Vote For H&H’s 2017 Home Of The Year!
We’ve shown some pretty inspiring houses in 2017, but now it’s your turn to pick your favorite. Vote for the home you think had the most wow factor, tell us why in the comments and we’ll reveal the winner in our December issue, on newsstands from November 13.
The Homeowner: Architect and designer Darcie Watson
Why We Love It: A former bed and breakfast gets a new lease on life with a bold renovation, which injects modern energy to the traditional home with dramatic stone slabs and sculptural furnishings. Click here for more of this striking home by architect Darcie Watson.
The Homeowners: Ana Lopes and Don Tapscott
Why We Love It: This couple didn’t need to make any compromises after downsizing to a two-unit condo, which houses their art collection and cherished traditional furnishings. For a video tour of Ana and tech guru Don’s space, designed by Neil Jonsohn and Lesley Macmillan, click here.
The Homeowners: Merle Alexander and Tamara Napoleon
Why We Love It: Gudewill Estate may be situated in Victoria, British Columbia, but this renovated bungalow’s Moorish ironwork and tile accents make it seem like it was plucked straight off a Hollywood hillside. See more of this home, designed by Kyla Bidgood and Mary McNeill-Knowles of Bidgood + Co., here.
The Homeowners: David Sword and Lise Anne Gougeon
Why We Love It: Vibrant color and painted-out wood panelling bring fresh life to a renovated Arts and Crafts home loaded with playful accents. Click here to see more of this bright, airy home makeover, which was a collaboration between Stephanie Pellatt of Pivot Design and Leanne Tammaro and Adolphina Karachok of Designtheory.
The Homeowners: Mark and Skye Maclean
Why We Love It: The traditional Georgian symmetry of this new home is timeless, but inside the decor displays a youthful spirit (and contains a lust-worthy kitchen) that’s ideal for a young family. See more of this stunner by designer Nam Dang-Mitchell here.
The Homeowner: Karine Borris
Why We Love It: A gracious century home in Lachine, Quebec, gets a major dose of French flavor with pretty crystal chandeliers and belle epoque checkerboard floors. Click here to see the results of this Victorian home’s $800,000 renovation by designer Mélanie Cherrier.
The Homeowner: Designer Kelly Anderson
Why We Love It: A cabin in Taymouth, New Brunswick, is lovingly refurbished with sustainable salvaged finds and lots of maritime blue accents, nodding to its location. Browse this gallery to see the rest of this quaint rural home by Kelly Anderson.
The Homeowner: Sloane Klevin
Why We Love It: Mid-century finds feel right at home in the spare architecture of this Manhattan film executive’s vacation home, designed by Selina van der Geest. The black and white palette enlivened by striped textiles is as calming as the home’s woodsy surroundings.
The Homeowner: Genevieve Mackinson
Why We Love It: This home’s designer wallpaper, art, vintage furniture and flowers (homeowner Genevieve is a florist) embody a quirky, Brit aesthetic full of eclectic character. See the rest of this warm home in our October 2017 issue, on newsstands now.