“Working with a Grade II listed property like this one on Harley Street pushed us to design within the confines of a 1750s layout and its 19th c. alterations. The end result was a marriage of styles that highlight the property’s historical qualities within a 21st century palette.”
And isn’t a successful marriage what we all desire? The beautiful Harley Street project by Red Deer.
Photography by Billy Bolton.
Dream loft alert! Curved ceiling moldings, picture-frame moldings, chevron hardwood floors, panelled doors, brass kitchen counter/sink/backsplash (!!!), oak panelling, a bathroom of epic proportions thanks to book-matched Calacatta Paonazzo marble…. Designed by Meyer Davis.
If you think your home lacks a certain whimsical or creative energy, then this project by Alberto Villalobos is packed full of creative ideas that are a lot of fun and pack a punch. It starts with ceramic dogs flanking the front door. Then a random swirl pattern painted on the foyer floor. A planter of ferns built under a window. An ombre stair runner. A green and gold kitchen. A patchwork terrazzo floor. A monochromatic orange office. A dramatic black and brass bathroom. Yesssssssss to all of these elements.
Curvilinear with bold use of colour. Oak and brass and honed marble. Hand painted abstracts on curtains. Sculptural with a hint of Art Deco and all of it contemporary. The 2020 San Francisco showhouse gave a blank slate Regan Baker Design created a stellar kitchen.
Photography by Suzanna Scott Photography
As of this past Friday, we Ontarians are able to once again eat inside a restaurant, bar etc, go to a gym and pretty much anywhere we used to pre-pandemic (but of course, wearing masks where possible indoors, and often is the law). Several of my favourite shops and restaurants choose to be cautious and are open by appointment only or continue to only offer takeout or patio only. If enjoying some time in a restaurant, bar or café were as simple as it was a few months ago, any of these beautiful spaces designed by Paris-based firm Laplace would be ideal.