Watch our design editors transform one ho-hum living room two ways with their own unique set of decorating tricks. Former design editor Joel Bray keeps the palette neutral and loads up on texture and wood accents, while senior design editor Cameron MacNeil opts for pale blue walls and introduces fun punches of pattern for a cottagey vibe. Which look do you prefer?
Read all about their transformations in our October 2011 issue.
Cameron's Look: Wall colour, Tranquility (AF-490), Agave (AF-420) from the Affinity collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit Benjaminmoore.ca; Brushett Apartment sofa, Creative Custom Furnishings, Toronto (416) 944-3164 or visit Creativecustomfurnishings.com; side table, Angus & Company, Toronto (416) 537-4104 or visit Angusandcompany.com; green pillow, lamp, 1212 Décor, call 1-877-999-1235 or visit 1212decor.com; rug, chair, white vase, Elte, Toronto (416) 785-7885, 1-888-276-3583 or visit Elte.com; Ready-to-Wear drapes, InVu Drapery, Toronto (416) 481-5273, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 828-2022, 1-866-572-2472 or visit Invudraperyco.com; Zig Zag Grey pillow (on sofa, middle), Bee Hive Grey pillow (on chair), Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit Ycocarpet.com; light grey hand-blocked chevron pillow (on sofa), tray, Pure Ceramic carafe and bottle in Aqua Crackle, Pure Ceramic egg, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit Westelm.com; trunk, Ikea, Vancouver (604) 273-2051, Coquitlam, B.C. (604) 636-1000, Calgary (403) 273-4338, Edmonton (780) 433-6000, Burlington, Ont. (905) 681-IKEA, Toronto (416) 222-IKEA, (416) 646-IKEA, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 695-5075, Ottawa (613) 829-4530, Montreal (514) 738-2167, Boucherville, Que. (450) 449-6755, 1-866-866-IKEA or visit Ikea.ca; globe, crate, Queen West Antique Centre, Toronto (416) 588-2212; Kensington Market by Brian Harvey (large oil in bookcase), Urban Study #1 by Sherry Czekus, Canvas Gallery, Toronto (416) 532-5275 or visit Canvasgallery.ca.
Joel's Look: Sisal rug, cowhide, table lamp, chest, throw, Elte, as above; Jonathan bench, recycled-fur pillow, South Hill Home; blind, Bamboo Bazaar, Toronto (416) 656-1700, 1-800- 267-5732 or visit Bamboobazaar.ca; Finn Juhl armchair, Decorum Decorative Finds, Toronto (416) 966-6829; Blue Mountain Wallcoverings grasscloth (BC1580223), Design by Color, call 1-800-219-2424 or visit Designbycolor.net for retailers across Canada; books (on dresser), Angus & Company, as above.