Elisabeth Kalbfuss

Elisabeth Kalbfuss

Bringing The Beach Home

Bringing The Beach Home

PHOTOGRAPHY: VALERIE WILCOXSTYLING: GENEVIEVE WISEMAN Leading was added to the back window to make it resemble the original windows at the front of the house. The homeowners wanted to have shelves near the workspace to hold some of...

Low Maintenance And High Satisfaction

Low Maintenance And High Satisfaction

PHOTOGRAPHY: SARAH DAGENAIS Using real wood panelling wouldn’t be practical in a family bathroom used by two young children, so designer Gatline Artis chose a faux-wood porcelain tile to achieve the same effect. It’s called Life Walnut and...

Reclaiming Mid-Century Design

Reclaiming Mid-Century Design

PHOTOGRAPHY: TRACEY AYTONSTYLING: TANYA McLEAN and NICHOLE SKLADAN The teak cabinet that popped up on Craigslist looked perfect, just the kind of piece the homeowners wanted to repurpose as a bathroom vanity for their East Vancouver home. “It...

Seamless Flow

Seamless Flow

PHOTOGRAPHY: DREW HADLEYSTYLING: CATLIN STOTHERS A new third-floor extension became the master suite for homeowners who wanted the relaxed feel of their bedroom to extend into their bathroom - with no walls or doors to hide the view...

Simple Plan

Simple Plan

PHOTOGRAPHY: LARRY ARNALSTYLING: MICHELLE BERWICK It started with a plan to get rid of the discoloured tile grout in the master ensuite bathroom - and turned into a complete renovation of all four storeys of Alex and Cindy...

A Few Cosmetic Changes

A Few Cosmetic Changes

PHOTOGRAPHY: VALERIE WILCOXSTYLING: RANIA ISMAIL-CHERRY The Junction Triangle home Heather Lewis bought with her husband was pretty much move-in ready when they got it, but even so, she was keen to put her own stamp on it. “I...

Farewell To The Sixties

Farewell To The Sixties

PHOTOGRAPHY: STEPHANI BUCHMANSTYLING: CARLY NEMTEAN The bungalow that Gaetano Colacci and his wife, Stephanie, bought in Richview looked pretty much as it did when it was built in 1964. “It had pink carpet everywhere, layers of wallpaper in...

Cubed and Squared

Cubed and Squared

PHOTOGRAPHY: RAPHAËL THIBODEAUSTYLING: TRACEY MacKENZIE They call it “the Black Box II.” It’s a rear extension, in two asymmetrical cubes, attached to a classic semi-detached home on the border between Westmount and Montreal. It’s the second time architect...

A Total Transformation

A Total Transformation

PHOTOGRAPHY: RAPHAËL THIBODEAU  The chalet in St. Sauveur had seen better days. The owners wondered if they should salvage the 50-year-old building or just tear it down and start over. So they called in the firm of Alain...

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

PHOTOGRAPHY: LARRY ARNAL To maximize seating, the living room sectional sofa was custom-made to fit the space by Future Fine Furniture. It has a Crypton fabric that’s stain- and odour-resistant. Coffee table: Wayfair; credenza: Restoration Hardware; pillows, accessories,...

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