Canadian designers often face the challenges of merging heirlooms and artifacts with a contemporary aesthetic, as many families have a link to one old world or another. This is such a home where the interiors have been shaped at the intersection of a distant past with the contemporary architecture of the present and a new world.
The organic shape of antique furniture, rich ruby reds and bright whites of the oriental painting, and gilded gold mirror are on display in the museum-like serenity of the contemporary hallway.
The hallway settee and the red bench under the painting were cleaned of their dusty skins and reupholstered in vibrant fabrics. Contrasting bold colours add drama to any modern interior.
A silk Persian rug touches the soles of your feet as you enter the bedroom for a restful night.