Stepping into H&H A-list designer Michelle Lloyd Bermann’s Toronto penthouse feels like escaping to a tropical hideaway; her trademark combination of white, raffia and greenery conjures that high-summer feeling all year long. A former vice-president and founding member of Club Monaco, Michelle, who co-helms Lloyd Ralphs Design with Christine Ralphs, has made this eternal-summer vibe her signature. “You have to make life a bit bohemian — a little bit fun!” she says.
After living in Rosedale for 25 years, Michelle and her husband David sold their home and resolved to scale down. “We were looking to simplify our life and, perhaps, travel more,” says Michelle. “You walk down the hall and it’s a regular apartment building. Then you open the door and, ‘Wow!’” says Michelle of their condo meet-cute. Take a virtual tour of the space below.