Decorating & Design

How To Add Personality To A New-Build Home

Designer Nam Dang-Mitchell was faced with a challenge: to add layers of character to a young Calgary family’s new-build. “We’re all craving authenticity — from farmers’ markets to handcrafted pieces — and we certainly don’t want to walk into a builder-grade house with no personality,” she says. By adding old world texture atop the drywall, whether it was the applied panelling in the dining room or the glazed brick in the kitchen, Nam created a modern farmhouse that feels fresh and has plenty of charm. Click through to see the contemporary, serene space.

Author: Beth Hitchcock
Photographer:

Colin Way

Source:

House and Home March 2016

Designer:

Nam Dang-Mitchell