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Oversized parquet flooring and wraparound shelving were two trends we spotted in architect Darcie Watson’s living room earlier this year, and we still can’t get enough of them.
The floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace is the heart of designer J Gibson’s rustic living room in northern Ontario. Low ceilings and soft textures add to the room’s cozy feel.
Homeowners Ana Lopes and Don Tapscott made a bold lifestyle change this year, swapping their home in Rosedale for a condo in the heart of Toronto. A fiery carpet is the soul of their new living room, adding color and pattern underfoot.
Sophistication reigns in David Sword and Lise Anne Gougeon‘s light-filled living room thanks to formal architecture and a mix of modern and traditional furnishings in pretty jewel tones.
A marble Empire mantel and dark inset shelves provide contrast in this Calgary living room by designer Nam Dang-Mitchell. “They really are room-makers, adding so much gravitas,” explains Nam.
Posh accents, including a quartz coffee table and velvet armchairs, give this grand Montreal living room by designer Mélanie Cherrier a luxe, French-inspired look.
A large, polished-nickel light fixture grounds this spacious living room by designer Cory DeFrancisco. The room’s neutral palette and natural woods were inspired by the home’s lakeside locale.
Homeowner Sloane Klevin filled her Upstate New York living room with a collection of mid-century modern pieces, including a Poul Hundevad Guldhoj stool, Greta Grossman floor lamp and vintage Isamu Noguchi table.
Montreal designers Alexandre Blazys and Benoit Gérard brought a quiet sophistication to this living room, with a calming cream palette and wall of built-in shelving.
Homeowners Genevieve Makinson and James Aikten have different decorating styles — her look is more eclectic, while his is more traditional — and their living room is a delightful mishmash of them both. A vintage sofa sits opposite a modern, low-slung piece, while color-blocked books create visual interest.
Inspired by homeowner Kristin Anderson’s love of comfortable, west coast style, designer Colleen McGill painted her living room a crisp white, then layered in beachy textures, including breezy linen drapery and a sisal rug.
A dark, granite-clad fireplace is the striking focal point in event planner Catriona Smart’s impressive Toronto living room. Brass accents warm up the whitewashed space, while furniture arranged in a symmetrical design is visually pleasing to the eye.