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.
Cameron MacNeil shows off the latest trends in appliances. Before planning a kitchen renovation, consider his tips for choosing style, type and technology for everyday appliances, and how to customize each to suit your needs.
George Whiteside photography, Alison Milne Gallery, (416) 203-6266 or Alisonmilne.com; bathmat, white cup (with flower), tray (in tub corner), Ginger's, (416) 787-1787 or Gingersbath.com; Made Goods Sidney mirror, South Hill Home, (416) 924-7224 or Southhillhome.com; grey and white box, wood tray, blue box, grey dish, brush (in caddy), Mjölk, (416) 551-9853 or Mjolk.ca; Thassos marble floor tiles, Saltillo Imports, (416) 441-2224 or Saltillo-tiles.com; wall colour, Icy Blue (2057-70), Benjamin Moore, 1-800-361-5898 or Benjaminmoore.ca; stools, Quasi Modo Modern Furniture, (416) 703-8300 or Quasimodomodern.com; towel (in basket), Ginger's, as above; hand towel, Putti Fine Furnishings, (416) 972-7652; white cup (with flower), Ginger's, as above; gold boxes, round silver box, opaline box, perfume bottle Cynthia Findlay Antiques, (416) 260-9057 or Cynthiafindlay.com; white cup, grey dish (in cabinet), Hollace Cluny, (416) 968-7894 or Hollacecluny.ca; shagreen box, South Hill Home, as above.