A consummate host and the former managing director of Toronto event space The Carlu, high-end planner Jeffry Roick is no stranger to celebrity-packed parties and fêtes for English royalty. So perhaps it’s only natural that his own home, which he shares with partner Jamie Temos, a schoolteacher, is always ready to welcome guests.
Fluid and full of conversation pieces, the spacious house is a far cry from the aging midtown Toronto bungalow the couple first came across in 2004. With help from local designer Allen Chan of DesignAgency, the 4,800-square-foot house boasts a striking façade and open, elegant rooms peppered with standout art and Art Deco finds. Click through to discover some of the elements that make this home so perfectly inviting.