Stephanie Whittaker

Stephanie Whittaker

A Tale of Two Homes

A Tale of Two Homes

Photography: Drew HadleyStyling: Jean MonetFloral arrangements:Le Marché aux fleurs du village It was the best of times, it was the worst of timing. Joanne and Howard Nemeroff were downsizing. They’d sold the home they’d owned for 35 years...

A Growing Business

A Growing Business

Photography: Jean BlaisStyling: Jean Monet There is a popular misconception that people who make a living cultivating plants for the horticulture market have neither the inclination nor the energy to create gardens for themselves. If there is any...

A Powerful Attraction

A Powerful Attraction

Photography: Drew HadleyStyling: Jean Monet Looking for the right house can be a bit like dating. We know when there’s no chemistry and it’s time to walk away. But then, when we least expect it, the right one...

Musical Ride

Musical Ride

Photography: Drew Hadley On a hot, cloudless summer's day, Sacha Pommepuy hops off his bicycle, doffs his helmet, and sits down at an outdoor piano to play. This particular piano, outside Dorval’s municipal library, is one of approximately...

Handmade face masks to fight COVID-19

The past two months have seen an unprecedented growth in an unusual new cottage industry: the home-based creation of face masks to protect against the COVID-19 virus. Once it became apparent that the health-care sector was facing shortages...

Major Metamorphosis

Major Metamorphosis

There are renovation stories and then there are renovation stories. The latter are not characterized merely by upgrades and dramatic transformations, but by complete architectural renaissances, in which old buildings are re-imagined and restructured. The process takes a...

SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL

PHOTOGRAPHY: DREW HADLEY STYLING: JEAN MONET Floral arrangements: Le Marché Aux Fleurs du Village The old adage about small being beautiful often resonates with people who downsize from large homes. Interior designer Jean Monet decided it...

ROOTED IN THE LANDSCAPE

Everything about this property suggests that the home and garden have occupied their place in the landscape for a long time. And yet … “This is a new house, a guesthouse,” says Mario Arteaga, a landscape architect with...