Susan Semenak

Susan Semenak

Suburban Chic

Suburban Chic

Photography: Drew HadleyStyling: Érik Maillé Look closely. You’ll see that in almost every tableau, Érik Maillé has injected a jot of black. “Une petite touche de noir,” is how he describes his signature design flourish.   A horizontal...

Fabulous Fermented Flavours

Fabulous Fermented Flavours

PHOTOGRAPHY: SUSAN SEMENAK When he scoops a spoonful of homemade sauerkraut from a jar and tosses it into his salad, Blake Mackay isn’t paying much attention to all the current hype around fermented foods. Mostly, he’s in love...

To The Lighthouse

To The Lighthouse

PHOTOGRAPHY: PETER POWLES (main house) and KAREN REDFERN (guesthouse) The guesthouse stands tall among the trees. Its most impressive feature is the expansive remote-controlled front window – 11 feet wide by 20 feet tall – that is actually...

The Best Of Everything

The Best Of Everything

PHOTOGRAPHY: BARRY CALHOUNSTYLING: ALYSSA LEWIS In the great room, a massive 54-inch-wide Town and Country fireplace was given a stone surround. Todd Best works closely with all his clients. He is a custom builder after all, and each...

Contemporary Cool

Gold elements create a luxe ambience in the room that the homeowners use for entertaining. A white onyx fireplace surround makes a strong design statement. Polished-brass and matte-black sculptural birds take flight across one...