Discover the recipe for a bold, open-concept home. Chef and food stylist Claire Stubbs opened up her cramped Toronto semi to make it more modern and airy — resizing or relocating nearly every wall, door, window and staircase in the process. See how she transformed the main floor with a walnut and marble dream kitchen, dining area for 12, modern fireplace wall, and a living room with a hidden TV. Plus, learn how stacked staircases and widened doorways with sliding doors made the second and third floors bright and expansive.
H&H's Mark Challen and designer Priscilla Wikkerink reveal how they transformed Mark's tiny, outdated kitchen into a luxe brasserie-inspired space with sleek appliances, marble counters, custom cabinets, a bevelled tile backsplash and bistro-style mosaic floor. Learn their tips for making the most of a small space without sacrificing quality or function.
Learn designer Trish Johnston's secrets for transforming an outdated space into a fresh and contemporary retreat. She replaced a single sink vanity with double sinks and a luxe marble countertop. Herringbone floor tiles and a classic chinoiserie wallpaper lend a traditional feel to the bathroom, while modern elements like a glass shower, deep rectangular tub and polished nickel square faucets complete the hotel-chic look.