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The Cobbler’s Kids are Shoeless: Designer Meredith Heron Sets Course for a Spring ReFresh! 00

The Cobbler’s Kids are Shoeless: Designer Meredith Heron Sets Course for a Spring ReFresh!

The Cobbler’s Kids are Shoeless: Designer Meredith Heron Sets Course for a Spring ReFresh!

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The unseasonably warm weather has been wreaking havoc on my Spring Decor plans . Normally, I don’t obsess over refreshing our home’s exterior until at least April, but this unseasonably warm spring has my overwhelming desire to overhaul the front of chez Meredith, going off the chart! Back Story: We live in a historical Victorian Row House. When we assumed ownership almost 8 years ago, it was a...

A Man Bemoans: Backyards of the .01% 00

A Man Bemoans: Backyards of the .01%

A Man Bemoans: Backyards of the .01%

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Creative Spaces: The Gracious Apartment of Kelvin Browne, VP at Royal Ontario Museum 00

Creative Spaces: The Gracious Apartment of Kelvin Browne, VP at Royal Ontario Museum

Creative Spaces: The Gracious Apartment of Kelvin Browne, VP at Royal Ontario Museum

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Kelvin Browne is a museum executive and a writer on fine arts and design, but his 9-foot-ceiling, light-filled Toronto apartment, as tasteful as it is, is nothing so formal as a museum. Kelvin and his partner have been collecting both art and antiques for years, favouring contemporary photographs and paintings, Chinese ceramics, and furniture with a time-honoured patina Follow this link:...

Creative Spaces: Two Eras Collide for a Dramatic Victorian Transformation in Toronto 00

Creative Spaces: Two Eras Collide for a Dramatic Victorian Transformation in Toronto

Creative Spaces: Two Eras Collide for a Dramatic Victorian Transformation in Toronto

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An award winning architect and arts philanthropist transform a Victorian gem, which formerly housed both a missionary society and a law firm, into a light-filled minimalist showpiece with historical detail. The elegant yet warm and inviting space is not so much the result of a renovation, as it is a conversation between two architectural styles, more than 100 years apart.

Creative Spaces: Kate & David Daniels and Their Art Deco Home: Part II 00

Creative Spaces: Kate & David Daniels and Their Art Deco Home: Part II

Creative Spaces: Kate & David Daniels and Their Art Deco Home: Part II

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The Daniels’ spectacular collection of art, furniture and light fixtures fills a home that is just as spectacular in form. As sophisticated as it is green and sustainable — think kitchen floors made largely of crushed walnut shells — the home’s ingenious design and the way it mingles with the owners’ decor choices points to the Daniels’ central lifestyle criterion:...

Creative Spaces: Tranquil Tones and Mid-Mod Design Make Paradise for Canadian Couple in Miami Beach 00

Creative Spaces: Tranquil Tones and Mid-Mod Design Make Paradise for Canadian Couple in Miami Beach

Creative Spaces: Tranquil Tones and Mid-Mod Design Make Paradise for Canadian Couple in Miami Beach

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A corporate director and an internationally-known entrepreneur, consultant and author, take refuge from Toronto’s cold winters in their Miami Beach condo. Evoking colors and textures of the beach and filled with ’50s and ‘60s vintage designs, this modern beach house is a private paradise Read more: Creative Spaces: Tranquil Tones and Mid-Mod Design Make Paradise for Canadian Couple in Miami...

Creative Spaces: A Couple of Entrepreneurs Make 13,000 Sq Ft Cozy! 00

Creative Spaces: A Couple of Entrepreneurs Make 13,000 Sq Ft Cozy!

Creative Spaces: A Couple of Entrepreneurs Make 13,000 Sq Ft Cozy!

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A stylish, modern showplace for an eclectic art collection doubles as a comfortable family home where a pair of globe-trotting entrepreneurs can spend quality time with their three children and two dogs…and throw one heck of a glamorous party! By: Rana Florida,

Creative Spaces: The Toronto Oasis of Michael Budman and Diane Bald 00

Creative Spaces: The Toronto Oasis of Michael Budman and Diane Bald

Creative Spaces: The Toronto Oasis of Michael Budman and Diane Bald

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The co-founder of Roots and the design director share a “magical oasis” in the middle of Toronto — a beautifully proportioned home built on eight lots that marries the glamour of 1940s Hollywood with the timeless elegance of Paris. By: Rana Florida, Creative Class Group ; Special Contributor to HGTV.ca Photography by: Harry Gils Who: Michael Budman, an outdoorsman and avid hockey player as...

Creative Spaces: Colour, Gloss and Glam Emboldens a Toronto Victorian 00

Creative Spaces: Colour, Gloss and Glam Emboldens a Toronto Victorian

Creative Spaces: Colour, Gloss and Glam Emboldens a Toronto Victorian

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An editor and a writer with two young children turn a semi-detached late Victorian in downtown Toronto into a glamorous, boldly colored showplace, suffused with an eclectic, fun, artistic spirit.