Wendy Helfenbaum

Wendy Helfenbaum

No Sharp Edges Or Straight Lines

No Sharp Edges Or Straight Lines

PHOTOGRAPHY: JEAN BLAISSTYLING: TRACEY MacKENZIE The kitchen is Gabriela’s favourite spot in the condo, thanks to the new galley layout and plenty of space to prepare food while entertaining guests. In a space where not a single wall...

Fabulous Farmhouse Design

Fabulous Farmhouse Design

PHOTOGRAPHY AND STYLING: VALÉRIE De L’ÉTOILE Interior designer Valérie De L’Étoile faced a long list of must-haves when she took on a remodeling project in a 1960s-era Laval bungalow. An unused portion of a large basement would be...

Downsizing For An Upscale Life

Downsizing For An Upscale Life

PHOTOGRAPHY: Martin Tessler & Martin KnowlesSTYLING: Nicole Sjostedt Juli Hodgson’s dog Pearl takes full advantage of the warm back deck, crafted from ipe (Brazilian walnut) wood, a dense hardwood that stands up to the elements. Sometimes, the best...

A Sleek Transformation

A Sleek Transformation

PHOTOGRAPHY: VALERIE WILCOXSTYLING: HEATHER LEWIS Visitors to this quiet Toronto crescent would never guess that behind this house’s brick facade, a two-year transformation recently took place. Although the house is not a new build, everything inside was renovated,...

Short Move, Big Change

Once upon a time, a tiny guesthouse built in the late 1890s sat in the corner of a wooded backyard in St. Lambert, behind a larger, brick-clad family home. The 600-square-foot shack was in such terrible condition that...

Paul Ygartua Is Versatile and Prolific

Paul Ygartua Is Versatile and Prolific

Paul Ygartua is a creature of habit, yet he’s in a state of constant reinvention. The artist, who was born in Bebington, England and is based in Vancouver, France, Spain or the U.K. depending on the time of...