Brenda O’Farrell

Brenda O’Farrell

Making Magic

Making Magic

PHOTOGRAPHY: ANDREW LATREILLE Building a home is about creating shelter from the outdoors. It’s a basic concept that gets complex as degrees of scale, style and sophistication are added. However, when Vancouver architect James Tuer sets out to...

It Started Out Small

It Started Out Small

PHOTOGRAPHY: MARTIN KNOWLESSTYLING: CARLY MENS The long horizontal window runs the length of the counter under the upper cabinets behind the sink. It is one of the homeowner’s favourite features in the kitchen. Anyone who has ever been...

East To Be Green

East To Be Green

PHOTOGRAPHY: DAVID DWORKIND The green wall is a fascinating and innovative feature of the living room. It is suspended over the opening that connects the space to the den. This is a tale of transformation of a two-storey...

All The Happy Memories

All The Happy Memories

PHOTOGRAPHY: JEAN BLAISSTYLING: TRACEY MacKENZIE Custom shelving has been added to each side of the fireplace, which has been given a fresh new look with a white painted finish. Mid-century Modern Scandinavian furniture is in keeping with the...

The Evolution Of The Urban Village

The Evolution Of The Urban Village

What does the future hold? Will you reach the heights to which you aspire? Will you be happy? The answers to life’s big questions rarely reveal themselves in a burst of clarity. Instead, they merely offer glimpses that...

An Inspiring Vista

An Inspiring Vista

PHOTOGRAPHY: JEAN-SÉBASTIEN SENÉCALSTYLING: JEAN STÉPHANE BEAUCHAMP Every great chef has a source of inspiration, that well from which flows the desire to create a feast for the palate. For Fernando Serboncini that source is clear – especially on...

Warm Contemporary

Warm Contemporary

PHOTOGRAPHY: TRACEY AYTONSTYLING: GREER NELSON and JAMIE HAMILTON Three black metal dome pendant lights provide both lighting and visual contrast. Some homes have what are commonly referred to as good bones. These dwellings are sturdy, structurally appealing, and...

Going Home

Going Home

PHOTOGRAPHY: VINCENT LIONSSTYLING: BEVERLEY BINNS Updating the home one grew up in is not always an easy task. For example, how do you take your mother’s kitchen and make it your own? That was the challenge facing the...

True Blue

True Blue

PHOTOGRAPHY: DREW HADLEYSTYLING: JEAN MONET Every kitchen remodel starts somewhere – with an idea, a theme, a style, a desire, a plan, a need, a whim that involves the yearning for something new. But this kitchen, one could...

Uniquely Spectacular

Uniquely Spectacular

PHOTOGRAPHY: LARRY ARNALSTYLING: ELIANA DIAMOND Sophisticated and modern: These are the words used to describe this kitchen. But it is the blue colour – in the quartzite counters, the island stools, the dining chairs, and the subtle veins...

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