Modern-Yet-Warm Custom Home

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Runtime: 5:42
Release Date: March 5, 2012
Featuring: Katherine Yaphe
Channel: Home Tour

Toronto textile designer Katherine Yaphe of Oliver Yaphe shows off her custom-built family house. Take in the small entryway with a wall of seamless closets, sleek white kitchen with uncluttered storage, step-down family room, soundproof library and cosy upstairs bedrooms. Patterned rugs, dark wood floors and sunshine-filled rooms keep the look cosy.

See more of this home in our April 2012 issue.

  • Sources

    Architecture, Richard Wengle Architect, Toronto (416) 787-7575; interior design, Connie Braemer, Connie Braemer Design, visit conniebdesign.com; contractor, GreenGold Construction, Toronto (416) 487-0359 or visit greengoldbuild.com. Page 106: Library: Allegra rug, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe.com, and Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com; built-in construction, Mar- tec Woodworking, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 761-7555; wall colour, Iron Mountain (2134-30) from the Colour Preview collection, Benjamin Moore, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit benjaminmoore.ca; vases, Kosoy & Bouchard, Toronto (416) 651-4480 or visit kosoyandbouchard.com. Page 107: Side chairs in living room: Formstelle Morph lounge chairs, Avenue Road, Toronto (416) 548-7788 or visit avenue-road.com; Wheels rug, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe.com, and Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968- 7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet. com; Gallicia Rooftops photograph (on shelf, bottom right) by Jamie Kripke, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe.com. Page 108: Dining room: Bensen Radius table, Kiosk, Toronto (416) 539-9665 or
    visit kioskdesign.ca; Plank Monza chairs, Inform Interiors, Vancouver (604) 682-3868 or visit informinteriors.com; Artek A110 pendants, Klaus, Toronto (416) 362-3434 or visit klausn.com; silver Tse Tse vase, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968- 7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit hollacecluny.ca; Rina Menardi ceramic bowl, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977-4003 or visit dwr.com; photograph by Robert Burley, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto (416) 504-0575 or visit bulgergallery.com. Page 109: Kitchen: Kitchen design, Connie Braemer Design, visit conniebdesign.com; cabinets, construction, Mar-tec Woodworking, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 761-7555; cutting board, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894 or visit hollacecluny.ca. Kitchen drawer: Cabinets, Mar-tec Woodworking, Vaughan, Ont. (905) 761-7555. Entryway: Mirror, Mud Australia bowl, tray, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894, 1-888-968-7660 or visit hollacecluny.ca; Clare Vivier bag, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe. com. Front hall closet: Closet design, Connie Braemer Design, visit conniebdesign.com; closet construction, Icon Kitchens, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 607-3600. Living room sectional: Chevron pillows, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit westelm.com; red John Robshaw pillows, Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com; yellow and blue Fluf pillows, Hollace Cluny, Toronto (416) 968-7894 or visit hollacecluny.ca; blanket, Lucca, Toronto (416) 485- 4999; Wheels rug, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe. com, and Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com; custom coffee table, Modern Age Plastics, Toronto (416) 675-2955 or visit modernageplastics.com. Kitchen cupboards: Yellow pot, Good Egg, Toronto (416) 593-GOOD or visit goodegg.ca; canisters, West Elm, Toronto (416) 537-0110 or visit westelm.com. Page 111: Front hall closets with striped rug: Closet design, Connie Braemer Design, visit conniebdesign.com; closet construction, Icon Kitchens, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 607-3600; striped Alice runner, photograph (right) by Jamie Kripke, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe.com; photograph (left), Mud Flat by Ariake Sea, Kyushu, Japan by David Burdeny, Jennifer Kostuik Gallery, Vancouver (604) 737-3969 or visit kostuikgallery.com. Principal bedroom: Dune rug, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe. com, and Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com; duvet cover, Restoration Hardware, visit restorationhardware. com; Pablo Design Tube Top lamp, Shelter, Toronto (416) 783-3333 or visit shelterfurniture.ca; Giulio bench, Design Within Reach, Toronto (416) 977- 4003 or visit dwr.com; throw, Lucca, Toronto
    (416) 485-4999; shams, Au Lit Fine Linens, call 1-800-363-6080 or visit aulitfinelinens.com. Principal bathroom: Tub, Clearwater, visit clearwatercollection.ca; towels, faucet, Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit gingersbath.com; stool, Kiondo, Toronto (416) 533- 9959 or visit kiondo.com; vases, Kosoy & Bouchard, Toronto (416) 651-4480 or visit kosoyandbouchard. com. Sophie's bedroom: Duvet, John Robshaw, visit johnrobshaw.com; Hable Construction bird fabric (on pillow), Pinstripe rug, drape fabric, Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com; Le Klint 161 pendant, Morba, Toronto (416) 364-5144 or visit morba.myshopify. com; Auggie throw, cross-stitch pillow, cross-stitch quilt, Oliver Yaphe, visit oliveryaphe.com. Principal closet: Rug, Y&Co, Toronto (416) 968-7700, Montreal (514) 287-8998 or visit ycocarpet.com. Bathroom shelf: Accessories, Ginger's, Toronto (416) 787-1787, 1-888-444-3292 or visit gingersbath.com.

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