Joel Bray explains why he felt transported to Europe while touring avant-garde designer Stéphane Chamard's Toronto home, seen in the Janaury 2014 trends issue. See how Stéphane retained the period architecture but gave the rooms a distinctly continental vibe with contemporary DIY art, hits of colour and smoky, distressed wood flooring.
Reiko Caron and Morgan Michener gather storage solutions from HomeSense to organize key rooms in the home. See what affordable, practical, and stylish finds they pick to make hardworking household areas look their best (and find out how much they spent doing it!).
Design editor Joel Bray makes a simple, inexpensive festive light-up board. Prop up this glam starburst piece by a bar or on a console table for instant party flash, or just use it to inject some sparkle into a grey winter evening.
Design, chess table, side table, dining room table, bathroom mirror, lights, cardboard art installation, Stéphane Chamard, Stéphane Chamard Design; custom cabinets, shelves and furniture (throughout), Loyal Creative Design; orange sideboard, trim colour, Black (2132-10), buffet colour, Outrageous Orange (2013-10), living room wall colour, Decorators White (CC-20), tub exterior colour, Sweatshirt Grey (2126-40), all Benjamin Moore; ball stool, art print, Atomic; chair, Zig Zag; chairs (in portrait), Collection International Interiors; throw, Martha Sturdy bowl, Hollace Cluny; black tufted sofa, Ligne Roset sofa, bedroom chair and lamp, Kiosk; artwork, Max Neumann; drape fabric, Designer Fabrics; Kartell Masters chair, Knoll Bertoia chair, Herman Miller Chair One, Kartell Victoria Ghost chair, Quasi Modo; vintage chair, bedroom side tables, Queen West Antiques Centre; decanters, Ma Zone; lamp, Collection International Interiors; vintage lightbulb, Atomic; towels, Ginger's; sink, Taps Bath Centre; vintage pendant lights, Zig Zag; white vases, Ikea; mosaic tiles (on floor), Ciot Marble & Granite; Martino Gamper table (upstairs landing), FR 66; pendant lights, Established & Sons; bedroom table, Klaus; Tolomeo lamps, Artemide; sheets, throw, pillowcases, Au Lit Fine Linens.
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