Relaxed Vancouver Condo

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Runtime: 5:54
Release Date: October 17, 2011
Featuring: Stephen Caldwell
Channel: Home Tour

How do you transform a 1960s space into a cottage-inspired retreat in the city? Designer Stephen Caldwell offers tips as he takes us through his 800-square-foot apartment overlooking English Bay. Get ideas for creating a cosy entryway, maximizing natural light and arranging a functional, open-concept living room.

See more photos of this condo in our September 2010 issue.

  • Sources

    Design assistance, Wendy Williams Watt, Grace Studios, Vancouver (604) 684-4183. Page 56: Living room sofa: Sofa,
    brown slipper chairs, round side table, vase (on coffee table), Grace Studios, as above; sofa upholstery fabric, Pace Fabrics, Vancouver (604) 255-1567 or visit; throw pillow fabric, Chintz & Company, Victoria (250) 381-2404, Vancouver (604) 689-2022, Calgary (403) 245-3449, Edmonton (780) 428-8181 or visit; rug, Banner Carpets, Victoria, B.C. (250) 384-0924, Vancouver (604) 734-1136 or visit; coffee table, wood cabinet, Moe's Home Collection, Vancouver (604) 687-5599, 1-877-687-5599 or visit; vintage wood-back chair, Waddington's Auctioneers & Appraisers, Toronto (416) 504-9100, 1-877-504-5700 or visit; floor lamps, Once a Tree, Vancouver (604) 324-2126. Portrait: All flowers, Vancouver (604) 685-3500 or visit getfreshflowers. ca. Page 58: Kitchen: Tile, Creekside Tile Company, Vancouver (604) 876-4900 or visit; Jasper Conran dishes, Waterford Wedgwood, call 1-800-668-7585 or visit for retailers across Canada; oven, Bosch, visit for retailers across Canada; Dualit toaster, Williams-Sonoma, Toronto (416) 962-9455, (416) 260-1255, (416) 781-3770, (416) 621-9005 or visit; kettle, William Ashley China, Mississauga, Ont. (905) 566-8500, Toronto (416) 964-2900, 1-800-268-1122 or visit; blue bowl (on counter), Martha Sturdy, Vancouver (604) 872-5205 or visit; vintage yellow pitchers, Grace Studios, as above; wall colour, Asphalt (R-9990) from the Benjamin Moore collection, call 1-800-361-5898 or visit for retailers across Canada. Dining area: Settee, armchair, Grace Studios, as above; striped upholstery fabric (on settee), The Natural Textile Company, Vancouver (604) 736-2101, 1-866-333-4633 or visit; chair upholstery fabric, Chintz & Company, as above; mirror, HomeSense, call 1-866-HOME-707 or visit for locations across Canada; pendant, The Fabulous Find, Victoria, B.C. (250) 590-2550 or visit Page 60: Cabinet: Cabinet, Moe's Home Collection, as above. Living room with slipper chairs: Side table, Grace Studios, as above; lamp (with striped shade), Jacaranda Tree, Toronto (416) 482-6599. Page 62: Bedroom: Rug, bedding, HomeSense, as above; side table, Pottery Barn, Vancouver (604) 678-9897, Calgary (403) 259-2100, Toronto (416) 597-0880, (416) 785-1233, (416) 962-2276, (416) 621-7779 or visit; headboard, Grace Studios, as above; black throw pillow fabric, Chintz & Company, as above; aluminum shutters, Windowworks, Richmond, B.C. (604) 231-1433 or visit Bedroom chair: Rug, bedding, HomeSense, as above; side table, Pottery Barn, as above. Bathroom: Sconces, Restoration Hardware, Vancouver (604) 731-3918, Toronto (416) 322-9422, (416) 223-2055 or visit; small mirror, Waddington's Auctioneers & Appraisers, as above; countertop, Simply Stones, Vancouver (604) 323-0198 or visit; faucet, Kohler, call 1-800-4-KOHLER or visit for information and retailers across Canada.

  • Credits

    Lynda Reeves

    Sheri Graham Delagran

    Jason Stickley

    Ryan Louis

    Reiko Caron

    Andrew Noddin

    Scott Polley

    Jessica Piekarski

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