A gravel path bisecting the garden leads to the three arches and the outdoor stoep, a cool and dim retreat in the hot summer weather. This is one of Mariette’s favourite places for painting. The upstairs balcony was incorporated into the main bedroom to become an open-plan bathroom with views over the garden and treetops
07 Apr 2016

Johannesburg château – Spring Loaded

This flower-filled Johannesburg home is an explosion of colour and styles in perfect harmony. in the garden of Mariette and Peter Theron’s house in the Johannesburg suburb of Saxonwold, there are potted plants nestled among the herbaceous drifts of the...
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Interior designer Loredana Bozzo plants the seeds of style early when it comes to decorating children’s spaces.
07 Apr 2016

Interiors by Loredana

Say bye-bye to Frozen-themed bedsheets and hello to a kid’s room bursting with function and playful style. CL: What is your approach to designing a space for children? LB: I take my design cues from adult spaces, current trends in...
By Amanda Storey
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Oro del Negro (left) and Manuel Villanueva of MORE Design created the interiors of the house
01 Dec 2015

Line of Beauty

A light-filled holiday home in the secluded village of Deià on the island of Mallorca beautifully combines elements of the area’s traditional style with a very contemporary sensibility. The village of Deià is definitely off the beaten track — even...
By Robyn Alexander
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Bring your space to life with these winter home trends by interior design guru Giancarlo Milazzo
01 Dec 2015

Elevate Your Style

Bring your space to life with these winter home trends by interior design guru Giancarlo Milazzo. Giancarlo Milazzo’s designs can be seen in places of beauty and luxury in both Toronto and Miami. Milazzo has helped Toronto grow into the...
By Sarah Kanbar
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08 Oct 2015

Changing of the Seasons

As the outside world ignites in colour, these fall favourites will ensure you go home to something equally as beautiful. 1. BRIGHTEN UP: Bubblier than a bottle of champagne, this mod chandelier is cause for celebration www.primalighting.ca 2. ORANGE IS...
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Fendi armchairs, ADL sofas and Larsen-Sumika-Silver curtains give the living room a relaxed, airy mood, while the Rico sculpture, vintage ceramic blue vase, Tom Dixon bronze vases and Stéphanie Coutas-fashioned coffee table add conversation-starting details
05 Aug 2015

Suite Talk

Design darling Stéphanie Coutas brings Paris to life in the middle of New York City. Stéphanie Coutas has clients in high places. The American interior designer’s work is upheld with the same prestige as a Gucci purse — with its...
By Amanda Storey
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05 Aug 2015

Bring It Home

Style steal: get designer Stéphanie Coutas’s signature look with these key pieces for your home. 1. High Shine There is something to be said about pure elegance stemming from simplicity. The Super White porcelain tile offers a high-gloss polish and...
By Bianca Ricci
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08 Jun 2015

Toronto Condo’s – Rise & Shine

With condos continuing to pop up across Toronto and the surrounding areas, we explore the developments standing out from the rest EAU DU SOLEIL Endless city and lake views, anyone? Eau du Soleil by Empire Communities rocks the shores of...
By Simona Panetta-Kerr
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Using clean, contemporary colours to create a soft and comfortable space, Québécois design agency Clairoux proves it’s possible to reimagine an old family home without sacrificing its memory-steeped past
14 Apr 2015

Touring the Du Tour Residence

Using clean, contemporary colours to create a soft and comfortable space, Québécois design agency Clairoux proves it’s possible to reimagine an old family home without sacrificing its memory-steeped past Balance is one of the most talked-about elements in the world...
By Amanda Storey
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