a boring gypsum box into an envelope for striking art, and a moody backdrop for entertaining. See how to convert a hallway into a lounge area and office, and other smart designer tricks of the trade.

See more photos of this home in our September 2013 issue.

See sources

Design, Alexandre Blazys and Benoit Gérard, (514) 303-0711 or visit Blazys Gérard.

Dining area: Wishbone chairs, Pink & Brown, 1-866-949-7465 or visit Pink & Brown; buffet, Montreal Moderne, (514) 293-7903; white bowl by Mud Australia, À table tout le monde, (514) 750-0311 or À table tout le monde.

Living room: Chandelier, white side table, porcelain jars, Celadon Collection, (514) 932-3306 or visit Celadon Collection; wall unit, Maison de Meuble Patrimoine, (450) 973-1669; vintage coffee table, Jack's, (514) 596-0060 or Jack’s, hallway lounge, Millwork, Parallèle Plus, (514) 591-4257 or Parallèle Plus.

Bedroom: Lamps, HomeSense, 1-800-646-9466 or homesense.ca; velour pillows, artwork, Celadon, as above.

Bathroom: Plumbing, Centre de Plomberie Jean Lépine, (450) 676-1322 or visit Centre de Plomberie Jean Lépine.

Lounge area: Cowhide rug, Ikea, 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea; armchair, HomeSense, 1-800-646-9466 or visit HomeSense; wall lamp, Phil’z, (416) 461-9913; black vase, or visit Celadon Collection.

Kitchen: Millwork, doors, Mobelo, (450) 646-8978 or visit Mobelo; cabinets, Ikea, as above; marble, marble-topped island, marble tabletop, Italbec, (514) 383-0668 or Italbec.com; appliances, Jenn-Air, or visit Jenn-Air; architectural model, mesh lantern, Celadon Collection, as above; stools, Domison, (514) 563-1268 or visit Domison; orange bowls, Showroom Montreal, (514) 979-3846 or visit Showroom Montreal.

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SENIOR PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

STYLIST

Reiko Caron

EDITOR

Andrew Noddin

WEB ADMINISTRATOR

Scott Polley

ONLINE DESIGNER

Jessica Piekarski

Runtime: 5:51
Released: August 12, 2013
Channel: Home Tour