Suzanne and Toronto designer Tommy Smythe get candid at the 2011 Interior Design Show. Learn all about his personal style, why he's convinced a red sofa is timeless, and how to embrace a small space. Plus, discover what's coming up on the new season of HGTV's Sarah's House!
IDS set, Ikea; sofa he upholstered in red, Cory Sofa, Sarah Richardson Design. Tommy's apartment from House & Home September 2007 issue: Bedroom: Ribbon on blinds, Mokuba, Toronto (416) 504-5358; roman blind fabric, Designer Fabrics, Toronto (416) 531-2810 or visit Designerfabrics.ca; pencil drawing, Patina Antiques, Toronto (416) 862-8880; lamp, Of Things Past, Toronto (416) 256-9256 or visit Ofthingspast.com; bench, ChairTableLamp, Toronto (416) 934-1021; clock, Cartier, call 1-800-227-8437 or visit Cartier.com; glasses, Rapp Optical, Toronto (416) 537-6590 or visit Rapplimited.com; plate, 21 Club New York, call 1-800-721-CLUB. Kitchen/storage: Drapery, Designer Fabrics, as above; television, Panasonic, visit Panasonic.ca for locations across Canada; pillows, Ralph Lauren Home, The Bay, call 1-800-521-2364 or visit Hbc.com for stores across Canada; bed, L’Atelier, Toronto (416) 966-0200; chair, chest, mirror, horns, ChairTableLamp, as above; pillow, L’Atelier, as above; vase, Hardware, Toronto (416) 462-3099; ebony box, Absolutely North, Toronto (416) 922-6784; lamp, Of Things Past, as above; table and lamp: Ralph Lauren goblets, William Ashley China, Toronto (416) 964-2900, 1-888-268-1122 or visit Williamashley.com; bowls, Kate Spade, William Ashley China, as above; lamp, Of Things Past, as above.